Josh Davis, a senior from Sharps Chapel, has been selected the first-ever drum major for the Tusculum College Band program. Davis was selected after formal tryouts were held on Saturday, April 30.
In addition, Addie Hancock, a sophomore from Rogersville, was named assistant drum major.
“We are very excited about the selection of our first drum major and assistant drum major,” said David A. Price, director of music and special events for Tusculum College. “The drum major is the leader of the marching and pep band and will be an important part in continuing to grow the College’s band program.”
Davis, who is in his first year with the Tusculum College Band program, plays keyboard and a variety of percussion instruments. He is a member of the Pep, Concert and Jazz bands and a member of the Tusculum Handbell Choir. He also served as an alternate drum major at Union County High School.
Hancock has had seven years of band experience prior to coming to Tusculum College. She is a member of the Pep, Concert and Jazz bands. She plays flute, oboe, saxophone and the English horn.
The drum major serves as the conductor of the Marching and Pep bands and coordinates the on field performances and assists the band director with leadership responsibilities.