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Rosie Queen

Rosie has extensive experience in world class drum corps, marching bands and winter guard across the world. She has been the color guard director and on the visual design team at Carmel H.S. since 2003. During these years, Carmel has won BOA Grand Nationals 5-times. Recently earning 3 consecutive titles back to back (2016, 2017, 2018) along with High Visual and High General Effect. Carmel H.S. Winter Guard has also won 8 IHSCGA State Championships and the WGI World Championships 5 times under her tenure.

From 1999 – 2002 she has served in a variety of roles with the Emmy and Tony award winning show “Blast!” and “Shockwave” as Cast Manager, Visual Ensemble Manager and Visual Trainer/Technician.

Her drum corps experience includes: Cavaliers (1994-2000), Cadets of Bergen County (1993) and Carolina Crown (2002-2014), Madison Scouts (2009-2010), Bluecoats 2018-present.

Rosie also has worked with many H.S. and independent color guards throughout the U.S. with some being: Aimachi (Nagoya, Japan) 1996-2009, Pride of Cincinnati 1997-present, Carmel H.S. 2002-2019, Avon H.S. 2002-2006, Carroll H.S 1990-1995, Center Grove H.S. 1996-2001, Escapade 1994-1995, Bluecoats Indoor WG 2018-present.

“Teaching the teachers” is another passion that Rosie holds important to her. She has participated as a mentor and clinician in many educational events for WGI and BOA over the years. WGI “Spinfest” clinician every year that they have held an event and BOA Summer Symposium Color Guard Director track and show consultations. Rosie is also the lead in WGI’s “Flag FUN-damentals” educational video series along with a new release coming out this year—“WGI Sabre Educational Video”.

She proudly serves on the WGI Advisory board, Board of Directors and currently is the Secretary of the WGI Executive Board. She also has earned a bachelor’s degree in special education and a certification in Event Management.
Rosie resides in Huntington Beach with her husband, Jeff and two Golden Doodles, London and Indy.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 7

3:45pm CDT