Friday, 22 September 2017
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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, Jonathon Owen and Emily Kaman




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.

Emily began teaching colorguard in 2013 in north Georgia. She volunteered as a Emily Kamandance/flag tech with Lake Howell in 2013 and is thrilled to be back with the organization this year! Emily’s performance experience after highschool includes spinning with the UCF Starlet Knight Colorguard (2012,2013, Captain 2014), UCF Pegasus Open (2013,2014), UCF Pegasus World (2015), and the Bluecoats Colorguard (2015).





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

mhansonMike Hansen began his teaching and professional drumming career in 2007. He has been a battery instructor, arranger, and consultant for many schools around the state including Lake Howell High School, Oviedo High School, Sunlake High School and Seminole High School. The programs he has worked with have won numerous awards including 1st place at the FFCC Championships (Infinity 2 2013), "Best Percussion" Awards at the Florida Marching Band Championships (Oviedo 2009 and Lake Howell 2010) and 5th place at the WGI World Championships Scholastic A Class (Seminole 2012).

Mike is currently the battery arranger and ensemble coordinator for the WGI Independent A Percussion Ensemble Infinity 2 Percussion, the Musical Director and performing member for the NBA's Orlando Magic Rhythm N’ Blue Drumline and a performing member of the SeaWorld Orlando Stilt drumming group ZANCOS. Mike has also performed with Walt Disney World's Toy Soldier Band and competed with WGI World Class Ensemble Infinity Percussion (2008-2010), Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps (2009), and has toured the country twice with local rock bands Cure for CASKA (2008) and Emberlake (2009)




Lindsey Hansen is originally from Seminole, FL. She currently lives in Oviedo, FL and attends the University of Central Florida to pursue her B.S. in Photography.Lindsey started playing when she began 5th grade at Oakhurst Elementary. She started taking lessons and continued her playing throughout middle school. She was in the Seminole High School front ensemble for 4 years and co-section leader for 3. After graduating in 2007, she stayed in South Florida to teach the Seminole High School front ensemble for 3 years, including 2 indoor seasons. She accompanied Seminole to BOA Atlanta Regional Championships and BOA Grand National Championships.In November 2007 she accepted the role of Timpanist for The Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps for 3 seasons, 2008-2010.In the fall of 2010 Lindsey moved to Central Florida where she began teaching Oviedo High School and Lake Howell High School. Lake Howell percussion went on to win the 2010 FMBC State High Percussion award for the first time in school history.She is currently teaching Oviedo as well as Lake Howell.

In her spare time, Lindsey still enjoys playing and learning more about the instruments she loves, as well as instruments outside of the percussion roster. Always looking for new musical opportunities to excel and expand her percussion knowledge and skills, she also arranges music for high school front ensembles. Lindsey also enjoys being a photographer.



Ian Clarey started teaching marching band and Ian Clareymiddle school percussion in South Florida in 2010. He has taught and arranged for several groups in Fort Myers and Orlando. He is currently a battery instructor at Lake Howell and Boone HS and a tenor tech at Infinity Percussion and the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps.

Ian's performance experience includes Marcato Independent (2009-2013), Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps (2012-2013) and Infinity Percussion (2014). He is currently performing in the "Superstar Parade" and "Beat Builders" at Universal Studios in Orlando.