Ethan is from Shelton, CT and was a member of the Shelton High School Marching band from 2004-08, playing bass drum all 4 years. He was section leader for 3 years and co-drum captain for 2 years. In the summer of 2007, he marched with the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps.
He came to UConn in 2008 and graduated in 2013, playing bass drum all 5 years. He served as section leader and senior representative. He was also very active in UConn’s chapter of Tau Beta Sigma, a co-ed honorary band service sorority, holding multiple positions.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and currently works for Sikorsky. He returned after graduation as a staff member of the drum line and works with the bass drum section.