Trombone - Low Brass - Baritone Horn
Craig Whitwell earned his BA in Music at Cal State University, San Jose, and his MA in Music at the University of Pennsylvania.
Craig began performing professionally at the age of sixteen, covering a wide range of organizations and styles:
Symphony Orchestras: Santa Rosa Symphony, Santa Cruz Symphony, Modesto Symphony, Monterey Symphony;
Opera Orchestras: San Francisco Lyric Opera, West Bay Opera, Monterey Opera;
Musical Theatre: Theatre Works, Theatre for the Western Stage, San Jose Stage;
Chamber Music: Gabrielli Brass, Whole Noyse (Renaissance);
Concert Bands: San Jose Wind Symphony, Golden Gate Park Band;
Jazz Bands: A Touch of Brass, Full Spectrum, Don Piestrup/Studio 6;
Shows: Harrah’s Tahoe, Liberace, Charo, Temptations, Natalie Cole, etc.
In 2004, Craig left his 25-year career in software engineering to devote his life entirely to music. In addition to his current music teaching position with Palo Alto Unified School District, Craig also offers private lessons at Hope Street Music Studios in Mountain View.