Sharon Woodard

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Sharon Woodard:  Executive Director

Sharon has been a music educator and director for over 35 years.  She jumped into indoor percussion in 2000 as the Director of Page HS from Page, AZ, the PSA National Champions in 2005.  She's blessed with a supportive husband and enjoys collaborating with her sons to create the Dark Sky experience for members, staff and audiences.  With leadership as a second passion, Sharon is especially proud of the influence that Dark Sky has on present and future instructors and educators. 

Seth Woodard

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SETH WOODARD: CREATIVE DIRECTOR

In a fusion of passions, Seth created Dark Sky Percussion with his friends and family - an indoor percussion ensemble originally from Flagstaff, AZ, now based in Los Angeles. Over the years, DSP has given hundreds of young percussionists the chance to learn from great educators and perform in front of crowds across the Southwest and at WGI Championships.

Tanner Woodard

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Tanner woodard: assistant director

Tanner has been involved in the marching arts since 1999, when he performed with marching bands, drum corps and indoor percussion programs for five years.  Tanner has been instructing since he was a Junior in high school creating a middle school feeder for his high school program.  Since 2003 Tanner has been teaching and designing for Percussion, Brass, and Visual programs in Arizona and California.  Tanner has been an instructor/designer and is a founding member of Dark Sky.  Tanner added administrative responsibilities to his visual role during year 11 and will continue in our 12th season.

Robert Batorski

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Robert Batorski:  Media Director

Robert Batorski is an alumni from Dark Sky's inaugural season, performing for our 5 Arizona seasons. Since our move to CA, Robert has been the man behind the Dark Sky "look".  Robert has designed and influenced everything DSP from our show design to merchandise to the social media presence. 

He is currently a professional Graphic Designer and Art Director in Encinitas, CA with the Sun Bum corporation.  He also in available for freelance projects. 

While Robert continues to establish the overall creative identity and branding of Dark Sky, he also accepted the alumni seat on the Dark Sky Board of Directors in 2017.