College 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.
Tag Archives: College Bands
BAND STORIES: What Lead You To Join A College Band?
It was a magical moment. One of the few times I got goosebumps from a marching band arrangement. I was sold. I knew it at that moment.
ON THE YARD: With Mr. Warren Shaw And The CAU Spring Band Brawl
This week we are featuring a story from what some describe as the band capitol of the south… Atlanta, Georgia.
COULD THE DJ REPLACE THE COLLEGE MARCHING BAND? Don’t Laugh So Quickly At The Thought…
Music Education is being sandwiched in between two very large financial institutions: College Football and the Music Industry and when that happens money wins
MAKE BANDS GREAT!…AGAIN: What Causes Bands To “Fall Off”?
There are three broad areas that I recommend as the litmus strips for band program consistency.