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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…

Breaking News- 2016 Music Design Team Announced

On September 14, 2015, in Staff News

 Tim Salzman– DCI Hall of Fame Member and acclaimed arranger, writer, instructor, and consultant Tim Salzman will become the Music Caption Facilitator for the 2016 Boston Crusaders. Timothy Salzman is in his twenty-ninth year at the University of Washington where he serves as Professor of Music/Director of Concert Bands, is…


On September 11, 2015, in Staff News

September, 11th 2015- The Boston Crusaders is excited to announce the addition of Jay Murphy, Anthony Smith, and Brian Murphy to lead the 2016 design team. JAY MURPHY– Legendary in the pageantry activity, Jay Murphy has spent years creating and staging successful indoor and outdoor programs.  Jay has collaborated and…


On September 8, 2015, in Staff News

The Boston Crusaders is pleased to announce that Jeff Pearson will assume the role of corps director for the 2016 season. Jeff Pearson was the Director of Operations for the Boston Crusaders during the 2014-2015 season and we are excited to have Pearson step into this new role. Executive Director Chris…


On August 26, 2015, in News, Staff News

INSPIRE ARTS WELCOMES Chris Holland, Chief Operations Officer/Executive Director AUGUST 26th, 2015- Inspire Arts & Music, parent organization of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, welcomes Chris Holland as the new COO/Executive Director.  Chris is an alumnus of the Boston Crusaders having participated for nine seasons from 1986 through…

Branson Returns as Color Guard Caption Head/Designer

On November 18, 2014, in Staff News

The Boston Crusaders is pleased to announce the return of Lamar Branson in the role of Color Guard Caption Head and Color Guard Designer for the 2015 season. Corps Director Andy Waldukat states, “I am excited for Lamar to return for his third season with the Boston Crusaders. The creativity he…

James, George, Puckitt Return to Design Team

On November 12, 2014, in Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to continue to work with Matt James (2015 Drill Designer), Ryan George (2015 Music Coordinator, Composer/Arranger), and Lloyd Puckitt (2015 Soundscape Designer) for the 75th season of competition. Corps Director Andy Waldukat states, “When putting together the 2015 team, my mind went immediately to the…

Introducing Dr. David Clemmer and Patrick Erwin, Brass Caption Managers

On October 21, 2014, in Staff News

Boston Crusaders are excited to announce David Clemmer and Patrick Erwin as 2015 Brass Caption Managers. Corps Director Andy Waldukat states, “The addition of David and Patrick excite me both as an administrator and musician. The artistry and instrumental pedagogy brought by both gentlemen will certainly create an environment for brass musicians to thrive….