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DAVID WALKER

David is an active composer, arranger, sound designer, educator, and adjudicator residing in Waco, Texas. A native of Tennessee, David has composed music since he was at least seven years old, if not earlier. After teaching in the public sector, he decided to dedicate himself to composing and arranging full time. During his time as a performer, David performed in percussion ensembles, salsa band, world ensembles, large ensembles, and even some as a solo artist. His marching arrangements have been performed mostly in Texas. He has composed for the MTSU wind ensemble, TCU orchestra (winning the concerto competition), as well as percussion ensembles. David was fortunate to have studied with Mr. Lalo Davila, Dr. Andy Smith, Mr. German Baratto, Mr. Tommy Giampietro,  Dr. Brian West, Dr. Richard Gipson, Mr. Joey Carter, Mr. Leigh Howard Stevens, as well as Dr. Michael Linton and Dr. Blaise Ferrandino, both heads of composition faculty.

David is the ensemble coordinator for the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle corps, where he coordinates and runs the ensemble.

As a clinician, David has judged for USBands, North Texas Colorguard Association, Texas Colorguard Association, as well as in other states.


As an instructor, David prided himself in having WGI regional medalists (including holding the highest music score in the nation for PSO class for three weeks in 2017), while also conducting advanced percussion ensembles and a UIL superior concert band ensemble.


David spends his time away from work with his wife and two children, and training for triathlons. 

 

JONATHAN YOO

Jonathan Yoo is the Associate Director of Bands at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. His responsibilities include coordinating the marching band, conducting Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Under his direction, the various ensembles have received consistent “Sweepstakes” ratings at UIL contests and festivals.


Jonathan graduated cum laude from the University of Houston, where he studied saxophone and music education. During his time there he was involved with the marching band, concert bands, and jazz orchestra. While at the University of Houston, he had the opportunity to perform with Diane Shuur, Conrad Herwig, Vincent Herring and Wayne Burgeron.


He also spent four years performing with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. His DCI teaching experience includes Pacific Crest, The Glassmen, Spirit of Atlanta and Music City.


Jonathan is also an adjudicator for visual percussion for several circuits such as: Texas Colorguard Circuit, North Texas Colorguard Circuit, Mississippi Indoor Association, Ohio independent Performance Assocication, Southeastern Colorguard Circuit, and Gulf Coast Colorguard and Percussion.  


His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Color Guard Circuit and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity.

 

BRYAN HARSTON- PROP DESIGN

Biography Pending, but he's brilliant. Seriously, you won't believe how good he is at designing props that will fit in your trailer.

 

BILL CASTILLO

Bio Pending- He makes scores and parts look amazing!