The Royal Cavaliers Winds is proud to announce their educational staff for the new season. The Administration would like to welcome Alann Pak as the Winds Caption Head and Prichard Pearce as the Winds Technician.
Alann is a music educator from Pasadena, California. He received his Bachelor’s of Music degree in Music Education in 2016 from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU Long Beach. He is currently attending CSULB to earn a teaching credential. Alann’s drum corps experience began with Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps in 2011. He completed his drum corps career with Pacific Crest in 2015 on lead baritone. Alann also participated with the Pacific Crest Brass Ensemble and won 1st place in the Individual & Ensemble Competition. Alann has worked as Music Instructor for many different high schools in Southern California, including: Arcadia, Crescenta Valley, La Quinta, Rosemead, Temple City, and Woodbridge.
Prichard is a musician from Southern California. He received his Associates degree in Music Performance from Riverside Community College and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory at CSU Long Beach in Music Performance and Education. Prichard was a hornline member for Velvet Knights 07-09, Bluecoats 10-12, and Blue Devils International 2015. Prichard also performed with Full Force Percussion 08-10 on bass drum and Pulse Percussion 11-14 on cymbals. Prichard’s teaching experience includes world class groups such as Pioneer Drum & Bugle corps, Crossmen Drum and Bugle corps, POW Percussion and Pulse Percussion. He is an active educator in the Southern California community where he is involved with multiple local high school programs. Prichard currently lives in Placentia, CA.
In addition to Alann and Prichard, Brian Shay will be returning as the Visual Caption Head and Program Choreography. The Royal Cavaliers Percussion Front Ensemble will also be working with the winds’ percussion section. Also returning for another season for composing/arranging, will be John Meehan and Lance Delgado.
The Royal Cavaliers Percussion is excited to the have a great staff for the inaugural season. Lance Delgado has accepted the Caption Head role along with composing for the ensemble. The front ensemble will be instructed by Christopher Truitt (Front Ensemble Manager) and Andrew Ramirez (Front Ensemble / Sound Design). The battery section will be instructed by Gabe Dulek (Snare Drums / Battery Manager), Danny LaFrance (Tenors), Steve Rojas (Bass Drums / Visual) and Elaine Ngo (Cymbals).
The ensemble will also have several consultants that will be adding valuable ideas to the ensemble. Jennifer Swanek – Cymbal Consultant and Mike Freed – Visual Consultant) are two (2) consultants that will work with the ensemble throughout the season. Additional Consultants will be added in the near future.
To read the bios for the staff members, use the following link Percussion Staff Bios
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