Tadd was raised in Snohomish, and graduated from Snohomish High School in 1995. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University in 2002, and his Master’s in Music Education from Central Washington University in 2014. Tadd has extensive performance experience with the Market Street Dixieland Jazz Band, jazz fusion group The Sidewinders, the former Everett Symphony, the Spokane British Brass Band, musicals such as Little Shop of Horrors, Once Upon a Mattress, Nunsense, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and many more. Tadd continues to maintain a busy performance schedule.
Tadd is very proud to be directing the bands at Glacier Peak High School. His student-centered approach to education produces award-winning ensembles. The Glacier Peak Wind Ensemble is a top-tier performing group.
Anna began serving as President in 2018. She currently has a junior daughter in Grizzly Band & Symphonic Band who plays Saxophone.
Maria began serving as President in 2018. She currently has a senior daughter in Grizzly Band & Wind Ensemble who plays Alto and Baritone Saxophone.
Vice President & Fundraising
Kasara began serving as Vice President in 2016. She currently has a senior son in Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, and Drumline who plays Piano & Percussion. She is also serving as the Parent Organization President for 2019-2020.
Lichin began serving as Treasurer in 2018. She currently has a freshman son in Grizzly Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band who plays Trombone.
Nicole von Trotha
co-Treasurer & Big Trip Coordinator (Hawaii)
Nicole began serving as Treasurer in 2014. She currently has a sophomore son in Grizzly Band and Symphonic Band who plays Saxophone. She also has a senior daughter in Grizzly Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band who plays Flute.
Julie began serving as Secretary in 2019. She currently has a sophomore son in Grizzly Band, Jazz Band, and Wind Ensemble who plays French Horn and Trumpet.
Jennifer began serving as Secretary in 2019. She currently has a sophomore son in Grizzly Band and Percussion Ensemble who plays percussion.
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