Alan Winslow first played baritone horn with Crystal Raiders of Corning, New York in 1958, then went to play with many prominent corps in upstate New York, including Seneca Chiefs, Syracuse Brigadiers, Rochester Crusaders, St. Joseph’s of Batavia and Empire Statesmen. He has served as public relations director for Drum Corps Associates (DCA) and was a marching and manoeuvring judge with the New York State Federation Contest Judges Association. He has been a photographer for Drum Corps News, Drum Corps Associates (DCA) and Drum Corps International (DCI). He has served as chief judge at the Capital City Invitational Band Contest in Austin, Texas; chief judge of the Texas Educational Judges Association in San Antonio, Texas; contest sponsor for DCA’s Portrait In Brass contest. He is the single father of four adopted sons.