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David Turechek - Front Ensemble & Visual Technician

Dave began his affiliation with music in Trumbull Public Schools in 1976 as a beginning trumpet at Trumbull Summer Music Camp. He continued in Trumbull's band programs through high school, where he was in the THS marching band and became trumpet section leader for the '85-'86 season.

His marching experience also includes two seasons with the Sunrisers- 1985 and 1990.

He earned a degree in music education from Berklee College of Music and finished his graduate studies at WestConn.

Dave has been a music teacher for Trumbull Public Schools since 1991, becoming Director of Elementary Bands in 1994. He is very proud to start many of the musicians who fill the ranks of the ensembles at THS.

In addition to working with the Trumbull Percussion Ensemble during the winter months, 2014 marked Dave's fifteenth season instructing the THS marching band, during which time he has held the positions of visual tech, brass tech, woodwind tech and Assistant Band Director.

He has also been on the staff of Trumbull Summer Music Camp since 1994, and was camp director 1995-2002. For 2015, Dave is director of Trumbull Summer Percussion Camp and the Trumbull Middle School Mallet Ensemble.