Having marched with the Santa Clara Vanguard organization in 2001 and 2003-2006, DAN ADAMS served his last two years as Horn Sergeant. As an educator he has worked with a number of groups throughout California which include Homestead, Fountain Valley, Oak Grove, Nogales and Rancho Cucamonga High School to only name a few. He has also had the pleasure of working with DCI Open and World Class groups such as the Vanguard Cadets, Arizona Academy, Spirit of Atlanta and most notably served as the Visual Caption Head for Spirit from 2012-2014.
Dan holds a B.A in Music Education from CSUSB and a M.M. in Trumpet Performance from the University of Redlands.
He is currently a trumpet player in the United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Band in Fort Benning, GA, which serves over 500 military music missions a year. Having previously served in the 113th Army Band in Fort Knox, KY, he now lives in Columbus, GA, with his wife Jacqueline and adopted dog Mopsy.