CJ Longabaugh

Dr. Cameron Longabaugh currently serves as the Director of Bands at Irondale High School in New Brighton, MN. He completed his Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance with a secondary emphasis in Musicology at the University of Minnesota. He received his Masters of Music degree in Saxophone Performance at the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Music Education at Kansas State University. Mr. Longabaugh has studied saxophone with internationally renowned concert artists such as Eugene Rousseau, Anna Marie Wytko, and Preston Duncan.

During his graduate studies Dr. Longabaugh competed at numerous prestigious solo and chamber music competitions and was named a Finalist and a prizewinner at the 2017 William C. Byrd International Concerto Competition, a Finalist and a prize winner at the 2017 Plowman National Chamber Music Competition, and winner of the 2016 Masters Concerto and Aria Competition sponsored by the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Longabaugh previously taught at Inver Grove Heights Middle School in Inver Grove Heights, MN (2019-2021) Tapp Middle School in Powder Springs, GA (2017-2019) and Blue Valley West High School in Overland Park, KS (2011-2013).

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Tyler Shipe

Visual Coordinator

Tyler is an Irondale graduate and has been working with the marching band since then. He marched with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corp for four years. More...


Gary Swanson

Program Coordinator

Gary has been the director of Irondale's color guard programs since 1990. His backgound is extensive and includes being one of 7 choreographers for the 1992 SuperBowl Halftime show. More...


Becky Zoellner

Color Guard Coordinator

Becky is an Irondale Color Guard alum. She marched with the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps for two years. She marched with the Minnesota Brass and in True North Winter Color Guard. More...


Andy "AC" Combites

Program Coordinator

AC has been working with the marching band since 1998. He played with the Knights Drum & Bugle Corps and the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. More...


Paul Weber

Percussion Coordinator

Paul is an Irondale alum and has been on staff since 1998. He marched with the Madison Scouts for four years and was the Drum Corps Midwest multi-tenor champion in 2001. More...


Tony Mottaz

Percussion Staff

Tony is an Irondale alum, marched with River City Rhythm in 2012, and played with the Blue Knights for 1 year and with the Santa Clara Vanguard for two years. More...

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New Brighton, MN 55112


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