Donnie Ross to return for 8th consecutive season


Donnie Ross has proudly been involved with Cap City since its inaugural 2012 season, and currently serves as the Front Ensemble arranger and Program Coordinator. His performance experience includes the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps (07-09) and Matrix Percussion (06-10). He then returned to be on staff for both organizations - Glassmen in 2012, and Matrix in 2012-2013. Donnie has performed as a clinician across the Midwest and Europe. Highlights include performing at the 2007 PAS Convention and 2008 IPE Championships in Europe. 


"Seeing this organization

come to life over the last 7 years has been an amazing experience. I can't believe how far we've come! I'm very humbled to work alongside the incredible staff at Cap City, and even more honored to call them my closest friends. Cap City has developed a reputation for bringing an exciting and compelling performance to the floor, providing top notch education, and ensuring our membership an unforgetable family-like experience. I couldn't be more excited for the 2019 season with this incredible organization!"

Donnie Ross - CFO, Front Ensemble Arranger, Program Coordinator

Since 2013, Donnie has served as the Educational Sales Director for Columbus Percussion, proudly servicing the percussion education community. He is currently the Percussion Director and Arranger for Westland High School in Galloway, Ohio. 

Donnie has served as a member of the Ohio Indoor Performance Association (OIPA) Board of Directors since 2014, and on the Percussion Advisory Board for WGI since 2017. Donnie is an active marching percussion judge, educator, arranger, sound designer, and program coordinator throughout the Midwest. 

To contact Donnie regarding information about upcoming auditions or Cap City Percussion in general, please feel free to send an email to