Music Director and Brass Arranger
JOHN M. MEEHAN is most notably known as the brass caption head for The Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps and the owner of JKS Music. John has been on the teaching staff of The Blue Devils since 1994, taking over as caption head in 2006. During that time, he has helped The Blue Devils to 10 DCI Championships and 12 High Brass Awards. Since 1995, JKS Music has been providing original and arranged shows for marching bands, indoor percussion ensembles and drum corps from around the world that are fresh, innovative and competitive.
Some of John’s other compositional highlights include the concert band commissions “Circe’s Curse” and “Man of the Minute”, several Public Service Announcements, two spots for Kaiser Permanente as well as the full musical score for student and independent short films. John also performed on the soundtrack to Disney/Pixar’s movie “Monsters University”, playing bass drum.
John lives in Martinez, California with his loving wife Jackie, their three beautiful daughters and rescue dogs Miles & Luke. He is very much looking forward to his next season with Pacific Crest.