Our Staff

PERCUSSION STAFF

Chris Dufault, Percussion Arranger and Caption Head - Chris has been involved in the marching arts since the age of 11. Marched with the Kingsmen Jr. Drum and Bugle Corps from Fitchburg, MA, in 1974-75, and then moved up to the Kingsmen 1976-1980. He then moved on to the 27th Lancers from Revere, MA, marching in 1981 and 1982.

Chris was on the Lancer staff in 1983 and 1984.

His teaching resume includes all levels:

  • Leicester Satellites - 1984-1987
  • Nashua Spartans - 1986-2006 and then again 2010 and 2011.
  • Boston Crusaders - 1990-1991
  • Manchester Muchachos - 2008-2009
  • Gardner High School - 2007 to present
  • North Middlesex High School - 2013-2014
  • Westminster Elementary School - 2003-2015
  • Pure Fusion Indoor Percussion - 2012-2013

He also served on the Boston University Indoor Percussion staff as well as other High School drum lines through the years.


Gary Gosselin, Percussion Instructor - Gary's extensive drum corps performance experience includes: The Gauchos (1977—1980), the Muchachos (1980—1984), the Spartans (1985-1989), and the Boston Crusaders (1990-1991). Gary has been an instructor at Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, NH (1990-1991), Reading High School, Reading, MA (1993), the Spartans (1993-1996 and 1998-2000), and at Salem High School, Salem, NH (2000-2003) where he started the Salem Indoor Winter Percussion, a program that continues today. In 2009 and 2010, Gary was Winter Percussion Instructor at Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, NH. From 2011 to 2015, Gary was Percussion Caption Head with the Muchachos, Manchester, NH. Gary is currently the Percussion Caption Head at Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH. Gary returns to the Muchachos as Percussion Instructor for the 2017 season.

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