From a Carolina Crown press release: Carolina Crown is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Beddis as percussion caption arranger/supervisor for 2007 and beyond. Lee's experience at all levels of instruction from tech, to caption head, arranger and percussion coordinator make him the perfect choice for leading the Crown percussion section. He has worked in the past with Madison Scouts, Crossmen, Glassmen, Phantom Regiment and Star of Indiana.

"Lee brings a renewed sense of aggression, intensity and vigor to the percussion section that certainly can match that of the already fine brass and color guard programs," said Jim Coates, program coordinator. "Beddis has the unique reputation of building quality percussion programs with success in short periods of time and this fits right with Crown's desired level of success. Look for additional updates on faculty coming soon."

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