Cincinnati Tradition Adds To Instructor Cadre

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The Cincinnati Tradition All-age Drum and Bugle Corps is pleased to announce a valuable addition to our staff. Dr. Larry Tinnerman of Indiana State University will join the corps as a Brass Technician.

Dr. Tinnerman’s performance history started as a baritone bugler in 1969 with the Casper Troopers of Casper, Wyoming. After a 3 year hiatus Larry joined the Erie Thunderbirds in 1972 and remained with them until 1978. He then performed with the Steel city Ambassadors in 1982.

As an Junior Corps instructor, Larry served as the Staff Coordinator for the Enforcer Parade Corps from 1989 through 1992, a Consultant to the Marion Cadets in 1991, the Music Coordinator for the Golden Lancers in 1992, the Coordinator of the Enforcers parade Corps from 1993 through 1995 and was the Coordinator of the Pittsburgh Royal Crusaders in 1995.

His senior corps instructional credentials include Brass Tech and Drill Designer for the Steel City Ambassadors in 1980, Brass Tech for the Erie Thunderbirds in 1981 and 1983, Staff Coordinator and Arranger for the Erie Excalibur 1984 and 1985. Larry served as Ensemble Brass Technician for the Steel City Ambassadors from 1986 through 1988, during which Steel City placed in the top 3 of DCA, including an undefeated regular season in 1986.

Administratively Larry served as the Director of the Pittsburgh Royal Crusaders from 1979 to 1980 and was the Director of the Tri-State Youth Federation which included such organizations as the Enforcers and the Christmas Brass Choir. Currently, Larry consults for several drum corps programs and arranges music for various all age corps and bands.

Larry holds a doctorate in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. As an undergraduate Larry majored in Psychology and Education with a minor in music composition from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Posted by on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011. Filed under Current News, DCA News, FrontPage Feature.