Michael Ostermeier : Director of Media
Michael Ostermeier started his percussion career playing snare drum at Greenwood High School. After graduating in 2014, he attended Butler University to study media production and audio engineering. After taking a year off drumming to focus on school, he decided to join Legacy Indoor Percussion in 2016, and went on to play snare drum there for three years. After aging out of WGI, he decided to combine his passion for indoor percussion with his skills in photography and video production to be the Media Producer for 317 Performing Arts. Outside of 317, Michael is pursuing a full time career as a media producer, and just became a member of the High Octane Drumline!
Joy Burton : Marketing Coordinator
Joy has been playing percussion for 9 years. She is from Elkhart, IN, where she was raised by two high school band directors. She lives in Bloomington, IN and attends Indiana University. Joy is majoring in journalism with a concentration in public relations, a specialization in advertising, and a minor in psychology. Her jobs including copywriting for Phantom Regiment and for IU Student Affairs, where she reaches thousands of IU students, parents and alumni. Last summer, Joy was the public relations intern for Purchased, a non-profit anti-human trafficking organization based in Indianapolis. She is a current member of Agency7, a student-run marketing agency in Bloomington, where she works with a handful of local businesses. She also takes photos for the Indiana Daily Student, IU’s student newspaper. Joy has performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Indianapolis 500 Parade, and WGI PIO Finals. She was a founding member of Legacy Open, where she played synthesizer in 2018. In her free time, Joy works at IU football and basketball games, goes on adventures in Indy with her boyfriend Alex, and scours the menu at every restaurant for gluten-free delights. She and her roommates plan to get a cat soon.