Pioneer Announces Return Of Fitzgerald
Edward Fitzgerald is an experienced trumpet player, a seasoned marcher, and a passionate music educator. A native of Frankfort, IL. he was a member of the 1996 and 1997 Marching Illini while a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Edward marched with Pioneer as an age-out in the 1998 “Irish in you Face” show (mellophone). Edward earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001, and he assumed duties as the Director of Bands at LaGrange Highlands District 106 later that year. While fulfilling his duties at Highlands, Edward worked as the Assistant Marching Band Director at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park (2003). He designed the drill for the Marching Eagles’ 2003 competitive program, and he worked with the band throughout the season and during their trip to Walt Disney World to help them become “better every day.”
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