Mr. Boulanger began his percussion career at Ste-Dominique School in 1953. He became a snare drummer with Les Diplomates De Quebec in 1961 and continued to play snare while serving as their Instructor/Arranger from 1970 – 1973. Michele served as consultant to the Chicago Cavaliers, Spirit of Atlanta, and the Concord Blue Devils. In 1974, he was appointed Percussion Quality Control Manager for DCA. He pioneered score sheet changes that separated the marching drum line from the stationary pit ensemble. He has judged percussion for DCA, DCI, and the Canadian Judges Association.