Stuart Spoon graduated from Texas A&M Commerce in May 2002. He has performed with such groups as UTA, Texas A&M Commerce, Lone Star Drum and Bugle Corps and Surround Sound indoor drumline. In 2000 Mr. Spoon was a part of the award-winning Texas A&M Commerce percussion ensemble, which won the call for tapes at the 2000 Percussive Arts Society and placed second in the drumline competition. Mr. Spoon has been involved in the drum corps activity since 1993; he has been with the Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps from Milwaukee, WI, for over half a decade. Stuart has studied with such teachers as Dr. Brian West, Kenyan Wiley, Paul Rennick, Michael Varner and Mickey Hartzog. This summer he takes on the role of Percussion Caption Head for the Pioneer. He is currently at Arlington Lamar School District as the Percussion Director for the network, and has also worked with the drumline at Texas Christian University. This is his 4th year with the Pride of Lamar.