Frank Gorecki
Brian Hinkley

French Horn
Daniel Richmond
Dan Richmond is a founding member of the Market Street Brass. He holds a Masters in Music Education degree from West Virginia University, and is recently semi-retired after teaching in the Frederick and Howard County, MD, school systems for 32 years. In addition to the Market Street Brass, Dan is active as a freelance musician throughout the tri-state area.


Dan Cheston

Dan Cheston has a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance as well as a Bachelor of Music Education degree from West Virginia University. While at WVU, he was a member of the Mountain State Brass Quintet, the university’s faculty brass quintet. As a winner of the Young Artist Competition, Dan also performed in concert as a trumpet soloist, accompanied by the West Virginia University Symphony Orchestra. Dan has performed with the Frederick Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Spires Brass Band, as well as in numerous musical theater productions and churches over the past 26 years. He has taught instrumental music in Frederick County Public Schools, Maryland, since 1988. He is also the director of the Brook Hill Bells in Frederick, Md.



Victor Racster

Brian D. Hinkley graduated from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Trombone / Euphonium Performance and Music History. He completed his Master’s in Music Education from Oberlin a year later. Has studied with Per Brevig of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Denis Wick of the London Symphony.

From 1986-1991, Hinkley was a teacher and performer in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1991, Hinkley moved to Fredrick County, Maryland. Since then, He has been the Band / Orchestra director at Linganore High School, Urbana High School, and several elementary schools. Brian was hired in 1994 at Hood College to establish a wind ensemble and a lesson program for brass instruments. All of the programs under under Hinkley’s direction have been very successful in artistry and enrollment.

In addition to his teaching duties, Brian has remained busy as a preformer. He joined the Market Street Brass Quintet in 1992. Hinkley has also performed with several faculty ensembles at Hood College, The Frederick Symphony, The Cumberland Valley Chamber Orchestra and The Spires Brass Band. He is frequently called to preform with brass chamber groups, choral groups and jazz bands.

Frank Gorecki is our newest member and a graduate of Shepherd University with a degree in music. In addition to performance, he has also worked in instrument repair with Music and Arts as well as the Baltimore Brass Company. He performs in the Baltimore/DC area as well as Central Maryland with a variety of ensembles including theaterwork and big band/swing ensembles. He is also a member of the Federal City Brass Band.

Victor Racster holds a degree in Music Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and has been teaching band and orchestra in the public schools for over 25 years. Originally from Indiana, Victor now lives in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and plays in several local music groups throughout the area.