Benjamin Berry, originally from Buffalo, NY is currently an Assistant Band Director as well as a Percussion Director for the Hidalgo Independent School District in Hidalgo, TX. There, he teaches percussion to junior high and high school students. He received his Bachelor in Music Education Degree from Ithaca College where he studied percussion with Gordon Stout and Conrad Alexander. After marching tenors for one year with DCA’s Empire Statesmen from Rochester, NY in 2007 he became a member of The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps in 2008. He was a member of the front ensemble (CPit) for the 2008 and 2009 seasons.