Adjudicator Panel

Dr. Corey Spurlin – Director, Auburn Univ. Marching Band
Commentary & Ensemble Music

Dr.Corey Spurlin serves as Marching Band Director, Associate Director of Bands, and Associate Professor at Auburn University. In addition to his work with the Sudler-winning Auburn Marching Band, Dr. Spurlin conducts the Concert Band, Campus Band, and is associate conductor of the Auburn Symphonic Winds.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE   CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTO

Dr. Sean Murry – Director, Florida Atlantic Univ. Marching Owls
General Effect Coordination & General Effect Music

Dr.Sean P. Murray serves as Associate Director of Bands at Florida Atlantic University and Director of the FAU Marching Owls. His primary responsibilities include the direction of the Florida Atlantic Marching Owls and supervision of the athletic band program.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE   CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTO

Jeremy Thompson
Commentary & Ensemble Music

Jeremy Thompson is a full time music composer, arranger and electronic sound designer for the marching arts. He has been active in the pageantry activity for over 15 years. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE    CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTO

Dan DuBay
General Effect Music & Individual Field Music

Dan DuBay is a graduate of Cooper City High School in Ft. Lauderdale and the University of South Florida under the baton of Dr. Mallory Thompson.  Mr. DuBay served as Director of Bands at Durant High School in Plant City from 1996-2010.  He is currently Director of Bands at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts in Tampa, Florida.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE    CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTO

Tim Perry
Percussion

Tim Perry is an active freelance percussionist, composer, and educator. Mr. Perry resides in Lakeland, Florida where he teaches several high school percussion programs in central Florida and at Southeastern University.

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Sara Giesen
Drum Major

Sara Giesen is a former University of Florida “Fightin’ Gator” Marching Band Drum Major and conducted the Gator Band at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.  Sara is an alumna of Vero Beach High School where she served as Head Drum Major.  She resides in Gainesville, Florida and works at Queen of Peace Catholic Academy as a mathematics instructional strategy coach.

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Mary White
Auxiliary

Mary White has a 29 year career in public school education as a teacher and administrator.  She began her marching career in Long Island, New York with the drum and bugle corps colorguard.  She has worked with the Carolina Crown and Southwind corps as well as with numerous colorguards in central and south Florida. Mary current serves as Director of Elementary Programs with the Martin County Schools in Stuart, Florida.

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Aaron Stone
Ensemble Visual & General Effect Coordination

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Ted Hope
Individual Field Music & Individual Field Visual

Ted Hope has been affiliated with the Hillsborough County School system since 184.  Mr. Hope served as Director of Bands at Hillsborough High School for three years and for seventeen years at Bloomingdale High School.  Currently he is Supervisor of Secondary Music in Tampa, Florida.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE      CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTO

Ralph Venezia
Individual Field Visual & Ensemble Visual

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Alex Perez

 

Note Regarding Adjudicator Assignments: Assignments are not final until the day of the festival.  In the event of a unexpected cancellation it may be necessary to reassign categories as appropriate.