The artists who make up the quartet have widely diverse careers in music and are regularly in demand as performers, composers, and clinicians. Demondrae Thurman (High Euphonium) is Professor of Music at Indian University, Low Brass Professor at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and a highly sought after international euphonium soloist. Mark Carlson (Low Euphonium) is an Associate Professor of Music at Mount Saint Mary’s University and Director of Instrumental Ensembles. Derek Fenstermacher (High Tuba) is the Principal Tubist with the New Jersey Symphony and serves on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.. Mike Forbes (Low Tuba) is the Principal Tubist with the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and Instructor of Tuba/Euphonium at the UW-LaCrosse. Mike has over a dozen solo and chamber recordings to his credit.