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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: 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…

Breaking News: Branson developing role at Inspire Arts & Music and Duffey will assume role of Color Guard Caption Manager

On October 15, 2015, in Events, Staff News

Boston Crusaders is proud to announce some changes in the Color Guard Caption Manager position. Lamar Branson will be transitioning full-time to the Director of Media and Marketing for Inspire Arts & Music (parent organization for the Boston Crusaders) and Rory Duffey will step up into the role of Caption…

Boston Crusaders Welcome Marty O’Donnell: Music Composer of Halo & Destiny video games

On October 13, 2015, in Events, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders is honored to announce that Marty O’Donnell will be joining the Music Design team in 2016! Marty O’Donnell is an award winning composer and audio director. He earned his Masters of Music degree with honors from USC and founded Total Audio with his partner Mike Salvatori producing…

Breaking News- Welcome Eddy Falcon, 2016 Visual Caption Manager

On October 5, 2015, in Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to welcome announce that Eddy Falcon will assume the role of Visual Caption Manager for the 2016 season. Falcon, a native of New York City began his drum corps career at the age of 11 with a local Division 2/3 corps named The Cadets of…

BREAKING NEWS: 2016 Music Team

On September 29, 2015, in News, Staff News

Introducing our 2016 Brass and Percussion Caption Managers! David Clemmer and Patrick Erwin are back to manage the 2016 brass caption and Ellis Hampton returns for this 6th season as Percussion Caption Manager. Corps Director Jeff Pearson states, “I am thrilled to have our musical team return this year. I really…