Mr. Thomas Cherrix is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. An accomplished woodwind performer, he studied under the late Eugene Dimond. He has conducted and performed with numerous musical ensembles in and around the Washington, DC area since the 1960s, and has composed and arranged music for orchestras, bands, and small ensembles. Mr. Cherrix was the General Manager of the Greenbelt Concert Band for more than two decades and, since the early 1980s, was the band's Associate Conductor under Maestro John DelHomme, the conductor of the Greenbelt Concert Band from 1968 through the middle of 1994. Mr. Cherrix conducted the band from 1994 until his resignation in October of 2016. Mr Cherrix is a member in good standing of the Association of Concert Bands Inc.