Remembering Martin Rochford
Pacific Crest has lost its founding Board Member, Dr. Martin Rochford, who passed away earlier this week after a battling a long illness.
Dr. Rochford purchased Pacific Crest’s first set of brass instruments in 1993. He continued to support the corps in those early years by purchasing its first set of uniforms and additional horns as the corps grew in size. He donated all his purchases to the corps.
Martin’s son, Greg Rochford, was a founding instructor at Pacific Crest, one of the original six who started the corps (Martin and Greg Rochford, Stuart Pompel, Dale Leaman, Carter Schuld, and Lisa Henderson.)
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