John Connors is a freelance musician in northeast Ohio and currently plays trombone with the 122nd Army Band in Columbus and the Brass Band of the Western Reserve in Akron in addition to having played trombone with the Medina Community Band since 2002. Largely self-taught on euphonium, he began playing that instrument in 2004 for the Medina TubaChristmas that year and has only played in that section of Medina Community Band since the beginning of 2015.
He graduated with a master's of music in trombone performance from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh (PA) in 2014, and while there served as the principal euphonium of the Duquesne University Wind Symphony.
He is assistant conductor of Medina Community Band and is a conducting student of Marcus Neiman. The 2017 season is his first as assistant conductor of Medina Community Band. Connors also serves on the Medina Community Band Association as a member of the board of directors.