Pacific Crest proudly presents its 2019 production, entitled “Everglow.” Musical selections are inspired by Alan Silvestri, John Psathas, Jerry Goldsmith, Martin Sebastian Vogt, and Danny Elfman.
The Kross Family came to Pacific Crest in 2018, and immediately jumped in to help. “Why do I volunteer,” you ask? I tend to wonder: Why wouldn’t I volunteer? Why wouldn’t I be there for my child’s developmental years? Why wouldn’t I watch her live out her dream? Why wouldn’t I support him in his […]
Sal Nicrone marched Drum Corps in the early 1970’s with The Chessmen in Easton, PA, and then with the Hawthorne Muchachos in New Jersey. They were fun years and he made friendships that he still has to this day. “When I was living in Pennsylvania my wife and I volunteered with the Cadets and C2. […]
Paulina Laroya joined Pacific Crest in 2015. After taking a year off, she returned for the 2017 season. Paulina is a member of our color guard and a student at UC Riverside. Tell us about your background and family. My hometown is Quezon City, Philippines, and I was raised there as an only child until […]
Hayden Ford joined Pacific Crest in 2016. The 2017 season will be his second season as a trumpet player. Hayden is a student at CSU Long Beach. Tell us about your background and family. Though I was born in San Diego, California, I grew up in Redondo Beach. I have one older sister named Hannah. What brought […]
Michelle Ho joined Pacific Crest 2016. The 2017 season will be her second season as a mellophone player. Tell us about your background and family. My hometown is Redondo Beach, California, but I was born in Harbor City, California. I have one older sister named Jennifer. What brought you to Pacific Crest? I joined Pacific […]
Kay Bratton already had several years of drum corps volunteer experience prior to joining the Pacific Crest support staff. Though her daughter aged out of Pacific Crest in 2016, Kay plans to return for the 2017 season. “I’ll be perfectly honest, when my first child started marching drum corps, I wanted to volunteer to make sure the […]
Matthew Shippey first performed with Pacific Crest in 2016. The 2017 season will be his second as a member of the snare line. Tell us about your background and family. I was born and raised in San Diego, CA. I have 3 older siblings, 2 brothers and one sister. Their names are Mike, Sara, and […]
Nurah Holloway’s first season with Pacific Crest was 2015. She is returning in 2016 as a member of the color guard. Tell us about your background and family. I am from San Diego, CA. I am the middle of 5 with an older sister and brother and younger brother and sister. What brought you to […]
Michael Ma first performed with Pacific Crest in 2014. He is returning as mellophone section leader for the 2016 season. Tell us about your background and family. I was born and raised in Camarillo, California. I have one older brother, Brandon, and one older sister, Allison. What brought you to Pacific Crest? My high school […]
Armando Luis Duenas is an alumnus of Pacific Crest, who marched Contra in 2007 and 2008. He is currently finishing his Master’s Degree in Conducting at Azusa Pacific University. “I have a unique relationship with Pacific Crest. One of my greatest friends was the late Zach Headden, and I survived the car accident that took […]
Corin Uchuion (pronounced oo-KY-en) performed with Pacific Crest in 2014 and 2015, and she is returning for the 2016 season as one of the drum majors. Tell us about your background and family. I was born and raised in Ventura, California, alongside my older sister, Sherry, whom I credit for getting me involved in percussion. What […]
Victoria McFarland performed with Pacific Crest in 2014 and 2015, and she is returning for the 2016 season. Tell us about your background and family. My hometown is Moreno Valley, CA. I am an only child, but my friend, Jesse, lives with us. He’s older than me, and is pretty much my big brother. What brought […]
Mailyn Ramirez is the mother of five-year member, Sabrina Thomas. She has been volunteering for Pacific Crest since 2012. “I have always thought that donating time is just as valuable as donating money. I started volunteering for Pacific Crest in 2012. I quickly learned how much time and energy is needed to run such an […]
Solana Blantz performed on mellophone with Pacific Crest in 2013 and 2014.
Victor Tran performed in the baritone section with Pacific Crest in 2011, 2013, and 2014.
Michelle Ignacio spent her first and final year of drum corps with Pacific Crest in 2014. She performed in the color guard.
Francis Sefton is in his fifth season with Pacific Crest. He serves as the contra section leader.
Carla Gossell has been donating to Pacific Crest since 2007, but has been following drum corps for 40 years. “I’m always telling others about this wonderful activity that helps young people excel musically and personally. When I donate, I feel a sense of pride that I’m helping the corps accomplish its goals.” The biggest impression […]
Warren and Deborah Karr have made annual contributions to the Pacific Crest Tour Fund since 2000. Their involvement with the corps began the prior summer when their daughter, Jordan, decided to march. The couple’s first impression of the corps was at Sneak Preview. “We were swept away,” said Warren. “The corps looked and sounded fantastic.” […]