Adam Bruce is the assistant director/ percussion specialist for Union Public Schools in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As such, he teaches and oversees all aspects of the percussion program from grades 6-12. Previously, Adam held the percussion specialist positions at Western Heights High School, Casady School, and was the marching percussion specialist at Edmond Memorial High School.
As a performer, Adam has played with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic as well as the Colts, Bluecoats, and The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Since then, Adam has been on the instructional staff with Gateway Indoor, the Crossmen, and The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Prior to his involvement in drum corps, Adam was a student at the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar.
Adam has a master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Oklahoma City University and a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Christian University in Instrumental Music Education where he was awarded the Dean's Music Award, Outstanding Underclassmen Award, Outstanding Upperclassmen Award, and both the Outstanding Symphonic and Jazz Band Member Awards. Adam lives in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with his wonderful wife and daughter, has solo and ensemble percussion music published with C. Alan Publications, and is proud to be endorsed as an educational artist with Innovative Percussion.
Jared is the Battery Caption Head for the WGI Independent World Class Champion RCC Indoor Percussion.
Since Joining on with this highly decorated ensemble the group has incredible success not placing lower than fourth and achieving the Gold Medal once and the Silver Medal three times at the WGI World Championships. Jared also serves as the Caption Head for the Riverside Community College Marching Tigers which have a list of accomplished appearances that include the Bands of America Grand National Championships, the Pasadena Rose Parade, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and film and TV credits such as Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, the Truman Show, American Pie 2, American Pie: Band Camp, Monk, Boston Public, Charmed and the Gilmore Girls. Jared has also recently been hired by the prestigious eleven time DCI World Champion Concord Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. His expertise with the world acclaimed RCC Indoor Percussion led him to serve as the newest member of the battery technical staff.
Since the 2007 season there has been one or more of Jared's students to be accepted into the tenor line and all of them have risen to leadership in the prestigious ensemble. As an accomplished arranger and composer in the marching band and winter drum line activity, Jared has been writing for six years now for the five time SCPA scholastic open class finalist Great Oak high school. Jared has also written for other known bands like Vista Murrieta, La Quinta, John North, Ramona and Chaparral high schools and the Riverside Community College Drum line. Jared also serves as a percussion clinician and arranger for the internationally know Kamehameha High School in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Jared is a graduate of the University of California at Riverside where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Music. He is also a Level 1 graduate of the KCP International Language School in Shinjuku, Japan. And as an avid CrossFitter he is CrossFit Level 1 Certified and CrossFit Movement and Mobility Certified.
Celestino Sosa - has been involved with the Band and Guard world for the past 35 years. during that time Mr. Sosa has designed, Choreographed, staged, and consulted multiple programs. Mr. Sosa has collaborated with band programs who have gone onto the regional, area, and State Finals. Bands include: Burnet, Canton, Clifton, Denton, DeSoto, Howe, Melissa, Caslteberry, Rio Hondo, and Whitesboro to name a few. Mr. Sosa has also designed and staged winterguard programs who have also been a WGI Regional Firnalist which include: DeSoto, McKinney, Killeen, Little Elm, SACSHE, and Wakeland, In 2010 Little Elm High School won the Dallas WGI Power Regional and went onto Win the WGI Scholastic A World Title in Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Sosa is excited to be able to present this clinic ( add your version of the name of the clinic etc etc)
Mr. Sosa is currently the Associate Director at Royse City Middle School and the Director of the Guard program at RCISD.