BLUE KNIGHTS STAFF – Phil Idell (Front Ensemble Manager)
Phil Idell is the ensemble manager for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps. He received his B.A. in Music Education from UCLA in 2012, where he studied percussion under Mitchell Peters and participated in numerous university music ensembles, including the UCLA Bruin Marching Band.
He currently instructs, arranges, and designs for several high school marching bands and front ensembles in the Los Angeles area and serves on the front ensemble staff at Broken City.
Phil’s performance experience includes Pacific Crest, the Blue Devils, and RCC Indoor Percussion. Phil is looking forward to his third year on staff with Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps.