Degrees and Certifications:
BM in Music Education, 2012- Colorado State University MM in Trombone Performance, 2018- Colorado State University
Mr. William Gamache
Mr. Gamache has been teaching elementary music, beginning band, and middle school band since 2012, and plays trombone professionally in a number of jazz bands and combos in the area, and he is the tubist of Neue Polka Colorado. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in music education and trombone performance from Colorado State University, and thoroughly loves teaching our PLES beginning band students. Mr. Gamache's past performing ensembles include baritone horn in the Colorado Brass. bass trombone in the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, principal trombone of the CSU Wind Symphony and CSU Symphony Orchestra, lead trombone of CSU's Jazz Ensemble I, lead trombone and bass trombone of the Fort Funk Brass Band, euphonium and bandleader of Neue Polka Colorado, section trombone in the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra, sousaphone in Guerrilla Fanfare, and Eb bass tuba in the Western State College Brass Band, among others. Mr. Gamache has performed in pit orchestras on alto trombone, tenor trombone, bass trombone, and tuba for productions of Sweeney Todd, The Mikado, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Die Fledermaus, A Little Nigh Music, and Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.
In addition to his public school teaching and performing opportunities, Mr. Gamache maintains a low brass studio in the Colorado Springs area where he teaches trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, and tuba.