MIKE ABENDSCHEIN

BOARD MEMBER

Mike began his drum corps career in 1997 at Heat Wave of Orlando Sr Drum and Bugle Corps. He performed with the two time DCA "Class A" champions through 2003.

After 2003 Mike took a break from the activity to focus on his family and career. In 2011, he returned to the activity by joining the Bahia Shriners Drum and Bugle Corps, in Orlando. Later that same year, the Shriners team formed IMPACT Drum and Bugle Corps where Mike became a Charter Member.

Mike joined the Board of Directors at Sun Devils Drum and Bugle Corps, in 2012. In 2014, he became the President of that organization. 

In late 2015 the Sun Devils inc. transitioned into Florida Marching Arts inc. where Mike now serves as Vice President. 

Mike has performed with IMPACT Drum Corps since 2012 and became the Director in 2018. 

Mike currently works as an Electric System Operator for the City of Leesburg, Florida. He also enjoys working as a photographer, audio engineer, graphic designer, and writes and performs music whenever he can. 

He, his wife, and children reside in Tavares, FL.

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