Mr. Kerchner began his drum corps experience with 10 years in Blue Rock. He played soprano, French horn, contra, and mellophone. He began to arrange music while still in Blue Rock. Larry has arranged and instructed for the Bridgemen, Muchachos, Crossmen, Star of Indiana, Troopers, Sky Ryders, Hawthorne Caballeros, Royal Brigade Skyliners, Bushwackers, and the Reilly Raider Alumni Corps. He has judged music and horns with the Middle Atlantic, Bay State, Cavalcade of Bands, and Yea judging associations. Larry has written and/or taught over 120 corps. He has 300 compositions published and was a Grammy Award Nominee. Larry designed and used the 1st. Flugelhorn bugle.