Drum Corps Co-Director

Matt K ettelhut is an EDM solutions software engineer, percussionist, composer and educator in the Twin Cities area. Currently the Program Coordinator for Chops Drum & Bugle Corps, he has also served similar capacities for Minnesota Brass, Inc., Drum and Bugle corps, Coon Rapids High School, Rochester John Marshall, Burnsville High School, Rosemount High School, Eastview High School, Bloomington Public Schools, Buffalo Public Schools, Eden Prairie High School, Andover High School, Sauk Rapids High School, and South Saint Paul High School. A graduate of the University of Minnesota and a member of the 1994 DCI World Champion Concord Blue Devils, Matt has studied with several noted percussionists and had earned an applauded reputation giving clinics and concerts throughout the US and Europe as part of the Penumbra Percussion Duo. Matt has served as a judge for the Minnesota Percussion Association, solo/ensemble contests, and marching band competitions. He is a past Treasurer for the Minnesota Percussive Arts Society, a member of Chamber Music America as well as the Twin Cities Musicians Union.