Noah Bellamy

Visual Caption Head, Jazz Band Director

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Noah Bellamy is originally from Centerville, Ohio. After graduating from high school, Noah took part in a series of special studies at the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas. In 2002, Noah graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and then went on to receive his Masters in Music from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

After marching with the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps in 1996, Noah went on to teach visual performance at Centerville High School. While serving as a visual specialist and caption head from 1997-2005 the band won 12 Bands Of America Regional Championships, as well as the high visual award at Grand National Championships in 2003.

In 2005, Noah moved to South Florida and began teaching at Miami Beach Senior High School, where he started a scholastic winter drumline program, as well as a percussion class that has been modeled by many other schools across the country through the published article entitled, 'Creating Student Involvement Through The Use Of Percussion Instruments.

It was in Florida that he began designing drill full time and working with many nationally recognized bands and ensembles. He is currently the visual designer for the consistent WGI World Class finalists, Infinity Percussion as well as for the 2010 and 2011 WGI Open Class Silver Medalist, Stryke Percussion (now PIW). In addition to being busy in the Winter, Noah also writes for a number of marching bands from around the country including Colorado, Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Ohio. He is also currently the drill designer for The Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps from Casper, Wyoming.

Noah currently lives in Canton, Michigan with his wife and two daughters where he serves as the visual caption head for the Plymouth Canton Educational Park Marching Band. Noah has worked with and/or written for groups that have made finals in every class in WGI as well as BOA and other marching circuits around the country. He maintains a busy schedule of writing drill, judging in both the Fall and the Winter, and consulting with various marching ensembles from around the world.

As a musician, Mr. Bellamy has a very diverse background and a long list of musical experiences. After traveling with KC and The Sunshine Band for six years, Noah went on to tour with people such as Barry Manilow,, Glorida Estefan and The Miami Sound Machine, and Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. He has recorded with various artists in South Florida and continues to play his trombone. Noah looks forward to working with both the marching band as well as heading up the jazz program at PCEP.