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Marine Band Members
Stage Manager
Master Sgt. Richard Dickerson

Stage Manager Master Sergeant Richard Dickerson of Woodland Hills, Calif., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in July 2004.

Master Sgt. Dickerson began his musical training at age five. Upon graduating in 1992 from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, he joined the United States Marine Corps. In November 1992, following recruit training in San Diego, he reported to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band in El Toro, Calif. After one enlistment, he separated from the Marine Corps to attend the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where, in 2000, he received a bachelor of music degree in French horn performance. Gunnery Sgt. Dickerson’s notable instructors include David Bakkegard of the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra associate principal horn Peter Landgren, also of Peabody Conservatory, and recording artist Barry Tuckwell.

As Stage Manager, Master Sgt. Dickerson is responsible for loading and transporting musical instruments and equipment, setting the stage for performances locally and on tour, managing the stage crew, and maintaining the facilities of “The President’s Own.” In addition to his usual duties he also serves as the band’s Safety Supervisor.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Master Sgt. Dickerson served as a stage crew member and stage manager for the Peabody Conservatory Opera Department from 1996-2003 and assistant stage manager for the Baltimore Opera Company from 2002-2004.

Members

Lance Cpl. Victor St. Lot
Stage Crew

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Cpl. Teiarra Richardson
Stage Crew

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Lance Cpl. Kelley Miller
Stage Crew

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Lance Cpl. Nyheem Harrison
Stage Crew

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Cpl. David Corral
Stage Crew

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Pfc. Christopher Abbott
Stage Crew

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Charles Terry Jr.
Chief Stage Manager

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Cpl. Jerry Herrera
Supply Clerk

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Cpl. William Cooks
Supply Clerk

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Lance Cpl. Jacob Harpe
Supply Clerk

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Master Sgt. Kathryn Woltanski
Supply Chief

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Lance Cpl. Guillermo Martinez
Administrative Clerk

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Staff Sgt. Davin BrinkClapp
Administrative Chief

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Cpl. Omar Andres
Administrative Clerk

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Gunnery Sgt. Jamie Schwendinger
Information Systems Administrator

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Staff Sgt. Dahrion Johnson
Information Systems Administrator

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Staff Sgt. Christian Thesken
Digital Content Creator

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Master Sgt. Brian Rust
Creative Lead / Assistant Communication Strategy Chief

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Staff Sgt. Isaac Mei
Communication Strategist

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Master Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali
Communication Strategy Chief

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Staff Sgt. Tucker Broadbooks
Communication Strategist

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Staff Sgt. Chase Baran
Senior Communication Strategist

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Staff Sgt. Aram Piligian
Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Ophir Paz
Assistant Chief Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Claude Lumley
Video Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Fookson
Video Recording Engineer

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Gunnery Sgt. Michael Ducassoux
Chief Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Jacob Cypher
Recording Engineer

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Staff Sgt. Elena Specht
Librarian

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Gunnery Sgt. Charles Paul
Chief Librarian & Historian

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Gunnery Sgt. Tilden Olsen
Assistant Chief Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Tammy Lau
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Bradley Geneser
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Philip Espe
Librarian

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Staff Sgt. Anya Brodrick
Librarian

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Master Sgt. Steven Williams
Operations Chief

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Staff Sgt. Jacob LeJeune
Operations Specialist

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Master Sgt. Jennifer Jensen
Operations Specialist

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Gunnery Sgt. Scott Ninmer
Arranger

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