About the Author. Mr. Ken Mazur: Marching, teaching and judging history. PERFORMANCE : Brass-A-Tears Jr. Centerline, Mi. 1962 1963 1964 1965 (Maczuga) Vanguard Sr. St. Clair Shores, Mi. 1966 1967 1968 (Tuomey) Diplomats Jr. Roseville, Mi. 1968 1969 1970 (Leis, Tuomey, Malcolm) Vanguard Jr. St. Clair Shores, Mi 1971 1972 1973 (Tuomey) Glassmen Jr. Toledo,Oh 1974 (folded Aug 1) (Petty) Saginaires Jr. Saginaw, Mi. 1974 Glassmen Toledo, Oh. 1975 (Petty) Phantom Regiment Jr.Rockford, IL. 1976 (Hurley) Royal Lancers Sr. Wyandotte, Mi. 1988 1989 Drum Set : 1962 - 1997 (Genoa, Wallace) Performed with numerous music ensembles mainly jazz, big band, fusion and rock. Most recently with "Atlantis" (Top 40) and "Headin South" (Country and Western). Inventor and perfector of the Multiple Pitched Quad Bass Drum Set 1972-1997; an experiment testing the musical limits of the human mind and body with coordination and rudimental drumming. Perfected many advanced Olympic style training techniques for speed, coordination, endurance and execution thought processes. INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION : 1968-1976 Winner of 35 local, regional and state snare drum and drum set contests. 1972 2nd place American Guild of Music National Drum Set Championship Indianapolis, Indiana 1973 4th place All-American National Snare Drum Championship Sarnia Ontario, Canada 1974 3rd place DCI World Snare Drum Championship Ithaca, New York 1975 3rd place DCI World Snare Drum Championship Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 lst place DCI World Champion Philadelphia, Pennsylvania INSTRUCTION : 1975 1976 Leamington Townsmen, Windsor Guardsmen Ontario Canada Caption Head Arranger/Instructor 1977 Windsor Guardsmen Caption Head Arranger/Instructor 1978 1979 Phantom Regiment Execution Instructor 1982 Golden Garrison, Ypsilanti Mi. Caption Head Arranger/Instructor Most Improved Drum Corp, Great Lakes Drum Corp Association DCI Class A Finalists 1984 Phantom Regiment Execution Instructor (1st tour only) 1991 1992 Southgate High School Caption Head Arranger/Instructor Undefeated MCBDA Percussion Champions 1993-1997 Consulting, clinics and RAMD trouble maker. JUDGING : 1976-1997 Drum Corp and Marching Band. Experienced in all percussion adjudication areas including the tick sheet. Indoor percussion and individual contests. Known as a tough judge to please. 1987-1992 Percussion Caption Head, Great Lakes Judging Association Responsible for sheet interpretation, judges tolerances, training of new prospectives, rewriting of percussion score sheets to reflect a more performance oriented approach to judging high school students. 1989 President - Great Lakes Judges Association Liason to band directors and judging circuit. Oversee caption heads and judging concerns. Serve as scratching post for nervous band directors. Handle complaints and watch over contractual situations. AUTHORSHIP: The Technique and Mechanics of Competitive Rudimental Snare Drumming. 380pgs 1978 The Basic Technique of Rudimental Drumming 105pgs. 1980 ART AND DESIGN EXPERIENCE : President - Silverdot Illustration. 1984 to present. Provide commercial and residential delineation services to architectural, interior design, and engineering firms. Design and illustrate presentations for developers, municipalities and advertising agencies. Specialize in casein tempera - an egg-based fast drying media - marker, water color, pencil broadside, oils and ink renderings. Excellent freehand sketching and perspective layout. Construction documents and design available on request. Harold Weeks - Freehand sketching and composition. ( U of Detroit) Morris Jackson - Architectural perspective and delineation. Rapid brush techniques. Artist for Smith, Hintchmen and Grylls for 25 years, Detroit, Mi. Howard Etter - Design and delineation. Marker technique. Human figure sketching. (Arch. delineator) Richard Rush - Basic design and proportion. (Architect) Dale Ferriby - Basic design and proportion (Architect) Harvey Ferraro - Architectural delineation and quick freehand sketching. (Architect) Shirley Hathaway - Oil painting, water colors and composition. Scarab Club, Detroit Dan Keller - Oil painting and composition. Scarab Club, Detroit. Lewis King - Watercolorist. Technique and execution. Armada, Mi. Lawrence Technological University - Bachelor of Architecture Since so many corps run around the field these days and claim demand, here is my competitive running resume with best finishes : Marathons: 1996 Los Angeles (4204 / 16239) , 1994 1995 1996 Detroit, 1994 Columbus, 1996 1997 Walt Disney, 1996 Pittsburg Half Marathons:1996 Las Vegas (978 / 2400) 10 milers: The Crim, Flint Mi. (1896 / 5112), 1995 The Race From Hell, Hell, Mi. 1995 1996 Michigan Big 10 Run, Ann Arbor Mi.1997 First of America Classic, St. Petersburg, Fl. 10K and 5 milers:Cooper River Bridge Run, Charleston SC. (2482 / 12207) 1993 1994 1995 1996 Oak Apple Run, Royal Oak, Mi. (403/1334) 1993 1994 1995 1996 Allen Park Street Fair, Mi. (227 / 631) Medalist: 1994 1995 1996 Michigan Firecracker Mile - Open Division Clawson, Mi.