North Marion H.S. Music Department

J. Craig Lilly
Director of Music

Colt Stampede




The "Colt Stampede" is the 60+ member marching unit of the music program. This highly disciplined group of performers is under the direction of Mr. J. Craig Lilly and performs at all home varsity football games. 
The "Colt Stampede" competes in the Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC) Class 1A Division. They have participated in the FMBC State Championships 9 of the last 12 years, placing as high as 7th out of 30 Bands in their respective division. 

Head Drum Major: Jordan Tobar

Asst. Drum Major: Hannah Dunbar

Woodwind Captain: Savanna Phillips

Brass Captain: Casey Medina

Percussion Captain: Brian Dubose

 Color Guard Captain: Maria Moss

2017 Show

"A Haunted Holiday"


Past NMHS Marching Shows

2016 - "The Land of Make Believe"
2015 - Music from - "Fantasmic"
2014 - "The Machines"
2013 - "Through the Gates"
2012 - "Dreams"
2011 - "The Winter Effect"
2010 - "West Side Story"
2009 - Elements - "The Music of Yanni"
2008 - "The Mask of Zorro"
2007 - Hieroglyphics - "Pursuit & Conquest"
2006 - "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
2005 - "Classical Shapes"

NMHS Band Directors

J. Craig Lilly


Bill Pirzer


Andrew Couse


Barden Cuddington


Hugh F. Wolcott


Countdown Clock


Current Fundraiser

Students have been given a Domino's fundraiser sheet to sell cards for pizza.  These were passed out on both Tuesday and Thursday, July 18 & 20. This fundraiser can help students pay for band camp ($100) or their fair share which is $200 for the entire year.  All money the kids raise go into their own band account at the school. Remember that you can subtract $5 for each music rehearsal you attended in July (4 total).