Blue Knights Staff – Jon Popham (Visual Tech)
Jon Popham is excited to be returning for his 6th year as an instructor on the Blue Knights Visual Staff. Prior to joining the Blue Knights, he was on the visual staff with the Glassmen Drum & Bugle Corps (2011-2012). Jon also currently works with Rhythm X Winds.
Jon has been the visual caption head for the Williamstown High School “Band of Spirit” since 2009. While holding this position at Williamstown, the band has been a Kentucky Music Educators Association state finalist and earned the Class A State Championship in 2009 and 2014; the “Band of Spirit” has also been a BOA Regional Class Champion and Grand Nationals “Class A” Runner-up. Jon is an active clinician and designer for bands throughout Kentucky, Ohio, and South Carolina.
Jon resides in Erlanger, Kentucky. He is a Special Education (Learning and Behavior Disabilities) teacher at Williamstown Independent Schools and a 2012 graduate from the University of Kentucky.