Watchmen – Brass Caption Head

For Release Time
12/9/18

Watchmen Welcomes New Brass Caption Head — Stephanie Rittenhouse

Riverside, CA— 12/9/18 — The Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps is pleased to announce Stephanie Rittenhouse as our 2019 Brass Caption Head.

Stephanie Rittenhouse is a music educator and holds a Bachelor’s in Music Education from California State University Fullerton. While at Fullerton, Stephanie performed with multiple groups including the Brass Ensemble, Brass Quintet, and the Wind Symphony. She studied trumpet with  Dr. Mark Garrabrant and Barry Perkins.

Before transferring to Cal State Fullerton, Stephanie attended Riverside Community College where she was involved with numerous performing ensembles. These ensembles include the RCC Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Orchestra and the RCC Marching Tigers. Stephanie studied trumpet under Rich Chasin and Kevin Mayse while at RCC.

Stephanie Rittenhouse is currently Director of Instrumental Music at Chaparral High School in Temecula and was previously the director at Vista Del Lago High School in Moreno Valley. This is her sixth year as a high school music director. Stephanie has also, previously been involved with Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps as part of the brass staff in the 2014, 2017 and 2018 seasons.

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Exciting News for Watchmen 2019

For Release Time
12/2/18

EXCITING NEWS FOR WATCHMEN 2019!!

Riverside, CA— 12/2/18 — December 15th at the Bloomington High School Theater, Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps will be holding their 2019 Season Opener / Audition, Meet and Greet. Come meet the staff, hear about the exciting 2019 production being created, learn about the extended tour information, and much, much more! New this year is a mandatory requirement for all parents, family and friends to attend to learn of easy and exciting ways to help support the organization.
IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE A WATCHMEN!

Founded in 2013, The Watchmen prides itself on providing local musicians and affordable year-round experience that is educational, and teaches members to challenge and grow as individuals.

For more information, press only:
Michael Nash, Marketing /Tour Manager
(714) 878-1149
tourmanager@watchmenartsassociation.org

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Watchmen – 2019 Caption Head Announcement

For Release Time
11/23/18

2019 Caption Head Announcement!

Riverside, CA— 11/23/18 — On the heels of the recent announcement of the new 2019 drill designer, Ryan H. Turner, Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their 2019 Instructional Leadership Team. Returning from 2018, Marcel Barragan (Front Ensemble ), Maritza Yvette Ramirez (Color Guard) and Israel (Izzy) Martinez (Visual) will bring their considerable talents, experience and skill to their respective captions for 2019.

New to Watchmen is Brandon Johnson who will serve as the new Percussion Caption Supervisor for the corps. Brandon has extensive performance, instruction and writing experience, and is extremely excited to be part of the new direction Watchmen is planning in 2019.

“Coming off a very successful 2018 season, we are thrilled to have so many of the 2018 pieces remain intact,” said David Becker, Executive Director. “Not only are we expect great things and a totally new look for the 2019, but so are our potential members!”

The Caption Heads and Design Team have already met during the past months to solidify and develop the 2019 program, plus coordinate instructional goals and strategies. “This has really set the tone for 2019,” said Michael Nash, Tour Manager. “The continued commitment to excellence demonstrated by all is integral to the success of the organization moving forward. We are really looking forward to an exciting year in 2019 with so many returning and new members of both the Instructional and Design teams.” Further exciting announcements concerning staff and show reveal will be coming out soon.

Founded in 2013, The Watchmen prides itself on providing local musicians and affordable year-round experience that is educational, and teaches members to challenge and grow as individuals.

For more information, press only:
Michael Nash, Marketing /Tour Manager
(714) 878-1149
tourmanager@watchmenartsassociation.org

For more information on the organization:
watchmenartsassociation.org