Sid began with Seffner Church January 2017. He honorably served 21 years in the US Army Music Program where he directed, instructed, and evaluated music lessons and band performances and where he played trombone in the Army concert band, marching band, ceremonial band, jazz ensemble, Dixieland band, brass quintet, and trombone quartet both here in the States and abroad. Sid has served 14 years as a Church Music Director and church musician where he directed and coordinated church worship music for all seasons of the church year. Among other experiences, Sid, was co-chairperson for developing and implementing the Call to Action Plan to increase attendance and financial contributions as directed by the Florida Conference of the UMC. Beyond his military and church music experience, Sid is active in the community as band director for the After School Band Programs at Clair Mel Elementary School in Tampa and Wilson Elementary School in Plant City. The Instruments of Change Band Program of which he’s a part provides instruments, lessons, instructional materials, and supplies at no cost to the students in the program. Sid is also involved in a number of Tampa Bay area orchestras, concert bands, jazz bands, musical theater show bands, and brass ensembles.