Evan Tropp, Visual Instructor
Evan earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from UMass Lowell in 2005. His marching career began with East Coast Jazz in 2001 where he marched until his age out in 2004. The following year, Evan joined the visual team for ECJ for the 2005 and 2006 season. In the 2007 season, he began working with the Citations Drum and Bugle Corps as Caption Head and visual instructor through the 2008 season. From 2009 to 2014, he was the lead visual instructor at the Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps. Evan worked with Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps from 2015 to 2017 as interim Visual Caption Head, visual tech and visual coordinator respectively. The 2018 Drum Corps season will find Evan sharing his experience and passion for the marching arts with Cadets 2.
Evan has also written for multiple bands in Massachusetts. For the past 10 years, he has been the Assistant Marching Band Director for Belmont High School in Belmont, MA as the visual instructor, drill writer and music arranger. For 2016 and 2017, he was the drill designer for Hendrickson Hawks Indoor Percussion out of Pflugerville, TX. He is also enjoyed success in his first season *(2017) as the drill writer for Upper Darby Marching Royals out of Upper Darby PA.
Entering his 6th year with the program, Evan is excited to continue to work with the talented staff and members of Spirit Winter Percussion.