Forrest is a gifted Trumpet player as well as band teacher. He received his Masters in Trumpet Performance from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Bachelors of Music in Trumpet studies at Cal State Northridge. He has had experience teaching young bands since 2007 and has done some extensive touring for a Chorus Line, How the Grinch Stole Christmas National Tour, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. This is Forrests first year with M.U.S.E. (Fall 2018).