Welcoming Don Click to the 2018 Design Team

Pacific Crest welcomes Don Click to the 2018 Design Team. Don will work alongside Program Coordinator, Steven Estudillo, as our Design Coordinator. [Read more…]

Don Click

Don Click
Design Coordinator

DON CLICK is co-founder of Independent World Class percussion group Music City Mystique and served as the Executive Director until 2006. He remains active on the McM Board of Directors and the Design Team.

Don is a sought-after designer and program coordinator for marching band and winter percussion programs nationwide. Touching all WGI percussion divisions, he has had numerous finalists and medal recipients in his 22 year history. He continues to actively judge in all areas of the performing arts.

Don’s drum corps affiliation is diverse and goes back many years including marching the The Bayonne Bridgemen, Suncoast Sound and the Blue Devils.

With Winter Guard International, Don has served as a member of the Percussion Advisory Board, Percussion Steering Committee, and the Board of Directors. He was inducted into the Winter Guard International Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit Hall of Fame in 2013. Don currently serves on the WGI Executive Committee as Treasurer. He has also served as President and Percussion Coordinator of the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit.

Don resides in Katy, Texas, with his wife Stephanie and their children Avery and Piper.

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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