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Peter Crawford

Golden Empire Drum & Bugle Corps and Bakersfield College Drumline as a Front Ensemble Coordinator and Audio Manager
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Pete obtained his BA in Music Composition and Percussion Performance from California State University, Bakersfield. His marching percussion instructors include Alex Herrera and Tony Nunez. In 2002, Peter marched with Impulse Drum & Bugle Corps and in 2006 he aged out with Valley Independent Percussion as the tenor line section leader. He has written for and taught at numerous high schools in the southwest area. He volunteered with Golden Empire Drum & Bugle corps for their inaugural year as a sound designer and engineer. Pete has worked with Velvet Knights Drum & Bugle Corps, Orange County Independent Open Percussion, and Odyssey Indoor Percussion. He was also a performing member for the first two years of WGI Winds with Orange County Independent Winds Ensemble, where he medaled in the Independent World class both years (Silver then Bronze). He was the lead arranger for Chops Inc. Drum & Bugle Corps for 2014 and 2015 and wrote the music book for the entire corps both years.

In the professional world, he has had the honor and privilege to work with such Artists as Tinashe, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Adema, Joe Rogan, Tom Segura, Tiffany Haddish, Bert Kreischer, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Welshly Arms, Barns Courtney, Hawthorne Heights, Gregory Porter, Mariachi San Marcos, and even helping the backline techs for legendary American Rock Band, STYX.

Pete was brought on as a lead sound engineer with Santa Clara Vanguard in 2019 to help integrate a brand new audio system. He also does sound design and digital music editing for colorguard programs. He is a percussion adjudicator and clinician in the Central and Southern Valley California area, and a professional recording and sound engineer working at many local venues in Bakersfield, most notably at The Bakersfield Fox Theater. Currently, Pete works with Golden Empire Drum & Bugle Corps and Bakersfield College Drumline as a Front Ensemble Coordinator and Audio Manager. Pete is a proud member of the Innovative Percussion Inc. educational artist family as well as the Dynasty/Titan family.