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Artistic Director, since 2013

Originally from New Mexico, Justin Raines is a tuba player and composer whose music has been performed throughout the world.

Justin earned his Master’s Degree in Music Composition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and has had the opportunity to study with several recognized and respected conductors. At New Mexico State University, he studied with Dr. William Clark and Dr. Ken Van Winkle, both notable clinicians and members of the American Bandmasters Association. Tokyo’s noted TAD Wind Symphony has premiered and commercially recorded several of his band works, which have been released internationally. Recently, Justin worked with Voltage Pictures and Hollywood Media Bridge to score the films Ambushed and Puncture Wounds. Both soundtracks were released on Milan Records.



Assistant Artistic Director

Once GFBLA returns to in-person rehearsals, we will resume the process of searching for GFBLA's first-ever assistant artistic director.

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