Blue Knights Staff – Zac Barnard (Battery Caption Head / Show Design)
Zac Barnard is the Battery Caption Head and show designer for the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble in 2017.
Zac has been involved with Ascend Performing Arts and the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble for 8 of the past 11 years, first as a performing member and later as snare tech. He has performed with numerous WGI, DCI, and musical ensembles including the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps, Rhythm X, the Columbus Blue Jackets Drumline, the Denver Broncos Stampede Drumline, the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps, and of course, the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble.
“It’s incredible to me that I get the opportunity to work with the group that such a positive influence on me as a young adult. The Blue Knights have been affecting the lives of young people for decades, and I aim to continue that legacy.”
Currently, Zac lives in Fort Collins where he is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He loves to cook, play video games, and drum with the Denver Broncos Stampede Drum Line.