KEVIN LONG, trumpet, holds both his undergraduate degree in music education and master of music in performance degree from West Chester University. He has studied trumpet with current and former members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Delaware Symphony and the United States Marine Band “The President’s Own.” In 1986, Kevin and trombonist Bryan Hay co-founded the Mainstreet Brass and continue a friendship that began in high school. In 1991, he was selected to be solo trumpet for the premiere of composer David Ifkovitz’s Mass, an experience that led to many varied and unique performance opportunities. Freelancing extensively, Kevin has performed with the Allentown Symphony, Allentown Symphony Pops, the Allentown Band, Philadelphia Brass, Appalachian Brass and the Bethlehem Bach Festival Brass Choir. His enduring friendships with several former brass players who served in the Regimental Band of Her Majesty’s Coldstream Guards have led to may unique musical collaborations and experiences for the Mainstreet Brass. In summer, Kevin and his wife, Karen, and their two sons enjoy camping and hiking in New York’s Adirondack Mountains and Canada.