Musicians

Chris Barnes
Chris BarnesTrumpet

Chris Barnes is a full-time professional trumpet player living in the San Francisco Bay Area and is in high demand as an extremely versatile freelance musician.  Chris’s flexibility allows him to cross over a variety of different styles, so on any given day he is performing in the pit of a broadway show, leading the brass section of a symphony orchestra, playing lead in a jazz band or doing dance steps with a rock band.

A small list of who he has played with: Johnny Mathis, Seth Macfarlane, Huey Lewis and The News, Kevin Spacey, Tim McGraw, Kenny Loggins, Diana Krall, Carlos Santana, George Clinton, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Preston, Michael Feinstein, Temptations, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, Bobby Caldwell, Frank D’ Ambrosio, Smash Mouth, San Francisco Symphony, Oakland Symphony, California Symphony, Beach Blanket Babylon, National touring shows of Beautiful, Wicked, Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, Cats, South Pacific, Young Frankenstein, Mary Poppins, Anything Goes, Drowsy Chaperone; Jazz Festivals in Montreaux, Umbria, Monterey, San Francisco, Fillmore, Concord, Santa Cruz, San Jose; music for Tokyo Disney, commercial for Rubio’s Bar and Grill, facebook game Ravenshire’s Castle, and the video games for Sega Dreamcast of NFL2K1 and The Floigan Brothers.

For more information about Chris please visit his website at www.chrisbarnestrumpet.com

Lenny Ott
Lenny OttTrumpet

Leonard (Lenny) Ott holds a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in trumpet performance from California State University, Hayward.  Since graduating in 1987, Lenny has enjoyed a successful free-lance career regularly playing with Modesto Symphony, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Monterey Symphony, Napa Symphony, Tutti Forza Trumpet Quartet, Carmel Bach Festival, the former Sacramento Symphony, and occasionally with the San Francisco Symphony.   Lenny continues performing solo recitals, having premiered works by Anthony Kelly and Aaron Blumenfield, and compliments his work with plenty of teaching at University of the Pacific, Chabot College, as well as a home studio.  His former accomplishments include playing with Bel Canto Brass Quintet Community Concert Recitals series, touring throughout California;  the Classic Brass Quintet, performing at Marine World theme park; The Berkeley Shakespeare Music Festival as music director;  and European tours with the Broadway show “A Chorus Line”.

Carrie Campbell
Carrie CampbellHorn

Carrie Campbell grew up in Clemson, SC as part of a musical family.  With two music professors as parents it’s no surprise that she started playing the piano at age 5.  When she joined band in middle school she picked up the French horn and continued her studies at the University of Georgia with Dr. Jean Martin-Williams.  After completing her Bachelor’s in Music Education Carrie received a Master of Music in Horn Performance from Yale University where she studied with Paul Ingraham. Carrie has played with several award winning chamber ensembles including QUADRE-The Voice of Four Horns as well as keeping busy freelancing with orchestra’s throughout the Bay Area. To satisfy her secret desire to be a Broadway star, she spends a lot of time in the pit orchestras of musical theater productions such as, “West Side Story”, “Oklahoma”, “Oliver”, “Beauty and the Beast”, and “Sunset Boulevard”. Carrie is currently on faculty at the Community School of Music an Arts at Finn Center in Mountain View, CA where she teaches music theory and ear training.

Ryan Black
Ryan BlackTrombone/Euphonium

As a multi-low brass instrumentalist, Ryan Black is seen in many scenes from the classical world to salsa, often on tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, or tuba. Ryan quickly became in demand as both a performer and an instructor having performed with the San Francisco Opera and Ballet orchestras as well as Orquesta Sinfonica UANL in Monterrey, Mexico on bass and tenor trombone.

He is often times seen playing in the pit in San Francisco and Sacramento on bass trombone and tuba for the touring Broadway shows. He is currently working with Avance, Tommy Igoe Big Band, Marcus Shelby Orchestra, and the Fil Lorenz Orchestra. He has performed in horn sections for the Temptations, Natalie Cole, Sheila E., the O’Jays, and Wayne Newton, while also performing in the orchestra backing Frank Sinatra Jr. and Idina Menzel.

Ryan can be heard on a variety of recordings on each low brass instrument, from jazz to video game music. He can also be heard on the Grammy winning album of Pacific Mambo Orchestra’s self titled cd.

Just recently, Ryan joined the applied music faculty for the College of San Mateo. With a studio of trombone, euphonium and tuba students at Bridgepoint Music in Menlo Park, Ryan also keeps a studio that ranges in ages 7-70.

John Seiberlich
John SeiberlichTuba

When He’s not attempting to reforest the Middle Eastern Deserts, writing songs, or teaching music to elementary school students, Jonathan Seiberlich can be found playing the Tuba with a diverse array Bay Area performing ensembles. Originally from Concord, CA, Jonathan has earned his BM in tuba performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as well as his MM in Performance from the University of Southern California. Post graduation, Jonathan promptly moved back to the Bay Area in order to be a part of it’s blossoming music community. On any given night you may hear him perform with the San Francisco Wind Ensemble and numerous local orchestras, playing solo at MacCarther BART Station, performing with Local chamber ensembles, playing dance music with Brass Magic, or with the California Honeydrops at Fillmore West. As the newest and youngest member of Bayview Brass Quintet, Jonathan’s passion for expression and desire for excellence has easily aligned with the mission of one of the finest performing ensembles in the Bay Area.