Shane Gwaltney is the newest member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, being named the Percussion Arranger and Caption Head.
Shane was a charter member of Music City Mystique from 1995-99, as well as a member of Street Beats 1997-03 which performed at The Percussive Arts Society International Convention and Modern Drummer Music Festival. Since his age out from Mystique, he has been an important part of Mystique's personality. He has been instrumental in this group for fifteen years thus far in his capacity as the Battery Arranger and Visual Designer. His innovative and trend setting musical and visual designs have become a mainstay in the WGI, BOA, and the DCI arenas. Some of other the groups he has been involved with include Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps; Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps; Jacksonville State University Pasic Drum Line from Jacksonville, AL; Middle Tennessee State University Pasic Drum Line from Murfreesboro, TN; Tyler Junior College, from Tyler, TX; Choctawhatchee High School from Fort Walton Beach, FL; Ooltewah High School from Ooltewah, TN; and Northmont High School from Dayton, OH just to name a few. He is also a proud artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion, Dynasty Drums, Evans Drum Heads\Planet Waves, and Zildjian Cymbals.
In 2009, Shane joined an elite group of signature artists when Innovative Percussion introduced the Shane Gwaltney signature marching snare drum stick.
Shane currently resides in Fort Walton Beach, Florida where he is the Percussion Program Director at Choctawhatchee High School. He is also on his third year as Battery Arranger and a member of the design team for Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps.