Alan Chrzanowski was born and raised in Mansfield, Texas. He received his degree in Music Education from The University of Texas - Arlington where he studied trumpet with Dr. Rick Bogard. During his time at UT Arlington, Alan assisted with and directed the Maverick Marching Band, and MavBrass Basketball Band, and performed with with the Wind Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Brass Quintets.  

After receiving his degree, he taught middle school and high school band in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and now works as a drill writer, instructor, design consultant, and clinician for marching bands and winterguard programs throughout the state.

Alan is a former member of The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps, having marched trumpet in 2007 and 2008.

The 2016 season will mark his tenth year with The Cavaliers, and eigth year on the Visual Staff where he is fortunate to work with some of the most gifted minds in the activity. He is looking forward to continuing to build the excellence that was established through the corps distinguished history.