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Drillmaster Drill Design is dedicated to producing high quality drill for all ability levels.  From the beginning programs, to the highly competitive, Robert will design a show your students will enjoy performing.

2020 Fall Marching Season

Robert is filling out his 2020 fall design schedule  If you are interested in Robert designing your show send him an email by going to the CONTACT PAGE.  You can also CLICK HERE to fill out a quick and easy form to get a quote.


Owner/Drill Designer Robert Nieves has over 30 years experience in the marching band and drum corps activity and more than 26 years of designing experience.  He will work with you to make sure you have the show you want for your students.

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Drill Design Software

Using Pyware 3D Professional Software, Robert will create your Drill Package. You will have the option to use up to 8 different tools to help you teach your show to your marching programs, which include easy to read drill charts that allow you and your students to be efficient in rehearsal and successful in your performances and competitions.

High School and Drum Corps Experience

Robert has worked with numerous high schools in California and Texas.  He has more than 15 years of Drum Corps experience both marching and instructing in the Santa Clara Vanguard organization.  A former Director of the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets,  Robert knows what it takes to be successful and can help you reach your goals for your marching programs.

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2014 Fall Warm Ups


“Robert’s Creativity and smart design allows our musicians to perform at the highest level and be greatly successful musically, his ability to stage to the strengths of our instrumental sections makes it easier to have a full, balanced sound throughout the show”

-Rick South
Wilcox High School Music Director
Vanguard ’80-’91 & SCVC ’11-’18 Brass Instructor
Cavaliers Brass Instructor 1992
7 DCI World & Open Class Championships

Contact Robert

If you would like to contact Robert with a question or request a quote for a custom drill design please click here for more information on how to contact him.

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