Michael Evans began his musical instruction at age 9 on trumpet at Holy Redeemer Catholic School (DC). He is a 2002 graduate of DeMatha Catholic HS in Hyattsville, MD and continued his education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, earning his Bachelor of Music degree in 2008. His primary teachers were Dr. Mike Hall and Mr. Dean Englert. His mentors also include MSG (Ret.) Scott Cameron (US Army Field Band), GySgt Hiram Diaz (“The President’s Own” US Marine Band) and SFC Daniel Ord (“Pershing’s Own” US Army Band).
Michael is currently a member of the 380th Army Band of Ft. Eustis, VA serving as principal euphonium player, trombone player, and enlisted conductor. He is a school band director in the greater DC area. He is the conductor of The Alexandria Citizen's Band and Bass Trombonist of the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra.
Michael has been teaching privately since 2013. His students range from beginners to advanced and children to adults. His teaching specialties include audition preparation and solo performance. Many of Michael’s students receive superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble Festivals and represent their schools at All- District Band. Michael has a passion for music and enjoys sharing it with the next generation of musicians.