Memphis Sound Announces 2009 Staff

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Memphis Sound Drum & Bugle Corps of Memphis, Tennessee and Grand Prairie, Texas is pleased to announce their full design, instructional, and administrative staff for the 2009 season.

With the number of music educators on this staff, students will definitely experience a true musical experience this summer. The staff represents such programs as Duncanville, Coppell, Lake Highlands, Cinco Ranch, Katy, Vista Ridge, Texas State University, Louisiana Tech University, and many other quality programs throughout the South. The staff has performance experience with such groups as Phantom Regiment, Bluecoats, Blue Stars, Spirit of JSU, Glassmen, Santa Clara Vanguard, The Cadets, and many other quality organizations.

As Memphis Sound begins this new chapter of the organization, we are excited and proud of the quality of instruction that has stepped forward to help lead and direct the organization to new horizons.

There are a few Open Positions on the Administrative side of the corps. If you are interested in filling out one of these positions, please email the corps director at Director [at] memphisdrumcorps [dot] org

If you are interested in joining the corps for the 2009 season, visit the website at The next camp is April 24-26, 2009 in Dallas. Come join the excitement this summer!

2009 Staff List
Corps Director: Chris Green / Grand Prairie, Texas
Program Coordinator: James Thomas / Dallas, Texas
Drill Designer: Nathaniel Neugent / Mansfield, Texas
Brass Arrangements: Chris Green / Dallas, Texas
Battery Arrangements: Chris Sakowski / Memphis, Tennessee
Front Ens. Arrangements: Alan Miller / Dallas, Texas

Percussion Caption Head: Ryan Pride / Austin, Texas
Snare Tech: Matt Howell / Memphis, Tennessee
Bass Techs: Camaron Walton / Little Rock, Arkansas
Drake Melson / Edmond, Oklahoma
Front Ensemble Techs: Chris Crummel / San Marcos, Texas
Amanda Peterson / Memphis, Tennessee

Brass Caption Head: Andrew Lee / Katy, Texas
Brass Tech: James Canty / Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Brass Tech: Ray Jones / Katy, Texas
Brass Tech: Dale Fremin / Katy, Texas
Brass Tech: George Flores / Fort Worth, Texas
Brass Tech: Andrew Straight / Leander, Texas
Brass Tech: Don Hardin / Lindale, Texas
Brass Tech: John Martin / Huntingdon, Tennessee
Brass Tech: Andrew Snead / Virginia Beach, Virginia

Visual Caption Head: Kenneth Thompson / Duncanville, Texas
Visual Tech Brass: Brandon Slovak / Coppell, Texas
Visual Tech Brass: Tate Fincher / Richardson, Texas
Visual Tech Perc: Randall Webber / Mansfield, Texas

Color Guard Caption Head: Bethany Longcrier / Hurst, Texas
Color Guard Tech: Emily McKay / Dallas, Texas

Brass / Visual Intern: Lindsey Sargent / Edmond, Oklahoma
Brass / Visual Intern: Greg Stoecker / Memphis,Tennessee

Administrative Team
Assistant Corps Director: Dr. Gary Westbrook / Ruston, Louisiana
Director of Development: Shannon Reynolds / Round Rock, Texas
Membership Coordinator: Kimberly Klakamp / Wylie, Texas
Fundraising Coordinator: Open Position
Recruiting Coordinator: Open Position
Assistant Tour Director: Landon Tooke / Ruston, Louisiana
Operations Manager: Open Position
Volunteer Coordinator: Open Position
Logistics Coordinator: Dan Reyna / Dallas, Texas
Food Services Manager: John Sanders / Madison, Mississippi
Business Manager: Open Position
DSS / Merchandising Mgr: Jason Maier / Dallas, Texas
Web Promotion: David Berryman / Dallas, Texas

Posted by on Monday, April 20th, 2009. Filed under DCI Open.