EXCERPT EIGHT: The Bicentennial Bastille Day Parade - The Paris, France experience was exhilarating, a historic milestone and high honor for the band to be the official and sole representative of the United States of America in the Bastille Day Parade.
EXCERPT SEVEN: GROWING MY OWN CROP - In this excerpt Dr Foster discusses the creation of band dance routines, band pageants (themed shows), and the creation & publication of "The Marching Band Bible"
EXCERPT SIX: THE FAMU BAND CAMP - Dr Foster is credited for the creation of many techniques and maneuvers. Did you know he created the format used for "The Band Camp" as well?
EXCERPT FIVE - CONTRIBUTORS TO THE LEGACY - In his own words Dr Foster talks about individuals who have contributed to the legacy of the Marching "100" or contributed to his own legacy in some way.
EXCERPT FOUR – A GREAT CHALLENGE – The future of our youth in this changing world is dependent in part on how we as contributors to our community and society can assist youth in becoming high achievers. This is a great challenge.
EXCERPT THREE - GROWING MY OWN CROP - My "growing your own crop" methods involved recruiting, evaluating, and training our own alumni, gleaned from our own fertile fields, or as today's students say, "the patch"...