Joni Viertel will replace Brad Green as the Blue Knights' brass caption head for the 2005 season. "Joni has been an integral part of our brass staff over the past two years," said Blue Knights director Mark Arnold. "She certainly has the respect of the members and staff of our corps and was instrumental in the success of our horn line this past summer. I know she'll do a great job of continuing to build upon these successes." Green will be leaving the Blue Knights to explore new possibilities. "I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of the drum corps this past year," said Green. "Joni is an awesome teacher who I know will do a great job of leading the horn line in 2005. I certainly wish nothing but success for Joni, the members of the corps and the entire Blue Knights organization." "Brad did an incredible job of bringing our horn line to a new level this past summer," said Arnold. "We will certainly miss him and wish him well in all of his future endeavors."