KHS Names Harvill Marching Arts Artist Relations Manager

Christian Wissmuller • People • April 11, 2019

 KHS America, Inc., distributor of Jupiter, Mapex, and Majestic instruments, is proud to announce the addition of John Harvill as the company’s new Marching Arts Artist Relations Manager.

In this role, he will be solely dedicated to our marching ensembles in WGI, DCI, university bands, and more. John has been active in the marching arts for nearly 30 years. He was a charter member of the eight-time WGI Independent Class World Champions, Music City Mystique, from 1995 – 2000, and joined their staff shortly thereafter. John was also a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from Canton, Ohio. He has served on the percussion staff and design team for Father Ryan High School for the last 20 years, creating some of the most fun and memorable shows in WGI. John is also an active design consultant for high schools, independent ensembles, and colleges all over the United States.

He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, and resides in Nashville, TN, with his wife, Kate, and children, Nico and Luca. “I am thrilled to join KHS America and work within the activity that shaped me into who I am today. I’m beyond excited to give back to the marching arts.” 

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