VDB Convention Advisor
Yuji Nakamura

Born in Yokohama City

1992 Joined Yokohama Inspires Drum&Bugle corps.

 

1994 Moved to Wisconsin, USA.

Joined Blue Stars Drum&Bugle corps.

 

1995 Joined Cavaliers Drum&Bugle corps.

DCI Open Class (now World Class)

Became the first Japanese to join a drum run

Became the first Japanese to join the DCI Open Class (now World Class) drum run.

Awarded 1st place in DCI Division 1, and

High Percussion Award.

 

In 1996, he started teaching and arranging music mainly for marching percussion.

Started teaching marching percussion and arranging music.

 

He has been involved in teaching many groups and led them to national competitions.

At the same time, he led many groups to the national competition.

At the same time, he taught the TV personality Hideyuki Nakayama at the Fuji Television New Year's Star Comedy Contest in 2003.

He has also taught at the popular artist Dreams Come True Live Tour and Dreams Come True Wonderland 2007.

He also served as the drum line director for the popular artist Dreams Come True Live Tour, Dreams Come True Wonderland 2007.

He has also been involved in teaching for the media as a drum line director for the Dreams Come True Live Tour and Dreams Come True Wonderland 2007.

He has also been involved in teaching for the media. 

 

Currently, he is a marching percussion instructor.

Teacher at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music

Certified instructor of All Japan Marching Band Association

Certified judge of Drumco Japan

TAMA Marching Percussion Artist

Evans Drum Head Artist