Sebastian Sarre

Sebastian, age 16, is a junior at James E. Taylor High School and serves as the principal trumpet player of their wind ensemble, directed by Mike Ary, and as the trumpet head section leader. He started playing trumpet in fifth grade, but has played various instruments before at a young age. He has taken private lessons from Rene Wille and now from Wes Miller, plays lead trumpet in the Taylor High School jazz band, directed by Bruce Melville, and plays principal in the THS symphony orchestra under the direction of Clint Capshaw. Sebastian is a consistent TMEA region band trumpet player, advanced to area 2015–2016, and taped for state 2016–2017 after making lead trumpet in region jazz band. He also was a member of HYS for a year and hopes to march with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps in their 2017 season.