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Values:  ​​

  1. World Class Service

  2. Diversity and Inclusion

  3. Honesty and Humility

  4. Curiosity and Innovation

Mission Statement:  EMFDrill strives for a world class commitment to all we do, on and off the performance stage.  We value diversity, honesty, and curiosity above all else in addition to this commitment to world class service.



Edward Michael Francis

Born in Waukegan, Illinois, Edward's career spans over two decades.  He has worked with luminaries such as Hall-of-Fame percussion writer Dan Delong, MSC color guard designer David Bolzman, and DCI drill writers Drew Farmer and Kevin Michael Bell.  In addition he performed with several drum and bugle corps including the World Champion Reading Buccaneers, Hawthorne Caballeros and The Harrison Bushwackers. 

While he was head visual designer at Marching Show Concepts, he taught, judged, and designed for ensembles in twenty-six states.  Past productions include outdoor band as well as indoor color guard, percussion, and winds.  His design work has been showcased at both Winter Guard International and Bands of America events including Grand Nationals. 

From 2003-2010 Edward judged every visual caption for both indoor and outdoor across 9 states with National Judges Association.  Click the "Judging" button below for bookings and inquiries. 

Currently Edward resides in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico with his family and his cat, Myron (named after famed DCI drill designer Myron Rosander.)

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