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Dr. Brad McDavid

Camp Director/Founder

Dr. Brad McDavid is entering his 30th year as Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Washington in the fall of 2023 and is the founder and coordinator of Washington Marching Band Camps (formerly the Husky Band Drum Major/Drumline Academy). During his tenure at the UW, Dr. McDavid has overseen the Husky Band’s growth from 160 to it’s current size of 240 winds and percussion. In addition to coordinating one of the nation’s most comprehensive collegiate athletic band programs, Dr. McDavid is also in demand as a marching and concert band adjudicator and clinician, having worked with bands in 17 states as well as Canada, China, and Japan. In 2008, Dr. McDavid was honored by being selected as the lead conductor and head artistic director of the 1700 member Beijing Olympic Orchestra (marching band). Currently Dr. McDavid also serves on the selection committees for the John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Trophy, which recognizes outstanding college marching bands as well as the Sudler Shield which recognizes marching bands of merit at the public school level. Dr. McDavid also co-authored a series of instructional DVD’s published by GIA entitled The Marching Band Director’s Video Toolbox, highlighting the effective teaching and implementation of both traditional and contemporary marching techniques.

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 Josh Chan

Director of Operations

Josh is a 2012 graduate of the University of Washington and has been working with Washington Marching Band Camps (formerly the Husky Band Drum Major/Drumline Academy) since it's inception in 2011. He currently works as an event production manager for the University of Washington. In his role as an event production manager, he is responsible for providing professional planning, management and administration for University-wide events aimed at the University’s key audiences - alumni, donors, community leaders, faculty, staff, students, and the general public.

Prior to his current role, he was the Director of Operations for the Husky Athletic Bands and Spirit Program from 2013-2022. As the Director of Operations for the Husky Athletic Bands and Spirit Squads, he ran the daily operations of the Band, Cheer and both university mascots, Harry the Husky and Dubs. His duties included taking care of all travel arrangements, booking appearances, managing the website and social media accounts, recruiting and many other duties that keep the Husky Marching Band, Cheer and Mascot Program running smoothly. While at the UW as an undergraduate, he was a 5-year member of the Husky Marching Band. During his time in the band, Josh played in the Husky Drumline for four years, serving as drumline section leader for a year, and finished out his undergraduate tenure in the band as a staff assistant on the student staff team.

In the past, Josh has also worked as a Theatre Manager for Seattle Public Schools, a Theatre Technician for the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center and the Percussion Instructor at Chief Sealth International High School. He has also been an instructor, arranger and/or drill-writer at Denny International Middle School, Chief Sealth International, Interlake, Roosevelt and West Seattle high schools. He has also worked with the Seattle Seahawks (NFL) in Show Control, Seattle Storm (WNBA) in IT and Washington Music Educators Association as the Conference Equipment Manager for All-State and NAfME-NW.  During the summers, Josh has continued to work with the Seattle All-City Marching Band as the Assistant Program Coordinator, which is a program he has worked with for the past 15 years.

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Dr. Alexander Trevino

Drum Major Instructor - Conducting

Dr. Alexander Trevino is the Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Director of Bands at Old Dominion University. Dr. Trevino established the first-ever marching band program at ODU. The band began rehearsing in the fall of 2008 and has since performed in exhibition and in public performances throughout the Commonwealth.

Prior to his post at ODU, Dr. Trevino served as Graduate Teaching Assistant with the University of Washington athletic band program in Seattle, Washington from 2004 to 2007. Dr. Trevino also directed the Husky Volleyball Band in 2005, which accompanied the Washington Volleyball Team to the NCAA Finals in San Antonio, Texas, where the Huskies earned a National Championship victory over Nebraska.

Prior to his time at The University of Washington, Dr. Trevino worked as a Graduate Assistant with the University of Tennessee “Pride of the Southland” Marching Band. Serving in that capacity from 2002 through 2004, he assisted in the teaching of marching drill and music performance, and in 2004 introduced a maneuver known as “The Zipper T” that has since become a highlight of the Tennessee Pregame show.

Dr. Trevino holds a PhD. in Music Education from the University of Washington and a Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting from The University of Tennessee. He also holds the Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


Dr. Shayna Stahl

Drum Major Instructor - Conducting

Dr. Shayna Stahl is the Assistant Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Kentucky. In this role, Dr. Stahl serves as the Director of the “Wildcat Marching Band,” the UK Pep Bands and as the conductor of the UK Concert Band. 


Prior to her appointment at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Stahl was Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at UNC Charlotte. She was also the conductor of the Symphonic Band and taught courses in conducting and marching band techniques. Prior to UNC Charlotte, Dr. Stahl served for three years as the Director of Athletic Bands at Stony Brook University and seven years as the Coordinator of Athletic Bands. While serving as the Coordinator of Athletic Bands, she also taught for seven years as a music educator in the Middle Country Central School District where she taught Wind Ensemble, Concert Band and Jazz Band.  


Dr. Stahl holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Temple University, a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Stony Brook University, a Master of Music Education/Wind Band Conducting from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Washington. At the University of Washington, she served as the Graduate Assistant Director of the Husky Marching Band, conductor of the Concert Band and assistant conductor of the Wind Ensemble. In addition to conducting, she also served as a teaching assistant for the marching band techniques and introductory music methods courses. While at the University of Washington, Dr. Stahl was awarded first prize in the American Prize in Conducting - Band/Wind Ensemble (Community Division) in 2017 – 2018 and 2018 – 2019.


Dr. Stahl is currently a member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA), Women Band Directors International, Golden Key International Honor Society, Sigma Alpha Iota and an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi.

Corey Jahlas

Drum Major Instructor - Conducting

Originally from Highland, MI, Corey Jahlas is in his third year of the Doctor of Musical Arts in Instrumental Conducting program at the University of Washington. He serves as a Graduate Student Conductor of the Husky Athletic Bands, co-conductor of the Campus Band, and assistant conductor of the Wind Ensemble.

Most recently, Corey earned his Master of Music in Wind Conducting from Central Michigan University. There, he instructed the 280-member Chippewa Marching Band and served as the conductor for the Symphony Band and the University Band. Prior to his Master’s work, Corey taught for three years in Oxford, MI, leading the middle school band program, the OMS Percussion Ensemble, and assisting with the OHS Wildcat Marching Band. He also holds degrees in Music Education and Music Theory and Composition from Central Michigan.

In 2014, Corey served as Assistant Director of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, having marched with the group in 2011. He also serves as a clinician, arranger, and drill writer for high schools and university marching bands in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire, and is the Director of the Drum Major Camp at Central Michigan University. Corey holds memberships in the National Association for Music Education, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Kappa Kappa Psi.


Stephanie Trevino

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

Stephanie Trevino is a graduate of the University of Washington and served as the 5th female Drum Major of the Husky Marching Band for three seasons from 2004-2006. Stephanie and her husband Dr. Alexander Trevino live in Norfolk, Virginia where she has developed and coached the Old Dominion Monarch Marching Band Drum Majors since 2007 from the very beginning of their marching band program. Stephanie has training in traditional corps conducting, showmanship and leadership, corps and traditional marching fundamentals, American baton/mace twirling and spinning, and infamous Husky Band and Ohio State Gray Baton. Stephanie has a degree in Biology and a Masters in Teaching and teaches high school science in Virginia Beach.

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John Aguilar

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

John Aguilar is the Director of Bands at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School in Seattle, WA. Under his leadership, the Concert Bands, Jazz Bands, and the Marching Band have earned local and national recognition, in addition to earning First Place and Sweepstakes ratings in numerous music festivals and competitions. The 140-piece “Marching Ravens” is one of the largest marching bands in the Seattle Public Schools and has been invited to perform most notably for the WNBA’s Seattle Storm and the Alliance For Education. Regarding membership participation, Aguilar has been able to build a diverse program that amounts for approximately a third of the school’s population.
Prior to his career at Eagle Staff, Aguilar served as Drum Major for the world-renowned University of Washington Husky Marching Band for 3 years and as the Undergraduate Assistant in his last year. While at the UW, he earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and was an active brother of Kappa Kappa Psi. Aguilar now serves as the very first Drum Major Coach in the history of the Husky Band, a position that he has held since graduating from the program in 2017.
Aguilar also serves as the Assistant Director of the Seattle All-City Band, a summer marching band program comprised of high school students in the greater Seattle area who perform throughout the summer festivities during Seafair. He has also served as Drum Major Instructor for the Washington Marching Band Camps, Drum Major Clinician for the ODU Monarch Marching Band (Norfolk, VA), marching band music arranger for Jalen Publishing and for local and national school bands, and is a member of a Seattle  Public Schools pilot cohort (The Roots Framework) focused on incorporating and implementing successful gap-closing and anti-racist practices into the classroom. Aguilar’s work in the field of music education has been recognized in the past couple of years, including the GRAMMY Museum by being named as a quarterfinalist for the 2022 GRAMMY Music Educator of the Year Award, as well as by earning a Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction from Western Governor’s University.

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Nick Franks

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

Nicholas Franks is a 2023 graduate of the University of Washington and former Drum Major of the Husky Marching Band. During his time as a student, Nick studied the saxophone and instrumental music education, and recently finished his student teaching with the Mercer Island Middle School and High School Bands. He was also principal saxophonist of the UW Wind Ensemble and a member of a number of student musical organizations, including Stage Notes, Kappa Kappa Psi, and the Society for Music Educators. Prior to being selected as Drum Major, Nick was a member of the saxophone section and served as music librarian and the alto saxophone section leader.

For the past five years, Nick has also taught hundreds of students as an instructor of drum major and band leadership summer camps across the West Coast with the United Spirit Association, under the Varsity Athletic Bands division. He has experience in field conducting and in twirling Grey Baton, signal baton, and the American military mace.

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Skylar McDavid

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

Bio coming soon...

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Ahmed Bello

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

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Bridger Bourke

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

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Minseo Kim

Drum Major Instructor - Batons

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Craig Winter

Drumline Instructor

Currently living outside of Seattle, WA, Craig is a passionate educator and percussion advocate who firmly believes that the leadership and life skills learned through arts education are unique and invaluable, and works to provide impactful experiences through percussion for all his students.

Craig began studying percussion in 7th grade and studied with noted percussion educators Donn Bennett, Scott Ketron, and David Reeves prior to heading to Arizona State University where he earned his degree in Music Education. As an ASU student, Craig studied with Dr. J.B. Smith, Dr. Mark Sunkett, Dom Moio, and Bill Wanser. Also during that time, Craig developed a love for marching percussion and went on to compete as a finalist at the highest levels of Drum Corps and WGI. Thanks to the strong and diverse southwest/west coast percussion community, Craig was extremely fortunate to be directly influenced by educators including Rich Hinshaw, Tom Float, Pete Sapadin, Sean Vega, Antonio Hernandez, Ralph Hardimon, and Jeff Queen in the early years of his marching percussion experience.

Over the last 21 years Craig has been a professional performer, band director, adjudicator, and clinician, was an Assistant Director of the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline, and has taught in WGI and DCI with The Academy, Momentum Percussion Theater, Paragon Competitive Arts, The Seattle Cascades, and The Columbians. He is currently a Pearl/Adams Artist, private teacher, instructor and arranger for the UW Husky Drumline, and an instructor/consultant for various high schools.

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Janet Newman

Drumline Instructor


Janet Newman (she/they) is a 2023 graduate at the University of Washington, and former tenor sub-section leader for the Husky Drumline. She hopes to inspire and empower future generations of musicians to try new things and challenge their pre-conceived limits.


Janet’s journey as a musician began with piano at age 6. Throughout middle and high school, they played french horn and mellophone, transitioning focus to marching percussion in senior year. After thoroughly enjoying her freshman year on snare with the Husky Marching Band, Janet spent most of quarantine focused on learning quads. From there, she has spent the remainder of her time with HMB refining her abilities in drumming, performance, and leadership. Moving forward, Janet hopes to transition into drum set and someday have their own band, while continuing to contribute to the local drumline education scene in Seattle.

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Camilla Gaugush

Drumline Instructor

Bio coming soon...

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Dalton Edwards

Operations Assistant

Dalton is an undergraduate student in his fourth year at the University of Washington double majoring in Biology and Microbiology with a minor in music. He also performs with the UW cheer team and volunteers as a firefighter and emergency medical technician in Mason County. 

Dalton will be entering his fourth year as a member of the Husky Marching Band. He has enjoyed his roles as a member of the piccolo section, attendance officer, and leading the student staff as the undergraduate assistant. In addition to marching band, he also performs with the University of Washington campus and concert bands. When he isn’t performing, Dalton is the President of the Gamma chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, a national honorary band fraternity dedicated to the service of college and university band programs.

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