LOMCB lost a member of its family this summer. Bassoonist Joe Princena passed away unexpectedly on July 6, 2022.
Joe’s main instrument was bassoon, but he also played saxophone (all 4) and percussion.
In addition to playing with LOMCB, Joe was Band Director at Adrienne C. Nelson High School in the North Clackamas School District.
Joe was a graduate of Portland State University (PSU). Following is a link to his Remembrance page on the PSU website where they remember him as a gifted and inspiring music teacher. The page also contains messages from both PSU and Adrienne C. Nelson High School.
We send his family our deepest condolences.