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Seattle Cascades Welcome Jarrod Huntley as 2023 Drill Designer

The Seattle Cascades is excited to announce Jarrod Huntley as the Seattle Cascades Drill Designer.

According to Ray Severns, Director for the Seattle Cascades: "Jarrod Huntley is a well-respected drill writer and visual instructor nationally and brings a tremendous amount of experience and renown to the design team. I am excited to see their work on display this season and feel they are an outstanding addition to the design team."

Founder of Marching Network, Jarrod Huntley is backed by over 25 plus years of performing, judging, teaching, and designing in the marching band, winterguard, and winter drums activity.

20 of Jarrods 25 plus year career has been spent working with the most premier groups in our activity: The Cadets, The Blue Devils, and the Bluecoats drum corps. Jarrod served on the visual staff for the 21-time DCI champion Blue Devils (2004-2010) and as Visual Caption Head for the 10-time champion The Cadets from 2011 to 2013. “I’m proud to have helped lead the cadets to a visual title in 2011 and the corps’ 10th DCI victory; the first victory in over 5 years.” In 2014 Jarrod moved back to the visual staff of the Blue Devils where he worked continuously through the 2018 season. In 2019 Jarrod took a new role as Visual Co Caption head for the Bluecoats Drum Corps. Jarrod now serves as the full-time Visual caption head of the Bluecoats Drum Corps.

Jarrod is a regular adjudicator for both fall and winter seasons having judged competitions around the world. As a drill designer, Jarrod has a UIL state championship with the Marcus HS band and a 3rd place BOA nationals medal as drill writer for Hebron HS. Along with his teaching and judging accolades, Jarrod’s drill writing has made it possible to work across the world and the country in places including Europe, Japan, Indonesia, the UK, Texas, Florida, California, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada.

Jarrod has worked with many nationally known groups including The Company Drum Corps (UK), Hebron HS (Texas), Marcus HS (Texas), Union HS (Oklahoma), Flower Mound HS (Texas), Argyle HS (Texas) Etiwanda H.S. (California), Vista Murrieta HS (California), Marching Band Bontang PKT (Indonesia), The Cadets, The Concord Blue Devils, The Bluecoats, The Crossmen, Momentum Winter Drumline, and more.

Jarrod now resides in Newport Or. where he lives with his amazing wife and the coolest daughter ever.

Founded in 1966, The Seattle Cascades is the Northwest’s last remaining world class drum corps. The Seattle Cascades has helped shaped the lives of more than 5000 young people since 1966, the Seattle Cascades are the Pacific Northwest’s oldest youth organization in the pageantry arts, representing our region throughout the country for more than 50 years. Each season the Seattle Cascades provide youth with exceptional educational and life-enhancing experiences in the performing arts.

Imagine the possibilities….



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