Director of Bands
Mr. Aaron Janosa is the Director of Music at North Marion High School, and oversees all aspects of the music department. He directs the "Colt Stampede" Marching Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band.
Mr. Janosa received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Certificate of Music Performance from the University of Florida. He actively performed in the UF Wind Symphony and Clarinet Choir, among other ensembles, playing under the baton of such conductors as Dr. David Waybright, Thomas Leslie, Christian Schulz, and Harvey Hermann. He recorded two albums on the Mark Custom label, one as basset horn soloist on Christmas Clarinets, and one as rotating principal on Masks and Machines. He studied clarinet under Mitchell Estrin, and has participated in masterclasses with artists Stephen Williamson and Julian Bliss.
Mr. Janosa’s professional affiliations include National Association for Music Education, Florida Music Education Association, Florida Bandmasters Association, and the International Clarinet Association.
Christopher has been active as a performer and educator teaching music and visual for 12 years.
In DCI, he marched and taught with Florida Xpress SoundSport, before going on to help found THAT! SoundSport team, which placed in the top 10 before Covid interrupted the activity. He also founded Phathom Winds Independent (top 5 FFCC), and instructed with Anclote High School Marching Band and Phantasmagoria Indoor Percussion (top 5 FFCC).
He is the General Effect Coordinator for the North Marion High School Colt Stampede Marching Band, a co-founder of the Ridgeview High School Winter Winds program, and on the visual staff for the Ridgeview High School Panther Pride Marching Band. He is also the Visual Caption for Heatwave Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. Morin professional affiliations include National Association for Music Education, Florida Music Education Association, and Florida Bandmasters Association.
He is currently a Digital Marketing major at Southern New Hampshire University.
Zoe Antoniadis has spun Colorguard for 7 years and counting. Ms. Antoniadis spun for Palm Harbor University High School for 4 years, and, in 2020, danced in Ancient City Ensemble Indoor Percussion on their Visual Ensemble team after recovering from shoulder surgery. She has also marched with HeatWave Drum and Bugle Corps of Florida in 2018. Since 2021, she has been performing with Tampa Independent Winterguard and recently received a bronze medal at WGI Open Class Finals for their 2022 show “The persistence of time”. Before Colorguard, she dances ballet and jazz.
She is currently attending Florida State University majoring in Behavioural Neuroscience.