Tyler Clark

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Tuba Technician

TYLER CLARK resides in San Marcos, Texas. He spent much of his undergraduate study at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. While there, he worked as both a music and visual technician/consultant at Frenship ISD for 4 years. He also maintained a private studio in the Lubbock area for both Frenship and Ralls ISD. Tyler performed in many of the university’s ensembles, including the concert bands, marching band, Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Combos, and the Tuba/Euphonium ensemble.

Tyler was a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle corps from 2009 to 2010. He went on to teach the Seattle Cascades in 2013.

Tyler currently teaches lessons, arranges, and freelances in Texas. He is pursuing his degree in Music Performance, and then continue on to a Master’ss in Performance and Jazz Studies.

 

Brianne Risa Tomas

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Color Guard Instructor

BRIANNE RISA TOMAS is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, and lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is pursuing her BA in Sociology with a minor in dance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

She discovered her passion for color guard as a student at Sierra Vista High School (2004-2008) and continued on to perform with Pacific Crest (2010-2011) and Santa Clara Vanguard (2012). During the winter season, Brianne also performs with the Santa Clara Vanguard Winterguard (2013-2015). 

Brianne is an active color guard instructor in the Las Vegas Valley and is presently on staff at Sierra Vista, Durango, and Centennial High Schools. 

Jenifer Guldner-Tintari

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Color Guard Instructor

JENIFER GULDNER-TINTARI is a graduate of Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego, California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Management from California State University, Fullerton.

Jenifer’s performance experience includes Esperanza Drum and Bugle Corps (2003-2004, 2006), Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps (2007), Esperanza Winter Percussion (2004), Fantasia Winter Guard (2010), and Corona Winter Guard (2011).

As an active color guard educator, Jen has instructed high school color guards throughout Southern California, including California (Whittier), El Dorado (Placentia), Marina High School (Huntington Beach), Troy High School (Fullerton), Lakeside, Orange Lutheran, and Warren (Downey). She started teaching at Pacific Crest in 2012.

In addition to teaching color guard, Jenifer is a patient coordinator at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry in La Habra, California. She resides in Brea, California, with her husband, Tim.

Felicia Thorn

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Color Guard Instructor

FELICIA THORN was raised in Gilbert, Arizona, and is a graduate of Gilbert High School. She performed with The Academy from 2008-2011, and instructed their color guard during the 2012 season.

After relocating to California, Felicia became an active color guard instructor/choreographer for a number of programs, including Ramona High School (Riverside), Nogales High School, Chino Hills High School, and Townsend Junior High School (Chino Hills). She is an active performer and is an inaugural member of WGI’s newest Independent World Guard “Empire” out of the Inland Empire of Southern California.

Felicia holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science with an emphasis in Automotive Performance Technology from Mesa Community College.

Christina Grindle

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Color Guard Instructor

CHRISTINA GRINDLE has performed in the color guards of Capital Regiment, the Glassmen, Spirit of Atlanta, where she spent her age-out year.

Her WGI experience includes three years as a cast member of Artistry in BLUE, winning “fan-favorite” at the Independent A World Championships. In 2013, She also served as an administrative intern with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps.

Christina earned her B.M. in Music Education from Ashland, University, focusing on flute. She is currently a professional musician in the 249th United States Army Band, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, with her husband, Andy.

 

 

 

 

Rachelle Sellen

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Physical Conditioning Coordinator

RACHELLE SELLEN performed with Pacific Crest in 2008 and 2009 and Santa Clara Vanguard in 2011.

She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of La Verne, and is continuing her education at California Baptist University to complete a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology.

As a member of the Pacific Crest Member Health Team, her goal is to help along side with all of the medical professionals to develop a protocol of treatment and injury care for the members of the drum corps. Having many injuries herself she knows the importance of a health care team to insure safety of all members.