Alan Gaumer, trumpet, began playing the trumpet in 1958. He
was a member of Kal’s Kid’s appearing on the Ted Mack
Original Amateur Hour and numerous other television shows.
Participating in band, orchestra, and stage bands through
elementary, junior and high school he graduated from Freedom
High School in 1969. He studied with John Nero and Willard
Schissler and performed with the Allentown Band under the
direction of Albertis L. Meyers. Alan then attended the U.S.
Navy School of Music. Upon graduation he spent the next
three years living in Gaeta, Italy touring Europe, Africa
and Asia with the Navy Show Band