Tulane University Bands

The Spirit of the Green Wave

Student Leadership 2019/2020

Drum Majors

Pictured: Michael Seuylemezian (left), Dylan Koester (right)

Pictured: Michael Seuylemezian (left), Dylan Koester (right)

Michael Seuylemezian '19

Michael Seuylemezian is from Los Angeles, CA. He is a Junior at Tulane and is double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Music. At school, he is involved with the Debate Team, Kappa Kappa Psi, and the Green Wave Brass Band. Michael also enjoys golf, basketball, and watching Tulane football win. 

Dylan Koester '18

Dylan is originally from Vancouver, WA and is currently a senior at Tulane where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Trumpet Performance with a minor in Psychology. At Tulane he is the principal trumpet of the Tulane Orchestra, an active member of Green Wave Winds, and the President of the Rho Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi. Dylan is currently conducting his own research study through the Tulane Honors Program on the pedagogical and performance effects of participation in the marching arts on brass musicianship and technique, working under Dr. Matt Sakakeeny. After completing his degree at Tulane, Dylan hopes to pursue graduate level studies in music education and to become a high school or college band director.

Flutes - Serin Park ‘21

Clarinets - Chase Doumite '20

Saxophones - Brendan Grant ‘20

High Brass - Jonah Gilkeson ‘20

Low Brass - Heather Penton ‘22

Sousaphones - Michael Buffa ‘22

Percussion - Josie Gottsponer ‘20

Color Guard - Allison Donze ‘21

Shockwave Dance Team - Katie Reynolds ‘21