Eric Sheffler retired from the United States Army in June of 2017 after 34 years of service. He ended his career serving in the United States Military Academy Band, West Point, NY. While at West Point, he served as Drum Major of the Marching Band as well Element Leader of the Hellcats - a field music group comprised of piccolos, bugles, and drums. Under his leadership, the Hellcats performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Drum Corps International Finals, the Highland Military Tattoo in Ft. George, Scotland, with the New York Philharmonic, both the Boston and New York Pops, and on numerous local and national broadcast television programs originating out of New York City. Eric is a member of the Kansas City Wind Symphony and Kansas City Civic Orchestra.