Marching Band Staff
Kristen Blackham - Woodwinds
Kristen Blackham is currently a Music Education student at BYU, planning on graduating this April. Her primary instrument is flute, which she has been playing for about 13 years. She currently teaches
flute for the Willowcreek elementary band, works at Summerhays music store, teaches private flute lessons, and is the woodwind instructor
for the Lehi Marching Band. She loves to travel and enjoyed a music teaching internship through BYU in Cochabamba, Bolivia in 2014 and went to the Da Capo Alliance's flute clinic in Paris, France this past
summer. Kristen is from Chicago, but since moving to Utah has discovered the joys of hiking, camping, and pretty much any other outdoor activity. Kristen is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to BYU football and Chicago hockey and basketball. She
absolutely loves being on the staff at Lehi this year and she is looking forward to a great season!
Stephen Tullis - Percussion
Stephen has loved performing in any way possible, including Dance, Theater, Vocal Performance and Percussion. He is currently living in Provo and studying Music Education at Utah Valley University.
Stephen has been involved in the marching arts for over 10 years. His performance career in marching percussion includes Orem High School, South County Percussion, Utah Valley University Green Man Group, The Utah Jazz Drumline, and Impact Percussion. He has performed with the Percussion UVU, UVU Wind Symphony, The Lyceum Philharmonic, Utah Wind Symphony, and The Millennial Choirs and Orchestra.
Stephen started his teaching career at American Fork High School in 2014, which had won awards for Outstanding Percussion at every competition they had attended. In 2015, he was on staff with Westlake Indoor Percussion. where they had placed 2nd in the IMPA Open Class Finals in the ensemble's first year in existence. He also was involved with the Westlake Marching Band staff, which had placed in both the St. George and American Canyon (California) BOA Regional finals. In 2018, Stephen was on staff at Wasatch High School Indoor Percussion, which was awarded first place at the IMPA A class finals in it's second year in existence. He is currently in his 3 year as the Percussion Caption Head for Lehi High School which has been awarded numerous outstanding percussion awards under his direction.