Tim Darbonne Hired as 2013 Drill Designer

Program Coordinator Mark Gunderson has tapped Tim Darbonne to be Pacific Crest’s 2013 drill designer. Darbonne designs and instructs for some of the most noted band programs in the Southern United States. He’s also taught for a number of World Class Drum Corps, including Madison Scouts, Troopers, and currently, the Blue Devils.

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Behind The Crest – Episode 3

Episode 3 of Behind the Crest – a weekly podcast offering a behind-the-scenes view of Southern California’s ONLY DCI World Class drum and bugle corps.

Series host Matt Lackey introduces choreographer Angela Tousley and drill writer Steven Estudillo. Visual Coordinator Ralph Pace discusses the process of working together to create a quality visual product.

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CampBLOG: 2012 March Camp

Drill Designer Steven Estudillo discusses the process of bringing ideas from the page to the field in this episode of CampBLOG. [Read more…]

Behind the Crest – Episode 2

Episode 2 of Behind the Crest – a weekly podcast offering a behind-the-scenes view of Southern California’s ONLY DCI World Class drum and bugle corps.

Series host Matt Lackey introduces Music Director and Front Ensemble Arranger Jeff Lee, Brass Arranger John Meehan, and Percussion Arranger Pete Sapadin. The music design team discusses the process of going from idea to performance. They’ll also talk about their programming goals for Pacific Crest.

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Behind the Crest – Episode 1

Welcome to our first episode of Behind the Crest – a weekly podcast offering a behind-the-scenes view of Southern California’s ONLY DCI World Class drum and bugle corps.

Series host Matt Lackey introduces Program Coordinator Mark Gunderson, Jeff Lee, and Hall of Fame member Ralph Pace. The new design team discusses how they settled on The Spectrum. They’ll also talk about their programming goals for Pacific Crest.

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