tim-pajunenTim Pajunen is a retired Math teacher at MATC. He started cornet lessons in fifth grade and played in the grade school and high school bands in Florence, Wisconsin.  While serving as a Medical Corpsman in the Army in Texas, he played trumpet in the Company band during parades.

In 2002 Tim started playing for the Soli Deo Gloria Brass, directed by Dr. Patricia Backhaus.  He took part in the Mass Brass concerts and the small group church services organized by Soli Deo Gloria Brass, and took cornet and trumpet lessons with Dr. Backhaus. In 2005 he joined the Milwaukee Festival Brass, and plays cornet with the full band and in small groups.  He has collected brass septet music and organized gigs for the Finnish Brass Septet ensemble.  He is a trumpet player with the University Community Orchestra at UWM, and during the summer with Shorewood Concert band.