We are happy to announce the promotion of Alex Klutz to Front Ensemble Caption Head. While Alex has been transitioning to the position with since 2013, we are excited to announce his promotion and evolution in the organization. Check out a copy of Alex's bio below.
FRONT ENSEMBLE CAPTION HEAD
Alex Kluttz is a percussionist and educator in the Washington D.C. area. He is currently the band director at Key Middle School in Springfield, VA. He has taught percussion at multiple high schools including, Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA; Yorktown High School in Arlington, VA; Northwest Guilford, Eastern Randolph and Central Davidson High Schools in the greater Greensboro area. While under his instruction, the groups were highly successful competitively. His WGI experience began while assisting Palmetto Percussion in Columbia, South Carolina and Wake Forest Independent percussion ensemble based out of Winston Salem, North Carolina. He began teaching at United Percussion in the winter of 2014.
His pageantry experience began with DCI in 2008 when he joined Carolina Crown and completed five tours with them, aging out in 2012. Upon aging out, he taught the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps for two years. In the summer of 2014 he coordinated the front ensemble for the Scouts.
He was awarded with the Hester Undergraduate Music Scholarship and is an Eagle Scout. Alex actively performs with ensembles at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro including the UNCG Wind Ensemble, performing at the College Band Directors National Association convention in 2013, and the UNCG Symphony Orchestra. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with Dr. Kristopher Keeton. There he received a Bachelors of Music in Music Education and Music Performance.