Judges

We have 11 judges available for American Drum Line Association and directors.

Bruno Cilloniz

Whittier, CA
Bruno Cilloniz has been a performer, writer, and professor of music since 1995. His expertise in percussion and composition have earned him national and international acclaim in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South America, New York, Las Vegas, Hawaii, Ohio, and Chicago while in high demand with notable groups such as Musica Povera, The Lloyd Rodgers Group, Hour of Power Orchestra, LA Philharmonic, Pacific Symphony, Santa Monica Symphony, Musical Theater West, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, 3D Theatricals, Debut Orchestra, Bel Canto Chorale, Vox Dance Company, St Joseph Ballet, and the Alpine Theater Project to name a few.

Mr. Cilloniz is currently the Director of Music at St Joseph Catholic School in Long Beach, Ca. where he teaches the 4th-8th grade Band Program, which consists of 150 student members. Mr. C, as his students refer to him, will be developing and exposing his gifted musical students with opportunities to perform at prestigious Jazz and Wind Ensemble festivals around the country.

Bruno also established from its inception one of the finest Catholic School music programs in the nation. Through his gifted knowledge of music, he founded, taught, and inspired his students at St. Genevieve ES from 2010-2015 to be a winning musical program. St Genevieve performed at the Reno Jazz Festival, San Francisco Wind Ensemble Festival, Las Vegas Jazz Invitational, Fullerton College Jazz Festival, SCPA Championships, and at the 2012 WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio. With his leadership, his groups have won medals and Championships for each of these events but most notable though, are his Jazz soloists who have collectively won scholarships to attend the Idyllwild Jazz Summer Camp while receiving top honors from the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE)
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music

Christine Clayton

Portland, OR
Christine Clayton recently moved to Clearwater, FL after stints in Portland OR, Nashville TN, and Southern California. She spent her college years as a color guard performer with the University of Southern California and the Sacramento Freelancers Drum and Bugle Corps, then spent 15 years teaching high school and college color guard in the Los Angeles area including Granada Hills Charter High School and USC. After moving to Nashville in 2005 her primary pageantry focus moved to judging while still keeping her hand in instructing as a clinician and writer for groups in Tennessee, Alabama, Texas and Oregon.

During the fall Christine is a Visual judge for marching band circuits across the country and in the winter adjudicates movement and visual for guard and percussion respectively. In the past Christine has served as the Director of Education for the Winter Guard Association of Southern California, the Judges Liaison for the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit and the Movement Caption Manager for WGI. She currently holds the positions of Judges Liaison for the NWAPA, Judges Coordinator for CWEA and Judges Education Director for the Florida Federation of Judges Association.

Christine holds her B.S. in Business Management and her MBA in Human Resources from the University of Phoenix and in all her spare time is the Manager of Medicaid Credentialing Operations for Aetna Health Care.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Visual

Daniel Gervais

Mentone, CA
Daniel Gervais has been a percussion arranger and instructor in the Southern California area since 1998. He has worked with such programs as Claremont High School, El Roble Intermediate School, Alta Loma High School, Canyon Hills Jr. High School, Chavez Middle School and Cajon High School to name a few. He has studied percussion and composition at Mt. San Antonio College, California State University San Bernardino and California State University Long Beach.

After receiving his BA in Music Education he became the instrumental music director at Chavez Middle School in San Bernardino California. He then spent a year jump starting the instrumental music program at Cajon High School before returning to Chavez Middle School in 2013. His bands and orchestras have received many superior ratings at local festivals in the Southern California area. He has also lead the percussion ensemble at Chavez Middle School through a bronze medal season with SCPA in 2011 and back to back silver medal seasons with ADLA in 2012 and 2013.

Dan Gervais has dedicated himself to the field of education pursuing a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction in addition to his masters in Educational Administration. He has found new and innovative ways to adapt the knowledge he gained in these programs and applied it to enhance the level of success of his music programs have been able to achieve.

His love for education has always inspired him to help other programs and instructors provide the best possible education for the students in their program. As a result he has become a well known clinician and percussion adjudicator across Southern California.

He is currently a member of the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association, Southern California Judges Association and the American Drum Line Association and will be completing judging assignments with these associations throughout the 2013-2014 school year.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music

Don Gallaher

Orange, CA
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Visual

John Phillips

Cape Coral, FL
John Phillips is in demand as adjudicator across North America and around the world. He is Artistic Coordinator for the Southwest Florida Symphony.
He was conductor of the Symphonic Band at the University of Western Ontario as well as teaching conducting and music education classes.
John has expertise in marching music and serves as the Judge Administrator for Drum Corps International.
He is also a featured clinician and adjudicator for Music For All in the concert band forum - National Concert Festival - and marching band - Bands of America Grand Nationals and MFA Summer Symposium.
John has also adjudicated the World Association of Marching Show Bands (WAMSB) World Championships and the All-Japan Marching Band Championships numerous times.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music

Ken Giese

Henderson, NV
Ken Giese is an experienced instructor, designer, and adjudicator for marching bands, winter guards, marching percussion lines, indoor marching winds units, and drum and bugle corps. He is the former chief judge of the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit, and a long time ensemble analysis judge for Winter Guard International. He is currently an active visual judge for Music For All ( Bands of America), Drum Corps International, Winter Guard International (Percussion Division), and numerous other local circuits. Mr. Giese currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he is a high school mathematics teacher for the Clark County School System.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Visual

Lance Delgado

Van Nuys CA, CA
Lance Delgado received his Bachelors Degree in Music, specializing in Percussion from California State University at Northridge. He studied with Joel Leach, Karen Erving, and John Magnussen He also did extensive study in African drumming, Brazillian drumming, steel drumming and jazz vibraphone.

Lance served as Percussion Caption Head for the Cal State Northridge Matador Band from 1990-1998 where the winter drumline won 8 Southern California indoor & outdoor championships. After marching for 5 years with the Sacramento Freelancers Drum & Bugle Corps, Lance returned in 1994 as the instructor of the front ensemble, working with Ralph Hardimon. The following year, Lance was promoted to Percussion Caption Head.

Lance served as Percussion Director at Thousand Oaks HS and John Burroughs HS from 1994-2008 where the two schools won a combined 10 Southern California indoor, outdoor and concert championships. Thousand Oaks HS also traveled to Indianapolis twice and advanced to the semifinals at BOA Grand Nationals both times.

In 2003 and 2004 the Thousand Oaks HS Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio where they advanced to the finals in the Scholastic World Division.

Lance has years of judging experience in many nationally recognized circuits, such as USSBA, SCSBOA, ADLA, and NWAPA.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music

Lorne Reid

Las Vegas, NV
Lorne Reid is currently in his 20th year as a band director in Las Vegas, NV. After receiving his Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his Masters Degree in Music Education from Southern Oregon University, Mr. Reid began his career teaching at Las Vegas High School, and then Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas. While at those schools, his bands won state marching band championships, performed in several states across the United States and in several European countries. His band at Palo Verde High School was invited to participate in the London New Years Day Parade as well as the Edinburgh Easter Festival in Scotland.
Mr. Reid is currently in his 10th year as the Director of Bands at Fertitta Middle School. His band program consists of 340 students involved in beginning band, intermediate band, advanced band, and jazz band. In 2009 the Fertitta Middle School Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at the Nevada Music Educators All-State Convention. Mr. Reids bands have received consistent Superior ratings throughout his career.
Mr. Reid has over 15 years experience adjudicating marching bands, concert bands, and percussion ensembles throughout the United States. In 2011 he was invited to guest conduct the UAB Middle School Honor Band in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Reid has served as the Vice President of the Nevada Percussive Arts Society, President of the Clark County Band Directors Association, Chairperson for the Clark County School District High School Honor Band, and is currently in his 5th year as the Chairperson for the Clark County School District Middle School Honor Band.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music

Phillip Haines

Henderson, NV
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music

Walt Omiecinski

Studio City, CA
Walt Omiecinski has been active in the marching arts for nearly 25 years.

His work as a performer, designer, and adjudicator has taken him from Canton, Ohio where he was both a Bluecoats member and instructor to teaching and designing assignments with marching bands across the United States, as well as with the Pioneer and Pacific Crest drum and bugle corps where he was marching caption head for ten years.

Hes currently active as an adjudicator in the USBands, SCJA, and ADLA circuits and as a clinician and designer for Southern California bands, as well as a non-scripted television producer and creator.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Visual
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Visual

wayne dillon

Roselle, NJ
Wayne Dillon holds a Masters degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami. He is currently the Director of Bands at Elizabeth HS in NJ. Wayne is a current adjudicator for BOA, DCI and WGI (winds). He has judged the championships for all three organizations, and is currently a music judge liason for DCI.
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: Sch.Concert- Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW- Effect Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SW-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: SA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH Adv.-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: JH-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IA-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IO-Music
American Drum Line Association: Percussion: IW-Music




get started