Nick Shmorhun, Trumpet

Nicholas Shmorhun, trumpet player and music educator, earned his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and his Master’s Degree in Music Education from Ithaca College. He is currently employed in Valley Stream (NY) School District 24 where he has served as an elementary school band director since 1998. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Shmorhun performs regularly with several local orchestras including the Massapequa Philharmonic, the South Shore Symphony Orchestra and the Island Chamber Symphony. He also enjoys performing weddings and ceremonies at several Long Island churches.

Nicholas began trumpet in 4th grade at Plaza School with Dr. Zurcher who soon recommended private study with another former student his, Lou DiLeo.