Nathan Carroll Percussion Co-Caption Head NATE CARROLL is returning for his second year as Percussion Co-Caption Head at Pacific Crest. He also serves as Percussion Caption Head at Gahr HS. Nate graduated from Chino Hills HS in 2014 and began his teaching career straight out of high school.
Scott Oliver Consultant SCOTT OLIVER is the Assistant Director of Bands at Marian Catholic High School where he assists with the marching band, conducts the Concert Band, and leads two jazz bands. He is also a staff member of the Drum Major Institute at the Bands of America Summer Symposium.
Nathan Pratt Assistant Brass Caption Head NATHAN PRATT is excited to spend his 11th summer of DCI with Pacific Crest, having spent three seasons as a member of the Madison Scouts mellophone section and six seasons with the Madison Scouts brass instructional staff. Nathan has worked as a band
Sean Conway Instructor SEAN CONWAY is Director of Bands at St. Croix Central High School in Hammond, WI, where he has been since 2017, and is currently the music director for Fleurish Winds. Previously, he worked for six years as a trumpet technician for the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps
Jay Hagy Consultant JAY HAGY currently serves as a Band Director for the Grisham Middle School Band in Austin, TX. Prior to this appointment, he served as an Associate Band Director at Grain Valley High School in Kansas City, MO and Klein Oak High School in Houston, TX. Jay was a member of the
Andy Smart Consultant ANDY SMART studied music education and performance at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He marched in the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps for six years, aging out in 1999 as drum major. Andy went on to teach the corps for over ten years after that as a brass
Sean Phelan Brass Caption Head SEAN PHELAN is currently Associate Director of Bands at Robert E. Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, TX. Sean earned the Master of Music degree in Wind Conducting from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in 2018 as a student of Stephen W. Pratt, and
Kyle Smit Tenor Instructor KYLE SMIT graduated from Rancho Cucamonga High School in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of La Verne. His performance experience includes Mandarins (2013), Blue Stars (2014-2016), POW (2014) and Pulse Percussion