James Werner, Trombone

Plaza School (1987 graduate) with Dr. William Zurcher.
NYSSMA Solo Contest three years with perfect score, Featured performance in orchestra performance of “Woodchoppers Ball" (Woody Herman, arr. Zurcher)

Baldwin Middle School (1990 graduate) with Robert Notto, Director.
Jazz band highlights included "April in Paris" and "Tequila"

Baldwin High School (1993 graduate) with Helen Bauer, Director.
Highlights included the Symphonic Band "Overture to Candide," the Brass Quintet "A Closer Walk,” the Dixieland Combo, the Pit Orchestra with Dr. Al Townsend in "South Pacific,” and with Brad Johnston in "My Fair Lady" and "No, No Nannette,” the Jazz Band "Birdland" and Marching Band.

Lafayette College (1997 graduate) Degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
From 1993-1996 semi-annual performances with the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Ken Brader. Participated in the 1995 Ramapo College Jazz Festival. (http://www.lafayette.edu/news.php/view/2906/) [Current Information]

Hofstra University (2005 graduate)
Masters Degree in Business Administration - concentration in Finance.

Currently employed as a Financial Advisor by Halliday Financial Group.

Married to Kristen Cullinan and living in Oyster Bay, NY.