Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Announce Staff for 2018

DENVER, CO – The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble is pleased to announce the staff team for the coming 2018 Rocky Mountain Percussion Association and Winter Guard International season.

“I’m extremely excited about the wonderful staff team we have this season. This year’s staff has a very high level of experience in both instruction and design and they’ll undoubtedly provide the best possible experience for the ensemble members in 2018. I’m also excited about the addition of new staff members, Jeff Bickford tenor instructor, Zach Barker bass drum instructor and Sean McElroy as a visual instructor and visual designer,” Mike Nevin, BKPE Program Director said.

Members of the BKPE staff team includes:


Mike Nevin – Program Director
Keenan Evans – Ensemble Manager


Mike Nevin – Program Coordinator
Colin Spear – Front Ensemble Arranger
Alex Entin – Battery Arranger
Ruben Romero – Visual Designer
Keenan Evans  – Visual Designer
Danny Sibley – Sound Designer
Steve Turney – Graphic Designer


Alex Entin – Battery Caption Head
Steve Turney – Snare Instructor
Dan Phillips – Snare Instructor
Jeff Bickford – Tenor Instructor
Scott Reno – Battery Consultant
Zach Barker – Tenor Instructor & Bass Instructor
Peter Hirschorn  – Tenor Instructor
Ruben Romero – Bass Instructor & Visual Instructor
Daniel Salgado – Cymbal Instructor
Colin Spear – Front Ensemble Caption Head
Danny Sibley – Front Ensemble Instructor
Garrett Aman – Front Ensemble Instructor
Keenan Evans – Visual Instructor

The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble will continue to compete in Marching Independent World (IW) Class in RMPA and WGI. BKPE is proud to be partnered with Mapex & Majestic Percussion, Vic Firth, Remo, Zildjian, Treeworks, Winter Guard Tarps, Creative Costume & Designs, StickTape, Colorado Creative Industries, and Award & Sign.

They will kickoff the 2018 season with a series of BKPE 1-day clinics and auditions in Denver, Colorado on September 10th and 24th and October 8th and 22nd. To learn more visit the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble page and follow them on their Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Facebook page.