Carl R. Stromberg

Profile Updated: August 8, 2020
Carl R. Stromberg
Residing In: Oakland, NJ USA
Class Year: 1972
Spouse/Partner: Nina E. Sartori
Occupation: Musician and Compose
Children: Stephen C. Stromberg
Jonathan R. Stromberg, wife Amy, daughter, Mackenzie Lyn,
Heather L. Stromberg, More…daughter Riley
Yes! Attending Reunion
How did you find out about Passaic Valley



I worked in the Aviaition Defense industry. I supervised the Bulding of avionics systems for the AV-8B, F-4 Phantom II, F-16 Fighting Eagle and worked on the first Space Shuttle. I later Sold Ford cars and became a Heavy Truck Specialist, (commercial vehicle long haul trucks etc..) I returned to school 20 years after PVHS to study music. I graduated from William Paterson University, January 7, 1999 with a degree in vocal performance. I've been playing Tuba and Double Bass professionally since 2002. I was a music teacher for ten years till my wife's job took Us ti Bournemouth UK, about an hour and a half south of London by train. I was principle Tuba for The Bournemouth Philharmonic and the Westbourne Symphony. I was principle Bass for the Sam Newgarth Light Orchestra and played tuba with the Southampton Wind Band. We returned to the USA in 2009. I have been playing tuba 4 nights a week for 18 years with 4 windbands. I have played tuba and Bass with 6 orchestras. I have played with the "Brass Factory" brass band for 6 years. During my years with the brass band I became the composer/arranger. I have arranged and published 85 works for brass band. I've written a Suite of Civil War Music for wind band and brass band. I now live in Minneapolis, MN, where I am still writing under commission. I have written and arranged a collection of one hundred traditional German drinking songs and dances. I play tuba with two German Bands, Peter and the Wolfgang and the Teutonic Knights.