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- Full Music Composition and Arranging for Marching Band and Indoor Percussion
- Visual Designs for Marching Band and Indoor Percussion
- Electronic Sound Design for Marching Band, Indoor Percussion, and Winter Guard
- Digital Design for Floors and Props
- Consulting for Marching Band and Indoor Percussion
- Exercises/Etudes and Performer Development Programs
A champion Battery Arranger, Visual Designer, and Program Coordinator. Shane has arranged and worked with Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps, Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps, Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, Music City Mystique, Bangkok Society Drumline, Tyler Junior College, Choctawhatchee HS, along with several High School and Independent programs across the country. His inspiration and motivation comes from the kids and programs that allow him to be involved. He is also a proud artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion, Pearl Drums, Evans Drum Heads\Planet Waves, and Zildjian Cymbals.
Matt Filosa is a freelance percussionist, composer, and arranger currently residing in Fort Worth, Texas. Co-owner of the marching arts design company Synced Up Designs, Matt writes, designs for, and teaches marching bands and indoor percussion groups all over the country. Matt is the sound designer and front ensemble arranger for several WGI and DCI finalist groups, most notably PIW group Music City Mystique (co-arranger) and the Cadets (Sound Design). Matt earned his Bachelors in Percussion Performance from the University of Florida (2007) and Masters in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas (2009). While attending UNT, Matt wrote for and taught the Green Brigade Drumline. In 2011, Matt was accepted into the Florida State percussion studios doctoral program, where his responsibilities included teaching the Marching Chiefs Drumline (2011-2015). Currently ABD, Matt plans to earn his Doctorate in Percussion Performance in the summer of 2018. Before starting work on his doctorate, Matt was the Assistant Band Director/ Percussion Specialist at Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas. During this time, Matt created the popular stage show “Electronica” and “Dreamscape”, which later turned into the professional stage show “Nebulas”. Matt has performed on several professional recordings, recently featured on Dr. Omar Carmenates new CD Gaia Theory, released by Rattle Records. He has also performed at WASBE in Singapore and Ohio, CBDNA, TMEA, FMEA, and the Percussive Arts Society National Convention on several occasions, including performances withthe Florida State percussion ensemble (2011), Bluecoats percussion ensemble (2007), and clinic presenter with Music City Mystique(2016). Passionate about the marching arts, it is Matt’s continued goal to inspire, educate, and promote music education and participation in the arts. Matt is endorsed by Innovative Percussion, Pearl/Adams, Evans drum heads, and Sabian Cymbals.
Jeremy Thompson is a full time wind composer,arranger and electronic sound designer for the marching arts. He has been active in the pageantry activity for over 15 years. Jeremy was a marching member of the 2003 Blue Devils hornline. Since 2003 he has been active as a visual instructor, choreographer, clinician and adjudicator. He has composed and arranged for marching ensembles all over the United States and Canada. In addition to writing for marching ensembles he is also active as a voice actor and music producer for radio commercials and visual media projects. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife Kristanne and their three dogs Ava, Aspen and Sparrow.
Ryan Marsh is an educator, performer and designer from Tampa Florida. He has been the percussion director for Newsome High School since 2011. Under his direction the Newsome HS percussion section has won 2 FFCC State Championships, 1 FMBC 4A High Percussion award and 5 WGI regional championships. In 2015 Newsome attended WGI World Championships and placed 8th in scholastic open class. Since 2007 Ryan has worked with numerous high school marching bands, concert ensembles and independent indoor ensembles throughout the state of Florida and the southeast United States. As a musician Ryan keeps a steady performance schedule with various jazz groups from central Florida. Ryan is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society, TI:ME and an educational artist for Innovative Percussion.
Outside of the arts Ryan works full time as a business development and marketing manager for HSC. Given his background and success in the arts and marketing this new role for Synced Up Designs is a great marriage of two of his passions. He looks forward to making Synced Up Designs a household name in the world of Pageantry Arts.
After aging-out of the marching arts with Music City Mystique, Daniel became a graphic designer and photographer based out of Nashville, TN. Daniel has been instrumental in developing McM’s show logos, floor design, color palette, and multimedia. When not involved with McM, Daniel is a Sr. Creative for Country Music Television designing and producing art for tv series and award shows. Check out his personal work here.