Archives for September 2017

2018 Design Team

As we near our 25th anniversary, Pacific Crest is pleased to announce the design team for our 2018 season.
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Glen Crosby

Glen Crosby
Program Consultant

GLEN CROSBY is an independent music educator, arranger, consultant and performer with a specialization in marching percussion. He currently runs the marching percussion program at UCLA, works with Arcadia High School and consults with marching bands, winter percussion ensembles, and drum and bugle corps. He has taught and consulted with Pulse Percussion since 2009.

Glen began his marching percussion career in 1981 as a performer with the Blue Devils, and aged out in 1984. He went on to work with the Garfield Cadets, Santa Clara Vanguard, Velvet Knights, Capital Regiment, Glassmen, Freelancers, Blue Knights, Academy, and Carolina Crown achieving five DCI World Championships (Cadets (1985), Santa Clara Vanguard (1989, 1999), Carolina Crown (2013) and five High Percussion Awards in his various roles as a consultant, battery technician, assistant caption head, and technique manager for the Santa Clara Vanguard (1988, 1989, 1998, 2004) and the Cadets (2003).

Glen is a member of the Vic Firth Educational team, and is also a Remo artist. He resides in Long Beach, CA.

Ezekiel Lanser

Ezekiel Lanser
Battery Percussion Arranger and Composer

Ezekiel Lanser was born and raised on the central coast of California, and spent his middle and high school years in Gilbert, Arizona. He went on to study percussion, arranging, and composition at the University of North Texas where he received his B.M. in Percussion Performance. He spent his drum corps marching career with the Seattle Cascades, Esperanza, and the Phantom Regiment (2006-2007). His indoor percussion marching career included Momentum Percussion Theater and Pulse Percussion.

Currently living in Southern California, Ezekiel is in demand as a show designer, music composer, and arranger within the marching arts. His music has been competitively and successfully represented nationwide in WBA, BOA, SCPA, WGI, and DCI. As an educator, Ezekiel is currently the percussion caption head at Pacifica High School and is on the design and music staff at Los Alamitos High School. He is also on music staff as a snare technician at Pulse Percussion.

Ezekiel has held a number of roles in the marching arts over the last 7 years. He served as a tech then ensemble coordinator for POW Percussion before moving to Pulse Percussion as a snare tech in 2016. Ezekiel has been on percussion staff with the Boston Crusaders, Phantom Regiment, and most recently completed his 3rd year as a snare tech for the Santa Clara Vanguard.

Ezekiel currently lives in Huntington Beach, California.

Betty Yoder Retires After 21 Years of Service

Pacific Crest’s Office Manager & Bookkeeper, Betty Yoder, retired on August 31st, after 21 years with Pacific Crest.

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Jenifer Guldner

Jenifer Guldner
Business Manager

Jenifer received her B.A from CSUF in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management, and is currently working on a dual M.A. at Webster University. She has been part of the color guard activity since middle school, and performed with Esperanza Drum & Bugle Corps, Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps, Corona and Fantasia.

In addition to her role at Pacific Crest, Jen is Human Resource Administrative Coordinator for Creative Costuming & Designs. She is married to Tim Tintari, an alumnus of Pacific Crest. They have a little boy, Nicholas, a daughter on the way, and two dogs, Noodles and Emma.