Nadrotmistr Michal Damborský is from Brno, South Moravia, the Czech Republic. He graduated from the Leoš Janáček Conservatory in 2010 in Trumpet Performance and is currently pursuing another degree from the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts. After working several years as a music teacher and performer he enlisted into the Army of the Czech Republic in 2016. His first assignment was with the Olomouc Army Band, Moravia and he served there until joining us here at SHAPE. Nadrotmistr Damborský has performed with the Czech Virtuosi, Brno Philharmonic, Zlín Philharmonic, and Janáček Theatre Orchestras. He has also performed with the Moravian Brass Band Túfaranka, in the orchestras for European tours of HAIR and West Side Story, and featured as a soloist during performances honoring the 100th Anniversary of the Czech Republic. Here at the SHAPE International Band Nadrotmistr Damborský serves as a trumpet player in the NATO Brass Ambassadors and in the NATO Jazz Orchestra.