It was an AMAZING evening at the F.J. Reitz Drill on the Hill Music Festival this past Saturday as 8 bands took the field at Reitz Bowl for competition! Great spectator turn out and even better performances by all! Below you will find the results, and scores from the contest! Thank you to everyone who came out to support these awesome groups!

CLASS D

MATER DEI MARCHING WILDCATS

Location: Evansville, IN

Director: Allison Field & Meghan Carter

Drum Majors: Brandon Werner, Gretchen Forcum, & Isaac Martin

27 Winds, 18 Percussion, 14 Color Guard – Total Members: 59

2019 Production: Angelicus

SOUTHRIDGE MARCHING RAIDER BAND

Location: Huntingburgh, IN

Director: Lannie Butler

Drum Major: Brianna Stasel

26 Winds, 16 Percussion, 2 Color Guard – Total Members: 45

2019 Production: Once Upon a Winter’s Night

AWARDS

1st Place – Southridge

2nd Place – Mater Dei

Best Drum Major – Southridge

Best Color Guard – Mater Dei

Best Percussion – Mater Dei

School Score Guard Score Percussion Score Drum Major Score
Southridge 63.075 132.00 73.00 93.00
Mater Dei 62.800 139.00 77.00 82.00

CLASS C

MT. VERNON MARCHING WILDCATS

Location: Mt. Vernon, IN

Director: Joe Stone

Drum Major: Issac Morton

35 Winds, 19 Percussion, 18 Color Guard – Total Members: 70

2019 Production: The Final Element

EVANSVILLE BOSSE – THE PRIDE OF BOSSE

Location: Evansville, IN

Director: James Smith & Dwight Emmert

Drum Major: Madison Gross

23 Winds, 7 Percussion, 16 Color Guard – Total Members: 46

2019 Production: The Language of Emotions: Anger, Love/Sad, & Anxiety/Joy

CORYDON CENTRAL VANGUARD

Location: Corydon, IN

Director: Jason Novak

Drum Major: Jaciel Diaz-Garcia

44 Winds, 16 Percussion, 14 Color Guard – Total Members: 74

2019 Production: The Long Road Home

AWARDS

1st Place – Mt. Vernon

2nd Place – Evansville Bosse

3rd Place – Corydon Central

Best Drum Major – Evansville Harrison

Best Color Guard – Mt. Vernon

Best Percussion – Corydon Central

School Score Guard Score Percussion Score Drum Major Score
Mt. Vernon 68.975 140.00 72.00 86.00
Evv. Bosse 64.275 128.00 67.00 85.00
Corydon Central 60.550 136.00 74.00 87.00

CLASS B

EVANSVILLE CENTRAL MARCHING BROWN & GOLD

Location: Evansville, IN

Director: Jeff Heiger

Drum Majors: Emily Stalker & Ava Dunville

46 Winds, 7 Percussion, 15 Color Guard – Total Members: 70

2019 Production: The Queen Bee

EVANSVILLE NORTH GREEN BRIGADE

Location: Evansville, IN

Director: Jay Emmert

Drum Majors: Bailey Hardin, Eli Campbell, Katarina Emmert, Connor McCollum

86 Winds, 18 Percussion, 38 Color Guard – Total Members: 142

2019 Production: La Vie En Rose

Musical Selections: La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin by Claude Debussy, Scaramouche by Darius Milhaud, Arabesque No. 1 by Claude Debussy, Star Scat by Caravan Palace, La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf & Louis Guglielmi

EVANSVILLE HARRISON WARRIOR COMMAND

Location: Evansville, IN

Director: Rob Cason

Drum Major: Emily Boyle

50 Winds, 19 Percussion, 30 Color Guard – Total Members: 99

2019 Production: Humor Me?!

Musical Selections: Strange Humors by John Mackey, Smile by Chaplin, Slava! by Bernstein, & Send in the Clowns by Soundheim

AWARDS

1st Place – Evansville North

2nd Place – Evansville Harrison

3rd Place – Evansville Central

Best Drum Major – Evansville Harrison

Best Color Guard – Evansville Harrison

Best Percussion – Evansville North

School Score Guard Score Percussion Score Drum Major Score
Evv. North 78.900 142.00 84.00 83.00
Evv. Harrison 76.450 147.00 80.00 91.00
Evv. Central 69.375 141.00 75.00 90.00

OVERALL AWARDS

Outstanding Color Guard – Evansville Harrison

Outstanding Percussion – Evansville North

Outstanding Music – Evansville North

Outstanding Visual – Evansville North

Matt Crowe Outstanding Pit Crew – Evansville Central

People’s Choice (half pot) – Mater Dei

Grand Champion – Evansville North