Dylan Barber is a Boston based freelancer and educator. His recent performances include appearances with the Boston Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Symphony New Hampshire, Lexington Symphony, and Orchestra of Indian Hill. He has also had the opportunity to travel the U.S., playing with ensembles including the Washington National Opera Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the Charlotte Symphony in North Carolina, and New World Symphony in Miami.
(On leave 2019) Dr. Benjamin Fraley is currently an Adjunct Instructor of Percussion andMarching Percussion at Troy University in Troy, AL. He holds a Bachelors of Music degree in Percussion Performance and Music Management from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford, a Masters of Music degree and Artist Diploma from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and a Doctor of Music degree from The Florida State University.
(On leave 2019) Simón Gómez Gallego is currently the Principal Timpanist of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, West Michigan Symphony and Rockford Symphony Orchestra. This season Mr. Gómez is returning to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Orchestra, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago, among others.
Percussionist Dave Tarantino currently resides in Boston where he is finishing up his Doctorate of Musical Arts at Boston University. There he is a teaching assistant for the music education department where he teaches non-major lessons and methods class. He also is a guest percussion coach for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Jason is currently a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and is finishing up a Graduate Certificate in Percussion Performance at DePaul University.