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The Kingston Grenadiers Announce Lansing Dimon as Drum Major for 2011


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The Kingston Grenadiers Announce Lansing Dimon as Drum Major for 2011

Lansing began his drum corps involvement with the Syracuse Brigadiers in 1994. He has over 25 years in the marching activity, and has instructed, consulted, designed and arranged in the marching musical activity since 1994 working with several high school field bands, college bands, drum corps and winterguards. Additionally, he has served in administrative and leadership positions on several boards of directors for alumni and fraternal organizations throughout his professional career and has higher education experience in student affairs, residence life and student programming.

During his 17 year tenure with The Brigadiers he has marched baritone, mellophone, soprano, served as an assistant drum major and has served on the Board of Directors as President and Vice President. Along with continuing to work with the Brigadiers Alumni, Lansing is currently on staff with the Kingston Grenadiers as a brass instructor, having started at the end of the 2010 season.

Lansing is a 1994 and 2005 graduate of Syracuse University, where he earned his B.M. in Music Education, M.S. in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation, and M.S. in Music Education. When not involved in his studies or work, he continues to develop his skills as a composer and musician (both instrumental and vocal) and integrative educator, exploring the use of technology and development of instructional media in music education.

He currently resides in Norwich, NY where he is the high school band director for the Norwich (NY) City Schools, where he continues to compose and arrange

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Lansing did great work on the road with Pioneer as well.

Donny

Lansing has been a great addition to the brass staff and we are happy he has taken on the Majors position. The show is agressive and exciting with the brass numbers averaging better than they have for years. Still looking for a few players for the battery which is rare. We could use another snare and 2 tenors, bass is full. Anyone who knows our percussion section over the years it always has had a consistent track record of excellence. All due to Scott Atkins and his dedicated support staff.

Cheers DLD

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Wow... great catch... this is a good thing...

What Tom said! It'll be great to see Lansing back on the podium.

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