George Stuteville


George Stuteville is an Indianapolis native. For years now he has made his living in the percussion industry working in many different roles. George has served as a: composer, instructor, designer, and even worked in instrumental sales in Nashville, TN at the legendary forks drum closet(13, 14) as well as Sam Ash Music in Indianapolis (17-19)

As a performer George began his DCI experience with the Glassmen from Toledo, OH. he marched three seasons with the corps(07,08,10.) In WGI George performed with Matrix Indoor (09, 10) and Gateway Indoor (11.)

George attended Butler University in Indianapolis, In. as a percussion performance major.

As an instructor George began working with the Carmel High School front ensemble in 2007. He was the front director for 6 seasons.

At the high school level George has been a percussion director with Plainfield high school since 2008, and also worked for a few years in Nashville as the front ensemble director at Ravenwood High School (13, 14.)

On the independent scene George began working with Music City Drum and Bugle Corps in 2011. He helped design the electronic portion of the show as well as instructed the front ensemble for two seasons.

In 2012 George began his extensive work with Gateway Indoor percussion. Amanda Petersen and George worked tirelessly together for three years to bring the Gateway front ensemble to prominence (12, 13, and 14.) At the end of 2014 George retired from Gateway and moved back to Indianapolis.

In 2015 George began working as an instructor and arranger with North Coast academy(16, 17) He also signed on as front ensemble caption head and arranger for the Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps for a short time (15, 16)

George serves as a very active composer, and instructor, and he looks forward to starting his newest chapter with the Plymouth Canton Educational Park percussion ensemble, as well as Redline Indoor Percussion.