SFC Evan Geiger
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
Joined the Band: 2011
Ensemble: The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band
Bachelor's Degree: University of California Los Angeles
Master's Degree: Manhattan School of Music
Doctorate or Performance Certificate: Manhattan School of Music
SFC Evan Geiger joined the "Pershing's Own" in 2011, the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra as Principal horn in 2009 and also plays Principal with the Lyrica Chamber Orchestra, New York Chamber Virtuosi and the Artosphere Festival Orchestra. The 2010 holiday season marked his second year winning positions with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City. He also plays regularly around the New York area with Dicapo Opera, the New York Camerata, the Metro Chamber Orchestra, and the Riverside Symphonia, with which he won a section position in 2009. Many other reputed orchestras have sought his talents including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony, Pacific Orchestra of the Americas, the International Contemporary Ensemble and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. While in New York, Geiger has premiered several contemporary works with the Tactus Contemporary Ensemble as well as the New York Chamber Virtuosi. A frequent Broadway musician, he has played on shows such as The Lion King, Shrek, The Little Mermaid, Wicked, and South Pacific to name a few. He holds a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music where he is also done doctoral work. Geiger has recorded several albums and soundtracks including Elevation by Patrick Williams, nominated for two Grammys.