Dave Osworth
Front Ensemble Instructor, The Cadets


Dave Osworth is an educator based out of Providence, RI, where he works at Brown University. In the marching activity Dave currently serves as the Caption Head and Staff Coordinator for United Percussion’s Front Ensemble, UPFront. In the past Dave has been on staff with the Jersey Surf and a number of high school programs in the Northeast. Dave has his M.Ed from Rutgers University and is a proud member of the Vic Firth Education Team.

Dave’s marching career began in United Percussion’s front ensemble. Dave marched with the ensemble in 2007-2010, winning the WGI PIO Championship in 2007. Dave went on to march with the Boston Crusaders in 2009 and 2011, serving as the center marimba and section leader of the front ensemble. While with Boston in 2009, Dave was a member of the DCI I&E gold medalist Percussion Ensemble, playing “Affirmation” composed by Andrew Beall.


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