From a Blue Stars press release: The Blue Stars recently named three conductors to direct the corps during the 2008 season.

Terryl Banta, Jonathan Powell and Joseph Raymond
Assuming the principal conductor position will be Jonathan Powell, a junior at the University of Arkansas who is pursuing degrees in chemical engineering and international business and economics. This will be his first year with the Blue Stars and as a member of a drum corps. Taking on associate conductor responsibilities will be Joseph Raymond, a second-year conductor with the Blue Stars and Terryl Banta, a former drum major for the Seattle Cascades and Spokane Thunder. Read more about all three of these conductors on