Donnie Ross is returning for his second year at Phantom Regiment as a member of the front ensemble staff. He is a founder of the WGI PIW finalist Cap City Percussion, where he currently serves as the Executive Director, Front Ensemble Arranger and Program Coordinator. His performance experience includes the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps (07-09) and Matrix Percussion (06-10). He then returned to be on staff for both organizations – Glassmen in 2012, and Matrix in 2012-2013.
From 2013-2019, Donnie served as the Educational Sales Director for Columbus Percussion, proudly servicing the percussion education community. He is the Percussion Director at Westland High School in Galloway, Ohio, and the Front Ensemble Coordinator at Grove City High School in Grove City, OH.
Donnie has served as a member of the Ohio Indoor Performance Association (OIPA) Board of Directors from 2014-2019, and on the Percussion Advisory Board for WGI since 2017. Donnie is an active marching percussion judge, educator, arranger, sound designer, and program coordinator throughout the Midwest.