Bix Swerman – trumpet

Bix Swerman, trumpet

Bix Swerman is recently retired as a Band Director at La Crosse Central High School, and has been a member of LJO since 1983. He has also served as a section leader for the La Crosse Concert Band and performed with the pit orchestra for a production of Grumpy Old Men at UW-La Crosse, St. James Church and St. Joseph Cathedral. He also subs for the La Crosse Symphony and the La Crosse Brass Quintet. Bix holds a Masters of Music Education degree.

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The La Crosse Jazz Orchestra is Western Wisconsin's premier big band. Directed by Greg Balfany, the group is best known through its Jazz in the Park concert series. The LJO mission: to promote, preserve and forward the creation of jazz music through free live performances available to all in our region. LJO operates under fiscal sponsorship from La Crosse Community Foundation.