Battery Caption Head
Eric M. Thompson serves as Battery Caption Head for Genesis Drum & Bugle Corps from Austin, TX. He is also the Director for The Academy for Scholastic & Personal Success, Jane Boyd Percussion Conservatory, The Iowa Music and Arts Association as well as the founder of Thompson's Drum Pad which is all located in his hometown of Cedar Rapids, IA.
He was a member of The Emerald Knights (1987 & 1988) and Star of Indiana (1989 & 1991) and went on to serve on the percussion teams for Colts, Blue Stars and direct Coastal Surge Drum and Bugle Corps from Myrtle Beach, SC.
Thompson holds degrees from the following institutions: New England Conservatory of Music, Northeastern University, and Teachers College, Columbia University.