Oliviero, George

Oliviero, George

Geoege Oliviero, already a member of four halls of fame, is a well-known pioneer who has written and implemented philosophies regarding general effect, visual and design analysis and scoring systems that

have been in use for many years.

He is a member of the Massachusetts Drum Corps Hall of Fame, Color Guard Netherlands Hall of Fame, DCI Hall of Fame, WGI Hall of Fame. He also received the World Music Contest Award as a Friend of WMC.

He has been a visual caption judge with various organizations since 1966 when he began 30 years of service with Eastern Mass. Judges. He has also served with the New England Band Association, DCI and WGI as visual caption head. He has been a visual judge with the Western Bands Association since 1998.

Through the 1960s and early 1970s, he served as visual instructor with several nationally-known northeastern groups: St. Kevin’s Emerald Knights, St. Anthony’s Band, IC Reveries and 27th Lancers. He has also served as designer and visual instructor with Boston Crusaders and Boston College Band.

His activity began in 1958 as a horn player with Everett Statesmen from 1958 to 1960. He then spent two years each in the horn lines of Cambridge Caballeros and St. Kevin’s Emerald Knights