Instrumental Music Specialist, Columbus Public Schools;
Trumpet Instructor, Otterbein College
Member Since: 1984
Dan King is a charter member of the Brass Band of Columbus and has for most of those years been the concertmaster and featured soloist. As a member of the Columbus musical community he has performed with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and the Columbus Bach Ensemble. He has also held playing positions in the Lexington Philharmonic, and the University of Kentucky, and Ohio State University Faculty Brass Quintets.
Dan earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree and a Master of Music degree in trumpet performance from the University of Kentucky as well as a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in trumpet performance and literature from The Ohio State University. Dan has been a music teacher in Columbus City Schools for many years as well as the trumpet instructor at Otterbein College.
Outside of music Dan is also an airplane pilot and flight instructor.