Marching Knights Welcome New Staff Members

The UCF Marching Knights welcome two new staff members for 2017:

Dianna Castronuovo – Dance Instructor

Dianna Castronuovo enters her first year as the dance instructor of the Starlet Knights dance team. As an accomplished performer and educator, Dianna has performed with several dance and show companies in the Central Florida area. Currently, she performs with Antigravity Orlando, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World. She has danced throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. As an educator, Dianna has taught several dancers and stunt performers in Central Florida. She has earned a Dance Performance degree from Valencia College and has been part of several dance programs.

Mike Hansen – Percussion Instructor:

Mike Hansen enters his first year as the Battery Caption Head and Arranger for the UCF Drumline. In addition to his duties at UCF, he is the Director and Arranger for the NBA Orlando Magic Rhythm N’ Blue Drumline, Battery Caption Head, Arranger, and Designer for the WGI Percussion Independent Open ensemble INFINITY 2.