Tag Archive for Marching Band

Introducing My Library

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Performance planning is rarely the highlight of any music director’s season. Designing your concert may be enjoyable in itself, but the stress that comes with finding the right music, keeping track of what you have and haven’t reviewed, and deciding …

Music in the Air: The DCI Summer Tour

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Summer in the United States offers many unique opportunities for music lovers to enjoy the weather while seeing a favorite group or hearing an entirely new genre. One such genre is a lesser-known but …

Plan Your Field Show with Pyware

5836143 The process of planning and executing a marching band field show can take an incredibly long time, but since 1994, marching band directors have had Pyware to help them.  Pyware is an advanced tool for constructing and visualizing both formations …

Three Marching Band Horror Stories

Marching-Band-CoverTrying to keep a rehearsal running smoothly with a collection of musicians is difficult enough as it is.  Add to that the unpredictable outdoors, a plethora of competitions, and a hundred or so jittery teenagers and you might as well …

Veterans Day 2012

Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

  • On November 11, 1918, the fighting for World War I actually stopped on the eleventh hour

Pass the Pepper, Please

Are you a music teacher or director?  If so, would you “Like” to win a $1,000 Pepper Gift Card?

Simple enough, right?  Actually, it is!

Through May 1, 2013, we are running a sweepstakes to win a $1,000 gift card.  …