Florida Wave


Other Names:Florida Vanguards, Miami Vanguards, Greater Miami Boy's

Miami, FL United States
Founded: 1933

Inactive Junior
YearPositionScoreTheme/Songs
1959 New World Fanfare * All I Have To Do Is Dream * Fanfare * Love Me Forever * I Believe * Let's Fall in Love * They Didn't Believe Me * Venus (from The Planets) * You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel) * What a Difference A Day Makes * My Prayer * Where Or When (from Babes In Arms)  
1960 New World Fanfare * All I Have To Do Is Dream * Love Me Forever * I Believe * Let's Fall in Love * Love is a Many-Splendored Thing * Ain't She Sweet * Shangri-La * You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel) * Garden in the Rain * Climb Ev'ry Mountain (from The Sound of Music)  
1961 Shangri-La * Full Moon And Empty Arms * I Believe * Jealousy * Ain't She Sweet * Love is a Many-Splendored Thing * Climb Ev'ry Mountain (from The Sound of Music)  
1962 At Last * King Cotton March * Jealousy * I Believe * The Night is Young * Lady In Red (from In Caliente) * All Or Nothing At All * Sing You Sinners * Love is a Many-Splendored Thing  
1963 Fanfare * King Cotton March * Jealousy * Milk and Honey * The Night is Young * Lady In Red (from In Caliente) * All Or Nothing At All * Sing You Sinners * They Can't Take That Away from Me * At Last  
1964 Fanfare * Hostrauser's March * The Lady is a Tramp (from Babes in Arms) * Allies on the March * String Of Pearls * Magic Is The Moonlight * All Or Nothing At All * Sing You Sinners * They Can't Take That Away from Me * At Last  
1965 Fanfare * Hostrauser's March * Bosa Nova * Allies on the March * The Continental * Let Yourself Go * One Mint Julep * The Touch Of Your Lips  
1966 Fanfare * Hostrauser's March * Bosa Nova * Allies on the March * The Continental * Blue Skies (from Alexander's Ragtime Band) * Georgia * The Touch Of Your Lips * Fanfare  
1967 Joker * Columbia the Gem of the Ocean * It Had Better Be Tonight (from The Pink Panther) * Goin' Out Of My Head * Hud * Strangers In Paradise * The Touch Of Your Lips * Fanfare  
1968 Step to the Rear (from How Now, Dow Jones) * Battle Cry of Freedom * Battle Hymn of the Republic * Goin' Out Of My Head * Hud * Joker * It Had Better Be Tonight (from The Pink Panther) * The Touch Of Your Lips  
1969 Satin Doll * Watch What Happens  
1970 The Morning After * Fool on the Hill * Spinning Wheel * Watch What Happens  
1971 Victory at Sea * Saturday in the Park  
1972 Jesus Christ Superstar * King Herod's Song (from Jesus Christ Superstar) * Groovey * It's Too Late * Patton * A Place For Us * One Hand One Heart (from West Side Story) * Somewhere (from West Side Story)  
1973 Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition) * Night on Bald Mountain * Interlude * Old MacDonald Had a Farm * Beginnings * Sealed With A Kiss  
1977 Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition) * Night on Bald Mountain * Jazzmen * Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band * Bless the Beasts and Children * Nadia's Theme (theme from The Young and the Restless)  
1978 30 67.550 Promenade (from Pictures at an Exhibition) * Threshold * Time for a Change * My Fair Share  
1979 24 70.350 The Message * Lords of the Ring * Karn Evil 9 (Part 2 - Welcome Back My Friends) * Chasin' the Voodoo * Egyptian Danza * Threshold * Jerusalem * Lords of the Ring  
1980 43 44.400 The Message * On My Way to the Liquor Store * Let the Children Play * Icarus * The Musician * The Whistler * Jerusalem * Lords of the Ring  
1981 220 48.150 (Repertoire not available)  
1982 203 57.800 Brazilian Carnival * Spain * Late in the Evening * Morning Glow (from Pippen)  
1983 28 56.350 Aquarius (from Hair) * Spain * Central Park * Wave  
1984 20 74.500 No More Blues * Canto de Ossanha * La Fiesta * Mallet Man * Malaga * Tropical heat Wave  
1985 21 74.100 No More Blues * Stolen Moments * Palladium Days * Wave * Tito  
1986 19 75.900 Coconut Champagne * Fool on the Hill * Malaga * Wave * Tito  
1987 13 84.700 Coconut Champagne * Fool on the Hill * Cuban Candy * Casa Forte * The Look Of Love * Tito  
1988 16 82.000 Mira, Mira * My Favorite Things (from The Sound Of Music) * This Masquerade * Against All Odds  
1989 18 78.000 El Congo Valiente (from Cuban Fire Suite) * Malaga * Someone to Light Up My Life  
1990 28 65.700 Beat 70 * Beyond the Sea * Dream of the Return * En Fuego (On Fire)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.
Florida Wave was a junior marching and maneuvering corps based in Miami.

At one time the corps was known as the Greater Miami Boys Drum & Bugle Corps, although girls actually marched every season of the corps' existence.

[DCW, 2/04, p.3]

Members (70)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Abramson, Jill Guard 1985
Alexander, Alan Contra 1988 to 1990
Ardo, Kimberly Color Guard 1987
Baker, Gene Baritone 1959 to 1963
Blakeney, Mitchell percussion 1967 to 1969
Blakeney, Rick percussion 1967 to 1969
Blewett, Carla color guard 1980
Borque, Humberto Brass 1990
Bristol, Jim Drums 1970 to 1973
Clark, Jim M&M Staff 1979 to 1981
Cochran, Christopher Soprano 1987 to 1989
Collins, Brian Baritone 1979
Dube', Al Contra 1970 to 1977
Enus, David soprano 1985; 1987
Filko, Nadine Percussion (timpani) 1977 to 1979
Fisher, Luis Contrabass 1989 to 1991
Ford, Wayne percussion, instructor, administration 1964; 1966 to 1974
Franks, Bob Baritone 1960 to 1962
Franks, Bob Color Guard 1965
Goldman, Seth Percussion 1977
Heil, Timothy middle horn 1983 to 1987
Hollinger, Robert Euph 1988
Horie, Chris Contra 1967 to 1972
Hotnit, Glen Contra 1982
Jaffee, Jim Soprano 1979 to 1980
James, Dan 1st. Baritone 1971 to 1972
Knob, Steve Horn staff 1988 to 1990
Kolody, Cheryl Low Brass/Baritone 1987 to 1990
Kunin, Morey soprano 1988
Lambertson, Thom Board of Directors / Support Staff 1987 to 1990
Letourneau, Glen Rifle 1965
Longstreet, Michael Percussion - Timpani 1979
Loughlin Burke, Nancy drum line 1984 to 1987
Mandigo, Calia Color Guard / Soprano 1970 to 1975
Matsch, John Snare 1977 to 1979
McGlamery, Renae soprano 1978 to 1980
McPheeters, Drew Snare 1978 to 1979
McWilliams, Dennis Drumline 1986
Melendez, Robert Horn 1961
Molinari, Jim Bass Drum #4 1984 to 1985
Muller, Peter Mellophone 1990
Musgrave, Randall French Horn 1982 to 1983
Olsesski, Bobby Guard / Rifle 1977 to 1979
Patrick, Bobby Soprano 1988
Pearson, Timothy Baritone 1977 to 1980
Peterson, Vance Baritone 1989
Pressley, David support staff 1986 to 1989
Reed, Barry hornline 1957 to 1961
Reynolds, Robert Solo Soprano 1967 to 1968
Rivera, Karen Guard 1978 to 1979
Salvatore, Joe Drumline - Cymbals 1986 to 1988
Schulte, Mike Baritone 1985 to 1988
Sexner, Robin Brass 1970 to 1974
Shane, Larry Soprano 1985 to 1989
Sherling, Justine Color Guard 1984
Stegall, Floyd Management 1987 to 1990
Stoltz, Daniel Horn 1978 to 1979
Stuckey, Jerry baritone 1962 to 1963
THOMAS, TROY "TADPOLE" BARITONE 1978 to 1980
Thomlison, Ben drum line bass 79 snare 80 1979 to 1980
Vazquez, George (Ned) BARITONE 1977 to 1980
Walters, Don Baritone 1979
Walters, Glen Soprano 1986
White, Rex Barritone 1964 to 1969
Wnuck, Tom Baritone 1962 to 1964
ames, ernest baritone 1990
bello, steve Baritone 1977 to 1979
estrella, carlos soprano 1989
james, rick brass 1971
varrichio, tania Colorguard 1977 to 1979
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