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Andrew Pretzello

Co-Front Ensemble Caption Head

Andrew has been a member of the Old Line Percussion staff since 2021. He currently serves as the Front Ensemble Co-Caption Head.


Andrew began his marching career at St. Stanislaus High School in Bay St. Louis, MS in 1998, playing in the front ensemble for 6 seasons (7th through 12th grade).  Andrew was also a member of the Fusion Indoor Percussion Ensemble from Bay St. Louis, MS from 2003 to 2004.  After high school, Andrew became a member of the University of Southern Mississippi marching band, The Pride of Mississippi, where he was in the front ensemble and cymbal line.


Andrew began marching drum corps in 2004 with the Memphis Sound Drum and Bugle Corps and after a two year hiatus, finished his DCI career with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps in 2007 and aged-out in 2008.  He received the Crossmen Percussion Distinguished Service Award for the 2008 season.


Andrew has been a percussion instructor in Howard County, Maryland since 2008. He has served as the front ensemble arranger and instructor for Atholton High School since 2008 and Marriotts Ridge High School since 2011. He currently serves as the Percussion Caption Head for Atholton High School. He was a front ensemble instructor for the Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps in 2016 and has been a member of the Towson University Marching Band staff since 2017.  He currently works as a Consulting Lead with Deloitte.

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