Tom McGillen is a consultant specializing in sound reinforcement and electronic applications for the modern marching ensemble. This season he will be filling the new role of Electronics Caption Manager for the corps.
His consulting business Marching Audio has worked with many notable high school band programs across the country including Blue Springs (MO), Broken Arrow (OK), Carmel (IN), Flower Mound (TX), Hebron (TX), Homestead (IN), Owasso (OK), Ronald Reagan (TX), and William Mason (OH) among many others. Mr. McGillen has worked with The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps since 2010.
Before pursuing consulting full time, he was the adjunct professor of percussion at the University of Tulsa and served as the District Percussion Specialist for the Broken Arrow Public Schools.
Tom holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education and a master's degree in Percussion Performance from Oklahoma State University. He is an educational artist for Innovative Percussion Inc., Evans Drum Heads, Planet Waves Cables, and he is a Yamaha Performing Artist.