Doug Pepe has been a percussion instructor, arranger, and clinician throughout New Jersey for over ten years. He is currently the Percussion Caption Head for the three-time defending Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Champion Brick Township Memorial Marching Mustangs.
Doug’s groups have performed at the championships of Bands of America, the U.S. Scholastic Band Association, Tournament of Bands, and the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association; as well as the Presidential Inaugural Parade in Washington, DC and the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City. Doug’s groups have also performed at such venues as: Giants Stadium, Yankee Stadium, the RCA Dome, J. Birney Crum Stadium, and the FCS Championship Game at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Doug holds a Masters Degree in Education from Springfield College and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts, where he was a member of the Minuteman Marching Band’s Snare Drum Line and Front Ensemble. He is proud to have been instructed by DCI Hall of Famer Thom Hannum, Colin McNutt, Brian Tinkel, and Iain Moyer.
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