Sunday, 13 June 2021
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LH Band Staff

Drill Designer - Craig Armstrong

Craig Armstrong is a Florida native and graduate of the University of Florida. While in college he performed in the UF wind ensemble, the Cadets of Bergen County, and also Walt Disney as a musician. Craig has written drill for numerous bands, most notably the 2009 FMBC State Champion Winter Park Sound of the Wildcats Marching Band. He also has had success in the indoor percussion arena with Infinity2, the  "A" class state champion during their inaugural year in 2013. Craig has instructed several BOA regional and national finalist bands and several finalist drum corps.




Visual Instructor - Jeremy Goldberg

Jeremy Goldberg has been involved as a performer or as an educator in the marching arts since 1996. Jeremy is a graduate of Lake Howell High School receiving the Louis Armstrong award as well as performing as the Principal Trumpet for the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra.  After high school he performed in the Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2000 and 2001 season.  Jeremy also was a Lead Trumpet in the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in 2002 in addition to performing as a Fanfare Trumpet at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom from 2000-2004.  

Jeremy has taught a variety of activities within the marching arts including Lake Howell’s Holiday Band which performed in Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties.  He has taught music and visual in programs such as Lake Howell High School, Tavares High School, Oviedo High School, Winter Park High School, Seminole High School, Santa Fe High School, Timber Creek High School, and the 2011 FMBA 5A State Champion Hagerty High School.  Jeremy was a color guard instructor for Oviedo’s Winter Guard when they received the Gold Medal in AAA Class in FFCC.  Jeremy was also a visual instructor for Timber Creek Independent Indoor Percussion Ensemble and in 2014 was the Visual Caption Head for Infinity II who was the FFCC Open Class Indoor Percussion Champion.  Jeremy has written drill for Hagerty High School as well as program designed for this and other programs in 2012 and 2013.

Jeremy, being a graduate of Lake Howell High School, is very excited to return to his alma mater for his ninth marching season with The Silver Regiment.  Jeremy will be the Visual Caption Head for Lake Howell this year as well as assist with music instruction to continue to develop and strengthen the talent of Lake Howell’s Band Program.

Music Instructor - Gary Ulrich, Julio Rivera


Color Guard Instructor - Jarret Thompson, Ariel Rodriguez, and Jonathon Owen




Jonathon Owen is currently attending the University of Central Florida where he is majoring in Hospitality. Jonathon graduated from Park Vista high school in 2014 after performing with the Park Vista Striking Cobra Marching Band for 4 years. His first two years (2011-2012)he was a part of the horn line as trombone and baritone player. His junior and senior years (2013-2014) he switched over to the Colorguard where he spun rifle and sabre and flag. Right after graduating he joined the 2014 Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corp performing in the Colorguard. He joined the Vanguard in the 2015 season as well. This past winter guard season (2015) Jonathon was a part of the UCF Pegasus World Guard. This was UCF Pegasus' first year competing in world class and the guard was able to make it to world class finals in Dayton, Ohio. An accomplishment that not a lot of world guards are able to accomplish their first year.




Band Camp Staff - Felix Padilla & Andres Padilla

Felix Padilla

Felix Padilla began playing trombone his fourth-grade year in Long Island, New York. Even as a young musician, his elementary school music teacher noticed a lot of potential in him, once telling his parents, “As long as he has music in his life, he’ll be just fine”. After a move to Orlando, Florida, he studied trombone with Orlando Philharmonic/Brevard Symphony Orchestra trombonist Joseph Vascik. While a student at Lake Howell HS, he continued on to make the top placements in All-County and All-State Honor Bands.

Felix is now a graduate student at the New England Conservatory of Music located in Boston, MA, and will study trombone performance under James Markey (Bass Trombonist of Boston Symphony). He earned his bachelor’s degree in music performance from Columbus State University May 2017. He studied trombone pedagogy and technique with Dr. Bradley Palmer (Principal Trombonist of LaGrange Symphony). While studying in Columbus, GA, he performed with the CSU Philharmonic Orchestra, CSU Wind Ensemble, CSU Wind Orchestra, Schwob Jazz Orchestra, 9th Street Brass Sextet (founding member), Trombone Choir and Trombone Octet.

Felix was selected as a Division II finalist for the American Trombone Workshop International Solo Competition located in Washington, D.C., and competed March 2017. He has performed with the CSU Trombone Ensemble at the Southeast Trombone Symposium hosted in Columbus, GA, and the International Trombone Festival at the University of Redlands in Redlands, CA, both in July 2017. During his earlier years of undergraduate education, he performed internationally with the CSU Trombone Octet at the 2014 Slider Asia Trombone Festival in Hong Kong, China. In the summer of 2015, He earned the Drum Corps International Bronze medal as a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps.

Felix appears on a newly released CD by the CSU Trombone Studio entitled “Full Tilt” as an ensemble member on various tracks, including solo performance on Brad Edwards’ “Memories of the Spirit”. In addition, he can also be heard on James Markey’s (Bass Trombonist of Boston Symphony) album “Psychedelia” as an ensemble member on John Stevens’ “The Chief”.

Andres Padilla


Andres Padilla began playing Tuba in his seventh-grade year at Tuskawilla Middle School. He always had special interest towards music but wasn’t until his junior year in high school at Lake Howell High School when his skills really began to grow.  This occurred mostly because he started taking private lessons, first with Joseph Vascik, Orlando Philharmonic/ Brevard Symphony Orchestra Trombonist and then with Claude Kasnig, Brevard Orchestra Tubist. While attending Lake Howell High School, Andres made  All-County and All-State Honor bands.
Andres is currently attending Columbus State University in Columbus, GA where he studied with Professor Andrew Miller, Alabama Symphony, and now will be studying under Professor Bernard Flythe. While at Columbus he plays in the prestigious Schwob School of Music’s Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Jamie Nix.
Andres was name a finalist for SERTEC 2017 Young Artists solo competition and plans to keep competing in the future. 


Percussion Instructor - Mike Hansen, Lindsey Hansen, Zach Gruse and Ian Clarey





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