The Board of Directors and Staff of Louisiana Stars Drum and Bugle Corps are pleased to announce our 2019 drill designer – Pat Miller! We are very excited to add Pat to our design team and are confident that he will help us continue to move our program forward.


Pat Miller has been involved in the world of the pageantry arts for over 25 years as an educator, designer, adjudicator, clinician and consultant. Originally starting his career as a performer with the Garfield Cadets, Pat has served in many roles, including drill designer, visual caption head, instructor, and consultant for several DCI, BOA, and scholastic championship programs. Pat’s involvement has included such outstanding DCI organizations as The Cadets (1988-90, 1995), The Glassmen (1997-2012, drill writer 2003, 2004, and 2012), The Blue Knights (1992-93, 2013-14), The Phantom Regiment (2015), and The Troopers (2017-present, drill writer 2018).


Scholastically, Pat has been instrumental in achieving multiple state championships in Virginia and Florida, and has been involved with Lassiter High School (GA), Center Grove High School (IN), Plymouth Canton (MI), Thomas Jefferson HS of Science and Technology (VA), and is currently the Visual Coordinator and Designer for the Braden River High School Marching Band, the four-time class 3A Florida State Champions.


Pat is the Director and Visual Designer of Horizon Winds, an Independent Open Class WGI Winds group out of Auburndale, Florida. Horizon Winds were the 2017 WGI A Class Silver Medalists and 2018 WGI Open Class Silver Medalists.


Pat is an active adjudicator throughout the Southeast and MidWest and has been a guest conductor at the University of Georgia Middle School Honor Band Festival in Athens, GA. Pat earned his Music Education degree from George Mason University and is currently in his fourteenth year as the Director of Bands at The Out-of-Door Academy, a Pre K-12 independent college preparatory school in Sarasota, FL. Pat enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters at the beach and running Tough Mudder extreme endurance races.