Field Pass: DCI Hall of Fame’s new ‘Mr. Nice Guy’
In today’s Field Pass, Dan Potter catches up with Colts executive director Greg Orwoll, who is one of four individuals named as members of the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame Class of 2008.
For nearly 40 years, Orwoll has been involved with the drum corps activity as a member, instructor and director. As he has done since the early 1980s, Orwoll continues to lead the Colts with a genuine demeanor and steadfast commitment to youth that has helped grow the organization into a pillar of its hometown Dubuque, Iowa community and to Drum Corps International as well.
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Dan Potter has been hooked on drum corps and competitive marching band for 30 years. He is the announcer for many Drum Corps International and marching band shows nationwide and is the host of DCI's "Field Pass" podcast which covers the best in marching music.
Drum major of the Geneseo Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from 1979-1981, Dan has experience on the staff of the Glassmen and has taught or consulted high school marching bands in Indiana and Texas.
Dan has been a news anchor, radio personality and manager of newsrooms for 30 years. He is the recipient of numerous broadcast journalism awards including the prestigious Radio-Television News Directors Association’s Edward R. Murrow award for best radio newscast in the U.S. and the DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. Dan is the host of “OKFoodie,” a cooking show in Tulsa, Okla.