Larry Cooper earned his Master of Music from the University of Michigan and his BS in Music Education from Susquehanna University. He presently teaches both trombone and euphonium at Bucknell University. Larry has played trombone with the Pottstown Symphony, Schuylkill Symphony, Susquehanna Valley Choral, Columbia Brassworks Quintet, and Commonwealth Brass Quintet. He has taken additional musical study at Eastman School of Music, Penn State University, and Bloomsburg University and has studied with James Steffy, H. Dennis Smith, Louis Stout, Abe Torchinsky and George Osburn. He is the Shamokin Area High School Band Director-retired after 36 years. He has been at New England Music Camp since 1962 in several positions. At present he is Vice President of the Advisory Board for NEMC and on the Corporation Board for NEMC as well.