Boston Crusaders Announce 2014 Administration Team Additions
Corps Director Andy Waldukat and team are wrapping up the final touches for the 2014 summer tour and have some exciting news to share. Today we’re welcoming some incredible new members to our Crusader family. Patrick Refsnider will join the Crusaders as the Assistant Corps Director. Joining Patrick on the administration team, Jeff Pearson will take on the role of Administrative Consultant, and Meg Gallagher as a 2014 Operations Assistant.
Patrick Refsnider is the Associate Director of Bands at James Logan High School in Union City, California. Refsnider conducts the Concert and Symphonic Bands and serves as Woodwind Caption Head. Prior to his position at James Logan High School, Refsnider served as the Director of Continuing Education and Associate Professor of Clarinet at VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois. VanderCook’s MECA continuing education program provides rigorous weeklong courses during the summer and provides teachers access to a nationally recognized slate of professors and clinicians. Following his tenure at VanderCook Refsnider led high school band programs in Beaverton and Roseburg, Oregon. Corps Director Andy Waldukat states, “I have wanted to collaborate with Patrick again for some time. When determining who would fill the role of Assistant Corps Director, this idea resonated immediately. His demeanor and perspective will compliment the environment and culture I wished to create at the Crusaders.”
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