Drum Majors 2022-23

Drum Majors

Headshot of Nicholas Clark, he/him

Nicholas Clark, he/him

Previously a UC Associate Drum Major in 2021-22 & Drum Major in 2020-21.

Mr. Nicholas Clark is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Cincinnati. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Nick was a drum major for two years at South Oldham High School in Crestwood. He is currently working a co-op position at Valeo Climate Control in Hamilton, Ohio. Outside of his studies, Nick has been a drum major of the Bearcat Marching Band, a member of the Bearcat Jazz Band, a sister of the Theta chapter of Tau Beta Sigma, and a member of the UC Solar Car Team. He joined the Bearcat Bands his first year at UC and loved it. His professional goal is to become an engineer working in the automotive industry.

Headshot of Mikhayla Henry, she/her

Mikhayla Henry, she/her

Drum Major

Previously a UC Drum Major in 2021-22 & 2019-20.

Ms. Mikhayla Henry is a fifth-year chemical engineering major and is also pursuing an MBA through the ACCEND program at UC. Originally from Lancaster, Ohio, she was a drum major for three years at Bloom-Carroll High School. Ms. Henry currently co-ops with Sabic in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. Outside of band, she is a member of Phi Sigma Rho sorority, CEAS Ambassadors, and ChemE Car.

Headshot of Nathan Steffen, he/him

Nathan Steffen, he/him

Previously a UC Drum Major in 2021-22.

Mr. Nathan Steffen is a fourth-year aerospace engineering major where he is studying for a M.S. in aerospace engineering through the ACCEND program. Nate graduated from Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio where he was a drum major for two years. He is a member of the percussion section in the Bearcat Bands in which he primarily plays marimba. He also co-ops as a student researcher with the University of Cincinnati and is a member of CubeCats.

Headshot of Sarah Stevens, she/her

Sarah Stevens, she/her

Previously a UC Associate Drum Major in 2021-22 (long distance co-op Fall 2021) & Drum Major in 2020-21.

Ms. Sarah Stevens is a fourth-year student at the University of Cincinnati studying Communication Design. She is a graduate of Loveland High School, Ohio where she was a drum major for one year. She plays piccolo and flute in the Bearcat Bands and is a sister of the Theta chapter of Tau Beta Sigma. Sarah is also a member of Design for America.

Field Commanders/Assistant Drum Majors

Headshot of John Danko, he/him

John Danko, he/him

Mr. John Danko is entering his fifth year in the Bearcat Bands. John plays the trombone in all ensembles and is also an active member of the Theta chapter of the band service sorority, Tau Beta Sigma. At the University of Cincinnati, John majors in Aerospace Engineering. When not at band, he enjoys playing board games and going bowling.

Headshot of Jacob Lesick, he/him

Jacob Lesick, he/him