Randy Schneider, trombone, grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Randy holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. He Joined the United States Air Force Academy Band in 1990 as trombonist with Galaxy Brass and principal euphonium with the Concert Band. In 2007, Randy joined the Falconaires Jazz Ensemble and performed there until his retirement from the U.S. Air Force in May of 2014. Since his retirement, Randy has been active as a freelance musician in the local area and runs his own business as a custom, bamboo fly fishing rod manufacturer and musical instrument repairman.