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2021 New Jersey State Champions

2015 South Jersey Champions
2013 Atlantic Coast Champions
2013 New Jersey State Champions
2013 South Jersey Champions
2012 New Jersey State Champions
2012 South Jersey Champions
2010 South Jersey Champions
2005 New Jersey State Champions
2004 All-States Champions

2022 Collingswood Panther Marching Band


Drum Major

Julianna Wilson

Luka Vukovic Gartlan
Lilia Shinkarow

Miles Tribulas
Kayleigh Toler
Mia Isabel Vukovic Gartlan

Cassidy Reilly
Harrison Brown
Jemma Wilson

Bass Clarinet

Zoey Barber 

Alto Sax
Mya Fonseca
Jackson Helmes
Jacob Egerton


Clayton Robinson
Joseph Diaz 

Desmond Whitaker
Jack Shinkarow 

Alexander Perez III
Aimee Wasiakowski
Robert Latini
Ryan Mercurio
Michael Diaz
CJ Diaz
Ajay Ostrem

Mike Tanier

Penelope Vanderwel
Dylan James Koory
Andrea DeRoxtra
Harper Allendoerfer
Elisabeth Giesa
Dylan Bitar
Corynn Sehulster
Maddy Koory
Xavia Bitar
Rayne Campbell
Katherine Lewandowski
Wesley Wilcox
Layla Messick

Regan Burke

Remy Powell


From Wikipedia:

  • The Collingswood Panther Marching Band, under the direction of Joe Lerch since 2003, has captured titles for the United States Scholastic Band Association (USSBA) All-States and New Jersey state championships in the years 2004 and 2005, and participated in the National Championships in 2006, 2007, and 2009. They have performed for the Philadelphia Phillies (three times), the Philadelphia Phantoms, and were the honorary band for the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure on Mother's Day 2008. More recently the Collingswood High School Panther Marching Band captured the Tournament of Bands 2010, 2012 2013 and 2015 Southern NJ Chapter One Championships, the 2012 and 2013 Tournament of Bands New Jersey state championship, and the 2013 Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championship. In their most-recent competition to date, the Panther Band scored the highest band score in school history, with a 92.82 at the 2019 Atlantic Coast Championships.

2022 Staff


Joseph D. Lerch - Band Director
Lori Ludewig - Assistant Band Director
Hayley Shiroff - Color Guard 
Steve Tarte - Visual / Field Coordinator 
Lilly DeFrank - Percussion

Anthony Passaro - Percussion
Gianna Iuliucci - Guard Tech
Luke Procida - Guard Tech
Liv Sims - Guard Consultant
Holly Jackson - Visual Tech / Brass
Melissa Breslin - Brass Tech / Visual
Meghan Correll - Woodwind Tech / Vi

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