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John Burrington currently resides in Cuyahoga Falls. HE LOVES BAND! Growing up in Mayfield Village, he played cello for 11 years before joining the band on clarinet and trombone, and added double bass/bass guitar as a sophomore. He played trombone in the marching band at Mayfield High School for 3 years and two as a Zip at the University of Akron. Being a graduate of Mayfield High School and The University of Akron afforded him countless performance opportunities including gigging with the late Les Paul, The U of A Afro Cuban Ensemble, and performing with many other groups from different genres of music in countless venues. Being an educator in Hudson since 2006 also affords him with numerous education opportunities for the students of Hudson such as conducting in Severance Hall, teaching the beginning bands at East Woods Elementary, helping bring the marching band to life every summer and fall, bringing HHS Jazz II Ensemble to gigs across Northeast Ohio, instilling pride and musicality in the Blue Symphonic Band, and now co-teaching the middle school band with Mrs. Reed. His strive every school year is to bring excellence to the students of the Hudson City School District Music Program. He also writes and plays guitar in two rock bands. All styles of music are highly welcomed and encouraged in his life and to those around him.
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