Front Ensemble Caption Supervisor, Cadets2
Andrew Monteiro began his marching career in 2009 when he joined the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps Front Ensemble. He went on to become a member of The Cadets in 2010 and stayed with the corps through his age-out in 2011, winning the corps' tenth DCI World Championship. Andrew has taught and arranged for several high school marching bands and indoor drumlines in the Mid-Atlantic region including the award-winning South Brunswick Marching Band and more recently Old Bridge High School Marching Band and Indoor Drumline.
He has been the Front Ensemble Caption Supervisor for Cadets2 since the corps' establishment in 2012. He has been the Front Ensemble Arranger, Coordinator and Sound Designer for Cadets Winter Percussion since 2014, where they won the Independent Open World Championship in their inaugural year. He is currently working with United Percussion as Sound Designer and Front Ensemble Technician as well as the Front Ensemble Caption Head and Arranger for Cadets2 for the 2017 season. He has studied under many accomplished instructors including Iain Moyer, Jason Inhat, Mike Zellers, Jim Anacona and Tom Aungst. In addition, Andrew studied at New York University under Jonathan Haas, Simon Boyar and Josh Quillen and is a graduate from NYU with a degree in Economics. 2017 will be Andrew's third year with The Cadets as a technician and is excited as to what this season will bring.