Phillip Inzerillo

photo_inzerillophilPhillip Inzerillo
Visual Instructor

PHILLIP INZERILLO is the director of bands and orchestras at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. There he serves as the director of the marching band, jazz ensembles, string orchestras and concert bands.

Phillip received his Bachelors of Music in Instrumental Music Education and teachers credential from California State University Fullerton.

Active in Drum Corps, Phillip marched lead baritone with Pacific Crest in 2002 and 2003 and with the Santa Clara Vanguard in 2005. Phillip served on brass staff for Pacific Crest in 2011.

Phillip is a member the National Association for Music Education, Colorado Bandmasters Association and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia national music fraternity.

In his free time, Phillip enjoys composing and performing music, hiking mountains, and spending time with his wife Jamie and cat Leonardo.

David Ifergan

David Ifergan
Physical Conditioning Consultant


DAVID IFERGAN has been with Pacific Crest since 2010. He has worked to develop a physical conditioning program, as well as kept track of injuries and implemented alternative exercises for those members who have limitations or difficulties.

David was involved in marching band for 8 years, as a student at San Dimas High School and member of the UCLA Marching band. He has played saxophone since the age of 11. While at UCLA he was also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Band Fraternity.

Along with his joy of music, David has been actively involved in the field of strength and conditioning for several years. He earned his Master’s degree in Kinesiology from Cal State Fullerton in 2006, and is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS). He has interned as a strength and conditioning coach with UCLA Athletic Performance, the Minnesota Twins baseball organization, Cal State Fullerton Athletics, and has held various other jobs in the field.

David merged his passions for music and working out in 2010 by coordinating the physical conditioning program for Pacific Crest. He teaches biology at Ayala High School, andin his spare time, he enjoys sporting events, going to the gym, and watching movies and television.

Eugene Fabiero

Eugene Fabiero
Brass Staff

For the last 18 years Eugene Fabiero has enjoyed performing throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan.  As a freelance tubist and music educator, Mr. Fabiero has had the pleasure of entertaining a wide variety of audiences in solo recitals, orchestral concerts, and master classes, always promoting and showcasing the myriad facets of the tuba.  Mr. Fabiero was the tubist for the Suedwest Deutsche Philharmonie (Konstanz Philharmonic, Germany 2000-01), the Inter-Regional Orchestra of Europe (IRO), the Tuebingen Sinfonietta (Tuebingen, Germany 1999-2001), the DUSAI brass quintet, the Tony Award winning Broadway hit BLAST National Touring Cast and Disney’s California Adventure Cast, Gwen Stefani Solo Tour 2005, as well as other regional orchestras and brass ensembles.  Mr. Fabiero has made national television appearances in Japan as a part of the Sunset Live Jazz Festival 2004 (Huis Ten Bosch Jazz Sextet), The Landesgartenschau 2000 (Singen, Germany), and in the U.S. on Saturday Night Live, The David Letterman Show, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ellen, and MTV – TRL. Mr. Fabiero was also the inaugural conductor for the Pacific Brass Society based in Long Beach, California.

Mr. Fabiero received his formal education at the California State University of Fullerton for his undergraduate studies in Music Education, as well as the Staatliche Hochschule Fuer Musik, Trossingen (State Conservatory of Music, Germany) for graduate studies in Orchestral Performance.  He has had the pleasure of studying with several of the world’s prominent musicians such as Jeffrey Funderburk, Doug Tornquist, Norman Pearson, Francis Orvall, and Abbie Conant.  Mr. Fabiero is currently the Director of Instrumental Music at St. Paul High School in Santa Fe Springs, California.

Kelly Davis

Kelly Davis
Color Guard Instructor

Kelly DavisKELLY DAVIS was born in Long Beach, California, and grew up in Palm Desert where she spent most of her time performing with the Palm Desert High School Band and Colorguard.  After high school, she went on to complete her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology at California State University Fullerton (Go Titans!).  

Her performance experience includes the Riverside Community College Marching Tigers (1999 – 2000), the 5-time WGI World Champion Fantasia Winter Guard (2000 – 2002, 2004), and the 6-time DCI World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard (2000 – 2002).

Kelly has taught as Pacific Crest since the 2009 season.  She currently splits her time between teaching color guard at Esperanza, Valencia, Savanna and Whitney High Schools and her "day job" at a pediatric dentist office.

She and her husband, Brad, live in Fullerton, California.

Rudy Arzaga

Rudy Arzaga
Front Ensemble Supervisor

RUDY ARZAGA was born and raised in Southern California and has played an active role in the marching percussion world.  He’s been a part of the Pulse Percussion organziation for five years, and is currently running the front ensemble at Pulse Open. He also teaches at a number of Southern California high schools, including  Trabuco Hills, Upland, El Toro, Chino, and Valencia.

Rudy’s performance experience includes Pacific Crest Drum & Bugle Corps (’02), Black Knights (’03), Cascades Drum & Bugle Corps (’03), the RCC Winter Drumline (’04-’06) and Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps (’04-’05).

He’s a recent graduate from CSU Fullerton with a B.A. in Communications, Advertising emphasis, as well as a Minor in Music. Rudy currently resides in Laguna Hills, CA.

Jesse Hirakawa

Jesse Hirakawa
Front Ensemble Instructor

JESSE HIRAKAWA grew up in Southern California and graduated from South Torrance High School in 2007. He is currently teaching San Marino, Valencia and Los Alamitos High School; and is on the staff at Pulse Percussion as an instructor of their Open Class program.

Jesse began his Drum Corps experience with Yamato Drum and Bugle Corps in 2006, and aged out with the Bluecoats in 2010. He also performed with Pulse Percussion from 2008 to 2011.

Jesse is attending Cal Poly Pomona, working on his Bachelor’s of Science in Landscape Architecture.