Deborah Bouffard earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Maine and a Master of Music degree in trumpet performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she studied with Dennis Schneider.  Deborah is currently a member of the Lincoln Public Schools instrumental music faculty where she teaches beginning band at Pershing, Hartley, Saratoga and Eastridge Elementary Schools.  In addition to performing with Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, Deborah is a member of the Lincoln Municipal Band, the Third Chair Chamber Players, the Plymouth Brass and the Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble.