Marie Grana Czapinski is an expert in the field of pageantry and the only person to hold Hall of Fame membership in all three elite marching arts organizations: Winter Guard International, Drum Corps International, and Bands of America. Czapinski is a co-founder of Winter Guard International, a Drum Corps International Championship adjudicator for 25 years, and she played a key role in the formation and development of Bands of America.
Czapinski is devoted to all aspects of education in the marching visual arts. She is the Director of Education for the Midwest Color Guard Circuit and a member of their Hall of Fame. She is also an active educational clinician and consultant with Bands of America and the Jubal Drum and Bugle Corps, Dordrecht, Netherlands.