Theo did a marvelous job!
THEO was born in Chase City VA to a military family. Learned to read music on the clarinet in the 6th grade and played in Junior High Band in the 9th grade. The summer before the 10th grade is when Theo picked up the saxophone and performed in Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Community Theatre Pit Band and various small ensembles. Theo studied music at VSU with concentrations in Sax, Piano, Arranging, but studied Bass and Percussion under Dr. Thomas Bridge on the Richmond Symphony. After college Theo auditioned for the Army Band and attended the Army School of Music before joining the 282nd Army Band in Cola, SC; later serving with the 25th Infantry Division Band and the 389th Army Band. Theo was Showband Leader for several Pop/Rock/R&B tour groups in different Army band assignments before retiring with 20 years of service. Currently Theo performs in the DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) with various groups for a variety of functions. Theo studied at Mannes School of Music in NYC; voice, piano under Susan Winder, Saxophone under Alan Wong and Arranging under Mark Sharmaria.