2017 Percussion Staff

On October 20, 2016, in News, Staff News

 Under the leadership of Colin McNutt, the 2017 battery educators are: Battery: Alex Beltran is a writer, educator, and performer based in New England. He is currently finishing his Masters Degree in music history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he received an undergraduate degree in percussion performance. While…

Staff Announcement: Music Design Team

On October 12, 2016, in News, Staff News

Boston Crusaders’ Music Design Team is ecstatic for this collaboration! But we are even more excited to partner with the greatest performers in the world . . . Join us for an unforgettable experience this summer! Colin McNutt – Director of Percussion Colin joins Inspire Arts & Music, as the Director…

Staff Announcement: Visual Design Team

On September 29, 2016, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders is proud to announce the 2017 Visual Design Team! This incredibly talented team is looking forward to working with the corps in 2017 and beyond. Be sure to register to audition for the Boston Crusaders today! Click here to register. Keith Potter – Artistic Director Keith began his pageantry…

Staff Announcement: Ron Lambert

On September 28, 2016, in News, Staff News

September 28, 2016 – Today, the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps is proud to announce that Ron Lambert has joined the organization as the Assistant Corps Director. Ron Lambert is currently the Director of Bands at Lakewood Ranch High School, Bradenton FL where he has taught since 2003.  He…

Staff Announcement: Herbert Washington & Kylee Hubbard

On August 26, 2016, in News, Staff News

Herbert Washington – Color Guard Caption Head, Co-Designer, Choreographer Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Herbert Washington graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance Performance and Theatre. Herbert currently resides in Avon, Indiana where he teaches Avon High School Color Guard. He has performed, taught, designed,…

Staff Announcement: Iain Moyer & Zach Schlicher

On August 25, 2016, in News, Staff News

Iain Moyer – Front Ensemble Arranger Dr. Iain Moyer joins Inspire Arts & Music as Front Ensemble Arranger for the Boston Crusaders. Previously, Iain has served on the Percussion Staff of The Cadets since 2007, where he served as Front Ensemble Arranger from 2009 through 2016. During his time with The…

Staff Announcement: Gino Cipriani & Colin McNutt

On August 16, 2016, in News, Staff News

Gino Cipriani – Director of Music Gino Cipriani joins Inspire Arts & Music as the Director of Music, which includes the role of Assistant Music Coordinator, and Brass Caption Supervisor. Gino served prior with The Cadets as the Brass Caption Supervisor from 2000-2001 and 2005 through 2016. He led the brass program to…

Fleetwood Sounds added to Inspire Arts & Music Portfolio!

On August 2, 2016, in News

Inspire Arts & Music is proud to announce that it has been selected to run Fleetwood Sounds, a leader in providing historical recordings to the drum corps activity. We are grateful for the leadership of board member Michael J. Woodall in acquiring this precious asset. The aquisition will allow Inspire…

Passionate Boston Crusaders Keyboard Player Goes Viral

On July 15, 2016, in Member News, News

Anna Eberhart’s wild performance of our 2016 production, Quixotic, has garnered over three million views and counting. Her great musical and theatrical performance was caught on video by drum corps superfan Mike O’Neill and spread like wildfire through the internet, expanding well past the drum corps community. A gif of her passionate performance picked up traction on and made it’s to outlets like ESPN, Cosmopolitan, TMZ and Huffington Post before spreading overseas.

2016 Production – Quixotic

On May 12, 2016, in News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to bring their 2016 production, Quixotic, to the field; a reflection of the masterpiece The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Considered one of the most influential works of literature from the Spanish Golden Age, Don Quixote has been called “the best literary work…