Tom McGillen is a consultant specializing in amplification and electronics and their application in the modern marching ensemble. His consulting business Marching Audio has worked with many notable band programs including Blue Springs (MO), Broken Arrow (OK), Carmel (IN), Flower Mound (TX), Hebron (TX), Homestead (IN), Owasso (OK), Ronald Reagan (TX), and William Mason (OH) High School among many others. Mr. McGillen has also served as the audio and electronics specialist for The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps since 2010.
He has presented clinics at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, the Texas Band Master's Association Convention, Music for All Summer Symposium, and other state Music Conventions. Before pursuing consulting full time, he was the adjunct professor of percussion at the University of Tulsa and served as the District Percussion Specialist for the Broken Arrow Public Schools.
Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Oklahoma State University. He is an educational artist for Innovative Percussion Inc, Evans Drum Heads, Planet Waves Cables, and he is a Yamaha Performing Artist.