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Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble

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Location  Denver, Colorado
Director  Amanda Montemayor
Founded  1993
Championship titles  1994, 1999, 2000, 2003
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Division  Percussion Independent World
Members  Zack Argotsinger, Tim Lundberg, Colin Spear, Danny Sibley, Ivan Fees, Kelly Mills, Mike Jackson, Zac Barnard
Similar  Blue Knights Drum and, Music City Mystique, Ralph Hardimon, Front ensemble, Troopers Drum and Bugle Co

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The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble is a Percussion Independent World competitive percussion ensemble drumline. Based in Denver, Colorado, the Blue Knights are a member of Winter Guard International.


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The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble was established in 1993. They first competed in the 1994 WGI season where they won their first world championship. They also won world championships in 1999, 2000, and 2003. The Blue Knights are also the longest continually running WGI Percussion Ensemble.

In 2011, the Blue Knights won the WGI Fan Favorite award for their show "Physical Graffiti".

The Blue Knights also operated an open class ensemble that made appearances at WGI Percussion Independent Open finals in 2005 and 2006.


The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble is sponsored by Ascend Performing Arts, a 501 (c)(3) musical organization that has a Board of Directors, corps director, and staff assigned to carry out the organization's mission. The organization also sponsors the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, and the Stampede Drumline and Broncos Brass, the official brass/drumline of the Denver Broncos.

2015 Staff

Amanda MontemayorEnsemble Director
Rod KostermanEducational Program Director/Program Director/Front Ensemble Arranger/Staff Coordinator
Juan Carlos Caceres - Visual Design/Visual Coordinator
Ryan SpringlerVisual Design / Visual Consultant
Keenan Evans - Visual Design / Visual Consultant
Ralph HardimonProgram Consultant
Mike Jackson - Percussion Arranger
Colin SpearFront Ensemble Arranger/Instructor
Danny Sibley -Front Ensemble Instructor
Tim LundbergSnare Tech
Zac BarnardSnare Tech
Zack ArgotsingerTenor Tech
Kelly Mills - Bass Tech
Ivan Fees - Cymbal Tech

‡ Denotes Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Alumni

Show History

Gold background indicates WGI Championship; Light grey background indicates WGI Fan Favorite.


Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Wikipedia

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