Dave Steinmeyer, trombone, spent 28 years as a musician in the United States Air Force, with 24 of those years playing lead trombone with the world famous Airmen of Note (the big band started by Glenn Miller) and the last 10 years of his tenure as the “Note’s” director. During his days with the “Note” the band traveled to Los Angeles three times a year to record albums with famous musicians including Sarah Vaughn, Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Patrick Williams, J.J. Johnson, Lou Rawls and Diane Schuur. Dave has appeared as a performer and clinician at most of the major universities in the United States, and he has performed for 8 United States Presidents. Dave has been a featured artist at the Sydney Opera House in Australia, the Kennedy Center, the White House, and has appeared on numerous television productions and studio projects. In addition to receiving the Lowell Mason Award for Education, Dave is an Adjunct Professor of Applied Trombone at the University of North Florida School of Music in Jacksonville.