Melissa Haley, Trumpet
Mark Wada (Tenors) and Aki Yamamoto (Snare)
Bradley Phillips, Band Director, Falkville High School (Falkville, AL)
David Matter, Euphonium
Allison Ryan, Color Guard
Dakota Chavez, Drum Major
Joe Calderon, Tour Manager (Alumnus: 1993 and 1994)
Alex Moore, Tuba and Horn Sergeant
Henry Johns hails from Huntington Beach, California. He is a second-year member of the baritone section.
Debbie Milligan has worked on Pacific Crest’s support staff for eight years. She lives in Aliso Viejo, California, and her son, Ryan, performed with Pacific Crest from 2006 to 2010.
Talon Werner is a first-year member from Huntington Beach, California, and a recent graduate from Huntington Beach High School.
Today’s TourBLOG features Rachelle Sellen, a member of Pacific Crest’s Member Health Team. The team is under the leadership of Jim Olea and includes medical providers and interns who assist and advise members who are experiencing illnesses or injuries.
This is Maggie Brimhall’s first season with Pacific Crest. She’s from Vancouver, Washington, and recently graduated from Evergreen High School.
Pat Ryan and Alex Moore have been performing with Pacific Crest since 2009. Pat is a student at UCLA, and Alex at Northern Arizona University. Today’s episode of TourBLOG features these long-time vets, who will age out after this season.
Today we introduce Barathi Chinnappan, a first-year member of Pacific Crest’s cymbal line, who will be aging out at the end of this season. Barathi is from Pennsylvania and is completing her undergraduate degree at West Chester University.
Three-year member and age-out Eric Briggs is featured in this episode of TourBLOG, Eric is junior at UCLA and plays in our bass line.
Today’s episode of TourBLOG features Yuto Takenaga is one of our Japenese students, and is in his second year as a member of Pacific Crest..
After the Santa Clara show, the corps moved into El Camino High School in Oceanside, California. Jordan Bagheri is interviewed in this episode of TourBLOG.
Sean Eckley (Trumpet) and Francis Sefton (Tuba) are featured in this episode of TourBLOG. Both are four-years members of the corps.
This episode of TourBLOG features Brad Davis, Pacific Crest’s Brass Co-Caption Head. Brad is the band director at Esperanza High School in Anaheim, California, and has taught at Pacific Crest since 2008.
This episode of TourBLOG features Danielle Leininger, a resident of Placentia, California, who is attending Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa.
Anissa Badea missed the days one and two of First Tour due to her graduation from University High School in Irvine, California. She is in her second season as a mellophone performer with Pacific Crest, and was awarded a Rochford Scholarship for Excellence at last fall’s banquet.
Today we hear from Andrew Holdaway, one of Pacific Crest’s new members. Andrew is a student at Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California, and is a first-year trumpet player at PC.