High Brass Instructor

Kenneth Kamping is excited to continue as a trumpet tech on the Madison Scouts Brass Staff! During the school year, Ken is a Middle School Band, Orchestra, and Digital Music teacher at Mineola MS in Mineola, NY. 

Receiving his B.A. in Trumpet Performance from SUNY Purchase, and M.A. in Music Education at LIU Post, Ken has learned from, as well as performed with, some of the most sought-after musicians on Broadway and in New York City including Tony Kadleck, Graham Ashton, and Richard Clymer. 

Ken has taught multiple marching bands in the New York area over the past 8 years. He has been lucky enough to teach the Sachem Arrows Marching Band for 2 seasons (2017 and 2018), serve as Visual Caption head and Music Composer for the Hicksville Marching Comets (2019-present), as well as Drill Writer, Music Composer, and Visual Caption head for the Mineola Mustang Marching Band the past 8 years (2016 - present). Ken has been lucky to be a part of teams that have won 5 NYSFBC Championships over the past 5 seasons. 

Ken’s marching experience includes the Sachem Arrows Marching Band (2010-2013), The Sunrisers Drum and Bugle Corps (2013-2014), and Carolina Crown (2015, 2016, and 2018). Ken is extremely excited for the future of the Madison Scouts!