About

 

PURPOSE

The main purpose of Pageantry Arts Concepts is to remain an advocate and driving force for the advancement of the visual arts through performance and competition at local, regional, and national levels; to provide an opportunity for our community's youth between the ages of 12 - 22 to further their knowledge and ability in a professional setting. Whereby providing a high quality of education for its members focusing on the self-development of dedication, leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship and increasing their skill level and self-esteem.

 

Pageantry Arts Concepts Mission Statement

  • To encourage performers as a whole to their highest potential
  • To promote excellence, discipline, camaraderie and self-esteem through a unique fine arts program using music and visual arts
  • To promote good sportsmanship while entertaining through a competitive atmosphere in cooperation with local and national percussion circuits
  • To cultivate an appreciation for and promote education in the fine arts

 


EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • A. Scott Hughes – President
  • William C. Mann – Vice President
  • William E. Hill - Vice President
  • Joyce D. Hill – Treasurer / Secretary

BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE

  • A. Scott Hughes – Executive Director (STRYKE Ensembles)
  • John Campese – Executive Director (INFINITY Ensembles)
  • Josh Bishop – Ensemble Director (STRYKE Wynds)
  • Kendall Montie – Ensemble Director (INFINITY)
  • Will Hill – Ensemble Associate Director (STRYKE Percussion)
  • Larry Byington – Ensemble Director (INFINITY 2)
  • Laura Beard – Ensemble Director (ANCIENT CITY Ensemble)
  • Jason Ciesla – Ensemble Director (STRYKE Winterguard)
  • Gio Bastante – Ensemble Director (STRYKE Percussion 2)
  • Jonathan Tirado – Ensemble Director (INFINITY 3)

FORMER EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

  • Jon C. Kersten - Vice President (Founder) 
  • Raymond A. Donato - Vice President (Founder)
  • Donna L. Aman-Dayka - Secretary and Treasurer / Vice President (Founder)
  • Sally Bloom-Rodriguez - Vice President
  • Kathy Porter - Vice President
  • Juli Ross Triola-Russell - Secretary and Treasurer
  • Thomas Belcher - Vice President
  • Milton A. Joselyn - Vice President
  • Joan Salazar-Joselyn - Secretary and Treasurer
  • Michelle L. Guttveg - Treasurer
  • Thomas D. Hurst - Vice President
  • Karen B. Sweat - Secretary and Treasurer
  • Joseph D. Lorino – Vice President
  • Frank Oliver - Vice President

FORMER DIRECTORS / BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE

  • Angel Tagudin – Ensemble Director, INFINITY (PIW)
  • Arthur Gayle McFadden Goodman - Ensemble Director, INFINITY (PIW)
  • Christina Colletti – Ensemble Director, STRYKE Wynds (2018)
  • Christopher DeSenzo - Director, MEDEA / AXIOM (2010 - 2015)
  • Cisco Hance – Ensemble Director, STRYKE Percussion (2017 - 2018)
  • Danny Augustin – Ensemble Director, STRYKE Percussion 2 (2016 - 2018)
  • David A. Yunis - Ensemble Director, STRYKE Percussion (2015 - 2016)
  • Eric Dunn – Director, STRYKE Wynds (2015 - 2017)
  • Eric Levy – Director, REEF Independent
  • Joseph D. Lorino - Director, AQUARIUS Percussion Ensemble
  • Paul Sauberer – Director, STRYKE Winterguard (2016 - 2018)
  • Raymond A. Donato - Director, STRYKE Percussion Ensemble (2003 - 2004)
  • Shannon Berkstresser - Director, MEDEA (2003 - 2007)
  • Thomas D. Hurst - Director, INFINITY
  • Ty Hill - Director, MARCATO
  • Vic Kulinksi – Director, INFINITY 3 (2016 - 2017)
  • William Smith - Director, STRYKE Wynds (2015 - 2016)