Instructors

Dylan Mercer – Percussion Caption Head

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Dylan Mercer was involved in the indoor and outdoor drumline programs at Loudoun County High School where he graduated in 2010. He attended Christopher Newport University where he was a member of the Marching Captain’s drumline, CNU indoor drumline, and Phoenix Blue Percussion. He completed his studies in 2014 with a degree in Applied Physics. Since 2012 he has worked with students at Loudoun County High School, Millbrook High School, and Sherando High School. Dylan is entering his second year at Broad Run after working with the outdoor percussion sections in 2015 and co-writing the 2016 indoor drumline show “Voyage”. He is currently working as the Operation’s Manager at Gold’s Gym in Leesburg.

Megan Constantinides – Front Ensemble Instructor

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Megan Constantinides joined the Yorktown High School indoor drumline in 2006, and was an active member of its front ensemble from 2006-2011. She then became a member of the Christopher Newport University front ensemble from 2011-2014, and of Phoenix Blue Percussion in 2011. Megan graduated from CNU with a degree in Psychology, and was actively engaged in elective music classes and ensembles throughout college. She joined the Broad Run staff in fall 2015, co-writing the indoor drumline shows “Voyage” (2016) and “When I Grow Up” (2017). Megan is currently studying music therapy at Shenandoah University, teaching music to preschoolers, and daydreaming about owning a marimba.

Ryan Ignacic – Color Guard Instructor

Ryan Ignacic is a 2016 Broad Run High School Graduate, where he was an active member of the Marching Spartans Color Guard and Winterguard Programs. After graduating, Ryan has returned to Broad Run as a Color Guard Tech in 2016, and now serves as Color Guard Instructor in 2017. Ryan was a member of the 2015 and 2016 Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, as well as the 2016 and 2017 Stonewall Independent Winterguard. This summer, Ryan has been on tour with the 2017 Santa Clara Vanguard.