From an Impulse press release: Impulse welcomes Tom Lukowicz as the newest addition to the 2006 instructional staff, where he will be serving as brass caption head. He is currently pursuing a doctorate degree from the University of Southern California. He graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in performance and a master's degree from the University of Southern California in 2005. His primary instructors at USC are Tommy Johnson and Jim Self. Other major instructors he has had include Wesley Jacobs, James DeSano, Roy Poper, and Chester Schmitz. Between academics, Lukowicz played tuba in the touring production of "Blast!" During his last two years at Oberlin, Lukowicz was asked to be the secondary instructor of tuba for the college. Presently, Lukowicz is a brass instructor for Riverside Community College and John W. North High School. Lukowicz was also on the brass staff of the Santa Clara Vanguard.