The Drum Major Society Names New Training Director

Cincinnati, OH – June, 8th 2020: The Drum Major Society announces its newest appointment to the Board of Directors, John O’Toole. He will join the Board effective immediately for a new 2-year term. The Training Director is responsible for the organization, planning, administration and delivery of the Society Training Program.

“John joining the Board brings our core Leadership Team into final alignment. His enthusiasm and thoughtful delivery of last year’s Society Training Program proves we are heading into a momentous year with exciting new concepts and angles to the way we teach our students. I couldn’t be more pleased to have him with us.”
Nick DelleCave ~Executive Director

“I’m very happy to be a part of this team. I look forward to working towards growing the Society, as well as giving back to the community including the Bearcat Bands, an organization that’s had such a strong impact on my time at UC.”
John O’Toole ~Training Director

John was originally inducted into the Society in 2017 and served as drum major for the Bearcat Bands in 2019. Now an alumni of the band, he aims to focus his efforts in assisting in the training of prospective drum majors and members of the Society. In addition, John is an alumni of the Theta Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma, the band’s honorary service organization.
Currently, John is wrapping up his undergraduate career at the University of Cincinnati. Upon completion he will have earned a degree in Neurobiology and Spanish.

The Drum Major Society is a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Public Charity. Our mission is to advance the education of the Marching Arts in the public sphere. Our annual Programs educate students in High School and at the collegiate level and seek to recognize outstanding program student leaders for their contributions.