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WGI SPORT OF THE ARTS

WGI Sport of the Arts

2007

2007 PERCUSSION WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS April 19-21 • Dayton, Ohio

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Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Program Book Staff Publisher

WGI Sport of the Arts Dayton, Ohio

Editor

Bart Woodley, WGI Sport of the Arts Dayton, Ohio

Graphic Design

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Production Manager

Jim Barton, International Printing Sunnyvale, California

Pre-Press Production and Printing

Brenda Green, Nevada Color Litho Las Vegas, Nevada

Contributing Writers Richard Berthelsen Aaron Jenkins Ron Nankervis Bart Woodley

Photographers

Bateman Photographic Services Francesca Colombini Jeff DeMello Ed Ferguson Johnny Gilbert Happel Photography Jolesch Photography Dan Scafidi Sid and Linda Unser Ron Walloch

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Centerville (above), Foothill HS (right)

Table of Contents Welcome

Letter from President Bush . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Letter from Ron Nankervis . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Welcome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

WGI Sport of the Arts

What is WGI? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Staff & Officers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 World Championships Judges & Staff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Hall of Fame. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Celebrating 30 Years

1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Scholarships

2006 Scholarships. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

2006 Independent World Class Finalists

Music City Mystique. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhythm X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aimachi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riverside Community College. . . . . . . . . Blue Knights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . North Coast Academy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Odyssey Percussion Theatre. . . . . . . . . . . Pulse Percussion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Surround Sound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matrix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freelancers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gateway Percussion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2006 Scholastic World Class Finalists

Center Grove HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Dartmouth HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Avon HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Mission Viejo HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Centerville HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Ayala HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Choctawahtchee HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Forsyth Central HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Father Ryan HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Escambia HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Rancho Cucamonga HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Arcadia HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

2006 Scholastic Concert World Class Finalists

Ayala HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Goshen HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Fort Mill HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Woodbridge HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Warsaw Community HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Corona Del Sol HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

2006 Finalists

Independent Open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scholastic Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scholastic Concert Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . Independent A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scholastic A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2007 Regionals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2007 Championships Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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WGI Sponsors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

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Music Travel & Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Pearl Corporation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Percussive Arts Society. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Premier Percussion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Pro-Mark Corporation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Remo Incorporated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Roland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Sabian, Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Front Cover Usedfloors.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Venturelli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Vic Firth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 WGI Sport of the Arts. . . . . 34, 50, 60, 64, 78 Xymox Percussion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Yamaha Corporation of America . . . . . . 32 Zildjian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72


Welcome

WELCOME

T he President of the United States of America

February 28, 2007

I send greetings to those gathered for the 2007 Winter Guard International Color Guard World Championships and Percussion World Championships. For thirty years, Winter Guard International has brought young people from around the world together to showcase their talents and foster goodwill. The Championships advance arts appreciation and education and help teach competitors the importance of teamwork and discipline. I congratulate performers for working hard to reach this level of competition, and I encourage you to continue to share your gifts. I also commend your families, teachers, and coaches for their guidance and support. You efforts strengthen the creative spirit of our Nation. Laura and I send our best wishes.

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Welcome

WELCOME

T he Executive Director of WGI Sport of the Arts

April 19, 2007 Once again it is my pleasure to greet everyone gathered in Dayton for the 2007 WGI Percussion World Championships. This year is our 30th anniversary and the future of WGI remains bright with the promise of all our performers bring to our organization. As they strive to reach new heights, WGI is also achieving new milestones. For the first time in our history, a state-of-the-art webcast will bring our community together for those who cannot join us in Dayton for this happy celebration. Participation in activities like WGI enhance the lives of our performers while motivating them to achieve their life goals. As you read this, the end of the 2007 season is a few hours away. Countless hours of dedication will culminate in a brief moment under the lights and our collective recognition, regardless of score, should be waves of thunderous applause for the gift these performers offer. I encourage you to give them a moment they will always treasure. We come to Dayton for the 21st time in our history and anniversaries always makes one reflect on a wealth of memories stored at UD Arena or Nutter Center. Some of us have spent over half our lives making the annual pilgrimage to the home of all things winter. Unless you’ve done it, nothing can really capture that feeling of when you come down the tunnel or through the curtain onto the floor. It’s akin to the Wizard of Oz after the tornado. John F. Kennedy once said that the definition of happiness was “the full use of your powers along lines of excellence”. If that is so, then Disneyland has some stiff competition this weekend from Dayton as the happiest place on earth. At least in my mind, there is no contest. Best wishes and thank you for supporting the “Sport of the Arts”!

Ron Nankervis Executive Director, CEO

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Welcome

WELCOME

WGI at 3o!

By Richard Berthelsen

Each championship year is special in its own way and yet brings back memories of all those that have gone before. This year, as we celebrate the 30th WGI World Championships we also reflect on just how far we have travelled since that very first competition at Conant High School in Chicago. Could anyone there have imagined a massive event with 487 groups in 14 percussion and color guard classes on two weekends in Dayton incorporating both music and motion?

which might be interpreted differently from one day to the next.

Then, as now, Championships were a potpourri of color, youth, competitive enthusiasm, nerves and the sheer joy of performing for peers and the audience. And while there were many visionary people involved in the first years, few would have been bold enough to anticipate competitions that were held in large arenas like UD with props, scenery, a designer floor and costumes, not uniforms. No one would have believed that contests in several future years would result in a tie for first place (3 times in world class alone). Or that we would have more high schools than ever and equally value their contribution with groups that are independent. And who would have forseen percussion as an event on its own indoors rather than just with marching bands or drum corps? These developments were all only imaginary as those first guards took the floor for competition.

For those old enough to remember, the inaugural championship was a momentous event—more for the opportunity to be together on our own for the very first time. Prior to 1978 guards competed as part of other events, and only WGI provided the first occasion when everyone competed with the rules and judging system we had agreed to by consensus—no easy task! It was still a few years before it became fully evident that we didn’t all agree on what the words meant or what was valued. At the first WGI, the guards were all independent, competing in one class, and comprised of only girls (except for The Cavaliers, The Kilties, and State Street). The event itself was in a crowded gymnasium which today would seem more like a Saturday night local show much less the epic weekends we have come to associate with World Championships.

In the times in which we live, change is a constant and WGI experiences that as much as any activity. Each year since 1978 has brought innovation to our creative approach and what we once saw as unthinkable is topped each and every year. We have been enriched by the participation of groups from other countries and continents and influenced by the music, art, dance, theatre, the media and issues of our time. Each championship has brought with it something new, something bigger and something to get excited about all over again.

For many of the first years, color guards from different areas of the country saw each other as exotic creatures who reflected their own regions. You could spot a guard from New England not just by their accents but from their approach to their equipment (or carriage as they referred to it) and they usually represented some Saint or another. Midwest groups were unmatched in their marching execution (it wasn’t movement then), and were usually associated with a drum corps. And west coast groups were experimenting with dance and usually were drawn from whole cities rather than churches or drum corps. They invariably provoked controversy and many asked “Is this really color guard?” Who could forget that best of all, in those days, the timing judge often decided the contest and ensured that no one went home without a penalty—usually for some flag code infraction around the National Colors, a dropped piece of equipment or some timing deficiency

WGI 2007 will be no different. While we might take time to smile at how advanced we thought we were in any of the previous thirty championships and the state of our art, we know that the young people and designers will push the envelope once again each year. In doing so, they honor the spirit and enduring values of our founders and that which has never changed about WGI. Championships brings together thousands of young people who are at the peak of their training and commitment in the pursuit of excellence and innovation with the support of parents and fans in the finale to the competitive season while the judges try to make sense of it all. WGI at 30—much to remember and many more memories to come!

1978 Seattle Imperials (bottom), 1996 John Overton HS

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Sport the Arts What is of WGI? WG S TI ASFPFO A R TN DO FO FT FHI EC EARRST S

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WGI (Winter Guard International) Sport of the Arts is a non-profit umbrella organization guiding the competitive development of the winter guard and indoor percussion activities. WGI is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of representatives from all geographic areas of the country and representatives of the top winter guards and indoor percussion ensembles in the world. • WGI exists to foster positive experiences for all who participate, by promoting education, creativity, and freedom of expression through the unification of pageantry and the performing arts. • WGI has chosen competition as its method for organizing youth activities in pursuit of high standards of achievement. This three-day Championship event will showcase over 310 winter guards and 177 percussion ensembles from over 30 states and three countries. Students prepare for this event by competing in one of 24 Regional winter guard and percussion contests across the country and Europe. Board of Directors President Randy Nelson 1st Vice President Ed Devlin 2nd Vice President Ruth Ann Medworth Secretary Charles Gumbert Treasurer Tim Fairbanks Members Richard Berthelsen Don Click Josh Conley Fred Feeney Mike Gaines Wayne Harris Michael Lentz Gary Locke Dave Marvin Noreen Roberts Jay Webb

WGI Staff Executive Director Ron Nankervis Marketing Manager Bart Woodley Color Guard Coordinator Dale Powers Percussion Coordinator Mark Thurston Color Guard Director of Education Shirlee Whitcomb Color Guard Chief Judge Jim Mahoney

Percussion Judge Coordinator Andy Sanders Color Guard Regional Coordinator Lyera Hammons Percussion Administrator Jimmy Haskell Percussion Regional Coordinator Kara Markworth Marketing and Communications Coordinator Aaron Jenkins Video Specialist Amy Wiggs Webmaster Jay Owen Finance/Entries/Tickets Judy Doebereiner Receptionist Judy Bollman Color Guard Steering Committee April Gilligan Michael Gray Brian Greenleaf Rob Jett Karl Lowe Phil Madden Jim Mahoney Nikki Martin Ron Nankervis Jim Olson Dale Powers Michael Turner Jeff Welsh Shirlee Whitcomb Bruno Zuccala

This year WGI celebrates its 30th year hosting winter guard competitions and the 15th year for hosting percussion competitions. The “Sport of the Arts” offers a unique blend of artistry and athleticism and is the leader in the pageantry and performing arts community.

Percussion Steering Committee Don Click Dennis DeLucia Jim Dwyer Tim Fairbanks Jimmy Haskell Mike Jackson Dave Marvin Ron Nankervis Andy Sanders Matt Savage Mark Thurston Jay Webb

Color Guard Advisory Board Arcadia HS George Armenta Avon HS Daniel Wiles Beyer HS Patrick Mester Black Watch Claudette Wolfrom Blessed Sacrament Ed Devlin Braddock Independent Nimia Dinsmore Center Grove HS Josh Conley Centerville HS Jodi Fairbanks Choctawhatchee HS Randy Nelson Corona Michael Shapiro Diamond Bar HS Michael Shapiro

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Fantasia Sheila Locke Flanagan HS Dean Broadbent James Logan HS Ramiro Barrera Kennesaw Mountain HS Adam Sage Miamisburg HS Jim Olson Northeast Independent Jill Brennan Northern Lights Tracy Wooton Northview HS Ruth Ann Medworth Onyx Michael Lentz Oracle William Chumley Pride of Cincinnati Charles Gumbert Rancho Bernardo HS Rob Jett Sacred Heart Richard Rigolini Santa Clara Vanguard David Meikle Signature Steve Takata The Knights Michael James The Light Brigade Sheila Henderson Open and A Class Rep Barry Artis Open and A Class Rep Cyndi Church Open and A Class Rep Brian Greenleaf Open and A Class Rep Jeff Welsh

Percussion Advisory Board Arcadia HS Kevin Sherrill Avon HS Jay Web Ayala HS Ike Jackson Black Knights Pete Ellison

Blue Knights Peter Bretz Center Grove HS Jeff Huffman Centerville HS Tim Fairbanks Choctawhatchee HS Shane Gwaltney Daphne HS Mark Foster Dartmouth HS Tom Aungst Eastside Fury Nick Pourcho Escambia HS Terry Sanders Father Ryan HS Derek Schletzer Fort Mill HS Bill Register Freelancers Don Silva Gateway Percussion Paul Richardson Greenfield Central HS Steve Angel Loara HS Bill Schroeder Longmont HS Dave Marvin Mission Viejo HS-PSW Mike Jackson Music City Mystique Don Click North Coast Academy Diane King Odyssey Eric Miller Portsmouth HS Steve Cirillo Pulse Percussion Caleb Rothe Rancho Cucamonga HS Ken McGrath Rhythm X Craig Dunn Riverside Community College Sean Vega Surround Sound Brandon White United Percussion Chad Moore Virginia Helmsmen Tim Bray


WELCOMES YOU AND WISHES YOU ALL, YOUR PERSONAL BEST! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 30 ANNIVERSARY! TH

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Judges & Staff WGI SPORT OF THE ARTS

World Championships Judges & Staff Color Guard Judges Sal Adamo Mike Anderson Shawn Ariza Edwin Beens Patty Beggy Kevin Bell Denise Bonfiglio Beverly Brahan Charles Brown Kenneth Calhoun Dan Campbell Jackie Campbell J.R. Carlisle Lee Carlson Doug Casteen Shirl Chumley William Chumley Alyssa Cimino Christine Clayton Curtis Costanza Marie Czapinski Mary Lynn Dorow Shirley Dorritie John Fisher Mark Fisher Sam Gervaise Jackie Gilley Michael Gray Robert Hahn Doug Henderson Michael Higbe Rich Kemp Kathy Kerrins Eric Kitchenman Paul Lampkin Michael Levesque Phil Madden Suzanne McGahey Frank Miller Kyle Miller Brian Murphy Cheryl Myers

Joe Nee Sue Nicholson Daniel Niebauer George Oliveiro Kristen O’Melia Robby Overvliet Michael Pavlock Cody Pileski Scott Pizani Grady Robertson Sal Salas Tom Slaughter Robert Solomon Jeffrey Stewart Jim Sturgeon Orlando Suttles Bob Thomas Michael Turner Shelba Waldron Chuck Ward Mark Wells Ted Wemhoff Dale White Brian Yothers Bruno Zuccala

Gifford Howarth Scott Johnson Nola Jones Jay Kennedy Jay McArthur Dave McCarthy Mike McIntosh Mark Metz Frank Morris Keith Overton Jeff Prosperie Tom Rarick Matt Savage Mike Scheiber Neil Sylvia Ed Warren Clarke Williams

2007 World Championships Staff

Russ Courtney Brandt Crocker Dave Davis Dean Decker Ryan Demkovich Phil Dennesen Alyssa Dickens Judy Doebereiner Donna Ebert Sara Field Laine Gallagher Tim Gallagher Brandon Givens George Gulliford Jeffery Hachmeister Tom Hachmeister Lyera Hammons Larry Harper Shane Harrell Danielle Hart Jimmy Haskell Michael Higbe Erika Holland Jim Hollis Sarah Hunzinger Peter Jan de Werk Aaron Jenkins Brian Johnson Peg Johnson Tracy Jones Nancy Kerrigan Peter Kerrigan Alexandra King Christine King Peggy Kosin Tom Kosin Tom Kosin Richard Kramer Devin Krech Sue Kuenhold Jerry Link Joyce Loughrige Debi Luft Kara Markworth Irving Matchen Philip Mayard John Meyers Dr. Jim Miller Shannon Miller Howie Mogil Vicki Mogil Ron Nankervis Paul Orsett Andrea Osby Nora Osby

Jason Parent Jennifer Parent Juli Parent David Parr Bill Paxton Darcie Priester Deanna Reed Michael Reed Noreen Roberts Harry Sampson Linda Sanders Aldo Sandoval Aldo Sandoval Fred Shapiro Kathy Shapiro Marty Shapiro Celestino Sosa Patricia Strachan Jeanne Strong Jim Strong Steve Surina Nikki Switzer Jim Taylor Mark Thurston Gregory Turner Stephen Turner Linda Unser Sid Unser TJ Ward Maria Westberg John Whelchel Kendra Whelchel Karen Widener Amy Wiggs Mary Anne Wiles Tracy Williams Harvey Wingo Lois Wingo Heather Wolfe Bart Woodley Jan Zebrowski

T hank You T hank You T hank You Percussion Judges Ed Argenziano Lee Beddis Dan Boothe Steve Calhoun Len Carey David Cohealy Julie Davilla Dennis DeLucia Jim Dwyer Peter Funari Darrell J. Goslin Gary Graves Ralph Hardimon Ron Hardin Chris Hestin Keith Higgins

Julie Acheson Mark Ackerson Alan Acosta Ahmed Al-Shabibi Diana Anderson Scott Anderson Dee Ariza Ginger Armstrong Jon Auman Rachel Auman Paul Auster Mandy Bahny Regina Bahny Aaron Bailey Dave Baker Gil Baker Sharon Baker Virginia Balcerek Cathy Barnes-Miller Joe Bartko Eric Beastrom Jeanne Beggy Brad Bell Tom Beresford Joe Bloomer Judy Bollman Michael Boo Bette Brown Pamela Cabanski Lizzie Chabay Tony Christofano Bob Clements Patricia Cooney Terry Cooney Joe Courtney

Freedom HS (bottom), Valley Independent (bottom)

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Hall of Fame HALL OF FAME

Hall of Fame The Hall of Fame is the highest honor to those individuals who make a significant contribution to WGI, and who have in some way influenced the course of our history. Their contribution may be made through artistic standards, administrative leadership or adjudication. Winter Guard International Sport of the Arts, is proud to announce the election of Michael Gaines and Randy Nelson to the WGI Hall of Fame. They join the other twenty-six distinguished honorees listed below.

Randy is the Director of Bands at Choctawhatchee High School. Choctawhatchee’s influence began when the color guard became a finalist in 1984 for the first time and continues to this day. Throughout the years Randy’s beloved “Choctaw” produced landmark shows of the scholastic class. The years 1990 through 1992 saw consecutive silver medals and enshrined Choctawhatchee in color guard history with shows such as “Spanish Fantasy”, “Deedles” and the classic “Velveteen Rabbit.” In 1990 and 1991 Choctawhatchee broke new ground by having not one, but two World Class high school finalists setting the educational paradigm of having two color guards used by many high schools today.

Michael Gaines

Michael Gaines San Francisco, California

In 1992 Michael Gaines created Escapade which originally was only to compete for one year as a way for “a group of friends to march together one last time.” Instead, that very popular color guard competed four years culminating in a second place finish in 1995.

Known for his ability to design shows that appeal to the crowd, his work with Center Grove HS, Centerville HS, Choctawhatchee HS, Kennesaw Mountain HS, Miamisburg HS, and Pope HS have created some of the most memorable shows in the scholastic class. In 1997 Michael began his wildly successful association with Pride of Cincinnati. Michael has also been a force internationally as well through his work with Aimachi from Nagoya, Japan. Michael’s contributions to WGI are not limited to the creative aspect. He has served tirelessly on the Board of Directors as Vice President as well as the Task Force/Steering Committee. He spearheaded the debate on lifting the age restriction in the World Class and was an inaugural clinician at Spinfest!! His philosophy of quality of design without sacrificing audience reaction is a message that resonates with newer designers.

Randy’s dominant force in WGI is not limited to his own high school winter guard. His work with numerous Open and A Class guards such as Orange Park HS, Harrison Central HS, JSU Center Stage, University of Alabama as well as Northeast Independent have helped strengthen those classes. He is a valued resource and a counselor for many newer designers and instructors. His vision at Choctawhatchee has also made their percussion ensemble a permanent fixture on the WGI national scene.

Past Inductees 2006

Cosmo “Gus” Barbaro Edinboro, PA

Dennis DeLucia Little Silver, NJ Mark Thurston Limerick, PA

2004

George Oliviero Walnut Creek, CA

Randy Nelson Randy Nelson Ft. Walton Beach, Florida

As of 2007, Randy Nelson has served on the Board of Directors for 22 years and as President since 2000. His leadership has been crucial to the growth and success WGI as an organization has experienced. He has also served as Vice President and on the instructor Task Force that shapes judging philosophy. Whether in the board room, in the gym, or debating judging philosophy, Randy Nelson’s contributions span every facet of WGI.

Mark Miller Dayton, OH Mike Miller Dayton, OH

2003

Karl Lowe San Diego, CA Jeffrey Namian New York City, NY

2000

Denise Bonfiglio Revere, MA Marie Czapinski Chicago, IL Ward Durrett Estes Park, CO

1997

Scott Chandler Walnut Creek, CA Harry Sampson Stoneham, MA

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1996

George Lindstrom Arvada, CO Vincent Monacelli Rochester, NY

1995

Mary Denniston Sayreville, NJ Fred J. Miller Dayton, OH Jay Murphy Walnut Creek, CA

1994

Mickey Kelly Madison, CT Wayne Wengert Berthoud, CO Dolores Zappala Wakefield, MA

1993

Sal & LuAnne Salas Madison, WI

1992

Stanley Knaub Seattle, WA Lynn Lindstrom Arvada, CO Shirlee Whitcomb Walnut Creek, CA


1993

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1993

The first WGI Percussion World Championship was held in Dayton on an auditorium stage. The Championships didn’t move into a gymnasium until 1994. Nine drum lines from 4 states participated. There were no props, flats or sets. All the units were in their band uniforms. There were no story lines or plots or causes to be portrayed. This was before Ensemble Analysis. The only aspects appraised were performance quality and effect. Now there is Percussion Theatre. Intricate sets, stories and costuming all presented within the context of a musical message communicated by drums and mallet keyboards. And there is traditional percussion ensemble performance too, annually establishing new standards of performance quality; all in the WGI setting. Quite an evolution in a very short time frame. Quite an opportunity for individual and collective artistic growth. And still quite an opportunity to just “drum.”

Scholastic World

Clovis West HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.15

WGI’s major accomplishment in the competitive percussion activity has been to give focus and direction to an activity that had already been in existence for 15 years. An activity without any centralized purpose, other than to allow more kids to play drums more actively in their schools year round. Before WGI there were pockets of “drum line shows” scattered all over the country. Now almost every state in the US is represented in WGI’s regional and World Championship competitions. Because of the efforts of the WGI staff and volunteers, there are many hundreds of young people performing in the percussion medium that probably wouldn’t have otherwise. And for many reasons, this is a very good thing. By Ward Durrett

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Clockwise from top: Clovis West HS, Clovis West HS, West Union, Beaver Creek, Clovis West, Father Ryan HS


1994

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1994

Although 1993 was the first year of WGI Percussion World Championships, 1994 was the first time that it was held in a gymnasium. With such a large performance space, drill and movement really seemed to take off. It was a big step in the evolution of the activity that has transformed indoor percussion into “percussion theatre.” The diversity of programming grew to such an extent that each ensemble truly had their own identity. To support the growth of units and depth in the shows, the classes offered for competition tripled. In 1994 WGI introduced an independent class as well as a concert class. The Blue Knights got down with “A Knight Groove” to take top honors in the Independent Class. The Wheaters showed off a more patriotic side with “American Hero,” and the Mandarins took a leap out “On The Edge.” The concert class was dominated by Baldwinsville High School, while New Philadelphia High School was runner-up. On the scholastic side of the competition Lincoln-Way High School took a trip to receive first place with their show, “World Travels.” John Overton High School showed how well they knew the “Jamaican Mambo.” “The Police” inspired Maumee High School for their 1994 production. Other memorable performances came from CB West High School when they performed their show “Prisms,” North Penn High School’s “Jazz Beats,” Downers Grove High School’s “Silver Spheres,” and Father Ryan High School’s “Hoedown.”

Independent World

Blue Knights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.00

Scholastic World

Lincoln-Way HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.75

Scholastic Concert

Baldwinsville HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67.25

The incredible advancements that took place over this one year was a true testament of how indoor percussion would grow like wildfire in the winter pageantry community. Each ensemble took it upon themselves to pioneer new genres of music and themes to make this activity “the next big thing.”

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Clockwise from top: Wheaters, Lincoln-Way HS, Blue Knights, Blue Knights, North Penn HS


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1995

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1995

I was involved with a group named Spirit out of Toronto Ontario, Canada. We had a lot of Phantom Regiment members along with some local corps members from Ontario come in to march, along with some friends as staff to help out. We had a small but very talented group. Our show was based on music from “On The Waterfront�. We put together a show which was music to drill...and a great young dancer to help us out during the ballad. We had no tarp, costumes, back drops, or amplification. Just the bare bones. Certainly a far distance to what the activity is known for today. It was really the early stages of what the WGI percussion activity has turned into today. I attended the WGI instructors meetings in Orlando held during the winter. This was where all of the staffs had an opportunity to vocalize where the activity needed to grow in terms of the evaluation process. I could remember sitting in a small meeting room at the hotel. The conversations were heated yet passionate. Everyone was very respectful as to the history of WGI and excited for the bright future it could be. As I look back at those meetings, I realize how much was discussed about the sheets, direction of the activity and the overall general philosophy of WGI in the percussion element and how much those early stages and meetings contributed to what we have today.

Independent World

Atlanta Rhythm Machine. . . . . . . . . . 87.10

Scholastic World

Hatboro Horsham HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.15

Scholastic Concert

Baldwinsville HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.00

Scholastic A

Father Ryan HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83.55

By Lee Beddis

Dayton, Ohio 17

Clockwise from top: Downers Grove HS, Atlanta Rhythm Machine, Lincoln-Way HS, Father Ryan HS, Spirit, Hatboro Horsham HS


1996

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1996

My memories of 1996: 1. Watching Gus Barbaro, WGI Percussion Coordinator/ Director, sit in the front row laughing, clapping and cheering on all performers 2. Great year and great strides in indoor percussion in show concepts and quality of sound being developed to what we have today 3. Phantom Regiment, when they still sponsored an indoor ensemble, use ramps 4. Many ensembles still used past seasons marching band uniforms to perform and compete indoors 5. Attending 2 WGI Percussion Regionals in terrible venues 6. John Overton HS, Nashville, TN. with steps and W. Carrollton HS, Dayton OH, small hair pin turns in halls to warm up area 7. Watching Julie Davila’s ensemble, John Overton HS, amaze the crowd and her student’s love of performance—every time they performed 8. Watching Jay Webb’s ensemble, Avon HS, perform a great technical/ proficient book and cheer all other ensembles from Indiana at finals 9. Watching most WGI ensembles try to figure out the Nutter Center logistically and musically

Independent World

Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.10

Scholastic World

John Overton HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.60

Scholastic A

Avon HS & Father Ryan HS. . . . . . . . . 88.70

Scholastic Concert

Gateway HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98.20

10. Watching the spectators start to fill the Nutter Center Arena 11. J oe Courtney, Father Time, keep the schedules as he still does today 12. E lectronics starting to creep into the Indoor Percussion venue 13. Independent lines, numbers wise, starting to develop across the country 14. C  ommunicating with graduate’s I have taught who still regard 1996 WGI World Championships one of the highlights from high school 15. N  ot enough can be said about Jay Webb, Avon HS, for introducing my student’s and I to the wonderful world of Indoor Percussion and many thanks to Dan Fyffe, Franklin Central Percussion Symphony, for teaching me how to develop a real “Quality of Sound”. By Jimmy Haskell

Dayton, Ohio 18

Top to bottom: Music City Mystique, John Overton HS, Father Ryan HS, Blue Knights, The Wheaters


1997

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Phoenix, Arizona

1997

The year was 1997 and for the first time, WGI Percussion Championships were held in the west. Phoenix, Arizona provided a beautiful backdrop for one of the most memorable championships ever. Growth of western participation was a given and two classes were added for the first time. Included in these were the Independent Open Class and the Independent Concert Class. The words “percussion theatre” became mainstream with an incredible musical and visual rendition of “Waterworld” performed by Northglenn High School. This Scholastic World Champion took costuming, as well as, audio/visual composition to unprecedented heights. Another milestone was set by King Phillip’s silver medalist rendition of the Celtic favorite, “Riverdance”. This group brought a new level of musical and technical excellence to the forum of indoor percussion. History was made when Avon High School became the first to win championships in multiple classes. The former A Class champion became the model for educational growth as they claimed the gold medal in the Open Class. In our largest class, we were all “knocked out” by the 1997 A Class champion, Clayton Valley High School, under the direction of Scott Johnson. Gateway High School continued their dominance of the Concert class. Their performance of “Songs for an Ancient Soul” brought the crowd to their feet and is still listed as a WGI Percussion favorite. Music City Mystique and The Blue Knights fought tooth and nail in the Independent World Class with Mystique winning their 2nd World Championship by .10. This marked the 2nd of a record 6 championships for this Nashville based group. WGI’s first Independent Open Champion was South Mountain Community College from Phoenix, Arizona and the initial Independent Concert Championship was claimed by the Patriots from Rochester, New York. 1997 also marked the end of the College Class division. UNLV will continue to be listed as the last WGI Percussion College division World Champion.

Independent World

Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.25

Scholastic World

Northglenn HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98.10

Independent Open

South Mountain Community College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78.70

Scholastic Open

Avon HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.80

Scholastic A

Clayton Valley HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.10

Independent Concert

Patriots. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89.90

Scholastic Concert

Gateway HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.75

Collegiate

University of Nevada Las Vegas. . . . . 75.05

Growth during this season was not limited to the number of participating units. The intellectual and innovative growth of visual programming led to the inclusion of visual adjudication for the 1998 season. 1997 was truly a year of “Firsts”!

By Andy Sanders

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Clockwise from top: Union HS, Northglenn HS, Ponderosa HS

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1998

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1998

1998 was the first year that Dartmouth High School competed at WGI. We were just hoping to make the cut for finals. We never imagined the possibility of winning our first time out. Certain circumstances of the trip did not make winning an easy feat. We had to ride 16 hours on an old bus that was leaking rain on us the entire journey. When the bus finally arrived in Dayton, we learned that the hotel had given away all of our rooms! After spending hours on the phone, we eventually found rooms; clear on the other side of town. To make matters worse, at that time I only had a total of 3 people on the staff; myself, Jamie Eckert, and my wife, Darcie. Because my son was just a baby, Darcie was not able to come to WGI with the group. She was usually responsible for getting the mat, props, and dancers on the floor. The week before WGI, she came up with the idea of covering the entire mat with torn-up newspaper to give an extra element of movement and dimension to the show. Well, at prelims the timing and penalty judge informed me that for every shred of newspaper left behind, we would be assessed a tenth of a point penalty. I frantically called Darcie and told her we weren’t going to use the newspaper; that it was too risky. She said, and I quote, “If you don’t use that newspaper…don’t come home!” We assigned a parent, armed with a broom, to follow us off the floor and make sure nothing, not even a shred, was left behind. Fortunately, a few things did go our way. We found a four-leaf clover, the kids had one of the best experiences of their lives, and we started a meaningful tradition for our ensemble. Competing in WGI for all of these years has definitely helped strengthen Dartmouth High School’s percussion program. By Tom Aungst

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Independent World Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.30

Scholastic World Dartmouth HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98.35

Independent Open Sacramento Freelancers . . . . . . . . . . . 90.25

Scholastic Open Arvada High School Reds. . . . . . . . . . 95.45

Scholastic A Johansen HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.00

Independent Concert Patriots. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88.85

Scholastic Concert

Franklin Central HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98.25

Photo Caption Clockwise from top: Music City Mystique, Freelancers, Spirit, Northglenn, Dartmouth HS


1999

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

1999

Creativity in design. Technical achievement. Astonishing entertainment. This was WGI percussion, 1999. With designers realizing the sky was the limit, it is still the most talked about year in our short history. Coast to coast, and across the classes, shows were filled with a masterful combination of skill and design. The Blue Knights took off with “A Brief History of Flight.” Mystique brought the Serengeti to life. Franklin Central and Gateway changed the way we look at concert percussion forever. The Scholastic World groups broke the last barriers in what we could bring to the table. Dartmouth’s West Side Story; Ponderosa’s conveyor tenor solo; Mission Viejo’s “Time to Time”; and Northglenn’s “Life After Life.” Four shows separated by .35 at Finals. As the design element grew, the performers achievement was pushed far beyond what most thought possible for marching percussion. Players were asked to move at breakneck speed through impossible listening environments and do so with a confidence that is now the paradigm.

Independent World

Finally, the entertainment. Hour after hour of programs that sent audiences through a remarkable range of emotions. Free thinking shows designed and performed at the highest level were rewarding for both competitors and audiences alike.

Independent Open

Creativity. Achievement. Entertainment. The Perfect Storm. The exhilarating diversity of 1999 set the standard for WGI percussion. What’s next? I can’t wait to find out. By Dave Marvin

Blue Knights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.10

Scholastic World

Dartmouth HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.25 Southern Maine Youth Ensemble . . . 95.45

Scholastic Open

Centerville HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.05

Scholastic A

Ayala HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.75

Independent Concert

Cynosure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.10

Scholastic Concert

Franklin Central HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98.75

Collegiate

Georgia Tech. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.80

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Clockwise from top: Dartmouth HS, Mission Viejo HS, Blue Knights, Patriots, Centerville HS


2000

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

2000

What were my greatest memories of the 2000 WGI Percussion World Finals?  For me, the answer is easy. My memories center around King Philip High School of Wrentham, Massachusetts, representing movement percussion and of course, my own group, Franklin Central High School of Indianapolis, Indiana representing concert percussion. King Philip’s production, “Easter Symphony” by David Holsinger, was the perfect synthesis of visual and musical elements, representing the highest form of the pageantry arts. The expertly crafted show convened a story, which was reflected in music, costumes, and scenery. Congratulations King Philip! The emotion generated from Franklin Central’s performance of “The Music of Aaron Copland” consistently inspired this grateful director. My emotion was partially generated from the satisfaction that the members had performed such a sophisticated musical composition and how far concert percussion had evolved. But in the end it was the music, in its purest form that generated great emotion. The timing, timbre, clarity, peaks, and valleys of the musical journey combined to create a presentation that will remain fresh in the minds of the performers, parents, audience and director. Thank You Franklin Central! By Dan Fyffe

Independent World

Blue Knights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.95

Scholastic World

King Philip HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.25

Independent Open

Penn State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.55

Scholastic Open

Father Ryan HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.45

Independent A

Champion Eastside Fury. . . . . . . . . . . 87.30

Scholastic A

Champion Loara HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.20

Scholastic Concert

Franklin Central HS…. . . . . . . . . . . . . 97.35

Dayton, Ohio 23

Clockwise from top: Centerville HS, Aimachi, Pomona HS, Francis Howell, King Philip HS, Blue Knights


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2001

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2001

As I reflect back on the year 2001 for WGI Percussion, I can’t help but think back to the very first WGI percussion competition in 1993 that I had the opportunity to judge, and then comparing the growth between those years. I must say that the development of show concepts and chops were pretty incredible, but the quality of playing has always been at a high level with the champions! The differences for me between the years of 1993 and 2001 is the amount of participating ensembles across the county, as well as how many of these ensembles perform with the quality of champions, thus putting us judges in a more challenging situation to pick the best in each class. As we move on to thoughts about 2001 I can remember the satisfaction between the music industry, designers and performers. A great harmony had developed between the 3 in terms of quality of instruments and implements, the writing, and approach to the instruments within the acoustics that we perform and adjudicate in. In other words, the development of indoor percussion instruments, drum heads, sticks and mallets came into play big time, as well as arrangers refining their writing skill for our arena. The performers had to upgrade their skill on how to play at softer dynamic levels for long periods of time for the sake of the audience understanding their musical performances in a not so friendly acoustic environment. After all, this is a completely different ball game since the move indoors. The upgrading qualities were at a fast pace between those years, as they continue on to this day, so have your self a good listen to the recording of groups in all classes in 2001, they really speak for themselves.

Independent World

Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.50

Scholastic World

Mission Viejo HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.60

Independent Open

Eklipse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91.20

Scholastic Open

Avon HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.60

Independent A

Arthur Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.35

Scholastic A

Springboro HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.85

Scholastic World Concert

Franklin Central HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.65

Scholastic Open Concert

Union HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.40

To sum it all up I would like to thank all involved in our wonderful activity‌ the administrators, educators, volunteers, parents, and of course the performers! WGI Percussion rocked pretty hard in 2001, and will continue to do so as it is. You can count on it. By Ralph Hardimon

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Clockwise from top: Spirit, Pride of SMSU, Oakland HS, San Marcos HS, Mission Viejo HS

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2002

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

2002

It was a year of “firsts!” It was the first time that Riverside Community College entered WGI Championships, it was the first year that RCC won, but most importantly, it was the first time that a deaf person performed in a WGI show all about how deaf people experience music. It was the first time our percussionists learned sign language to better communicate with our deaf ‘soloist’ and, along the way, we learned a lot more than a new language. We learned that you don’t have to have the same last name to be part of a family. It was emotional, eye-opening, exciting, scary, exhilarating, educational and fun—all at the same time! It all started with a unique idea for a winter drum line show, hatched by Judy Johnson and fully realized musically by Scott Johnson. When Judy’s experience of working with deaf students and sign language, coupled with Scott’s experience of working with percussion students, joined with the resources at RCC and the cooperation of the California School for the Deaf, it was magic! Sure, there were lots of stumbling blocks along the way, but exploring the world of Holly Turner, a deaf high school cheerleader (yes, she was!) and learning how she “felt the music on her skin” was unforgettable. As with all indoor drum lines, hours and hours were spent on the preparation and rehearsal of the 6-minute show. The difference this time was in the emotional commitment as RCC told the story of a silent world, dominated by “sound vibrations” and visual cues. At first awkward, the relationship between the performers grew, using eye contact, a nod or a wink, a raised eyebrow, a smile and— eventually—lots of hugs. A constant throughout was Holly’s enthusiasm for the project (and for life!) and Scott’s determination to alter the narration to always reflect the most important goal—honesty.

Independent World

Riverside Community College . . . . . . 96.90

Scholastic World

Avon HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.75

Scholastic World Concert

Franklin Central HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.70

Independent Open

Rhythm X. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.15

Scholastic Open

Choctawhatchee HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.85

Scholastic Open Concert

New Albany HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.30

Independent A

Plan B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.95

Scholastic A

New Palestine HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.35

On judge commented that our “young lady performer might react differently” to a musical cue in a particular segment of the presentation, assuming that she was an “actress.” When told that she was deaf, he was flabbergasted! Of course, she was an actress, a deaf actress— acting like life hadn’t dealt her a harsh blow, acting like everything was ‘normal,’ and all the while motivating the RCC drummers to forget about their insignificant problems. Along the way, the show also motivated hundreds of audience members to rise to their feet at the end of each performance, having learned a little bit about the “Sounds of Silence.” And all of this because of a drum line and the opportunities that WGI provides for reaching out to people? Amazing! By Gary Locke

Dayton, Ohio 26

Cockwise from top: Avon HS, Music City Mystique, Fort Mill HS


2003

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

2003

2003 can be described in three words: growth, diversity and talent! More than 600 percussion ensembles performed at the various WGI events, with an amazing 143 entered at Championships! The champions that were crowned in the eight percussion classes came from eight different states and presented programs as diverse as one could imagine, thereby validating the philosophy that “on any given day, ANY chosen style has an equal opportunity to succeed” Who can forget some of the brilliant shows in 2003? Among my favorites: The Blue Knights’ “Zodiac”, Riverside’s “South Africa”, The Project’s “Asylum” and, of course Aimachi’s “Voice of the Soul”. Winston Churchill’s use of their color guard in “Construction” and Ponderosa’s “Earth, Wind and Fire”. Ft. Mill’s “Short, Wonderful Ride” and Tunstall’s “Jazzical”. Northcoast Academy’s “Outside the Box” and United’s “Cardiac Arrest”. Thomas Worthington’s “Communication” and Everett’s “Niner Two”. Portsmouth’s “Scheherazade”, LEAP’s “The Colors of Life” and Enterprise’s “This Ain’t Oz”. I have been one of three judge-representatives to the Percussion Advisory Board (PAB) since 1997. This committee is made up of instructors and/or directors of units who make finals in each class. The committee meets each May to review the season that has just finished and to discuss issues and rules’ proposals for the following year. As such, it has been an honor and a pleasure to interact with the most creative and passionate minds in the indoor percussion activity—led by Hall of Famer Mark Thurston, Director of Education for WGI—and to help guide the philosophical and “real” future of this great activity. The PAB meeting in May, 2003, was especially interesting because we re-capped a very successful season and looked forward to 2004 in San Diego by discussing proposals that included:

Independent World

Blue Knights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.25

Scholastic World

Winston Churchill HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.20

Scholastic World Concert

Fort Mill HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.30

Independent Open

North Coast Academy. . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.35

Scholastic Open

Thomas Worthington HS . . . . . . . . . . 94.40

Scholastic Open Concert

Portsmouth HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.40

Independent A

L.E.A.P.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86.65

Scholastic A

Clovis East HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.45

1. eliminating the age limit for the Independent World Class; 2. allowing students from the same school district to compete in scholastic classes; 3. creating a formula for the number of finalists at regionals; 4. defining the order of appearance for all classes at regionals and championships; 5. replacing “Ensemble Analysis” with a caption called simply “Visual”; 6. establishing a “General Effect Visual” caption; 7. adding a “Concert ‘A’” Class; 7. adding a “Standstill” class; 8. adding a third judge to the steering committee. How many of those proposals were approved by the PAB members and put into practice? How many are in place today, 2007? You’ll have to test your knowledge of WGI Percussion to find out! Onward! By Dennis DeLucia

Dayton, Ohio 27

Clockwise from top: Motor City, Riverside Community College, Centerville HS


2004

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

San Diego, California

2004

In 2004, WGI World Championships were held in San Diego, the city where it ‘Never Rains’. Well, once the rain stopped, we all experienced a wonderful Championships week in beautiful weather! California was a welcoming host and represented their state admirably. Nearly 50% of the Scholastic Marching Finalists (through all the classes!) were from California. Their in-state dominance reached incredibly far, with Canyon Hills JUNIOR high school making finals in PSA. Music City Mystique performed one of the finest productions that we’d seen to date with their dramatic interpretation of the Seven Deadly Sins, “Se7en” and won all of the Independent World captions in finals. Centerville HS won Scholastic World with their program “That’s a Stretch”, pulling a tarp out in Finals that measured 150 feet wide, ‘stretching’ the boundaries of the arena (and the camera!) to its limits. Performing in a new facility is always a challenge when there are new acoustics to deal with and a flow that we’re never seen before (the huge ramp!) but we also had to adjust to a new ‘Lot’ scene outside. There were a number of other events going on at the same time and the administration definitely had their hands full with the situation, but Mark, Andy and Jim handled it with class, as always. Things were finally worked out and we witnessed some GREAT playing in the lot throughout the week; rumor has it Krispy Kreme Donuts had one of their best weekends of the year!

Independent World

Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.85

Scholastic World

Centerville HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.10

Scholastic World Concert

Franklin Central HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.90

Independent Open

Eastside Fury . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.25

Scholastic Open

Rancho Cucamonga HS. . . . . . . . . . . . 91.90

Scholastic Open Concert

Mission Viejo HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.00

Independent A

L.E.A.P.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84.30

Scholastic A

Loara HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.10

On a personal note, Centerville and Rhythm X earned their first World Class medals this year (Gold – PSW and Bronze – PIW) and I’ll never forget the looks on everyone faces during retreat, priceless! This was the last time that WGI had Percussion and Guard on the same weekends and have since switched to an incredible separate weekend format, further enhancing the experience for everyone involved. Thank you WGI for all of the wonderful memories! By Tim Fairbanks

San Diego, California

Clockwise from top: Franklin Central HS, New Palestine HS, Music City Mystique, Avon HS

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2005

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

2005

If one word could sum up the WGI percussion season of 2005, that word would be, “entertainment.” WGI was taken by storm with the energetic show brought to us from the West Coast by Riverside Community College who “Manifested” a show combining extreme drumming with an even more creative visual program. Nipping at Riverside’s heels was the always entertaining Rhythm X from Ohio whose show “Wired” proved to be quite electric both nights in Dayton. The scholastic groups raised the standard once again for performance quality. This year reminded us that the best way to get people talking is old fashioned drumming. Combining nearly flawless execution with new age electronic sounds, Center Grove brought home the gold with their show, “Cynosure.” Proving that placements are not set in stone until finals are over, Centerville’s show “In Perspective” moved up two places from prelims to finals. With this class always pushing the creative ledge, two groups put the word Sport in Sport of the Arts. In a race to the end, Hilliard Darby sped to a fifth place finish with their show, “The Race.” And who could forget the “Road to the Final Four” from Father Ryan as they took us out of a musical setting and simulated a real basketball game. The 2005 WGI World Championships left fans and performers hungry for more. It was an amazing season that will be talked about for years to come. By Derek Schletzer

Dayton, Ohio 30

Independent World

Riverside Community College . . . . . . 97.00

Scholastic World

Center Grove HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.10

Scholastic World Concert

Fort Mill HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.95

Independent Open

Surround Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93.50

Scholastic Open

Clear Brook HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.55

Scholastic Open Concert

Goshen HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.05

Independent A

Elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89.85

Scholastic A

Page HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92.50

Clockwise from top: United Percussion, Clear Brook HS, Matrix, Escambia HS, Spirit of America


2006

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Dayton, Ohio

2006

Being a resident of the Dayton area, I have been very fortunate to attend the WGI Championships almost every year of my life. Among all of those years, none were more memorable than 2006. It was a very bittersweet year for me since it was my first year as an age-out after marching Rhythm X for 3 years. Now I was on the other end of the activity as an arranger, instructor, and friend to those who still had years left. Although there were many great memories from inside the arena, what happened in the parking lot will long be remembered. Rhythm X is a very unique ensemble with a very unique approach to their rehearsals and warm ups. While many groups put up a wall of separation between their members and their fans, we decided to tear down that wall. The Rhythm X battery claimed the grassy knoll near the high way for their warm up site. They brought a grill, microwave, as well as many other items from my apartment to give it a more “home-like� atmosphere (this was all news to me until I showed up that day). The fans were invited to get as close as they could to the drum line and be a part of the fun and love that have become the Rhythm X-perience. That day helped a new direction of camaraderie among units and remove a little of the off-the-floor tension that has been a part of the activity for too long. By Andrew Markworth

Independent World

Music City Mystique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.20

Scholastic World

Center Grove HS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.55

Scholastic World Concert

Ayala HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.55

Independent Open

1st Degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91.20

Scholastic Open

Pacifica HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.30

Scholastic Open Concert

Heritage HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95.00

Independent A

Walled Lake Percussion . . . . . . . . . . . 93.25

Scholastic A

Mariner HS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96.35

Dayton, Ohio 31

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Scholarships WGI SCHOLARSHIPS

2006 Scholarship Recipients

WGI recognizes the young performers of our activity who pursue academic excellence. All groups who participate in the World Championships are invited to submit one applicant from their unit who is a high school senior or already enrolled in college. A committee of volunteers, instructors, and judges review dozens of applications for these awards and select students who stand out in qualities of academic, artistic, and personal standards.

The “30 Years of Excellence� scholarship program has been established to help celebrate the WGI 30th Anniversary. This special fundraising effort will allow WGI to award an unprecedented thirty separate scholarships this weekend. Since its inception, the WGI Scholarship Program has provided over $250,000 to deserving young people. Through the 50/50 raffle and the purchase of this program book, you, the patrons of WGI, remain a major source of revenue for the scholarships awarded. Corporate and private donations also enrich the fund that offers assistance to these worthy individuals. Should you wish to make a taxdeductible donation to the WGI Scholarship Fund, please contact the WGI office at 937/434-7100.

Caitlin Bell

Congratulations Pride of Cincinnati

Jonathan Glatfelter Velocity

Megan Grayburn

Megan Harris

Kennesaw Mountain HS

USF

Lisa Girard

Arcadia HS

Fahrenheit

George Zingali Scholarship

Alexis Hildebrand Randy Martinez Kings HS

Pride of Cincinnati Youth Development Foundation Scholarship

Megan McCourt Megan Slemmer Homestead HS

Desiree Cazares

High Voltage

James Logan HS Bob Wiles Memorial Scholarship

Christen Soto

Trisha Swingley

Angela Tousley

Black Gold

Goshen HS

Fantasia

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Music City Mystique INDEPENDENT WORLD

Music City Mystique

Gold Medalist

96.20

Nashville, Tennessee

2006 Program

The Music City Traveling Sideshow is Proud to Present…Mystique!  irector: Don Click, Josh Nelson • Staff: Eddie Capps, D Don Click, Stephanie Click, Carl Eppler, Dean Giddens, Matt Grimes, Shane Gwaltney, Meghan Hills, Erik Johnson, Tim Maynard, Joel McCauley, Jonathan Morrell, Josh Nelson, Corey Nichols, Jason Palmer • Costume: Tommy Keenum and The Band Hall • Set Design: Jason Palmer • Sponsors: Adams Keyboards, Innovative Percussion, Pearl Corporation, REMO INC., Sibelius Software, Avedis Zildjian Co.

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Rhythm X

Rhythm X

Silver Medalist

Columbus, Ohio

2006 Program

95.75

Lunaria

 irector: Craig Dunn D Staff: Tim Fairbanks, Andrew Markworth, Eric Ward, James Sparling, Diaz Clark, Emily Adkins, Dan Mathey Costume: Byron Valentine, Tim Fairbanks Set Design: Tim Fairbanks Sponsors: Dynasty, Remo, Innovative Percussion, Sabian, Fred J. Miller, Electra Tarp, Sticktape.com, Drum Hard www.rhythmx.org

Aimachi

Aimachi

Bronze Medalist

Nagoya, Japan

2006 Program

95.15

GO!

 irector: Kiyokazu Sekine D Staff: Michael Gaines, Bret Kuhn, Erik Johnson, Tim Fairbanks, Uichi Kajiyama, Kimio Iimori, Takahiro Kawamoto, Kazue Sekine, Kiyomi Fukuzaki, Yoshie Ishii Costume: Tommy Keenum and The Band Hall Set Design: Michael Gaines Sponsors: Aimachi Church from Nagoya, Japan www.aimachi.com 36


Riverside Community College INDEPENDENT WORLD

Riverside Community College

4th Place

94.00

Riverside, California

2006 Program

The Sacred Geometry of Chance

 irector: Gary Locke • Staff: Sean Vega, Jim D Wunderlich, Mike Jackson, Paul Locke, Brian Dinkel, Chad McCormick, Chris Velez, Pete Sapadin, Fernando Miller, Cory Blee, Jennifer Swanek, Sheila Locke Costume: Bobby Moffett • Set Design: Michael Bierek Sponsors: Riverside Community College, Dynasty USA, Vic Firth, Zildjian, REMO, Inc, Xymox Percussion www.rccband.org

Blue Knights

Blue Knights 5th Place

93.50

Denver, Colorado

2006 Program

Dwellers of the Infernal Abyss

 irector: Peter Bretz • Staff: Mike D Nevin, Doug Rosener, Dave Marvin, John Crouch, Joe Fant, Eric Ridenour, Scott Weidner, Jason Keeling, Alvin Ramos, Leah Bretz • Costume: Mike Dye, Sandy Entin and the members Set Design: Megan Buchholz www.bknights.org

North Coast Academy

North Coast Academy

6th Place

92.60

Saginaw, Michigan

2006 Program

E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many One

 irector: Diane King D Staff: Martin Hotte, Tony Shuker, Nick Pourcho, Scott Idle, Greg Young, Dan Schmatz, Scott Allen, Brian Balch Sponsor: Saginaires Youth Organization www.northcoastacademy.org 37


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INDEPENDENT WORLD

Odyssey Percussion T heatre Snellville, Georgia

2006 Program

7th Place

Pulse Percussion El Monte, California

89.20

2006 Program

Dali

Directors: Shane George, Eric Miller Staff: John Cypert, Kit Chatham, Rob Holman, Travis Downs, Bill Bachman, Seth Hendershot, Josh Nayman, Tripp Whitley, Diaz Clark, Shannon Lemon, Ian Murphy, Shawn Geiger, Kelly Knowlson, Jeff Sacktig, John Belcher, Lance Muller, Lance Kindl, Keith Hightower • Costume: Band Hall • Set Design: Kit Chatham Sponsors: Yamaha, Innovative Percussion, Remo, Sabian, Dinkles

Ft.Worth, Texas

9th Place

2006 Program

Matrix Akron, Ohio

87.55

2006 Program

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Gateway Percussion St. Louis, Missouri

86.15

2006 Program

The Laws of Motion

 irector: Don Silva D Staff: Roger Carter, Joe Haworth, Rudy Garcia, Tom Plumb, Ryan Odello, Debbie Seeley, Vince Oliver, Vinnie Angelo, Jaime Holly, Paul Zimny, Ed Cloyd, Jeff Collins Costume: Jackie Collins Sponsors: Capital Freelancers Inc., DEG, Evans, Vic Firth www.freelancers.org

86.85

Director: Rob Ferguson Staff: Brian Bennett, Kevin Stahl, Greg Richards, Mickey Doyle, Tiras Allen, Jason Detec, Kate Ferguson Costume: Rob Ferguson, M&I Dancewear • Set Design: Kevin Stahl, Rob Ferguson Sponsors: Dynasty, Innovative Percussion, Evans, Sabian

www.s2percussion.org

11th Place

10th Place

2006 Program

 irector: Brandon White • Staff: Allen D Joanis, Brady White, Tony King, Hector Gil, Mike Mathew, Seth Dahm, Jennifer Burns, Greg Hart, Dwayne Rice, Craig Turner • Costume: The Band Hall, Brady White • Set Design: Brady White, Allen Joanis • Sponsors: Dynasty USA, Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Avedis Zildjian, REMO, Trinity High School Band, Burleson High School Band, Aplex Courier and Delivery Service, JoanisCreativeGroup.com

Sacramento, California

Interruption

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Ethereal Underground

Freelancers

87.60

 irector: Caleb Rothe • Staff: Caleb D Rothe, Ken McGrath, Ike Jackson, Jesus Alcantar, Pete Lucero, Tony Nunez, Ernie McLaurin, Kelly Madeira Costume: Bobby Moffett Set Design: Caleb Rothe, Ike Jackson • Sponsors: Pro-Mark, Yamaha, Sabian, Evans, VDC

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Surround Sound

8th Place

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 irector: Paul Richardson • Staff: D John Steinbruegge, Chad Schaedler, Adam Clay, Lauren Paul, Kent Lineberry, Chris Sakowski, Pat Charles, Jodi Leeker, Tim Lisenbardt, John Paul Chapman, Scott Szurek • Costume: Chad Duggan and Dance Sophisticates • Sponsors: Mozingo Music, Dynasty, Innovative Percussion, Sabian LTD., Evans Drumheads www.gatewaypercussion.com

84.95


Center Grove High School

SCHOLASTIC WORLD

Center Grove High School

Gold Medalist

94.55

Greenwood, Indiana

2006 Program

Hybrid

 irector: Jeff Huffman D Staff: Garrett Scharton, Chris Hodgson, Joe DeJean, Jeff Gentry, Joe Wever, Steve Angel, Derek Felix, David Reeves, Jeff Edwards Costumes: Dance Sophisticates, Jeff Gentry, Steve Manning Sponsors: CG Band Boosters, Innovative Percussion, Roland

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Dartmouth Dartmouth High School High School Silver Medalist

94.00

Dartmouth, Massachusetts

2006 Program

What It Means To Be Human

 irector: Tom Aungst D Staff: Tom Aungst, Darcie Aungst, Neil Larrivee, Jeff Sacktig, Jamie Eckert, Stan Moore, Jason Medeiros, Ryan Loud Costume: Darcie Aungst Set Design: Darcie Aungst Sponsors: Yamaha, Vic Firth, Remo, Zildjian, D.S.M.A. www.dartmouthmusic.org

Avon High School

Avon High School

Bronze Medalist

93.60

Avon, Indiana

2006 Program

A Young Persons Guide to Music

 irector: Jay Webb D Staff: Jeff Queen, Drew Schneiders, Richard Hinshaw, Ryan Claus Costume: Jay Webb Set Design: Jay Webb Sponsors: Avon Marching Black & Gold www.avonband.com 40


Mission Viejo High School

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4th Place

93.10

Mission Viejo, California

2006 Program

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Director: Jim Wunderlich, Mike Jackson Staff: Jenny Jackson, Sean Samaranayake, Lauryn Bremner, Chris Velez, Bryan Nungaray Costume: Bobby Moffett Set Design: Mike Bierek, Mike Jackson Sponsors: MVHSIMBA

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Centerville High School

Centerville High School

5th Place

92.20

Centerville, Ohio

2006 Program

Raising the Bar

 irector: Tim Fairbanks D Staff: Andrew Markworth, Allen Justus, Mike Thomas, Kelly Thomas, Jeff Moore, TJ Hartmann, Tim Jackson, Noah Bellamy Costume Design: Byron Valentine Set Design: Tim Fairbanks Sponsors: Centerville Band Boosters, Pearl, IP, Remo, Sabian www.centervilleband.org

Ayala High School

Ayala High School

6th Place

Chino Hills, California

2006 Program

Superficial

 irector: Ike Jackson, Caleb Rothe D Staff: Ike Jackson, Caleb Rothe, Miguel Guaderrama, Brett Erskin, Ernie McLaurin, Makana Sylva, Rhobie Grogan, Edgar Santana, Mark Stone • Costume: Bobby Moffett • Set Design: Ike Jackson, Caleb Rothe • Sponsors: Pro-Mark, Yamaha, Sabian, Evans www.ayalapercussion.com 41

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SCHOLASTIC WORLD

Choctawhatchee High School Fort Walton Beach, Florida

2006 Program

7th Place

Forsyth Central High School Cumming, Georgia

90.00

2006 Program

And The Beat Goes On!

 irector: Shane Gwaltney D Staff: Phil Christenot, Eddie Capps, Benja Russell, Jim Powell Band Directors: Randy Nelson, Chad Hannah Costume Design: Shane Gwaltney Sponsors: Choctawhatchee Band Parents

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Father Ryan High School 9th Place

Escambia High School Pensacola, Florida

87.60

2006 Program

2006 Program

Are You Ready For Some Football

10th Place

86.30

A Eurythmic Tangent

 irector: Terry Sanders • Staff: D Michelle Lower, Terry Pritchard, Rodell Castillo, Mario Taylor, Elanders Frazier, Ira Fernandez, Jerry Charvat, Tommy Nelson, Richard Lozano, Doug Holsworth • Costume: Terry Sanders Set Design: Doug Holsworth, John Henrick, Terry Sanders • Sponsors: EHS Band Boosters, Pro-Mark Corporation www.thediamonds.freeyellow.com

 irectors: Derek Schletzer, Jeff D Schletzer • Staff: David England, John Harvill, Dustin Schletzer, Tim Hale, Ron Hardin • Set Design: Jeff Schletzer, Derek Schletzer, Cathy Wimberly, Helen McLaughin Sponsors: Father Ryan Band Boosters, Innovative Percussion www.fatherryan.org

Rancho Cucamonga High School 11th Place 85.65

Arcadia High School

2006 Program

2006 Program

Arcadia, California

Rancho Cucamonga, California

Divine Proportions

Director: Philip Schuler Staff: Ken McGrath, Tony Nunez, Eric Shriver, Weston Amaro, Monica Castro Costume: Bobby Moffett Set Design: Ken McGrath, Tony Nunez, Eric Shriver Sponsors: Promark, Evans www.rchsbands.org

88.10

 irector: Tom Tucker • Staff: Jordan D Christenot • Costume: Angie Sisk, Tom Tucker • Set Design: Tom Tucker, Jordan Christenot, Ashlee Bramblett, John Stathes Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, Forsyth Central Band Boosters, U.S. Hose and Fittings, Harris Consulting

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Nashville, Tennessee

8th Place

12th Place Sequential Circuits

 irector: Kevin Sherrill D Staff: Jeff Doolittle, Oliver Bullock, Tony Nunez, Armando Olivares, Vince Gardner Costume: Oliver Bullock Set Design: Oliver Bullock Sponsors: Arcadia Music Club

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84.15


Congratulations to all participants at the WGI Percussion World Championships for a successful season. Please stop by our booth for more information about the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) and PASIC. The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) will take place in Columbus, Ohio, October 31–November 3, 2007. PASIC is the world’s largest and most prestigious drum and percussion event with more than 130 events on 12 stages. Sessions span drumset, symphonic, marching, world and keyboard percussion featuring top artists from around the world. The convention’s International Drum & Percussion Expo will bring together more than 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest in percussion products, publications and services. To register, please visit www.pasic.org.

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Ayala High School 19xx SCHOLASTIC CONCERT WORLD

Ayala High School Chino Hills, California

Gold Medalist

2006 Program

95.55

Out of the Blue

Director: Caleb Rothe Staff: Caleb Rothe, Brett Erskin, Paul Miller Director of Bands: Mark Stone Sponsors: Pro-Mark, Yamaha, Sabian, Evans

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Goshen High School

Goshen High School Goshen, Indiana

Silver Medalist

2006 Program

95.25

Freehand

Director: Chris Smith, Tom Cox Staff: Josh Ellis Costume: JoAnn Garber, Chris Smith Sponsors: Vic Firth and Dynasty Percussion www.goshenband.org

Fort Mill High School

Fort Mill High School Fort Mill, South Carolina

Bronze Medalist

93.65

2006 Program

A Young Persons Guide to the End of the Percussion Ensemble as we know it Director: William Register Staff: Marty McCartt, Rob Sullens Costume: The Band Hall Sponsors: Blue and Gold Band Club www.fortmillband.org

Woodbridge High School Irvine, California

2006 Program

4th Place

93.25

The Bringer of Joy

Director: Joslynne Blasdel Staff: Jack Mizutani, Kyoko Kamei, Vince Terusa Costume: Jack Mizutani Sponsors: Woodbridge HS Music Boosters

Warsaw Community High School Warsaw, Indiana 5th Place 90.55

2006 Program



Passion, Grace, and Fire

 irector: D Mickey Ratliff Staff: Mickey Ratliff Sponsors: Vic Firth Inc., Dynasty USA

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Corona Del Sol High School Tempe, Arizona

2006 Program Director: Scott Werner Sponsors: Corona Del Sol Band Boosters

6th Place

89.15

Profanation


1st Degree

INDEPENDENT OPEN

1st Degree

Gold Medalist

Orlando, Florida

2006 Program

91.20

Numerically Speaking

 irector: Rod Owens • Staff: Ryan Thomas, Lee Hanson, Tom D Hurst, John Campese, Kim Owens, Jeff Sacktig, Ralf Stewart, Dave Catogni, John Stewart, Dan Johnson, John Bishai, Chris Smith, Mike Scialabba, Jeff Wright, Mike McIntee • Costume: Jeff Sacktig • Set Design: Ralf Stewart, Dave Catogni Sponsors: Dynasty, Muremo, Zildjian, Vic Firth, Remo, Dinkles, Kissimmee Convention Bureau, Electra Tarp, Greater Orlando Performing Arts Company www.1stdegreedrumline.net

Pariah

Pariah Silver Medalist

Jasper, Georgia

2006 Program

90.85

Pangea

Director: Tim Marshall Staff: Kevin Boyle, Jeff Doyle, Ben Jett, Jody White, Brandon Kessler Costume: Bonnie Epstein • Set Design: Mark Lanza Sponsors: Dynasty, Innovative, Zildjian, Custom Graphics www.pariahdrumline.org

Penn State Indoor Drumline

Penn State Indoor Drumline State College, Pennsylvania

2006 Program

Bronze Medalist

90.05

Piece of Mind

Director: Brett Baker • Staff: Brian Stoudt, Jim Ancona, Brian Tinkel, Tollie Contento, Matt Fite, Nate Tyler, Mike Woodburn, Chris Lunsford • Costume: Brian Stoudt • Set Design: Brian Stoudt • Sponsors: Zildjian, Vic Firth, Yamaha, Penn State Blue Band www.pennstateindoor.org

Metro Alliance

Metro AllianceDallas/Ft. Worth , Texas

2006 Program

4th Place

89.65

Chain Reaction

 taff: Jamey Thompson, Alan Miller, Ellis Hampton, Evan S Blackard, Eric Gibbons, Jennifer Hilbig, Kevin McNulty, Doug Ward, John Brennan, Stephen Ridley • Costume: Jennifer Hilbig, Team Go Figure • Set Design: Jeremy Hunt Sponsors: Yamaha Corporation of America, Innovative Percussion, REMO INC., Fork’s Drum Closet www.metro-alliance.org 46


INDEPENDENT OPEN

United Percussion

Camden County, New Jersey

2006 Program

5th Place

Blue Knights

89.05

Amazing Race: The Next Level

Director: Chad Moore, Esq. • Staff: William Woodward, Chet Tietsworth, Amy Thompson, Jeff Silva, Lou Randazzo, Peggy Smires, Mike Russ, Peachie Moore, Mike Belskis, Marc Sylvester, Mike Dow, Leslie Woodward, Marcel Roos, Nicole Schlett, John Strada, Chad Moore Costume: Marc Sylvester • Set Design: Marc Sylvester • Sponsors: Premier Percussion, Vic Firth, Remo, Zildjian, Gambal Music, United Percussion and Arts

Chattanooga Independent Chattanooga, Tennessee

2006 Program

7th Place

The Trimurti by Mike Nevin

88.35

Palm Beach, Florida

2006 Program

Virginia Helmsmen Danville, Virginia

9th Place

11th Place

86.95

The Raven

Elements Indoor Perf. Ensemble

86.70

Zanesville, Ohio

2006 Program

Portraits of Red

Groove Pursuit

8th Place

Director: Scott Hughes • Staff: Scott Hughes, Ray Donato, Jon Kersten, Shannon Berkstresser, Eric Mills, Phil Perry, Rudy Flores, Tony Gamble, Jason Breland, David Karpinski, Drew Tucker, Ashley Vorsteg, Alain Brodeur, Sr • Costume: Phil Perry, Shannon Berkstresser, Donna Aman, Scott Hughes • Set Design: Jon Kersten, Alain Brodeur, Sr., Scott Hughes, Donna Aman Sponsors: Pageantry Arts Concepts, Dynasty, Vic Firth, Evans, Olympic Heights Community HS

 irector: Tim Bray D Staff: Debra Bray, Alicia Bray, Kristen Bray, Chris Daniel, Justin Belcher, Lenny Keesee, Josh Nelson, Shane Gwaltney, John Dunlap Costume: Debra Bray • Set Design: Debra Bray • Sponsors: Dynasty USA, Evans, Vic Firth, Tunstall Music Dept

2006 Program

2006 Program

88.45

STRYKE Percussion Ensemble

Steppin’ Up

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

6th Place

 irectors: Sean McElroy,Rosie Dugan D Staff: Gary Russel, Alvin Ramos, Jason Reid, Jennifer McKelvey, Angela Bruyere Costume: Sean McElroy Set Design: Sean McElroy, Meghan Vucholze Sponsors: Pearl, Vic Firth, Zildjian, Remo

Directors: David Giddens, Stuart Benkert Staff: David Giddens, Matt Grimes, Matt Broom, Will Roberson, Stephen Gobble, Andrew Markworth, Shane Gwaltney Costume Design: David Giddens, Karen Gregg Set Design: Shane Gwaltney, Abby Lamb Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, REMO INC., Cleveland HS, Ooltewah HS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Outback Steakhouse

2006 Program

Denver, Colorado

10th Place

85.40

What Is One?

 irector: Todd Harney D Staff: Tim Pence, Matthew Schott, Greg Miller, Shoe Voss, Brady Sark, David Wyrick, Dave Clark, Mark Ritchey Set Design: David Wyrick Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, Evans Drumheads

Aftermath

84.45

Coatesville, Pennsylvania

2006 Program

Music of the Spheres

 irectors: Pete Hansen and Craig Spangler D Staff: Will Archamboult, Erin Burger, Stephen Tobin • Sponsors: Vater Percussion, K&M Music, Waterbury Heating and Cooling, Faith Lutheran Church, Johnstone Supply, Norberg Paints, Greg’s Welding, Sam’s Club, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Hy Vee

12th Place

Simple Machines

 irector: Frank McGuigan • Staff: Frank D McGuigan, Rich Hammond, Eric Kitchenman, Mike Windish, Johnny Trujillo, Pat Zearfoss, Chris Russell, Steve Regener, Chris Vanacore, Frank Franko • Costume: Eric Kitchenman Set Design: Frank McGuigan, Eric Kitchenman Sponsor: Premier Percussion, Sabian, Vic Firth, Up-Front Footwear/Dinkles

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Pacifica High School SCHOLASTIC OPEN

Pacifica High Garden School Grove, California

Gold Medalist

2006 Program

94.30

Opposites

 irector: John Mapes D Staff: John Mapes, Tim Tintari, Ian Grom, Paul Nesbit Costume: Iona Eskins from “Incredible Colors” Sponsors: Vic Firth, Yamaha, Remo

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Franklin Central High School

Franklin Central High School Indianapolis, Indiana

2006 Program

Silver Medalist

94.15

Dimensions

Director: Joseph Plahitko • Staff: Jeff Gentry, Chris Jacobs, “De” Delarosa, Tyler Bongen, Greg Wolff, Devin AD: _____________________ Imel, Mark Roach, Ritchie Reeves, Carrie Gentry, Jamie Plahitko, Stephanie Plahitko, Daniel Fyffe, Sarah Sorge, Jason Connell • Sponsors: Promark, Dynasty, Evans, Sabian, Franklin Central High School Band Boosters www.onet.net/~dpfye/fcdrum

Bellbrook High School

Bellbrook HighBellbrook, School Ohio

Bronze Medalist

2006 Program

91.45

Mechanism

Director: David Carbone • Staff: Michael Siler, David Carbone, Tim Fairbanks, Jeff Brooks, Mike Terranova, Matt Hahn, Joe Eck, Chris Coleman, Jeff Moore Costume: Tim Fairbanks Set Design: Tim Fairbanks, Barbara Hall Sponsor: Bellbrook Music Boosters www.marching-eagles.org

Pope High School

Pope High School Marietta, Georgia

Bronze Medalist

2006 Program

91.45

The Heist

 irector: Paula Williams D Staff: David Tarlton, Mike Perdue, Renee Tarlton

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North Penn High School Lansdale, Pennsylvania

2006 Program

5th Place

Chino Hills High School

90.55

Chino Hills, California

2006 Program

The Pulse of Personality

 irectors: Rich Hammond, Jeff Picitello D Staff: Mike Lalli, Nicole Eash, Mike Cleary, Mike Thomas, Gary Cuzzocrea, Eric Kitcheman • Costume: Monica Rocco Set Design: Bruce & Bruce Sponsors: North Penn School District and the North Penn Music Aides

Kings High School Kings Mills, Ohio

2006 Program

7th Place

2006 Program

9th Place

89.25

Trumbull, Connecticut

2006 Program

2006 Program

11th Place

Jekyll and Hyde

Plainfield High School

87.65

Plainfield, Indiana

2006 Program

 irector: Erick Harris D Staff: Jason Palmer, Jeremy Hunt, Henry Go, Tico Parson, Rebecca Tartarsky, Lauren Gregory, Julian Gonzalez Costume: Jason Palmer Set Design: Jason Palmer

Cerritos, California

89.05

 irector: Thomas Whitmoyer D Staff: Chris Rivera, CJ Barrett, Dave Dumont, Austin Avery, David Reyes, Chris Rivera, Dave Dumont, Ray Rhodes, Peter Horton Set Design: Ray Rhodes Sponsor: THSGEMB Parents Association

Directional Drive

Cerritos High School

8th Place

Statistics

Trumbull High School

 irector: Mike Maegly • Staff: Mike Folz, D Joe Davis, Mike Greer, David Wyrick, Phil Grosvenor, Samantha Cope and Jason Dye Costume: David Wyrick, Maureen Moon Set Design: David Wyrick, Jeroen Winterink and the Kings Dads • Sponsors: Kings Music Association, Dynasty USA, Vic Firth

Franklin, Tennessee

89.50

 irector: William Nickle D Staff: John Mapes, Jeremy Riley, Ailene Chen Costume: John Mapes Set Design: John Mapes Sponsor: Drumline Parents

Out Of Order

Fred J Page High School

6th Place

10th Place

87.20

Can’t Live With’em...

 irector: Brad Roberts D Staff: Nate Noble, Jeff Gentry, Carrie Gentry, Kriquet Kidwell, Zach Roberts Costume: Dance Sophisticates Set Design: Brad Roberts Sponsor: Plainfield Band Boosters, Inc.

Longmont High School

86.40

Longmont, Colorado

2006 Program

Same Page

 irector: Tim Trost D Staff: John Mapes, Eileen Chen, Miguel Guaderrama, Joe Gray, Tim Trost Sponsor: Cerritos High School Band Boosters

12th Place

Four Corners

Directors: David Merrill, Dave Marvin Staff: Heather Thiede, Mike Dye, John Crouch, Dave Marvin Costume: Dave Marvin Set Design: Dave Marvin, John Myers

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Heritage High School SCHOLASTIC CONCERT OPEN

Heritage High School Littleton, Colorado

Gold Medalist

95.00

2006 Program T he Earth, The Stars,

and the Land of Dreams

 irector: Steve Vaughn D Composer: Mike Nevin Staff: Shawn Smith, Kevin Keena

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Portsmouth Portsmouth High SchoolHigh School Silver Medalist

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

93.30

2006 Program Overture  to Russlan and Ludmilla

 irector: Steve Cirillo • Composer: Mikhail Glinka D Staff: Steve Cirillo, Karen Conway Sponsors: Vic Firth, Zildjian, Parents Music Club, Music Boosters, The Portsmouth Public Schools www.cityofportsmouth.com/school/phsindex.htm

Pendleton Heights High School

Pendleton Heights High School Pendleton, Indiana

2006 Program

Bronze Medalist

92.05

Hungarian Rhapsody #2

Director: Troy Allbright Staff: Joseph Plahitko, Dan Fyffe, Jason Bowman Sponsors: South Madison Band Boosters

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Warren Central High School Indianapolis, Indiana

4th Place

90.20

2006 Program R ussian Easter

Overture, Op.36

Director: David R. Brooks III Sponsor: Innovative Percussion

Daphne High School Daphne, Alabama

5th Place

2006 Program

Identity Crisis

 irector: Mark Foster D Staff: Mark Foster, Josh Harper, Rick Faison, Music: John Dunlap, Shane Gwaltney Sponsors: Baldwin County Commission, Daphne High School

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90.10

Anderson High School Anderson, Indiana

2006 Program

6th Place

89.60

Barbaric Dance

 irector: David Robbins D Staff: David Robbins Music: from Danza Barbara by Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic Sponsors: Anderson High School Band Boosters


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Gold Medalist

Walled Lake, Michigan

2006 Program

93.25

Cities of Spain

Director: Nick Pourcho Staff: Dan Schmatz, Brittany Buckthorpe, Paul Loos, Kevin Borowski, Beth Metz, Stephanie Johnson, Curt Brown • Set Design:, Andi Castagno, Mary Williams, Nick Pourcho, Dan Schmatz Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, WLC Band Program www.wlcbands.com

Quest Percussion Ensemble Quest Percussion Ensemble Silver Medalist

Ft. Wayne, Indiana

2006 Program

89.15

A Different Angle

Director: James Widmer Staff: John Foxworthy, Michael Hardiek, Kent Klee, Nick Neukom, Jeff Sanders Costume: Michael Hardiek Sponsors: Pro-Mark, X-L Specialties, Quest Youth Project www.quest-youth.org

East 80 Indoor East 80 Indoor Percussion Percussion Bronze Medalist

Columbia/Russell Springs, Kentucky

2006 Program

88.75

X-1

Directors: Doug Neal and Chad Floyd Staff: Seth Whitaker, Ping Dawson, Steve Crosby Costume: Rob Depp, Doug Neal Sponsors: Pearl Corporation, Innovative Percussion, Innovative Colours www.east80percussion.com

Chattanooga Independent A Chattanooga, Tennessee

2006 Program

4th Place

Spirit of America Perc. Ensemble

85.95

Orleans, Massachusetts

2006 Program

The Staff

 irector: Dallas Thomas • Staff: Dallas D Thomas, Dr. Stuart Benkert, Keith McNabb, Nick Garofalo, Orinzie Mitchell, David Giddens • Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, REMO, University of Tennesse at Chattanooga, Soddy-Daisy High School Band Boosters

5th Place

Daydream on Canvas

 irector: Sr. Naomi Jamison • Staff: Jeff D Hope, Zach Schlicher, Colin McNutt Costume: Cori O’Day, Amy Mitchell Set Design: Peter Shannon, Andrew Mitchell, Stephanie Snure, Paul Witter Sponsors: Remo, Vic Firth 55

85.30


Mariner High School SCHOLASTIC A

Mariner High Cape School Coral, Florida

Gold Medalist

2006 Program

96.35

Hydro

Director: Jeremy Hunt Staff: Jeremy Hunt, Jason Palmer, Henry Go, Iain Moyer, Colin McNutt Costume: Jeremy Hunt, Vicki Weiss Set Design: Jeremy Hunt Sponsors: Silver Magic Band Boosters, Innovative Percussion www.smmb.org

South Lyon South Lyon High School High School Silver Medalist

South Lyon, Michigan

2006 Program

94.55

3D: The Music of Dave Weckl

Director: Jim Rebbeck Staff: Jason Lundgren, Nick Matthews, Stephen Line, Tim Cartwright, Ted Oberts, Blair Kuhn, Stephen M. Cross Sponsors: Vick Firth Inc., Dynasty, Yamaha Corporation of America, Avedis Zildjian Co. www.slpercussion.com

Greenfield-Central High School

Greenfield-Central High School Greenfield, Indiana

Bronze Medalist (tie)

2006 Program

94.30

Songs from the Wood

Directors: Steve Angel and Nate Noble Staff: Kelsey Behl, Kyle Snyder, Justin Ramirez, Amanda Clifton Costume: Dance Sophisticates Sponsors: Greenfield Central Band Boosters, Inovative Percussion www.gcsc.k12.in.us/~gchs/band

Nogales High School

Nogales High School La Puente, California

Bronze Medalist (tie)

2006 Program

94.30

The Dragon

 irector: Brad Pollock D Staff: Peter Sapadin, Matt Gagnier, James Plunkett, Paul Hanson, Michelle Blanchard Set Design: Mike Bereck Sponsor: Noble Regiment Boosters www.nhs.rowland.k12.ca.us/nogales 56


T homas Edison High School SCHOLASTIC A

T homas EdisonAlexandria, HighViginia School

Bronze Medalist (tie)

2006 Program

94.30

Square One

 irector: Erik Richards D Staff: Chris Martin, John Tarcza, Joe Conigliaro, Brett Garrett Costume: Chris Martin, Rhea Barr Set Design: Chris Martin Sponsors: Vic Firth, Edison Band Parents Organization

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Hilton High School Hilton, New York

6th Place

Findlay High School

93.15

Findlay, Ohio

2006 Program A aron Copland’s “El Salon

Virtues and Vices... The Choices We Make Director: Bill Etling • Staff: Bill Etling, Douglas Logston, Pat Altman, Justin Fujka, Jeff Sankovich, Terry Bates, Chris Clements, Elliot Bowman, Shane Kelbley, Brian Bennett, Bill Etling, Douglas Logston • Costume: Douglas Logston, Bill Etling • Set Design: electratarp.com Sponsors: Evans, Vic Firth, Electra Tarp, Drumline Parents

Director: Tim Stodd Staff: Mary Burke, Ken Brooks, Juli Brooks, Heather Hubbell Costume: Mary Burke Set Design: Rick Wilson, Judy Kinz-Thompson, Bill Weber Sponsor: Hilton Music Boosters

Fort Mill High School 2006 Program

8th Place

Harrison Central High School

90.75

Gulfport, Mississippi

2006 Program

Assimilation

Director: William Register Staff: Marty McCartt, Paul Rennick, Tim Fairbanks, Brian Bambauer, Rob Sullens Costume: The Band Hall Set Design: Judy Gibbs Sponsor: Blue and Gold Band Club

Centerville High School A Centerville, Ohio

2006 Program

10th Place

88.20

House of Cards

 irector: Rob Cooney D Staff: Noah Bellamy, Mike Thomas, Jeff Moore, Andrew Markworth, Tim Fairbanks Costume: Tim Fairbanks Set Design: Tim Fairbanks Sponsors: Centerville Band Boosters, Pearl, IP, Remo, Sabian

91.45

2006 Program

Mexico”

Fort Mill, South Carolina

7th Place

9th Place

88.70

Stealth

Directors: Dell Trotter and Tim Parkman Staff: Shane Walley, Rachel Kard, Charlie Walley, Mike Redman,Courtney Hickman, David Lee • Costume: Courtney Hickman, Dell Trotter • Set Design: Dell Trotter, David Lee, Betty Lee • Sponsor: Harrison Central Band Boosters

Howell North High School St. Charles, Missouri

2006 Program

11th Place

87.70



The Old Lady Show

Directors: Mike Davis, Greg Hamilton Staff: Mike Davis, Greg Hamilton, Rick Stacy, Chris Cooper, Evan Guerra, Marcus Hamilton, Joe Stacy, Doug Harris • Costume: Mike Davis, Greg Hamilton • Set Design: Mike Davis, Greg Hamilton • Sponsors: Howell North Band Boosters, Innovative, Dynasty

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Novi High School Novi, Michigan

2006 Program

12th Place

87.10

Crop Circles

 irector: Matt Ownby D Staff: Matt Ownby, Tom Weidner, Anthony Soleau, John Thomann, Matt Smith, Ashley McNees Sponsors: Novi High School Band, Larsons Jewelry Design


2007 Perc

2007 REGIONALS

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cussion Regionals 2007 REGIONALS

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Scholastic A Prelims

2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic A Prelims

University of Dayton Arena

Round 1 Time

Unit

9:00 a.m. Haddon Heights HS

Score

Place

_______ ______

9:09 a.m. Southgate Anderson HS

_______ ______

9:18 a.m. Decatur Central HS

_______ ______

9:27 a.m. South County HS

_______ ______

9:36 a.m. Loara HS

_______ ______

9:45 a.m. Bakersfield HS

_______ ______

9:54 a.m. Powhatan HS

_______ ______

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Round 3 Time

Unit

Score

Place

10:03 a.m.

Findlay MS

_______ ______

1:00 p.m. St Charles West HS

_______ ______

10:12 a.m.

Los Alamitos HS

_______ ______

1:09 p.m. Stamford HS

_______ ______

10:21 a.m.

Howell North HS

_______ ______

1:18 p.m. Los Banos HS

_______ ______

10:30 a.m.

New Philadelphia HS

_______ ______

1:27 p.m. Clinton Massie HS

_______ ______

10:39 a.m.

Enterprise HS

_______ ______

1:36 p.m. Methacton HS

_______ ______

1:45 p.m. Cary HS

_______ ______

1:54 p.m. Cypress Bay HS

_______ ______

Round 2 11:00 a.m.

NorthPointe Christian HS

_______ ______

2:03 p.m. Springboro HS

_______ ______

11:09 a.m.

Ceres HS

_______ ______

2:12 p.m. Page HS

_______ ______

11:18 a.m.

Pace HS

_______ ______

2:21 p.m. Century HS

_______ ______

11:27 a.m.

Broomfield HS

_______ ______

2:30 p.m. Centerville HS A

_______ ______

11:36 a.m.

Riverdale HS

_______ ______

2:39 p.m. Rockwood Summit HS

_______ ______

11:45 a.m.

Westview HS

_______ ______

11:54 a.m.

Whitnall HS

_______ ______

Round 4

12:03 p.m.

Brookwood MS-HS

_______ ______

3:00 p.m. Blue Ridge HS

_______ ______

12:12 p.m.

Bassett HS

_______ ______

3:09 p.m. Kosciusko HS

_______ ______

12:21 p.m.

Harrison Central HS

_______ ______

3:18 p.m. Waterford Mott HS

_______ ______

12:30 p.m.

Carroll HS

_______ ______

3:27 p.m. West Carteret HS

_______ ______

12:39 p.m.

Findlay HS

_______ ______

3:36 p.m. Longmont HS

_______ ______

3:45 p.m. Lebanon HS

_______ ______

3:54 p.m. Olentangy Liberty HS

_______ ______

4:03 p.m. Greenfield Central HS

_______ ______

4:12 p.m. Lakewood HS

_______ ______

4:21 p.m. Barnstable HS

_______ ______

4:30 p.m. Madison Central HS

_______ ______

4:39 p.m. Fenton HS

_______ ______

4:48 p.m. Thomas Worthington HS

_______ ______

4:57 p.m. End of PSA Prelims

World Championships Top to bottom: Page HS, Ceres HS, Los Banos HS, Davis HS

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Independent Independent A Prelims A Prelims 2007 SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 19, 2007

University of Dayton Arena

Time

Unit

Score

Place

5:10 p.m. Algonac Wave

_______ ______

5:19 p.m. Impact Audio Theater

_______ ______

5:28 p.m. Breech of Silence

_______ ______

5:37 p.m. Intrepid Percussion Ensemble ______ ______ 5:46 p.m. Imperial Percussion

_______ ______

5:55 p.m. Synergy

_______ ______

6:04 p.m. Crossroads Indoor Percussion _______ ______ 6:13 p.m. Farmington United

_______ ______

6:22 p.m. Pioneer Indoor

_______ ______

Perc Ensemble

______ ______

6:40 p.m. Huron Valley Percussion

_______ ______

6:31 p.m. Spirit of America

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6:49 p.m. Show Me Sound Drumline

_______ ______

6:58 p.m. End of PIA Prelims

Scholastic A Semi-Finals

Scholastic A Semi-Finals

Thursday, April 19, 2007

University of Dayton Arena

Round 1 Time

Unit

Score

Place

7:10 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

7:19 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

7:28 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

Round 2

7:37 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:55 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

7:46 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:04 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

7:55 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:13 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:04 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:22 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:13 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:31 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:22 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:40 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:31 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:49 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:58 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

10:07 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:16 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

Time

Unit

World Championships 10:25 p.m. End of PSA Semi-Finals

Top to bottom: Alternative Percussion, Imperial Percussion, Bullard HS, Central HS

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Scholastic Open Prelims 2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic Open Prelims Nutter Center Round 1 Time

Unit

Score

Place

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Round 2 Time

Unit

Score

Place

11:00 a.m.

Bellbrook HS

_______ ______

2:30 p.m. Kennesaw Mountain HS

_______ ______

11:10 a.m.

Central Crossing HS

_______ ______

2:40 p.m. Franklin Central HS

_______ ______

11:20 a.m.

Lone Peak HS

_______ ______

2:50 p.m. Upper Darby HS

_______ ______

11:30 a.m.

Novi HS

_______ ______

3:00 p.m. Milford HS

_______ ______

11:40 a.m.

Abington HS

_______ ______

3:10 p.m. Gulf Breeze HS

_______ ______

11:50 a.m.

Pacifica HS

_______ ______

3:20 p.m. Plainfield HS

_______ ______

12:00 p.m.

Houston HS

_______ ______

3:30 p.m. Kettering Fairmont HS

_______ ______

12:10 p.m.

Ben Davis HS

_______ ______

3:40 p.m. New Palestine HS

_______ ______

12:20 p.m.

Legacy HS

_______ ______

3:50 p.m. Champlin Park HS

_______ ______

12:30 p.m.

Break

4:00 p.m. Break

_______ ______

12:40 p.m.

Trumbull HS

_______ ______

4:10 p.m. E.D. White HS

_______ ______

12:50 p.m.

Chantilly HS

_______ ______

4:20 p.m. Beyer HS

_______ ______

1:00 p.m. Trabuco Hills HS

_______ ______

4:30 p.m. Jenison HS

_______ ______

1:10 p.m. Sycamore HS

_______ ______

4:40 p.m. Fountain Valley HS

_______ ______

1:20 p.m. Northmont HS

_______ ______

4:50 p.m. Buena HS

_______ ______

1:30 p.m. South Lyon HS

_______ ______

5:00 p.m. Destrehan HS

_______ ______

1:40 p.m. Andrew HS

_______ ______

5:10 p.m. Salem HS

_______ ______

1:50 p.m. Nogales HS

_______ ______

5:20 p.m. King Philip Regional HS

_______ ______

2:00 p.m. Kings HS

_______ ______

5:30 p.m. End of PSO Prelims

World Championships

Scholastic Concert Open Prelims

Scholastic Concert Open Prelims

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Nutter Center

Time

Unit

5:45 p.m. Golden HS

Score

Place

Time

Unit

Score

Place

_______ ______

6:45 p.m. Mansfield HS

_______ ______

5:55 p.m. Loveland HS

_______ ______

6:55 p.m. Naugatuck HS

_______ ______

6:05 p.m. Pendleton HS

_______ ______

7:05 p.m. East Central HS

_______ ______

6:15 p.m. Clayton HS

_______ ______

7:15 p.m. Portsmouth HS

_______ ______

6:25 p.m. Perkiomen Valley HS

_______ ______

7:25 p.m. END of PSCO Prelims

World Championships 6:35 p.m. SBEC

_______ ______

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Scholastic Concert World Prelims 2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic Concert World Prelims Thursday, April 19, 2007 Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Place

7:40 p.m. Goshen HS _______ ______ 7:51 p.m. Heritage HS _______ ______ 8:02 p.m. Warsaw HS _______ ______ 8:13 p.m. Woodbridge HS _______ ______ 8:24 p.m. Tunstall HS _______ ______ 8:35 p.m. Fort Mill HS _______ ______ 8:46 p.m. Ayala HS _______ ______ 8:57 p.m. Claremont HS _______ ______ 9:08 p.m. End of PSCW Prelims

World Championships Left to right: Goshen HS, Woodbridge HS

Scholastic Open Semi-Finals

Scholastic Open Semi-Finals

Friday, April 20, 2007

University of Dayton Arena

Time

Unit

Score

Place

Time

Unit

Score

Place

10:00 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

11:55 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:10 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:05 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:20 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:15 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:30 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:25 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:40 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:35 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:50 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:45 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

11:00 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

12:55 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

11:10 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

1:05 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

11:20 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

1:15 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

11:30 a.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

1:25 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

11:40 a.m.

Break

World Championships 1:35 p.m. End of PSO Semi-Finals

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Independent Open Prelims 2007 SCHEDULE

Independent Open Prelims

Friday, April 20, 2007

University of Dayton Arena

Round 1 Time

Unit

1:50 p.m. Palmetto Percussion

Score

Place

_______ ______

2:00 p.m. Level Seven Percussion

_______ ______

2:10 p.m. Optima

_______ ______

2:20 p.m. West Athens

_______ ______

2:30 p.m. Chattanooga Independent _______ ______ 2:40 p.m. Motor City Percussion

_______ ______

2:50 p.m. Paragon Competitive Arts

_______ ______

3:00 p.m. East 80

_______ ______

3:10 p.m. LEAP

_______ ______

3:20 p.m. Metro Alliance

_______ ______

3:30 p.m. Gateway Open

_______ ______

Round 2 Time

3:40 p.m. Penn State Indoor Drumline _______ ______ 3:50 p.m. STRYKE Perc Ensemble

_______ ______

Unit

Score

Place

4:15 p.m. 1st Degree

_______ ______

4:25 p.m. Atlanta Quest

_______ ______

4:35 p.m. Paradox Perc Theatre

_______ ______

4:45 p.m. Tyler Jr College

_______ ______

4:55 p.m. Virginia Helmsmen

_______ ______

5:05 p.m. Tates Creek Indoor

_______ ______

5:15 p.m. Pariah

_______ ______

5:25 p.m. Groove Pursuit

_______ ______

5:35 p.m. Valley Independent Perc

_______ ______

5:45 p.m. Walled Lake Percussion

_______ ______

5:55 p.m. Elements Indoor

Perf Ensemble

_______ ______

6:05 p.m. Boston University

_______ ______

6:15 p.m. United Percussion

_______ ______

6:25 p.m. End of PIO Prelims

World Championships Top to bottom: L.E.A.P., Valley Independent, Propel Percussion, STRYKE

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Scholastic World Prelims 2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic World Prelims

Friday, April 20, 2007

Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Place

10:00 a.m.

Forsyth Central HS

_______ ______

10:11 a.m.

Hilliard Darby HS

_______ ______

10:22 a.m.

Fred J Page HS

_______ ______

10:33 a.m.

Rancho Cucamonga HS

_______ ______

10:44 a.m.

Centerville HS

_______ ______

10:55 a.m.

Plymouth Canton HS

_______ ______

12:12 p.m.

Escambia HS

_______ ______

11:06 a.m.

Mission Viejo HS

_______ ______

12:23 p.m.

Ayala HS

_______ ______

11:17 a.m.

Tate HS

_______ ______

12:34 p.m.

San Marcos HS

_______ ______

11:28 a.m.

Dartmouth HS

_______ ______

12:45 p.m.

Claremont HS

_______ ______

11:39 a.m.

Break

12:56 p.m.

Father Ryan HS

_______ ______

11:50 a.m.

Avon HS

_______ ______

1:07 p.m. Arcadia HS

_______ ______

12:01 p.m.

Northglenn HS

_______ ______

1:18 p.m. Center Grove HS

_______ ______

1:29 p.m. Choctawhatchee HS

_______ ______

Time

Unit

Score

World Championships

Independent World Prelims

Independent World Prelims Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

1:50 p.m. Infinity

2:01 p.m. Rhythm X

Place

Place

Time

Friday, April 20, 2007

Unit

Score

Place

_______ ______

2:56 p.m. Arizona State University

_______ ______

3:07 p.m. Riverside Community College______ ______

2:12 p.m. Surround Sound

_______ ______

3:18 p.m. Indianapolis Independent

_______ ______

2:23 p.m. Eastside Fury

_______ ______

3:29 p.m. Break

_______ ______

2:34 p.m. Odyssey Perc Theatre

_______ ______

3:40 p.m. Gateway World

_______ ______

2:45 p.m. Freelancers

_______ ______

3:51 p.m. Matrix

_______ ______

4:02 p.m. Black Knights

_______ ______

4:13 p.m. Great Lakes Percussion

_______ ______

4:24 p.m. North Coast Academy

_______ ______

4:35 p.m. Pulse Percussion

_______ ______

4:46 p.m. Blue Knights

_______ ______

4:57 p.m. Constitution

_______ ______

5:08 p.m. Music City Mystique

_______ ______

World Championships Top to bottom: Northglenn HS, Mission Viejo HS, Arizona State University, Riverside Community College

5:19 p.m. End of PIW Prelims

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Scholastic A Finals 2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic A Finals

Friday, April 20, 2007

Nutter Center

Round 1 Time Time

Unit Unit

___________________________ ________________________

3:30p.m. pm 5:30 3:30 pm 5:39 p.m. 3:30 pm 5:48 3:30p.m. pm 3:30 pm 5:57 p.m. 3:30 pm 6:06 3:30p.m. pm 3:30 pm 6:15 3:30p.m. pm 6:24 3:30p.m. pm 5:00 pm 6:33 p.m.

___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ Dinner ________________________

6:42 p.m. 3:30 pm 6:51 3:30p.m. pm 3:30 pm 7:00 p.m. 3:30 pm 7:09 3:30p.m. pm

___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________

Round 2 ________________________

Score Score

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

Round 2 continued

Place Place

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

Unit

3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ Dinner

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______

Score

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

Place

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ Dinner

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

Round 1

_______ ______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

Time

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

World Championships

Independent A Finals

Independent A Finals

Friday, April 20, 2007

University of Dayton Arena

Round 1

Time

Unit

Score

3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ Dinner

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______

______ ______ ______ ______ ______

Round 2 continued TTime ime

Place

3:30 pm 7:30 p.m. 3:30 pm 7:39 3:30p.m. pm 3:30 pm 7:48 p.m. 3:30 pm 7:57 5:00p.m. pm

3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

___________________________ ________________________

___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ Dinner

Round 1

8:06 p.m. ________________________

SScore core

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

PPlace lace

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

_______ ______

3:30p.m. pm ________________________ ___________________________ _______ 8:15 _______ ______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ 3:30 pm ___________________________ _______ ______ Top5:00 pm Dinner to bottom: Leonore HS, Bakersfield HS, Amador Valley HS, Vegas Vanguard,

Round 2

U Unit nit

World Championships Full Force Percussion

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Scholastic Concert Open Finals 2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic Concert Open Finals

Friday, April 20, 2007

Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Place

8:35 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:45 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

8:55 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:05 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:15 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

World Championships

Scholastic Concert World Finals

Scholastic Concert World Finals

Friday, April 20, 2007

Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Place

9:25 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:36 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:47 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

9:58 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

10:09 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:20 p.m.

___________________________

_______ ______

10:31 p.m. A Class and Concert Class Finale

World Championships Top to bottom: East Central HS, Pendleton HS, Taravella HS, Warren Central HS, Gateway HS

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Scholastic Open Finals Scholastic Open Finals 2007 SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Place

10:00 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

10:10 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

10:20 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

10:30 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

10:40 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

10:50 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:00 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:10 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:20 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:30 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:40 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

11:50 a.m.

________________________

_______ ______

World Championships

Independent Open Finals

Independent Open Finals Nutter Center

Time

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Unit

________________________

_______ ______

12:25 p.m.

________________________

_______ ______

12:35 p.m.

________________________

_______ ______

12:45 p.m.

________________________

_______ ______

12:55 p.m.

________________________

_______ ______

1:05 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

1:15 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

1:25 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

1:35 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

1:45 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

1:55 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

2:05 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

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Place

12:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m. Open Class Finale

Top to bottom: Beyer HS, Gilbert HS, Clovis East HS, Paragon Comp Arts, Summit Indoor Percussion

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2007 SCHEDULE

Scholastic World Finals Nutter Center

Time

Unit

Score

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Place

5:00 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

5:11 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

5:22 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

5:33 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

5:44 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

5:55 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

6:06 p.m. Break 6:15 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

6:26 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

6:37 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

6:48 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

6:59 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

World Championships 7:10 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

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Independent World Finals Nutter Center

Time

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Unit

Score

Place

7:30 p.m. ___________________________

_______ ______

7:41 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

7:52 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

8:03 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

8:14 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

8:25 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

8:36 p.m. Break 8:45 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

8:56 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

9:07 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

9:18 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

9:29 p.m. ________________________

_______ ______

World Championships

9:40 p.m. ________________________ 9:51 p.m. World Class Finale

Top to bottom: San Marcos HS, Clovis West HS, James Logan HS, Black Knights, Freelancers

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