Drum Major for 2011
kingstongrenadiers.com – Lansing began his drum corps involvement with the Syracuse Brigadiers in 1994. He has over 25 years in the marching activity, and has instructed, consulted, designed and arranged in the marching musical activity since 1994 working with several high school field bands, college bands, drum corps and winterguards. Additionally, he has served in administrative and leadership positions on several boards of directors for alumni and fraternal organizations throughout his professional career and has higher education experience in student affairs, residence life and student programming.
During his 17 year tenure with The Brigadiers he has marched baritone, mellophone, soprano, served as an assistant drum major and has served on the Board of Directors as President and Vice President. Along with continuing to work with the Brigadiers Alumni, Lansing is currently on staff with the Kingston Grenadiers as a brass instructor, having started at the end of the 2010 season.
Lansing is a 1994 and 2005 graduate of Syracuse University, where he earned his B.M. in Music Education, M.S. in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation, and M.S. in Music Education. When not involved in his studies or work, he continues to develop his skills as a composer and musician (both instrumental and vocal) and integrative educator, exploring the use of technology and development of instructional media in music education.
He currently resides in Norwich, NY where he is the high school band director for the Norwich (NY) City Schools, where he continues to compose and arrange.