COLOR GUARD- Joseph Heininger

Joe has designed and choreographed for many of the top performing marching bands, drum corps, and winter guard groups in the United States. Some of his outstanding accomplishments include: Choreographer/Dance Instructor for the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps (‘97-‘98); Color Guard Designer for the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (‘99-’00); Program Coordinator/Color Guard Designer for Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps (‘99-’01); Show Designer for Sacred Heart Winterguard (‘00-’02); Color Guard Designer for the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps (‘00-’04); Color Guard Designer/Co-Program Coordinator with the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps (‘05-’11); Costume Designer/Choreographer Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps (‘13 – present); Artistic Director/Designer for The Black Watch Independent World Guard (‘96 – ’14); Show Designer for the Mechanicsburg High School Marching Band and Scholastic World Winter Guard (‘08 – ’16). This year will mark Joe’s fifth year with the Black Gold Organization.

In addition to Joe’s creative designs for color guards, drum corps and marching bands, he also designs and creates flags and costumes for some of drum corps/marching band’s most prestigious pageantry groups and is the custom performance wear designer at “A Wish come True”.