From a Blue Knights press release: Jeff Ausdemore has been named the Blue Knights percussion caption head for the 2006 drum corps season. Ausdemore currently serves as director of percussion studies at Colleyville-Heritage High School in the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, area. Prior to his appointment at CHHS, Ausdemore was an adjunct professor of percussion at the University of Texas at Arlington. Ausdemore's professional background includes performing with several symphonies, wind ensembles and percussion ensembles and he is currently principal percussionist with the Texas Wind Symphony. Ausdemore is no stranger to the drum corps activity, having instructed and consulted with several drum corps including Blue Knights, Cavaliers, Phantom Regiment and Southwind. Ausdemore will be replacing Pat Amann as caption head. Amann will continue with the Blue Knights as program coordinator and is looking forward to a fantastic 2006 season.