University of Cincinnati - United States
Nick Angelis has been involved in the drum corps activity since 1979. Throughout 15 seasons, he marched with The Satellites from Leicester, MA from 1980-87, The Spartans from N.H. 88 and 89, The Boston Crusaders 90-91, The Santa Clara Vanguard 1992, The Star of Indiana 1993, Brass Theater 1994, and aged out of The Blue Knights from Denver, Col in 1995
As a marching performer, he was crowned The 1992 Drum Corps International Rudimental Snare Drum World Champion, 1993 Drum Corps Midwest Champion and was a part of the 1993 Star of Indiana World Champion Percussion section.
Nick has taught and or written, for numerous marching bands and drum corps all around the country including:
- Blue Knights
- Boston Crusaders
- Spartans of N.H.
- Troopers Caption Head/Arranger 2005
- Spirit of J.S.U. Co-Caption Head and Co-Arranger 2004-05
- Caption Head/Arranger-Colts Drum and Bugle Corps from Dubuque, Iowa 2006
- University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- 4 Time BOA Finalist and AAA National Champion Kennesaw Mountain H.S. Percussion Arranger
- BOA 2004 Atlanta Regional Finalist Harrison H.S.
- BOA 2005 National Semi-Finalist, Bellbrook H.S.
In 1994, he performed as a soloist in Star of Indiana’s Brass Theater Featuring The Canadian Brass.
He was an Original Featured Star performer for The Tony and Emmy award-Winning Show, Blast! From 1999-2003. He performed in London at The Hammersmith Apollo Theatre, opened in New York City at The Broadway Theater and was in The 1st National Tour, performing in over 40 cities.
Nick was the solo opening performer introduced by Walter Cronkite at the Kennedy Center Honors for President Clinton.
He also performed on NBC’s, “Broadway on Broadway” in front of 50,000 people live in Time Square, NYC.
Nick attended The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he received a degree in Music Education.
He is currently The Assistant Band Director for The University of Cincinnati Bearcat Bands under the direction of Dr. Terren Frenz.
He continues to do clinics all over the world and has studied under Thom Hannum, Ralph Hardimon, Alan Murray, Scott Johnson, Colin Mcnutt, Jim Ancona and many more.
Championship Maple Snare Drums FFX-1412