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Brian McKenzie Promoted to Head of Audio

On October 26, 2021, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce that Brian McKenzie has been promoted to Head of Audio for the 2022 season! In this position, McKenzie will oversee the BAC Audio Team and all live mixing, monitoring, and maintenance of the audio systems throughout the summer tour. Meet Brian McKenzie by…

BACBrass Staff Welcomes Van Mathews

On October 19, 2021, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce that esteemed educator Van Mathews will be joining the BACBrass staff in 2022. Mathews will be joining our full returning brass staff under the leadership of Gino Cipriani. Read Mathews’ bio below!

Chris Holland Named DCI Board Chair

On February 5, 2021, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music are pleased to announce that our very own Chris Holland was recently named the Drum Corps International Board Chair! During the DCI Annual Meeting held virtually this past January, Executive Director and COO Chris Holland was elected to a three year term…

Boston Crusaders Welcome Kevin Shah, Mike Jackson, And More For 2020

On October 8, 2019, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce several new additions to our 2020 educational staff. Our new additions include Kevin Shah and Mike Jackson, percussion consultants, who bring vast creative range and percussion design experience to the team. Our brass and percussion education teams also welcome Samuel Ambrose (Tuba), Geoff…

Get On Board For 2020!

On September 3, 2019, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders look forward to celebrating its 80th Anniversary in 2020 and we are excited to write the next chapter led by Keith Potter, Michael Townsend, Brady Sanders, Leon May, Ryan George, Colin McNutt, Iain Moyer, Erik Kosman, and Michael Zellers. The design team is already planning what is…

Erik Kosman Joins Design Team As Head Of Audio

On October 13, 2018, in News, Staff News

“We are fortunate to bring Erik and his talent into the fold here at Boston. Our design team remains fully intact and adding Erik opens up even more creative opportunities. Mike Zellers and Erik Kosman will bring us to the cutting edge in electronics.” – Chris Holland, Executive Director Erik…

Michael Tarr Joins The 2018 Visual Team Headed By Leon May And Aaron Bailey

On November 7, 2017, in News, Staff News

Michael Brady Tarr is originally from Wyandotte, Michigan and is grateful to have enjoyed a successful career in the pageantry and performing arts that spans nearly three decades. Teaching and consulting with many drum corps and high school programs throughout the world, Michael’s extensive and successful career includes previously working…

Colin McNutt And Iain Moyer Welcome Samantha Cope To The Percussion Team

On November 6, 2017, in News, Staff News

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sam began her percussion career at Kings High School where she taught from 2005 to 2013. During that time she was also a performing member of Rhythm X from 2005 to 2008 and a staff member from 2009 to 2013. Sam was also a member…

Gino Cipriani And The Brass Team Welcome T. André Feagin

On November 2, 2017, in News, Staff News

Dr. T. André Feagin is currently the director of bands at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music where he studied with Maestro Gregg I. Hanson. Feagin’s responsibilities at CCU include the…

2017 Visual Staff

On December 17, 2016, in News, Staff News

Another exciting announcement! Aaron Bailey will lead a team of talented visual and movement technicians. They are eager to work with all of our 2017 performers! Aaron Bailey Aaron has been active in the marching arts activity teaching and performing since 2000. While Aaron studied business and design at Western…