Jonathan Zuniga

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Front Ensemble & Electronics Arranger and Composer

JONATHAN ZUNIGA is an instructor and composer from Southern California, and is the Assistant Front Ensemble Arranger for Box Six.

Jonathan is currently the Front Ensemble Arranger and is on the Design Team of the 2017-2018 Pacific Crest season and is excited to join George Mason University for their 2018 season . His past instructional experience in DCI includes Academy 2011, Cadets 2012, and the Blue Stars 2013-2016

Jonathan’s performance experience includes the Arizona Academy Drum and Bugle Corps 2007, RCC Winter Drumline 2009, and the Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps 2008.

Jonathan is a member of the Vic Firth Educational team and lives in Fullerton, California. Learn more about his work at

Narrissa Sneed

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Color Guard Instructor

NARRISSA SNEED is from Leesburg, Georgia, where she attended Lee County High School. She went on to attend Valdosta State University

Her performance experience includes Spirit of Atlanta (2013-2014), Spirit of Atlanta Winter Guard (2014), and Paramount World Winter Guard (2015-2016)

She has taught at Lowndes High School and Spirit of Atlanta.

Joey Staab

Joey Staab
Snare Instructor

A life-long percussionist from a young age, JOEY STAAB performed with the Blue Devils B and Mandarins, and spent his final three seasons with Blue Devils A (2012, 2013, 2014). In addition to his extensive drum corps experience, Joey also performed with Vanguard Indoor in 2012 and 2013.

With nearly a decade of teaching experience, Joey currently teaches percussion at Leigh High School.

Dominic Zanaboni

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Tuba Instructor

DOMINIC ZANABONI attended the University of Missouri, Kansas City – Conservatory of Music and Dance as a trumpet player, and graduated with a degree in instrumental music education. Currently he is the Director of Bands in Spokane, MO, where he oversees the entire 6-12 grade instrumental music program.

He has been involved in the marching arts both as a member and instructor. He performed with the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps from 2008-2010 and Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from 2012-2013. Afterwards he became a member of Phantom’s visual staff for the next two seasons.

Dominic has worked for many Kansas and Missouri marching band programs, serving in instructional and consulting positions. Currently, he writes drill and consults for several programs in southwest Missouri, and on the occasion will adjudicate marching festivals.

Danielle Leininger

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Color Guard Instructor

DANIELLE LEININGER grew up in Orange County, California. She is currently attending university, majoring in theatre arts and minoring in dance.

Danielle was introduced to drum corps in 2011 and went on to march Pacific Crest in 2012 and 2013. From there, she spent two summers with the Phantom Regiment, aging out with them this past 2015 season. She has also performed with the world class winter guard Fantasia in 2014, 2015, and is currently participating in her third season with them.

Danielle has continued to further her experience and education of the activity through performing as well as teaching. She has taught with programs such as John F. Kennedy High School, Yorba Linda High School and is presently at Yorba Linda Middle School, Walnut High School, and El Dorado High School.

She is extremely excited to begin the next step of her journey in 2016 as a staff member with the drum corps that first gave her the opportunity to perform in DCI.

Amy Kremer

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Color Guard Instructor

AMY KREMER was born and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, California. She is a graduate of Rancho Cucamonga High School. Amy performed with Pacific Crest in 2011, and Exhale, an independent winter guard, in 2012.

With a passion for teaching, Amy took over the caption head position at Montclair High School in 2011 until moving to work with the Marching Eagle Regiment at Etiwanda High School in 2013, where she is now color guard caption head.

Amy’s dedication to students and children drives her to further her education. She spent four years in the liberal studies program at Cal Poly Pomona and is continuing to earn her degree in early childhood education at Ashworth College.