From a Madison Scouts press release: Veteran Visual Designer Myron Rosander has joined the staff of the 2006 Madison Scouts as drill designer and member of the visual team. "We're delighted to offer the membership the opportunity to work with this drum corps great," said Salas, adding, "Myron's imagination and creativity will find a new outlet here at Madison." Known for his dramatic visual productions that harness velocity, power and detail, Rosander will bring a unique visual acuity to the popular Scouts. As drill designer and member of the visual team, Rosander brings a wealth of experience to his new post. A continuous member of the staff of the six-time Drum Corps International World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard since 1985, he was that corps' principal designer from 1987 through 2005. He also served that Santa Clara, California corps in the positions of staff coordinator and assistant director. "I'm excited to become part of a corps with such great traditions and momentum," stated Rosander, "and can't wait to help shape the next generation of Madison programs." Over the past 25 years, Rosander has been associated with successful winter guards and bands as well as drum corps. In addition to his unprecedented 26 seasons with SCV, where in 2000, he was named "Gail Royer Memorial Vanguard of the Year," he was the designer for the 2002 Seattle Cascades, the 2003-2005 Bushwackers senior corps, and currently the L.D. Bell High School marching band from Hurst, Texas. A respected adjudicator and clinician nationwide, He has been active as Judges Coordinator for the NWMBC circuit in the Pacific Northwest, judging for Bands of America, and serving as instructional representative on the DCI Task Force.
A sense of anticipation surrounds the Corps, as this perennial Midwestern powerhouse welcomes the visual designer whose crowd-pleasing work is known for its avant-garde vision and passionate emotion. Notes Salas, "In fact, Myron Rosander and the Madison Scouts promise to be the perfect match!"