Dustin is from Greenville, South Carolina where he currently resides. He has his B.A. in music from Anderson University along with a minor in theatre. Dustin marched Carolina Crown for five seasons and then went on to intern with them for two. Dustin then moved to Los Angeles where he was the tuba tech for Pacific Crest for one season, afterward returning to the east coast and accepting the position as brass caption head at Carolina Gold.

Dustin then moved overseas to Norway where he studied tuba performance at Toneheim and Stavanger University. While in Norway, Dustin performed as principal Tuba for the Hedmark Symphony orchestra and sat in the tuba section of Brøttum brass while teaching Åsnes junior and high school bands.


Currently he operates Bays Brass, his personal business, that offers visual and brass instruction along with private lessons all across the Upstate. You can find him on the web at www.BaysBrass.com or on instagram @BaysBrass.