Color Guard Director

Contact Mr. Istratie

Mark Istratie is from Farmington Hills, MI and is where he began his career in the activity. Mark graduated from Harrison High School and then went on to perform with Ancora Winter Guard (2008-2009) and with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps (2008-2010).

Mark then continued his career in teaching many different ensembles including: Farmington Harrison High School, South Lyon High School, Lake Orion High School, Oakland University Winter Guard, Ancora Winter Guard, Farmington United Winter Guard, Farmington United Percussion, Ovation Independent, and West Bloomfield High School.

Recently Mark relocated to San Antonio, Texas where he served as the Color Guard Director at Judson High School. While in Texas, Mark was also a part of the technical staff for Origins Color Guard (Austin, Texas). M ark holds a bachelors degree in Vocal Performance from Madonna University and also holds current performances with the Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Opera MODO, and Opera San Antonio.