A native of Rochester, New York, Technical Sergeant Eric Spinelli plays the Euphonium in the United States Air Force Academy Band's Concert Band and Ceremonial Band.
A graduate of Greece Athena High School, Sergeant Spinelli furthered his education at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance and Education in 1998. While there, he performed with the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble during their week-long tour throughout England and Ireland. Sergeant Spinelli then attended the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music where he was a recipient of the University Graduate Scholarship. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Music Performance in 2001. His professional experience includes performing with Mr. Jack Daniel's Silver Cornet Band, the Harvey Phillips Tuba Company, and the Cincinnati Wind Symphony. His musical teachers include Tim Northcut, Glenn K. Call, and David Unland.
1998- Bachelor of Music, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
2000- Master of Music, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, OH