Director & Show Designer
Mike co-founded and has been the Director of OCI since 2009. He was a member of the Spartans (Vancouver, WA.), Blue Devils, and Cadets, served on the Cadets Percussion Staff, and was Caption Head of the Blue Knights from 1998-2000. He is a Signature Artist with Promark Drumsticks, holds a Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, and has been taught by and worked with some of the most influential percussion educators in the world including Adam Mason, Jeff Prosperie, Tom Float, Scott Johnson, Ralph Hardimon, and Tom Aungst.
Mike is currently the Percussion Director and Composer for the Tigard High School and Southridge High School Bands in the Portland area, and is also the Percussion Caption Head and arranger for the Oregon Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps.