2018 Columbia High School – Interstellar

This will be the 2018 UIL Competition show for Columbia High School in West Columbia, Texas.  The show is entitled Interstellar and the music was composed by Luke McMillan.  Movements from this show are entitled Interstellar, Kaval Sviri, Beyond, Discovery, and Interstellar Reprise.  Columbia High School is the school the West Brazos JH Band feeds…

The Stafford Project

In honor of the 10th anniversary of writing Stafford High School’s marching shows, I have for you, The Stafford Project. These are 45 to 60 second snippets of their shows for the last nine years. They have been led by the capable hands of their director Rod Rodriguez. Notice the evolution in music and drill…

The Crown Jewels

This is The Crown Jewels (I always wanted to do a British show). This show is based around British band and orchestra music (as it turns out English music) and they are all arranged by Jay Bocook. These are older arrangements; the opener and closer were from Jenson Music from the 1980’s, the middle tune…

Stand Firm and Strike Hard

This is Stand Firm and Strike Hard which sounds like a British type march. Upon research of this music (I had never heard of it before), I found that this is the motto of the Mercian Regiment which is an English Battalion that has roots as far back as the 1700’s and has battle honors…