Master Sergeant Mark Reilly personifies the summit of rudimental drumming. As Commanding Officer of the US Army Old Guard Fife & Drum (& Bugle) Corps, his 25+ year military career has found him performing worldwide from Amsterdam to Vienna, London, Basel, Edinburgh, Nova Scotia and elsewhere.
Mark has drummed before numerous world leaders, including President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister John Howard, President Hu Jin Tao of China, and Queen Elizabeth II of England.
He studied with the legendary Nick Attanasio, won the Northeastern States Drum Corps Association snare drum championships three times and has worked with prominent international groups like Top Secret Drum Corps, The King’s Guard of Norway, Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, and the Pontifical Swiss Guard.
In addition, Mark is the CEO and Senior Producer of the prestigious Washington Tattoo.