Duke University - United States
Alexander Casimiro holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he also minored in Information Technologies. He performed in the UMass Minuteman Marching Band during the '05-'08 seasons, and served as the section leader of the UMass drum line from '06-'08. During the spring and fall of 2009, Alex taught as a teaching assistant for the UMass drum line. Alex is also a current performer, instructor, and arranger for the drum line at Six Flags New England. He has also drummed for the rock bands Strange Pilgrims, and Jen Tobey's Alter-Ego.
Alex has performed with numerous marching ensembles including the Silver Knights (’01-’02), the Targets (’03), the Spartans (‘04-’05), the Boston University Winter Percussion Ensemble (’05), the Madison Scouts (’06), the Six Flags New England Drum line (’07), and the Cadets (’08-'09). He has performed at various special events including George W. Bush’s 2005 Inaugural Parade, the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl ring ceremony, Craig Mello’s Nobel Prize Banquet, and A Night with the Boston Pops. Most Recently, Alex worked with the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps during the 2010 season. Alex is currently pursuing his Masters Degree is music performance at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he runs and writes for the Marching Mavericks drum line. He also looks forward to beginning his first season teaching Dojo Winter Percussion.