Spirit of Newark/New Jersey Executive Director passes away
Drum Corps International mourns the loss of longtime Spirit of Newark/New Jersey Executive Director Glenn Eng, who passed away suddenly Friday, July 27.
A former member of the Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights of Newark, N.J., Eng also served as a brass instructor with the Bridgemen, Velvet Knights, New York Knickerbockers and Falcon Ridgemen, among others.
“In addition to being a great teacher, he was also a great mentor and a good friend,” Spirit of Newark Corps Director Harold Wright said. “Mr. Eng will be missed by many.”
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. (ET) at Queen of Angels, 44 Irvine Turner Blvd., Newark, N.J.