Marching Show Concept's field show productions, music, choreography
and resources are the result of a strong team of experts doing their
best for You! These experts include some of the finest individuals
in the field, such as
Greg Bimm is director of bands at Marian Catholic High School,
Chicago Heights, IL, and brings the same finesse and brilliant
design to each MSc show that has won national championships for
Jay Bocook • Composer/Arranger
Jay Bocook, composer, arranger, conductor and educator, is a native of
Clearwater, Florida. He completed a Master of Music Education from Northeast
Louisiana University where he served as staff arranger and conductor of the
concert band. Upon completion of his graduate work, Mr. Bocook moved to South
Carolina as director of bands at Travelers Rest High School, where he built
the band program into a nationally recognized organization culminating with
the National Band Association's highest accolade: one of the
"Top Ten Marching Bands in the U.S."
David Bolzman • Choreography
David Bolzman is the Visual Coordinator for Marching Show Concepts and Center
X Productions. He has been involved with the marching arts activity since his
high school days. David has marched in and instructed bands, drum corps
(both DCI and DCA), color guards and drum lines throughout the United States
from Novice to World Class.
David Cook • Drill Designer
David Cook works with bands nationwide as an accomplished drill designer,
consultant, adjudicator, camp instructor, and visual coordinator.
Phil Clements • Drill Designer
Phil Clements teaches undergraduate conducting and music education at the University
of Miami. He is in constant demand as a guest conductor, and marching band clinician.
He has authored several industry articles and is a nationally recognized leader
in the marching band arena.
Chris Creswell • Drill Designer
As well as writing and performing, Chris has spent the past 11 years directing bands
at The Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana, CA (2000 - 2005),
his Alma Mater Orange Park High School in Orange Park, FL (2005 - 2008) and Fleming
Island High School in Fleming Island, FL (2009 - 2012). Since 2012 Chris has been
serving as Artist in Residence and Director of Athletic Bands at Jacksonville University.
Jay Dawson • Composer/Arranger
Active and widely known as an arranger and composer, Mr. Dawson's works have been published
by Shawnee Press, Hal Leonard Publications and Arrangers' Publishing Company.
He is president of Arrangers' Publishing Company.Mr. Dawson has written and consulted
for Opryland USA, the 1982 World's Fair (Knoxville), Memphis Blues, Valley Fever,
Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps and is currently the arranger for the McGavock High School
Band.He is founder and conductor of the Tennessee Winds, a professional concert band.
Craig Harms • Drill Designer
He not only implements the world's most advanced drill design application,
but holds a unique position as the principal consultant of product education
for Pyware and Pyware 3D Drill Design software.
Scott Hickey • Composer/Arranger
Scott taught instrumental music for many years in both Ohio and Colorado.
A graduate of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio (B. M. E.), he also holds
an M.A. in music theory from the Ohio State University.Scott has given numerous clinics,
which include the Bands of America Summer Symposium, Ohio Music Education Association,
Central States Judges Association, ASBDA, and the Colorado Bandmasters Association.
He is also a nationally-recognized adjudicator.
Tim Hinton • Drill Designer/Composer/Arranger
Tim Hinton is an Orlando-based composer and arranger writing for middle school,
high school, and college concert and marching bands. He was born in Atlanta,
Georgia in 1960. Tim began playing the piano in 2nd grade and joined the band
in 4th grade playing the french horn. Because of the inspiration of many excellent
music teachers and band directors, he decided to become a band director himself.
He received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, and his Masters from Georgia State University.
Alan Keown • Composer/Arranger
Alan Keown has been a percussion teacher and arranger for 30 years. He actively
serves as an arranger and clinician for several high schools and percussion camps,
and he is a published author of music for marching band.
Todd Marcocci • Choreographer
Marcocci's Marching Band and Color Guard Talents have been on display around the
world in over 800 choreographed performances. He is also a choreographer for
Marching Show Concepts in Sarasota, FL which markets his choreography and technique
instructional videotapes around the globe. He is a color guard clinician for
Vivace Productions, Inc. He has worked with hundreds of thousands of students
and his productions have been viewed by hundreds of millions throughout
his career to date.
Todd serves on the Winter Guard International Board of Directors, Tournament of
Bands Board of Directors. He is one of five founders of the Atlantic Indoor
Association and is the first president of the WCU Dance Alumni Association.
Ricardo Robinson • Choreographer
Ricardo has numerous choreography, design, and consultation credits for colorguards
and bands throughout the Southeast including McEachern HS (GA), Jackson Academy (MS),
Columbia HS (MS), Denham Springs HS (LA), Amor Independent Winterguard (AL), Optemystic
Independent Winterguard (MS), eMenience Indoor Percussion Theatre (MS), Lafayette HS (LA),
and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (LA).
An active member of the Gulf Coast Judges Association, Ricardo has judged and critiqued
top programs from all across the country. He has served on the Bands of America/Music
for All Summer Symposium colorguard staff since 2003. In addition to colorguard and band,
Ricardo is an active show choir, musical theatre, and dance company choreographer
and director. His performance credits include the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle
Corps Colorguard 1998, Optemystic Independent Winterguard (1999-2003), eMenience Indoor
Percussion Theatre (2004), and the 2001 DCI World Champions the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mitch Rogers • Drill Designer
Mitch Rogers works full-time as a drill designer, marching instructor and show design
clinician for numerous high school bands across the United States and has been a drill
designer for the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. Additionally, he travels to Japan each
year to instruct Aimachi Marching Band and Color Guard of Nagoya, Japan.
Richard Saucedo • Composer/Arranger
Richard Saucedo is currently Director of Bands and Performing Arts Department Chairman
at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Under his direction, Carmel bands have
received numerous state and national honors in the areas of concert, jazz and marching.
The Carmel High School Wind Symphony was invited to the Bands of America National Concert
Band Festival in 1992 and 1999, and was named the Indiana State Champion concert band in 1999.
The Carmel High School Marching Greyhounds, having been a consistent National finalist since 1995,
was crowned the 2005 Bands of America Grand National Champion. Also in 2005, the Wind Symphony 1
was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago. The Indiana Bandmasters
Association named Mr. Saucedo Indiana's "Bandmaster of the Year" for 1998-99.
Mike Story • Composer/Arranger
Michael Story has written extensively for college, high school, junior high school,
and elementary school bands as well as for professional groups including the Houston
Pops Orchestra. Adept at writing for all levels, he is most known for his numerous
publications for young or developing concert and marching bands.
Mr. Story holds bachelor and master degrees in Music Education from the University
of Houston, where he served as assistant director of the UH Cougar Marching Band
under the leadership of Dr. William Moffit. His first piece was published by Studio
P/R of Lebanon, Indiana when he was only 20 years old. Mr. Story has been an exclusive
writer for Columbia Pictures Publications, CPP/Belwin, and Warner Bros. Publications.
Currently a full-time writer with Alfred Music Publishing, he has over 1,200 compositions
and arrangements published for concert band, marching band, jazz ensemble, and orchestra,
as well as numerous solo and ensemble collections. Many of his concert band pieces can
be found on numerous required state music lists, and his Big & Easy Marching Band Series
has been an industry leader for over 30 years.
Michael Sweeney • Composer/Arranger
Michael Sweeney is currently Director of Band Publications for Hal Leonard Corporation
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, one of the largest publishers of printed music in the world.
Michael is directly responsible for the development, production, recording and marketing
of new publications for school bands. In addition, he contributes as a composer and
arranger in all instrumental areas, and is particularly known for his writing at the
younger levels for concert band and jazz. Since joining the company in 1982,
Hal Leonard has published over 500 of his compositions and arrangements.
Tom Weidner • Drill Designer/Arranger
Tom was a band director for 20 years. His groups have received many state and regional
championships as well as two appearances as a Bands of America national finalist.
He now writes music and drill for marching bands throughout the country with many
groups from his home state of Michigan. Tom is a graduate of Olivet College (MI)
and Western Michigan University. He is the Vice President of Product Development
for Marching Show Concepts, Inc. and Center X Productions in Sarasota, Florida.
Tom is an active adjudicator, and is also a past president of the Michigan Competing
Band Association and Michigan Color Guard Circuit.
Jeff Young • Drill Designer
Jeff Young teaches science at Carmel High School in Carmel, IN. He has a degree
in Biology from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters degree in Curriculum &
Instruction from Indiana University. He has been teaching since 1996 and involved
with marching band and drum corps since 1988. Jeff's pageantry experience comes
from various areas including: trumpet, gymnastics, dance, movement, and design.
He is currently the visual caption head for the 2005 Bands of America Grand National
Champion Carmel High School Marching Band. Jeff has been the marching & movement
instructor for the Bands of America Summer Symposium for the past 5 years.
In addition, Jeff judges for Drum Corps International, designs drills, and
frequently teaches clinics on marching and movement instruction.