Nick Angelis has been involved in the drum corps
activity since 1979. Throughout 15 seasons, he
marched with The Satellites from Leicester, MA
from 1980-87, The Spartans from N.H. '88 and
'89, The Boston Crusaders '90-91, The Santa Clara
Vanguard 1992, The Star of Indiana 1993, Brass
Theater 1994, and aged out of The Blue Knights
from Denver, CO in 1995.
As a performer, he was crowned The 1992 Drum
Corps International Rudimental Snare Drum World
Champion, 1993 Drum Corps Midwest Champion and
was a part of the 1993 Star of Indiana World
Champion Percussion section.
In 1994, he performed as a soloist in Star of
Indiana's Brass Theater Featuring The Canadian
Brass. He was an Original Featured Star performer
for The Tony and Emmy award-Winning Show, Blast!
From 1999-2003. He performed in London at The
Hammersmith Apollo Theatre, opened in New York
City at The Broadway Theater and was in The 1st
National Tour performing in over 40 cities.
Nick has taught and or written, for numerous
marching bands and drum corps around the country
including: Blue Knights, Boston Crusaders, Crossmen,
Spartans of N.H., Troopers (Caption Head/Arranger
2005), Spirit of J.S.U. (Co-Caption Head and
Co-Arranger 2004-05), University of Massachusetts
at Amherst, 3 Time BOA Finalist and AAA National
Champion, Kennesaw Mountain H.S. (Percussion
Arranger), BOA 2004 Atlanta Regional Finalist
Harrison H.S., and BOA 2005 National Semi-Finalist,
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where
he received a bachelor's degree in Music Education.
He is currently the Assistant Band Director for
The University of Cincinnati Bearcat Bands under
the direction of Dr. Terren Frenz.