VCB trumpeter Buddy Deshler hails from the birthplace of the legendary Chick-fil-A sauce, Fredericksburg, VA, and is a founding member of the group. Deshler occupies many exciting facets in the field of music including education, entrepreneurship, producing, and collaboration on top of an already active and rising performance career, which has taken him to over half the country and across three continents. Buddy Deshler is an XO Performing Artist for Jupiter Band Instruments as well as an Artist for Denis Wick, DANSR Inc. Buddy received his B.M. and A.D. from the Frost School of Music, University of Miami and is currently a M.M. student at the Peabody Conservatory. As an entrepreneur and educator, Buddy is the co-founder and Artistic Director for the FredBrass Institute. Whenever Buddy is not doing trumpet-related things, he is probably drinking an excess amount of coffee or going on his latest binge-watch of whatever series Netfix has recently released.