Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass
provide innovative worship for young and old alike through the "best in sacred brass music." By teaming together, these Christian professionals from around the United States perform their original arrangements as heard on their eight recordings. For more than twenty years, The King's Brass have performed over one hundred concerts each season with three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, keyboards, and percussion. Playing a wide variety of music from Gabrieli to hymn classics, from Handel to jazz spirituals, from Christmas carols to patriotic marches, The King's Brass uses all corners of the concert hall to lift hearts and spirits in praise.
FORMER MEMBERS
RAVE REVIEWS
 

  GREGORY ALLEY
Currently, Gregory is the trumpet instructor at Calvin College and Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Prior to teaching, he was a member of the West Point Band, in New York, for twenty-three years.  His music degrees are from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Michigan State University.  Gregory plays in the Holland Symphony Orchestra, has been a soloist with the Dallas Symphony, Hudson Valley Bachfest Orchestra, and the Montclair Chamber Ensemble.  He, his wife Deb, and their four daughters, live in Hudsonville, Michigan
     
  DOUG BLACK
Doug received a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Tuba Performance from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.  Currently, he is working toward a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Tuba Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Doug is an active freelance teacher and performer in the Greensboro area.   He and his wife Megan, live in the beautiful mountain state of North Carolina, where they are learning how to be basketball fans and enjoy Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.
     
 

ERIC HENSON
A native of North Carolina, Eric is in demand as a teacher, clinician, and performer from Maryland to Georgia.  He holds degrees from Western Carolina University, and the University of Maryland.  In addition to performing with the King’s Brass, Eric holds the position of Principle Bass Trombonist of the Augusta Symphony in Augusta, Georgia, and appears frequently with the North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh.  Eric is also the Adjunct instructor of Low Brass at Limestone College, his students have won positions in all-state and regional honors bands in North Carolina and Maryland.  When he’s not on the road, Eric enjoys cooking, model railroading, and fly fishing.

     
  DANIEL LEWIS
An active freelance musician and teacher, Daniel currently holds the third trumpet position with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.  He has also performed with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in Virginia.  Daniel received his Master of Music Degree in performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and his undergraduate degree from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.  Daniel lives in Dayton, Ohio where he is an avid Ohio State Buckeye’s fan.

 

     
  STEPHEN OMELSKY
Stephen earned his Bachelor’s degree in trombone performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, his Masters degree in performance from the University of Akron, and is expected to complete his Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree in the spring of 2014 from the University of Maryland. He is a freelance musician and teacher in the Washington DC area. He has performed with the National Philharmonic, National Repertory Orchestra, and the Castleton Festival Orchestra. Outside of music, Stephen enjoys road biking and spending time with his niece and nephew.
     
  RACHEL PARK
A native Korean, Rachel is pursuing Doctoral of Musical Arts at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas where she received the Master of Music / Piano Performance degree.  She served the Pilgrim Ensemble of Korea as pianist for seven years touring Thailand, China, Korea, Iraq, Kuwait as well as Carnegie Hall, NY, Crystal Cathedral, CA, and at the Embassy of the Korea in Washington D.C.  She was one of the winners of the 2011 Piano Texas International Academy & Festival Concerto Competition and soloed with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.  Rachel and her husband Ezra, are proud parents of their lovable two years old son, Isaac.
     
  TIM PERRY
Tim received his Bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana Wesleyan University. While living in Marion, Indiana, Tim performed numerous times with the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a four-year member of the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps playing snare drum. Tim also has a snare drum world champion title earned from the 2010 Percussive Arts Society International Convention marching snare drum competition. Presently, Tim lives in Bloomington, Indiana, and attends the Jacobs School of Music within Indiana University to pursue his master of music degree in percussion performance.
     
  ANDREW REICH
Andrew received a Master of Music degree in Trombone Performance from the University of Georgia as well as receiving an undergraduate trombone performance degree from the University of South Carolina.  Currently living in Columbia, South Carolina, Andrew is an active free lance musician and teacher.  When not working, he enjoys everything outdoors including whitewater paddling and other thrill seeking endeavors.
 
TIM ZIMMERMAN
Director of The King's Brass, Tim received his graduate degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland. 
He has been a member of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and has assisted with a number of orchestras in the Midwest and East Coast.  For thirteen years, Tim served as Artist-in-Residence and Chairman of the Music Department at
Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.  He has also taught at Taylor University and Indiana Wesleyan University in central Indiana.  Tim and his wife Beckie, have four grown children and live in the beautiful Pennsylvania mountains of Wilkes-Barre / Scranton.