Michael ‘Red’ Corso has held positions in the brass sections of such corps as Antonia Mangione Post drum and bugle corps, Troop 77 BSA drum and bugle corps, Skylarks and the Matadors. He instructed both the brass and percussion sections of Troop 77, the brass section of the Longhorns. He was corps director of Troop 77, and founded the Longhorns, Skylarks and the Matadors. He has also been a member of the Rhode Island Drum Corps Association, the Greater New England Yankee Circuit, and served on the executive board of the Red Carpet Association. He held the position of treasurer of Drum Corps Associates (DCA) for 15 years.