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THE BAND

Brad Sparks

// trombone

 

You'll find him in the back, rippin' them tuba licks. Born and raised in Runnells, IA. He also serves as Mr. Manager for the group.

Ben Poppen

// snare drum & perc.

 

Hailing from Ankeny, IA, Ben keeps everything rolling with his snare-drummy goodness.

Josh Waymire

// sousaphone

 

Ben McCartney

// trumpet

 

Known as Mr. McCartney to his students, this dude brings the biggest, ballsiest trumpet sound to the group.

Christian Hayden

// bass drum

 

Rockin' that big-ass drum, this soon-to-be Drake grad holds the world record for least pictured band member. 

Mike Kosiek

// saxophones

 

Hans Decker

// trumpet

 

Having moved here from the Twin Cities, our screamin' lead trumpet now calls Des Moines (and beer) home.

Dan Purscell

// trombone

 

You want a great trombone solo? You've got a great trombone solo. This bad dude lays it down like nobody's business.

// trumpet