Battery Percussion Arranger/Instructor
Darren Hazlett has been the battery percussion arranger and instructor of the West Chester University Drumline since 2006. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, B. Mus. Ed., and Boston University, M. Mus. Ed. Previously, he has arranged and taught the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (2005-2006). As a performer, he marched with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (1992-1998) and was a cast member of the Broadway show, Blast! (1999-2002). He has recorded with NFL Films, and has presented various marching percussion clinics (Vivace Productions, Total Percussion Seminar, Pennsylvania PAS Day of Percussion 2014). His arranging can be heard on music published by Jair Klarfeld and Center X Productions, and he is also a member of the Vic Firth Education Team.