Member Since: 2017
Occupation: Sophomore Music Education at McKendree University; Percussion Tech for Wesclin High School in Trenton, Illinois
Mentors & Musical Heroes: Dr. Jennifer Moder(McKendree University); Tech Sgt Michael Correa(USAF Band of Mid-America); George Hamilton Green; Bob Becker; Steve Reineke; Nathan Camarena
Favorite Brass Band Piece: Little Suite for Brass No.1 by Malcom Arnold; Year of the Dragon by Philip Sparke
Kelly Damann is currently a student at McKendree University pursuing a degree in Music Education with an Instrumental Emphasis. At McKendree, Kelly participates in the Marching Bearcat Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Concert Choir. Along with these ensembles, he is also an active percussionist for numerous theatre companies and musicals in the Saint Louis area, teaches private lessons, is the Marching Percussion at Wesclin Sr. High School(Trenton, Illinois), instructs the Front Ensemble at Mascoutah High School(Mascoutah, Illinois), is a member of the Highland Muny Band(Highland, Illinois), and is proudly sponsored by Saluda Cymbals.