Christopher Raichle is a native of Boston, Massachusetts where he first became involved in the marching arts as a member of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. A WGI color guard instructor since 1980, he has been a member of the design team at Blessed Sacrament Color Guards from Cambridge, MA since 1986, and is currently a member of their board of directors. Chris has taught numerous Drum Corps,College bands, High School bands, and Winter Color Guards throughout his marching arts career resulting in several national and international titles. Chris is a member of the Massachusetts Judging Association and holds a degree in Architectural Design from the Boston Architectural College. Chris is currently a project manager for the design/build firm Haycon in Boston.

Currently Judging for the following marching arts associations:
DCI – Drum Corps International
WGI – Winter Guard International
DCA – Drum Corps Associates
NESBA – New England Scholastic Band Association
MICCA – Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductors Association
MBDA – Maine Band Directors Association
CGN – Color Guard Netherlands
ISSMA – Indiana State School Music Association
WBA – Western Band Association

Currently Teaching/Consulting the following marching arts groups:
Blessed Sacrament World Guard – Program Director
Blessed Sacrament Open Guard – Consultant
Sensation Performance Ensemble – Consulting