Anthony Gach


Anthony Gach recalls his decision to take up the trumpet when as a 4th grader his mother “forced me to join the school band. When my mom rejected the drums, the only other instrument I knew by name was the trumpet.” With the reputation as “a good kid” and an active participant in the elementary & middle school concert & jazz bands, Gach easily picked up the traditional academic tools to become an adequate player. The instrument came naturally, and Anthony found himself in the top of the section, yet treated it as an extension of school lacking the discipline to do the work to b[...]