WARHORSES: Scott Rush’s List Of Excellent Standards

wandoHe believes all students should be exposed to selections of this caliber at some point in their musical journey. 

IN LIVING COLOR: An Interview With Mr. Eddie Morris, Colorguard Director – SC State University

output“I would like to encourage those who are interested in dance, guard work, or any of the performing arts to; remember to approach life on your own terms, never allow someone to say what you can’t do, and never settle for anything less than your absolute best.”

THE MAN WITH THE PLAN: Linard McCloud’s COVID-19 Band Recovery Plan For Title 1 And Smaller Programs

linard-mccloud_06_This is not business as usual, and we must make some bold changes to achieve our goal which is to produce a performing group that is exemplary in all domains of learning.

ALL IS NOT WELL: The Cultural Issues Within The National Honorary Band Fraternity

IMG_20191128_200958_883.jpg I believe the fraternity has encountered another “Rutgers Incident”. Not a Federal Law changing the rules of the land, but rather another “incident” that will rattle the very core of the organization for years to come…

LET’S ESTABLISH THE RULES: The Ten 5th Commandments!

big4As we kick off the marching season I wanted to bring this fun part of band culture to your attention in hopes that more bands understand the 5th quarter and improve their approach to it. Don’t knock the rap skillz. Lol!

LEGACY: Does It Still Work For Today’s Bands?

sarje wadeCollege bands have a long history of “hiring within”. For a university music program, especially an HBCU band program, to never have hired an alum is highly unusual.

YOU MUST WORK HARDER THAN US: The Small Bands That Accepted The Challenge…

workSubconsciously, we seperate them from the bands we consider to be “better”… the bigger bands.

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