2018 Staff Announcement

Watchmen Indoor Percussion is proud to introduce it’s staff for the 2018 season!

Percussion Staff

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David Becker
Executive Director (Drum Corps & Indoor Percussion)ADMINISTRATION STAFF

David Becker is an active Percussion Instructor and designer based in the Southern California area.

This is David’s 5th year with Watchmen. As one of the co-founders of the organization in 2013 he started out working as the Percussion Caption Head for the Drum Corps from 2013-2015. In 2014 he was also appointed Asst. Corps Director. In 2015 he was promoted to Executive Director by the Board of directors where he still holds this position today.

David also oversees Watchmen’s Winter Percussion program which competes locally in SCPA, WGI and ADLA were this group has medaled in every season thus far.

Currently, he is the Percussion Caption Head for Riverside King High School and oversees the development of Earhart and Miller Junior High Schools. He has also worked for the Nationally Award Winning Chino High School 77th Cavalry 1997-2013, Ramona High School, Patriot High School, Rubidoux High School, Norte Vista High School, Los Altos High School, Colony High School, Moreno Valley High School and Grace Yolky Middle School.

David was the bass tech for the Velvet Knights Drum and Bugle Corps 2007-2009 & 2011-2012 In addition, David was the bass tech for the 2013 SCPA Silver Medalist Dark Sky Percussion and worked for Pulse Percussion as the Bass tech in 2008.

David teaches up and coming students of all ages and levels throughout the community. His performance experience includes programs such as Chino High School, the Velvet Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, The Sound Machine of the Inland Empire Youth Band (Percussion Captain), and Riverside Community College (Bass line Section Leader).

David is endorsed by Innovative Percussion, Treeworks Chimes and Remo Drum Heads.

David lives in Ontario, California.

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Brian Vicente
Assistant Director

Mr. Vicente, from California, becomes the Assistant Director after a successful season with the winter percussion program as the lead snare technician. During the past season he was integral to the process of internal organization and implemented many procedures that resulted in more effective rehearsals, improved internal organization, and a tremendous moral boost with the members. Having been involved with percussion since a young age, Mr. Vicente marched all 4 years in High School, and marched in the San Diego Alternative Percussion group alongside Caption Head Harry Hutchins. He studied electronic production and design while attending Berklee College of Music. He has taught at San Pasqual High School, San Pedro Music School for Children, and countless private lessons.

This is his second season with Watchmen Arts