Visual Instructor, The Cadets
The 2017 season will be Patrick McGehee's ninth year of involvement in the drum corps activity, and his first with The Cadets.
Patrick grew up in Peoria, Illinois where he earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree at Bradley University. While in Illinois, he worked with the East Peoria High School Marching Band and the Illinois Valley Central Marching Band.
Patrick began his drum corps career in 2008 as a baritone player in the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps, where he stayed until his age-out year in 2014. He returned to the organization in 2015 as a member of the visual staff for both the Colts and it's junion corps, the Colt Cadets. In 2016 he served full-time as the visual caption head of the Colt Cadets.
Patrick currently serves as the choir director at Springfield Middle School in Springfield, Tennessee. He resides with his girlfriend AJ in their new home of Clarksville, Tennessee where he also works on staff with the Clarksville High School Marching Band, as well as the Clarksville Audio Theater indoor ensemble.