Board of Directors
President - Mike Flickinger
Vice President - Keith Morton
Keith Morton, Fenton, MI.
Keith Morton has served on the board for 2 years, as both Member-at-Large and Vice President. He has been playing since the age of 8, starting on cornet, then solo horn until discovering his true love - the Eb Bass. Keith, an avid brass band enthusiast, moved to the USA from the U.K. in 1996 and was excited to see the burgeoning brass band scene here. He joined in immediately, playing with Motor City Brass Band before joining Five Lakes. Keith takes every opportunity he can to introduce people to the unique and glorious sound of a Brass Band.
Secretary - MIke schott
Treasurer - Doug Bayne
Doug Bayne, Rochester Hills, MI.
Doug Bayne owns Bayne Electric & Security, a full-service corporation for residential and commercial electrical contracting. Doug is a founding member of the FLSB and currently performs as Third Cornet. He has served on the board for five years. Doug also directs The Royal Brass Quintet and a 10-piece brass ensemble, and is an active freelance musician.
Music Director - Dr. Steven Kandow
Personnel Manager - Jeff Markwick
Jeff Markwick, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
An original member of the band, Jeff currently works as a freelance musician in SE Michigan after spending 30 years in Industrial Sales. He has been the Personnel Manager since 2007 and currently plays Flugelhorn in the band.
Member at Large - Dr. Deborah DePorre
Dr. Deborah DePorre, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Dr. DePorre grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. In addition to her service on the Board and to the band as the Second Baritone player, she also coordinates the band's outreach activities, most recently our collaboration with Crescendo Detroit. She also founded the low brass quartet, "Brassendipity," and performs on Euphonium and Baritone in that ensemble. She earned both a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Michigan State University. Presently retired after 30 years of private small animal practice, she also tutors English as a second language and enjoys swimming and bicycling.
Member at Large - chris jackson
Be a part of the Board
The organizational success of the Five Lakes Silver Band depends on the effort of interested and dedicated people working behind the scenes.
Board members do not have to be musicians. Music lovers and anyone with special talents are welcome. Among the positions that need assistance are: Sales, Marketing, and Logistics.
Should you be interested in helping the band in any of these areas, please contact us by email.