Brass Supervisor, Bluecoats
Dave Mackinnon has held his position as Brass Supervisor of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps for 21 years. He brought a wealth of experience to the Bluecoats when he joined the staff in 1994.
Mackinnon's marching music experience dates back to the 1970s when he was the musical director of the Ventures of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. He was elected to the Bluecoats Hall of Fame in 2009.
Throughout his years in the activity, he has also taught, written and consulted for drum corps in Canada, the United States, Korea and Japan. Additionally, he is an active music judge for USBands, New York Field Band Conference, Ontario Drum Corps Association, Michigan C.B.A. and Indiana State Music Association.