Trevor Hayes

Trevor Hayes

Director of Bands:
Mr. Trevor Hayes
Trevor.Hayes@sfhsraiderregiment.org
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Jeremy Lee

Jeremy Lee

Assistant Director of Bands:
Mr. Jeremy Lee
Jeremy.Lee@sfhsraiderregiment.org
Originally from West Palm Beach, Jeremy Lee has played with many groups throughout the years including the Gator Band, Magic of Orlando, “Big 8” Marching Chiefs (FSU), multiple Alternative, Rock & Christian bands, and several ensembles in college and professionally. As a senior at Santa Fe HS, he was awarded the John Philip Sousa Award. In 1998, Jeremy started his percussion career at Santa Fe High School as the percussion caption head where he won multiple top percussion awards along with back to back state championships for 6 years straight. Since that time, he has worked with multiple groups all over Florida including Jupiter, Dwyer, Palm Beach Gardens, Bell, Newberry, Oak View, Howard Bishop, Trenton, Gainesville, Citrus High School, and Ponte Vedra. With these various schools, Jeremy has led his groups to top honors in percussion, music, performance, best in class, and state championships for the Florida Marching Band Championships.

Jeremy teamed up with Santa Fe High School again in 2014 and helped lead the band to win multiple competitions, top percussion awards including best percussion at state championships and two runner-up titles at state championships for FMBC. He then joined WGI Winds in the inaugural season for Project Arts in the World Division as the Assistant Director and Director of Percussion. In their inaugural season at World Championships, Project Arts received the Bronze Medal.

Jeremy’s scholastic group, since 2013, has placed in the top 5 every season and won back to back gold medals in 2018 & 2019. In 2015, he began an Independent group named Unity Percussion that competes at FFCC and WGI championships. Since then, Unity Percussion has won two gold and two silver medals for FFCC and a gold, silver, and bronze medal for WGI. In 2019, Unity Percussion won the PIA World Championship in Dayton, OH.

Currently, Jeremy is the Assistant Band Director at Santa Fe High School, the Percussion Consultant at Santa Fe High School, Percussion Caption Head of Ponte Vedra HS, the Director & Founder of Group 352, Director and Founder of Unity Percussion and Unity Colorguard, Director of Music for Gainesville Church of God and is the owner of a web design company Jeremy Lee Designs. In his spare time, Jeremy sits on multiple percussion advisory boards including FFCC and WGIHe has been married to his beautiful wife for over 20 years and has three gorgeous daughters and a handsome son.


Jason Beverung

Jason Beverung

Consultant & Drill Designer:
Jason Beverung
jason.beverung@sfraiderregiment.org
Jason is returning to Santa Fe for his 8th marching season. A native of Gainesville, FL, Jason graduated from Buchholz High School and performed in their Wind Symphony, Jazz Band, and the Golden Regiment marching band. In the summer of 2010, Jason went on tour with the Drum Corps International Drum and Bugle Corps The Boston Crusaders marching euphonium. During his musical career, he has had the pleasure of performing with many great ensembles and performing at the Midwest Clinic and Carnegie Hall. During his time at Santa Fe, the band earned their record-setting 8th state championship. They also finished in the top three at state every other year.

For the 2016 and 2017 indoor seasons, Jason joined Group 352 as their Visual Coordinator helping them to a second-place finish in the 2016 season. In 2017 Jason graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management.


Jordan Yachabach

Jordan Yachabach

Visual Caption Head:
Jordan Yachabach
jordan.yachabach@sfraiderregiment.org
Jordan “Jordy” Yachabach has lived in Alachua County her entire life. While attending Santa Fe High School, from 2015-18, Jordan spent four years in the marching band and concert band programs. Jordan received the opportunity to march in the Raider Regiment as an 8th grader in 2014. During her tenure with the band, the band received 2nd place, 3rd place and 4th place finishes in the FMBC Class 2A State Championships. She also performed with Unity Indoor Percussion in 2018 and they received 1st place at FFCC State Championships and 2nd place at WGI Dayton in class Independent A.

During her freshman year of high school, Jordan was contracted to tour with Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2016 season (9th at DCI World Finals). She returned to Blue Stars for the 2017 and 2018 seasons (10th and 8th at DCI World Finals, respectively). After a brief hiatus, Jordan returned to the Drum Corps community and was contracted with Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2020 season before it was canceled due to COVID. Jordan plans to return to Bluecoats for 2021 and beyond.

After graduating high school and returning from Drum Corps in 2018, Jordan took up a position as a tech at Bradford High School. Wanting to return to her Raider Regiment family she came back to Santa Fe in 2019 and now serves as the Visual Caption Head for the up-coming 2020 season. She hopes to continue her teaching experience throughout the years and for as long as she can.

When Jordy is not teaching, she is in school working towards a degree in Health Sciences to reach a career in Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine. She loves hiking, playing recreational sports, and spending time with her dog, Maggie. 


Jeremy Hunter

Jeremy Hunter

Music Caption Head:
Jeremy Hunter
jeremy.hunter@sfraiderregiment.org
Jeremy Hunter is a music composer, performer, and teacher living in Gainesville Florida. Originally from Broward County, Jeremy graduated from West Broward High School in 2013. He served as a marching band instructor at West Broward for their 2013 and 2014 marching seasons.

In 2016, Jeremy marched with the 2016 Championship Drum Corps “the Bluecoats”, and in 2017, Jeremy marched their final season with the Bluecoats. He was featured in 2 solos and 3 features during their 2 years with the organization. In 2018, Jeremy spent their 3rd summer in the drum corps activity as the euphonium instructor for the Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps

In 2017, Jeremy relocated to Gainesville Florida to finish their Associates in Music at Santa Fe College. Since moving to Gainesville, Jeremy as taught visual and music with the Santa Fe Raider Regiment.

Outside of teaching, Jeremy is a seasoned freelance Composer and Performer. He runs a youtube channel called “Skatune Network”, and has performed with various bands, including “Goldfinger”, “Five Iron Frenzy”, and “Pup”. In 2019, He recorded Trumpet, Trombone, and Euphonium for the Award-nominated Cartoon Network “Steven Universe Movie”. 


Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Percussion Director:
Ryan Miller
ryan.miller@sfraiderregiment.org

Originally born in Louisville Kentucky, Ryan Miller has lived in the Alachua County area since 2005. Ryan attended Newberry High School (2010-2014) for four years and performed in the Marching band during all four years of attendance including his senior year when Newberry HS appeared in their first and only performance at FMBC State Championships being awarded 2nd Place in 2014. During High School Ryan also performed in Group 352 Indoor Percussion as an inaugural member in 2013 and also performed in 2014 where the group received the Bronze Medal at FFCC State Championships.

After graduating High School, Ryan continued to hone his percussion performance performing with Project Arts World Winds in 2015 (3rd Place in the World Winds division at WGI Championships), Unity Percussion in 2016 (First year Independent A Class finalist awarded 8th place), 2017 (Independent A class finalist winning the 3rd place bronze medal), and 2018 (Independent A Class Finalist winning the 2nd Place silver Medal).

While performing with a variety of Independent ensembles after graduating high school, Ryan was also an active teacher in the North Central Florida area. Ryan has taught at Williston HS in 2014. Group 352 Indoor Percussion in 2015 (4th Place), 2016 (Silver medal), and 2017 (5th Place). Santa Fe HS Indoor Percussion (Formed from Group 352 Indoor Percussion) in 2018 (Gold Medal), 2019 (Gold Medal, and 2020 (No results due to Covid-19). Unity Percussion in 2019 (Gold Medal), and 2020 (No results due to Covid-19). Santa Fe Raider Regiment in 2015 (2nd Percussion, 4th Band), 2016 (1st Percussion, 2nd Band), 2017 (1st Percussion, 4th Band), 2018 (1st Percussion, 4th Band), 2019 (2nd Percussion, 4th Band). Ryan has also consulted at the following schools: Bell High School, Chiefland High School, and Trenton High School.

When not teaching at Santa Fe High School, Ryan works as a Software Tester at Gleim Publications and enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, and their dog Toby as well as grilling and watching the Florida
Gators and Louisville Cardinals with his friends.


soleil

Soleil Munkittrick

Colorguard Director:
Soleil Munkittrick
soleil.jade@sfraiderregiment.org
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Auxiliary Choreographer:
Kelsey Hampton
kelsey.hampton@sfraiderregiment.org
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Karisa McKinney

Karisa McKinney

Woodwind Instructors:
Karisa McKinney
karisa.McKinney@sfraiderregiment.org
Karisa McKinney is an active teacher and performer in Gainesville, FL. She has performed as a local musician around Gainesville, as well as all around the state of Florida. She recently graduated with her master’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Florida.

At UF, Karisa performed as Co-principal of the UF Wind Symphony, Principal Flute of the UF Symphony Orchestra, and as a chamber musician in various ensembles, including the New Music Ensemble. In the past, she performed with the Flute studio at the Florida Flute Association Convention. Recently, she made her international debut on tour with UF Wind Symphony in La Croix-Valmer and Paris. As a connoisseur of new music, Karisa premiered several new works by locally and nationally-known composers. In the fall of 2015, she premiered a micro-opera at the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference. In October 2019, Karisa is touring with the UF Chamber Winds and premiering commissioned works by Joanne Harris and Diogo Carlvaho. In her spare time, Karisa enjoys long-distance biking, yoga, cooking, playing the ukulele, and spending time with her black cat, Nikki. Recently, she has been dabbling in music composition and arranging and is soon to debut a new book of etudes for flute.

Alexys Bush

Alexys Bush

Alexys Bush
alexys.bush@sfraiderregiment.org
Originally from Mississippi, Alexys has a Master’s of Music in Music Education and Clarinet Performance from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Clarinet Performance from the University of South Alabama. She has taught lessons and sectionals, instructed band camps, judged auditions, presented lectures, and given masterclasses in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Tennessee. And, she has performed internationally in Tanzania, France, Germany, and Canada, and in the United States in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, and Texas.

While at the University of South Alabama, she was a member of the USA Jaguar Marching band as a clarinet player, section leader for two years, and Student Assistant Conductor. In high school, she competed and won four international competitions with the Mississippi Lions All-State Band, which is the state’s premier honor band. She was also a drum major for two years in the Ocean Springs High School Blue-Grey Pride Marching Band, where she was the recipient of the John Philip Sousa Award. In 2014, she was a member of the nationally and competitively recruited U.S. Army All-American Marching Band and was the West recipient of the Calvin P. Titus Award.

Additionally, she has extended her background as a solo, orchestral, chamber, and symphonic musician by attending the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival in New York, Clarinetopia at Michigan State University, and the Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Tennessee. In 2018, the University of South Alabama Undergraduate Woodwind Quintet won third place at the NOLA Chamber Festival in New Orleans, LA, and, in 2019, she won the UF Clarinet Studio Concerto Competition, where she performed Krommer’s Concerto No. 1, Op. 35 for Two Clarinets. Alexys also serves as a Member-At-Large on the Executive Board of the Daraja Music Initiative. Since the summer of 2017, Alexys has traveled to Tanzania, Africa where she teaches music to primary and secondary students.

Currently, Alexys teaches K-5 general music at Central Ridge Elementary and maintains a private clarinet studio in north-central Florida.


Steven Flemming

Steven Flemming

Brass & Visual Technician:

Steven Flemming
Steven Fleming began his musical career in 2009. He picked up a trumpet and before he knew it, it was the summer of 2012, his freshman year of high school. His first two years of high school marching band at Santa Fe High School (2012 and 2013,) he played mellophone and he played trumpet his junior and senior years, (2014 and 2015.) Steven has participated in multiple indoor groups. In 2015, He played lead trumpet for Project Arts Indoor Winds, where he won a bronze medal at WGI World Championships. In 2016, he played auxiliary percussion for Unity Percussion and got 8th place at WGI World Championships in their inaugural year. In the school year of 2018-2019, Steven was a visual staff member at Santa Fe High School and helped them earn their way to 4th place at FMBC State Championships. Steven was also a visual tech for Santa Fe’s indoor percussion group, Group 352. He helped them reach their way to FFCC Championships and all the way to winning a gold medal. Steven is excited to be back to teaching and is ready for what’s to come in the future seasons.


A'Darius Parker

A’Darius Parker

Visual Instructor:
A’Darius Parker
adarius.parker@sfraiderregiment.org
A’Darius Parker is an Alachua County native and alumni of Newberry High School Newberry, FL. He served his high school band for four amazing years. Outside of high school, A’Darius marched baritone with Project Arts WGI World Winds in its inaugural season and tuba in PAW’s second season. For several years he played lead euphonium in his church orchestra and has performed with several other small jazz ensembles and has performed several solo euphonium gigs. A’Darius started his teaching journey in 2012. For five years he was the assistant director at Williston Middle High school. For two years he served as the assistant director at Chiefland Middle High School. He served on SFHS Raider Regiment visual staff in 2018. He has served several other Alachua and Levy County band programs in several different capacities like marching and maneuvering caption head, Assistant visual lead, music caption head, and program consultant for several groups. “I am excited to be returning to the amazing SFHS Raider Regiment family. I look forward to having a Fruitful season and continuing the deeply rooted traditions and upholding the standard of excellence in performance.”