Lawrence David Eden earned his Bachelor of Music in Performance from The University of Miami (1973) and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from The American University (1977). Mr. Eden studied theory and composition with Clifton Williams and Alfred Reed, and arranging with Keith Laurent. Mr. Eden is a brass specialist, having studied trumpet with David Flowers and Alan Hoel, euphonium, trombone and tuba with Karl Humble. He is leader, arranger and tubist with The M Street Brass Quintet, which he founded in 1978. The Quintet is active in the Washington, metropolitan area. Mr. Eden is also a freelance bassist. Mr. Eden is employed by Prince George’s County Public Schools where he teaches Instrumental Music at four elementary schools. During part of his 25 years as a public school teacher, Mr. Eden taught high school and Jr. high school Instrumental Music. Other interests include tennis, chess and Macintosh computers. Mr. Eden resides in Laurel, Maryland, with his wife, Shirley and their musical daughters Elizabeth (horn) and Abigail (flute).