Nick Pourcho is a full-time percussion educator and designer involved in teaching and designing for many high schools, independent ensembles, and drum corps’ since 2000. Nick received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Michigan State University in the spring of 2003 and was a member of the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps.
Nick is currently the Front Ensemble Arranger for Redline Percussion.
He is also the Assistant Band Director, Percussion Director, and Music Designer for Walled Lake Central HS and is the Director, Program Coordinator, and Front Ensemble Arranger for Walled Lake Percussion. He teaches a world drum and dance class for 4th and 5th graders and works with the percussionists at the various middle schools in Walled Lake. Nick previously worked with NorthCoast Academy from 2004 – 2012 (excluding 2010) in various roles including Program Coordinator, Ensemble Director, Front Ensemble Arranger, and Teacher. Nick has also served as the Front Ensemble Coordinator and Arranger for the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps.
Nick is a member of the WGI Percussion Advisory Board. He is looking forward to working with LakeShoremen Winds for the second consecutive year!