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For 16 years he was the visual designer and instructor for Carlisle High School. He remained for five more years before retiring but returned again in and guided the group back into the top This also became a family affair with daughter, Kathleen who was a Cavalcade tabulator for many years.
His long tenure with Cavalcade began in when he helped create and form the Cavalcade Judging Association and worked as a Chief Judge.
From to he was the first Commissioner of Cavalcade currently the Executive Director position and was elected to this role by member band directors.
From — is was the Administrative Coordinator for Cavalcade. When he aged out of drum corps, he taught two drum corps and began his judging career in Soon after, he became a member of the Mid-Atlantic Judges Association where he writing awards and competitionsuite his interest in high school bands.
Back To Top Rich Templin Richard Templin has been involved in high school marching band and other marching related activities for over 25 years. He served on various task forces and the Cavalcade of Bands Marching Band committee.
Dedication and commitment to the activity is highlighted by his involvement in the administrative capabilities. Back To Top Dr. After a tenure teaching public schools in the Oley Valley School District he accepted a teaching position at Kutztown University in In he returned to his alma mater as a professor of music education.
During his year tenure at West Chester University the West Chester University Marching Band, under his direction, received national recognition as one of the finest bands in the United States.
He also continued to teach music education courses during his time at the University. Jim founded the Marching Band Conference in as a summer skill camp for marching band directors and students. With the establishment of Music In The Parks in and Festivals of Music inthe Educational Programs Network now offers a complete spectrum of educational opportunities for music students.
As a chief judge, Bill is known for his professional attitude towards the competitive show and the band members. Solick started his formal music education by attending the U. After discharge from the U. He held that post until the end of school year, when he voluntarily filled the elementary instrumental position in the school district and accepted Music Coordinator duties until his retirement in Solick also conducted the Audubon Community Orchestra.
While at Phoenixville, both the Junior and Senior High Bands amassed awards in field, concert and jazz competition including Independence Conference championships inand Hall of Fame Class of Frank J. Arranger and music director of the West Reading Corps for the next eight years. During this period of time, the West Reading Corps won four V.
During this time the Buccaneers won eight V.
As Director of bands in the Wilson School District for twenty-six yearsthe Wilson Marching Band accomplished the following achievements: Petersburg, Florida in and Frank has been an adjudicator for state and national band and drum corps contests, sinceincluding: In he was inducted into the Reading Buccaneer Hall of Fame.
He played in the band and was also the assistant to the band director. In Chuck moved to Harrisburg and immediately became involved with the Westshormen Drum and Bugle Corps as a playing member followed by the corps business manager.
At the same time he organized and helped to establish the Red Carpet Association as he retired from the Westshoremen Drum and Bugle Corps after the season where he served as Business Manager and Executive Director. He was also a Chief Judge for these same organizations.
In Chuck became the Cavalcade Administrative Coordinator, later called the Executive Director, a position he held for 17 years.This decision will be given in writing to the director of that unit within 24 hours. The evaluation is meant to be a guideline for the unit and is not binding; however, the unit will not be permitted to move from a chosen class after their second competition.
Classification Changes. Paperless Judging System (implemented ) Paperless judging is the new system in which judges simply record their scores on a separate tote sheet to be sent to the tabulator. The separate tote sheet is the judges final score for the units.
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