Meet the Musician
Master Chief Musician Michael M. Shelburne,
Mike Shelburne, a native of El Paso, Texas, joined the Navy Band in 1996 as a clarinet instrumentalist. He received a Bachelor of Music in Performance in 1994 from Texas Tech University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Master Chief Shelburne is a three-time semifinalist in the International Clarinet Association’s Young Artist Competition and a former member of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and American Wind Symphony. His teachers include Vin Richards and Dr. Robert Walzel.