Director, Navy Band Northwest
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lieutenant Christopher Cornette studied Horn Performance with Jeff Snedeker at Central Washington University.
Assistant Director, Navy Band Northwest
Senior Chief Musician Greg Bonistalli was born in Washington, DC and raised in Lanham, Maryland. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November 1992 as a French Horn Instrumentalist. Upon completion of Recruit Training in Great Lakes, Illinois, and the Basic Course of Instruction at the Naval School of Music in Little Creek, Virginia, he reported for his first tour of duty at Navy Band San Diego in September, 1993. After his tour there in 1996 he separated from active duty service and returned home to Maryland where he taught horn privately at his former High School, DeMatha Catholic High School.