Lucas Garretson-Oneil

Hometown: Marion, IA
Major:  Bachelor of Music in Education (Instrumental)
Hobbies:  Learning other instruments, writing songs, and baking on occasion
Career Goals:  I want to be a high school band director and/or a private instructor
Favorite Trumpet Player/s:  Wynton Marsalis, James Morrison, Josh Gawel
Favorite Trumpet Recording/s:  Carnaval  (Wynton Marsalis)
Favorite Food:  Chicken Alfredo
Favorite Book:  The Shining (Stephen King)
Strangest Fact About Me:   I was harassed by seagulls while I was in the Bahamas and now I’m terrified of birds
Coolest/Oddest Musical Experience:  I went to Nashville and Memphis in my sophomore year of high school and my band program recorded a song in a studio that Jerry Lee Lewis and Dolly Parton recorded in
If you could create music with another musician (local, famous, dead/alive), who would it be and why?
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Why do you think it's important to teach the younger generation music?
What is the most unexpected thing you have learned while studying music?