Brianne Kikuchi

Brianne Kikuchi
Percussion Co-Caption Head

BRIANNE KIKUCHI is an instructor in the Southern California area.

Brianne was a member of Pacific Crest in 2011 and 2012. She also performed with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps in 2014, Pulse Open in 2012 and Pulse Percussion from 2013-2015.

Brianne is currently on staff at Diamond Bar High School and has been a part of the Pulse Percussion organization since 2016.

Jenna Carsello

Jenna Elizabeth Carsello, EMT/Firefighter
Health Team


JENNA CARSELLO has been an athlete since she was five years old. Her first sport was soccer. She later joined gymnastics, tumbling, track and field, trampoline, and rugby over the years.

Jenna attended McHenry County College, where she graduated as an Emergency Medical Technician. She has been an EMT since 2014. In Fall of 2016, she completed fire academy with the Wonder Lake Fire Department.

Jenna currently works for A-Tec Ambulance and Wonder Lake Fire Department. She is completing her fire science associates degree at McHenry County College.

Michael Kirkbride

Michael Kirkbride
Visual Instructor

MICHAEL KIRKBRIDE has been a marching, music, and movement educator across the West Coast for 10 years, as well as a freelance bassoonist​ & composer. A five-year alumni of Pacific Crest (2004-2009), he went on to teach the Seattle Cascades for three seasons, where he led the visual program in 2012. He also taught at The Academy in 2016.

Michael is currently working for the Neonatal ICU at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He teaches at Workman High School in Southern California.

Michael went to Portland State University for Psychology and Music Theory & Composition. He then spent the next two years studying Martha Graham technique.

After almost a decade of being away from Pacific Crest, he’s excited to return to his home team!

Kailee Kruse

Kailee Kruse, RN, EMT
Health Team

KAILEE KRUSE is a passionate Nurse and current National Registry EMT. She has been in the health field for over three years, first working on ambulance, then for family in home care, before graduating from Chamberlain University with a Bachelor’s Science of Nursing in 2017.

As a musician herself, Kailee respects what members of Pacific Crest are asked to do, and loves to support fellow musicians. “Nothing moves us like music,” says Kailee, “And to see Music and movement together is nothing less than a Marvel!”

Cambria “Cami” McCallum

Cambria “Cami” McCallum, RN, ATC
Health Team

While CAMI MCCALLUM did not participate in drum corps, she was heavily involved in performing arts in her youth. She participated in dance, gymnastics, and school music programs and competed/performed nationally and internationally with various marching bands as a member and drum major.

Cami earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Gonzaga University in 2011. She is currently licensed in Washington, Oregon, and California as a Registered Nurse, and she has been practicing in the ICU, Bone Marrow Transplant/pediatric oncology, high- acuity urgent care and orthopedic settings.

She went on to earn her Master’s degree from California Baptist University in 2017, graduating with her MS in Athletic Training. She has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since April of 2017. Cami is licensed in the state of Washington as an Athletic Trainer where she works at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and is the Head Athletic Trainer at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. Cami is developing a nursing position at the school as well. Additionally, she works outreach events and competitions for Varsity Cheer Association.

With medical experience in both the traditional and performing arts athletic settings, Cami is passionate about the world of sports medicine. She is certified in Tecnica Gavilan soft tissue mobilization, RockTape Fascial Movement Taping (FMT), Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). She is also actively pursuing a yoga instructor certification.

Katie Fundora

Katie Fundora, EMT
Health Team

KATIE FUNDORA performed in the color guard with Pacific Crest from 2011-2013. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College, and is currently in the Physician’s Assistant program at Loma Linda University.