Chad Brinkman

Chad is the Director of Bands at Fegely Middle School in Portage, Indiana. His responsibilities include grades 6 – 8 concert bands, an 8th grade jazz band, and instructing the Pride of Portage Marching Band. Before arriving in Portage, he was the assistant band director at Paoli Jr./ Sr. High School in Paoli, Indiana.

Chad has been a member of the Carolina Crown Drum & Bugle Corps brass staff since 2010, following two years on the visual staff. Prior to becoming a staff member, he marched as a member of the corps from 2004-2007. His other teaching experience includes proudly working as a staff member of the Music for All Summer Symposium Marching Band Track.

In May of 2008, Chad received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Butler University. He is a member of the Indiana Bandmasters Association, and currently serves on the state board as the District I M.S./J.H. representative.

Chad is a native of Avon, Indiana, and currently resides in Portage, Indiana with his wife, Olivia.

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