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Band 1 (Freshman Band)
About Your Teacher:
A native of Swanton, Vermont, Eric Bushey is a graduate of the University of
Vermont with a degree in Music Education and a graduate of Plymouth State University
with a Masters Degree in Instrumental Music Education. He has been the director instrumental music
at Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans since 1996. During this time he
has been responsible for Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestras, Jazz Bands and
Marching Band. Eric was voted the BFA “Teacher of the Year” in 2001.
Eric has been featured as a saxophone soloist with the Vermont Wind Ensemble
and the UVM Concert Band. He has also performed regularly with the Bach Wind
Philharmonia, the UVM Saxophone Quartet, the Generation Sax Quartet, Sterling
Weed’s Imperial Orchestra and several other bands and big bands throughout the state.
Eric has also performed on jazz and funk guitar and banjo in the Nouveau Jazztet, the Joe Levesque Big Band, The Bluerock Boys, The Stragglers and the Pushback quartet.
He currently resides in Underhill, VT with his wife Aimee and children Noah and Ella.