Jun 30

Check out our Musician of the Week!

This week’s Musician of the Week is Kristi Schamberger!

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Name: Kristi Schamberger
Instrument: Trumpet

Year I started playing with the Municipal Band: 1998
Occupation: Elementary/Middle School Orchestra Director at Echo Hill, Westfield, and Oak Ridge in the Linn-Mar School District
Family:  I have a husband, Jason, and a 15 month old son, Colton. They love attending the summer band concerts.  We also have a dog, Lingo, and three cats, Monnie, Soleil, and Maya.  My mom, Sharon, also plays in the band.  I grew up listening to the CRMB, several of my family members have also played in the band.
Hometown: Marion, Iowa
Hobbies: I love to travel!  My more recent trips have taken me to Hawaii, Italy, and Greece.  I also enjoy reading, paleo cooking, bargain hunting, and listening to live music.
Favorite CRMB pieces:  The Holst Suites, Percy Grainger’s Irish Tune from County Derry, Fandango by Frank Perkins, and any soundtrack music.