HAMILTON SOUTHEASTERN HIGH SCHOOL ROYAL COMMAND & GUARD

FISHERS, INDIANA

 

 

Year 2019
Director Audrey Torres
Assistant Director Ed Roush
Show Theme/Title Something Old, Something New, and on to Something Blue
Repertoire Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (by Mozart)
Blue Danube (by Strauss)
Rhapsody in Blue (by Gershwin)
Blue Rondo ala Turk (by Brubeck)
Total Members 130
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA North Regional - Gold Rating
BOA Regional Muncie - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 2
Indianapolis - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 1

 

  

Year 2018
Director Audrey Torres
Assistant Director Ed Roush
Show Theme/Title Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Repertoire Ice Dance by Danny Elfman
Original Music by Richard Saucedo and Josh Torres
Total Members 118
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA North Regional - Gold Rating
Semi-State - Participant
BOA Regionals Oxford - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 2
Indianapolis - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 2

 

 

Year 2017
Directors Michael Niemiec, Audrey Torres
Show Theme/Title Both Sides
Total Members 125
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA South Regional - Silver Rating
Mid-States Mason - Open Class 2nd place (Best Percussion)
Championships - Open Class 3rd place
BOA Regional Indianapolis - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 2

 

 

Year 2016
Directors Michael Niemiec, Audrey Torres
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Mason - Open Class 2nd place (Best Percussion)
Championships - Open Class 3rd place

 

 

Year 2015
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Show Theme/Title Engine-Unity
Repertoire With Heart and Voice (by David Gillingham)
Total Members 145
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA South Regional - Gold Rating
Mid-States LaSalle - Open Class 2nd place
Championships - Open Class 4th place (Best Auxiliary)

 

 

Year 2014
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Show Theme/Title What Lies Within
Repertoire Inferno
Ascension
Divine Comedy
Total Members 150
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA South Regional - Gold Rating
Semi-State - Participant
Mid-States Brownsburg - Open Class 1st place
Championships - Open Class 4th place

 

 

Year 2013
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Drum Majors Grant Woods, Alex Mertz
Show Theme/Title Bolero II
Total Members 150
ISSMA Class Open Class A
ISSMA South Regional - Gold Rating (Visual With Distinction)
Semi-State - Participant
Invitationals Homestead - Class A 3rd place
Center Grove - Class A 6th place
Mid-States Columbus North - Open Class 2nd place (Best Percussion)
Brownsburg - Open Class 2nd place
Championships - Open Class 3rd place

 

 

Year 2012
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec, Alan Frye
Show Theme/Title It's A Joy Thing
Repertoire Ode to Joy (by Beethoven)
Total Members 110
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Gold Rating
South Regional - Gold Rating
Semi-State - Participant
Invitationals Lawrence Central - Class A 7th place
Homestead - Class A 4th place
Mid-States Columbus North - Open Class 1st place (Best Visual, General Effect)
Championships - Open Class 3rd place

 

 

Year 2011
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec, Alan Frye
Show Theme/Title Winds of Change
Repertoire Harrison's Dream (by Peter Graham)
Total Members 151
ISSMA Did not participate
Invitational Homestead - Class A 3rd place
Mid-States Columbus North - Open Class 1st place (Best Music, Percussion)
Piqua - Open Class 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
Ryle - Finals 2nd place (Best Percussion); Open Class 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
Mason - Open Class 1st place
Championships - Open Class 2nd place

 

 

Year 2010
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec, Alan Frye
Drum Majors Kassandra Moore, Kyle Ginty
Show Theme/Title Reaching Higher Ground
Total Members 150
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Columbus North - Open Class 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
East Central - Finals 1st place (Best Visual, General Effect); Open Class 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
Ryle - Finals 2nd place; Class AAAA 1st place
Colerain - Finals 1st place; Open Class 1st place
Championships - Open Class 3rd place

 

 

Year 2009
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Drum Majors Kyle Ginty, Kassandra Moore
Show Theme/Title Everything New is Old Again
Total Members 125
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Columbus North - Open Class 1st place (best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
Championships - Open Class Finals 3rd place
BOA Regional Centerville - Prelims Participant; Class AAAA Division 2

 

 

Year 2008
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Drum Majors Cara Chandler, Matt Onkst
Show Theme/Title The Door That Leads To You
Total Members 96
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Columbus North - Class AAAA 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary, Grand Champion)
Ballard (KY) - Finals 2nd place; Prelims Class AAAA 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
East Central - Finals 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary); Class AAAA 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary)
Mason (OH) - Class AAAA 1st place
Championships - Finals Class AAAA 2nd place

 

 

Year 2007
Directors John C. Cook, Michael Niemiec
Additional Staff Alan Frye - Perc Dir, Kelly Daniels and Kenny Whitlock - Color Guard, Stephen Such - Percussion, Jackie Daniels, Matt Spoonemore and Lora Prange - Color Guard Staff, Gerg Kehl and Chris Simerman - Marching Tech, Bruce Mcconnel - Wind and Percussion Music Arr., Eric Berger - Drill Design
Drum Majors Megan Lutes, Marta Vitolins
Show Theme/Title The Sky's the Limit
Total Members 77
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Bishop Fenwick (OH) - Finals 3rd place; Prelims - Class AA 1st place
Ballard (KY) - Finals 3rd place, Class AA 1st place
East Central - Class AA 1st place
Colerain (OH) - Finals 5th place; Class AA 1st place
Championships - Finals Class AA 1st place (Best Visual, General Effect, Auxiliary); Prelims Class A 2nd place (Best Visual, Auxiliary)

 

 

Year 2006
Directors Michael Niemiec, John C. Cook
ISSMA Did not participate
Mid-States Roger Bacon - Class AA 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary, Field Commander)
Ballard (KY) - Finals 3rd place, Class AA 2nd place
Martinsville - Class AA 1st place (Best Visual, General Effect)
Terre Haute North - Class AA 1st place (Best Percussion, Auxiliary)
Championships - Class AA Finals 7th place

 

 

Year 2005
Directors Michael Niemiec, John C. Cook
Drum Majors Amanda Kilebrew, Sarah Kucklish, Ryan Essington
Show Theme/Title Celebration Of Life
Repertoire Aurora (by Thomas Doss)
Total Members 171
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Gold Rating
North Regional - Gold Rating
Invitationals Westfield - Class A 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General effect, Percussion, Auxiliary, Drum Major, Pit crew)
New Palestine - Class A 1st place (Best Music, General Effect)
Brownsburg - Class A 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion)
Homestead - Class A 6th place

 

 

Year 2004
Directors Michael Niemiec, Chris Glover
Drum Majors Andrew Gillen, Ryan Ginty, Amanda Killebrew
Show Theme/Title Angles
Repertoire Banja Luka
Both Sides Now
Total Members 150
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Gold Rating
South Regional - Gold Rating 
Invitationals Westfield - Class A 1st place (Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Percussion, Auxiliary, Drum Major, Pit Crew, People's Choice)
New Palestine - Class A 2nd place (People's Choice)
Brownsburg - Class A 3rd place
Greenfield-Central - Class A 2nd place (Best Percussion, Pit Crew)

 

 

Year 2003
Directors Michael Niemiec, Dmitri Alano
Drum Majors Ryan Ginty, Andrew Gillen
Show Theme/Title That NASCAR Show
Repertoire Overture To The Magic Flute
Caution
Everything About You
Can Can
William Tell Overture
Total Members 119
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2
Invitationals Columbus North - Class A 3rd place
Kokomo - Class A 2nd place (Best Music)
Avon - Class A 7th place

 

 

Year 2002
Directors Michael Niemiec, Dmitri Alano
Drum Majors Kelly Sikora, Kim Clouse
Show Theme/Title The Journey - Music of Robert Sheldon
Repertoire Journey To The New Land
Beauty Of The Land
The Violent Fight For Life
Hope & Prayer The Ultimate Survival
Total Members 92
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2
Invitationals Westfield - Class A 3rd place
Kokomo - Class A 3rd place
Brownsburg - Class A 4th place

 

 

Year 2001
Directors Michael Niemiec, Dmitri Alano
Show Theme/Title Phobias
Repertoire Faces Of Fear
Fear Of Love
Total Members 120
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Princeton - Class AAAA 2nd place (Best Music)
Kokomo - Class A 4th place
Brownsburg - Class A 4th place

 

 

Year 2000
Directors Michael Niemiec, Dmitri Alano
Repertoire Twelve Seconds To The Moon
Total Members 108
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals ISU - Class A 4th place
Avon - Class A 3rd place

 

 

Year 1999
Directors Michael Niemiec, Dmitri Alano
Drum Majors Josh Ellis, Chris Paulson
Show Theme/Title American Heritage
Repertoire A Crack In The Bell
Chorale & Shaker Dance
Amber Waves
Total Members 120
ISSMA Class  A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Columbus East - Class A 4th place
Plainfield - Class A 3rd place
Greenfield-Central - Class A 5th place

 

 

Year 1998
Director Michael Niemiec
Show Theme/Title The Divine Comedy
ISSMA Class  A
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
South Regional - Division 1
Invitationals North Putnam - Class A 3rd place (Best Percussion)
Kokomo - Class A 1st place
Goshen- Class A 2nd place

 

 

Year 1997
Directors Michael Niemiec, Michelle Oyler
Drum Majors Chrissi Atkisson, Dan Haag
Show Programmatic Music From Medieval Culture
Repertoire Toccata Festiva
Total Members 130
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
South Regional - Division 1
Invitationals ISU - Class B 3rd place
Ben Davis - Class B 4th place
Carmel - Class B 7th place

 

 

Year 1996
Directors Michael Niemiec, Leann Short, Michelle Oyler
Show Theme/Title Spiritual Images - The Music of Robert Sheldon
Total Members 116
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
South Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Carmel - Class B 5th place
Plainfield - Class B 1st place (Best General Effect)

 

 

Year 1995
Directors Michael Niemiec, Leann Short
Repertoire Pageant Of Light
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1

 

 

Year 1994
Directors Michael Niemiec, Leann Short
Drum Majors Amanda Raab, Emily Glanton
Show Theme/Title The Music of Claude T. Smith
Repertoire Overture On An Early American Folk Hymn
Dance Prelude
Emperata Overture
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Ben Davis - Class B 6th place

 

 

Year 1993
Directors Michael Niemiec, Leann Short
Repertoire My Favorite Things
Stormy Weather
Laura
Total Members 87
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Muncie Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1992
Director Michael Niemiec
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
South Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1991
Directors Michael Niemiec, Lesley Fleer
Drum Majors Chris Wagoner, Gretchen LaVelle
Show Theme/Title Spy Thriller
Repertoire Mission: Impossible
Mannix
Pink Panther
Peter Gunn
Total Members 61
ISSMA Class  B
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 2

 

 

Year 1990
Directors Michael Niemiec, Lesley Fleer
ISSMA Class  C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1 (Best Auxiliary)
South Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1989
Directors Michael Niemiec, Lesley Fleer
ISSMA Class  C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1 (Best Marching, Auxiliary)
South Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1988
Directors Michael Niemiec, Brent Foland
Drum Major Russ Wagoner
Repertoire Power Station
Pit Stop
Winds Of Sonora
Let's Try It Again
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1 (Best Marching)
South Regional - Division 1

 

 

Year 1987
Directors Michael Niemiec, Brent Foland
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
South Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1986
Director Michael Niemic
Total Members 76
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1 (Best Auxiliary)
South Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1985
Director Ellen Mirer
Total Members 97
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2
Invitationals Star City - Class B 5th place

 

 

Year 1984
Director Ellen Mirer
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2

 

 

Year 1983
Director Ellen Mirer
Total Members 78
ISSMA Class C
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 2
Invitationals Midwestern Band Festival - Class C - Division 2, 5th place

 

 

Year 1982
Directors Terry E. Thomas, Brent Foland
Total Members 81
ISSMA Class D
ISSMA State Contest Prelims - Division 2
ISSMA District - Division 1 (Best Auxiliary)
Invitationals CIMBF - Class C - Division 2, 6th place-tie

 

 

Year 1981
Director Terry E. Thomas
ISSMA Class D
ISSMA Lawrence Central District - Division 2
Invitationals CIMBF - Class C - Division 1, 9th place

 

 

Year 1980
Directors Terry E. Thomas, Patti Reed
Total Members 102
All-State Marching Band Contest Class C - 25th place (Division 2)
ISMA Lawrence Central - Class C Division 1
Invitationals CIMBF - Class B - Division 3, 11th place (Best Drum Major)

 

 

Year 1979
Director William O. Newton
Total Members 112
Invitationals CIMBF - Class B - Participant

 

 

Year 1978
Director William O. Newton
Total Members 95
Invitationals CIMBF - Class B - Division 1, 9th place (Best Drum Major)

 

 

Year 1977
Director William O. Newton
Total Members 84
Invitationals Lebanon - CYO Festival - Class C participant

 

 

Note:  School opened in 1966 (formerly Fishers High School)