Gulf Coast Classic Marching Festival – October 7, 2023

The Gulf Coast Classic will be held as a prelims and finals festival that will have time for critique afterwards with our adjudicators. PLEASE NOTE: BOTH Prelims and Finals will be adjudicated using sheets similar to UIL State rubrics.  A critique with evaluators will be provided post-contest. 

We hope you can join us and as we are excited to offer this musical and educational opportunity for your students and staff!


October 7, 2023 Evaluators:  Alfred Watkins (Retired -Lassiter HS), Albert Lo (Retired – Churchill, ACC), Kendall Santos (Cedar Park HS), Tim Newburn (Cypress Independent Winter Guard),  Mike Howard (Leander ISD Fine Arts Director), Dan Morrison (Former Director of Bands – Ronald Reagan HS)

Previous Evaluators:
T. Andre Feagin, Mike Howard, Frank Troyka, Bill Watson, Ferd Vollmar, Bryan Christian, Philip Gieger, Brian Hildreth, Ryan Demkovich, Luke Gall, Jude Boughton, Dana Pradervand, David Thornton, Fred Velez, Garth Gundersen, Daniel Montoya Jr., Zach Santos