Band and Drum Line

NVMI's Drum Line begin in July 2013, and in July 2015, we added a full MARCHING BAND, under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Leighanna Sears. In July 2016, Technical Sergeant George Carganilla from the US Air Force Band of the West took over the reigns as director.

The NVMI Drum Line has already garnered multiple awards since its inception in the Fall of 2013.  Here is a listing of awards:

  • 2014 Hawaiian Gardens Parade 3rd place drum line
  • 2014 Monterey park Playdays Parade 3rd place drum line
  • 2014 LaHabra Corn Festival Parade 1st place beginning drum line
  • 2014 Los Angeles Korean Festival Parade 1st Place beginning drum line
  • 2014 Downey Christmas Parade 2nd Place drum line
  • 2014 Rolling Hills Festival of Lights Parade - 3rd place drum lie

To contact TSgt Carganilla, email him at gcarganilla@novamil.org

2015-2016 AWARDS

  • Lynwood Candy Cane Lane Parade Open Band Division First Place
  • Rolling Hills Estates Festival of Lights Parade Open Band Division First Place
  • Downey Holiday Parade Open Band Division First Place
  • Monterey Park Playdays Parade Open Band Division Third Place
  • La Habra Corn Festival Parade Open Band Division Second Place
  • Korean Festival Parade Third Place
  • Hawaiian Gardens Parade Open Band Division Third Place

2016-2017 AWARDS

  • La Habra Corn Festival Parade Open Band Division First Place
  • Lynwood Candy Cane Lane Parade Open Band Division Second Place
  • Rolling Hills Estates Festival of Lights Parade Open Band Division Third Place
  • South Gate Holiday Parade Open Band Division Second Place
  • Los Angeles Korean Festival Parade Open Division Band First Place
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