The Bluecoats have released a complete staff roster of individuals who will instruct corps members during the 2009 Drum Corps International season.

View all new and returning staff members at

Boston Crusaders

Thirty-seven combined years of Boston Crusader percussionists and staff members gathered on Nov. 7 at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas.

See who was in attendance at


The Colts announced all members of the corps' 2009 design team. Returning is Jude Boughton (program coordinator), Michael Cesario (program consultant), Chris Tomsa (brass arranger), and Jeremy Hunt (visual designer). Michael Lenz is the newly appointed color guard designer, and Max Mullinix will add percussion arranging to his list of duties as caption head.

Read more about this team and the Colts' 2009 program "Fathoms."

Phantom Regiment

Music arranger and caption head, J.D. Shaw will head up Phantom Regiment's long list of returning brass staff members during the 2009 season. New to the full time staff will be alums Chris Rugila (mellophone) and Jeremy Figlewicz (euphonium). Sam Pilafian will also return to the corps' brass staff after a three-year hiatus.