Nicole Casino Percussion Instructor NICOLE CASINO performed with a number of award-winning DCI and WGI ensembles, including Pulse Percussion (2011-2013), RCC (2014-2015), Bluecoats (2011), and Blue Devils (2012-2013). She served as section leader for Pulse Percussion in 2013 and was the first female center snare for the Blue Devils that same year. Nicole works as […]
Joshua-Guerrero Martinez Drum Major Camp Instructor JOSHUA ADAM has been a part of the percussion community since 2001. He is currently the Captain Head at West Covina High School, and has been a musician with the Disneyland Resort since 2011. His marching experience is with Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps in 2008 & 2009 […]
Eric Briggs Drum Major Camp Instructor ERIC BRIGGS began playing percussion at an early age, continuing his music education while attending Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. During his time at Hoover he performed in multiple ensembles including the marching band, concert band, symphonic orchestra, and jazz band. While in the marching band he played […]
Arturo Castro Drum Major Camp Instructor ARTURO CASTRO joined the Pacific Crest family in 2012 as a member of the color guard section. After aging out, he served the Pacific Crest admin team from 2015 to 2018. In addition to working with Pacific Crest’s administrative team, Arturo has previously worked as a staff clinician for […]
AUTHOR: Mark Kveton | DATES: Monday – Friday, June 22 -26 | TIME: 2 – 4:30 pm each day
This five-day course is tailored for any student looking to hone and enhance their leadership skills — open to current as well as prospective leaders, including drum majors, section leaders, and color guard captains.
Pacific Crest is a recognized leader in the marching arts community. We are here today because of supporters like you. We will survive these harsh times, and we are eager to build on 2019’s historic success. But we need your help to get there. When DCI cancelled the 2020 season, we got right to work: […]
AUTHOR: Rudy Ruiz | DATES: May 20, May 27, June 3 | TIME: 6 pm each day
In this three-part training, Pacific Crest Visual Caption Head Rudy Ruiz addresses the art of quality visual instruction. From fundamental principles, to teaching strategies, to finding a teaching job, Rudy addresses all aspects of this subject over three one-hour webinars.
AUTHOR: Stuart Pompel | Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6 pm
Are your band boosters challenged with bringing in donations? Are they looking for ways to make events more profitable? In this training, Pacific Crest CEO Stuart Pompel introduces some of the fundamental principles of nonprofit fundraising, and how they can be applied to make your booster club fundraising more effective — and fun! Stuart has 25 years of success in nonprofit fundraising. See how you can apply his techniques to your own organization.