Jim Cheeseman joined EMSO in 1963. Jim was principal horn in the University of Wisconsin Concert Band for four years (even though he was a Chemical Engineering student earning a B.S. degree at the time) and has been playing in the 3M Club Symphony (now known as EMSO) since joining the orchestra in 1963. Jim is a retired 33-year
Tom Burns joined EMSO in 2009.
Tom has been playing trumpet and flugelhorn in various musical groups ever since he started playing in the 5th grade. While earning his B.S. degree in computer science, he played in the St. Cloud State University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. Currently, Tom is a member of the Bavarian Muskmeisters as well as two church choir ensembles. In the late 2009, he was a substitute for an EMSO concert and enjoyed it so much that he has been a member ever since. For his “day” job, Tom has been working at 3M in the field of information technology for the past 25 years. He is happily married and has two beautiful children.
Mark Mohwinkel joined EMSO in 2005. Mark became a member of EMSO (formally 3M Symphony Orchestra) after subbing a couple of times and getting hooked. In his real life, he’s a retired Engineering Specialist and was with 3M for over 36 years. Although his career was technical, music has always been a major part of