Contra 2010 and 2011 Brass Sergeant 2011
Zach was instrumental to the Genesis program, being an active member and volunteering for everything he could assist with. A founding member of the Genesis program, Zach is the perfect example of how woodwind players can perform at a high level in the drum corps activity.
Now an Assistant Band Director at Bleyl Middle School, Zach has volunteered his time and energies to Genesis and we look forward to being a small part in a bright future.
"Marching Genesis in its first two seasons allowed me to achieve one of the biggest goals of my young adult life. Being a clarinet player while also aspiring to be a member of a drum corps was a daunting task for my high school self. But there is nothing more that I regret than waiting to march until I went to college....
I wish that I would have started sooner so I could spend more time in this fantastic activity!
Genesis allowed me to learn so much about my character and musical abilities that stood in the way of some untapped potential. I learned to work harder, think faster, play better, and push my limits to new heights.
In my second season I was given the opportunity to step in as Horn Sergeant and lead the Genesis horn line to another successful year of growth and excitement. I learned so much about my leadership abilities that I would have ever been able to in any other environment.
I felt that the two years that I spent in Genesis were the most successful years of my life.
I am thankful for everything about my experience with Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps"
Coming off the most successful production to date, "The Art of Darkness", Genesis is excited to announce that the majority of the creative team and educational team will be back to take on the challenge of "Phantom of the Opera"!
Creative CoordinatorChris Magonigal, Brass DesignerEd Gobbel, Visual DesignerJosh Gall and Percussion DesignersJake Gall and Bobby Scott all return for the 2015 season and look forward to supplying the members of Genesis with an unforgettable performance experience.
As the first of several Educational Team Announcements,Ed Gobbel returns as the Brass Caption Supervisor and Director of Education whileJosh Gall will step up to the role of Visual Caption Supervisor. Joining Josh will beLuke Gall, in the role of Visual Caption Head, a newcomer to the Genesis team. Last seasons Percussion Designer,Jake Gall, will be the new face of the Genesis Percussion Program serving as Percussion Caption Supervisor 2015. Rounding out this exciting team isBrian Dutton, another fresh face to the Genesis family, as the Colorguard Caption Supervisor.
"I can not be more pleased with the staffing we have in place so far. The combination of these educators is going to be dynamic!", says E.D. Chris Magonigal. "We set out early this season to put the right pieces in place to continue our commitment to the education our performers receive. As our program grows the caliber of our educational and creatives staffs has grown."
To see complete bio's on our current staff please click here and stay tuned for more announcements in the coming weeks.
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