John Kricker is a native Floridian and has been an active freelance musician in south Florida for more than 30 years. He performs on tenor trombone, bass trombone and tuba. He is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Music from which he has received both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. While persuing his Masters degree at UM, he was a graduate teaching assistant on trombone and the recipient of the Most Outstanding Brass Player Award in 1993.
John has been an Elementary/Middle School Band Director and Music Teacher. He is currently the Trombone Instructor at the New World School of the Arts. John is also frequent performer in a variety of South Florida Orchestras, Brass Groups, Ballet and Opera Companies, Broadway and Theater Shows, Jazz and Commercial Ensembles, and Wedding/Party Bands. He is an active studio musician. John is also a member of the award winning Jaco Pastorius Big Band.