Weird Instruments That Are Used in Almost All Horror Film Soundtracks

Weird Instruments That Are Used in Almost All Horror Film Soundtracks The season of Halloween is nearly upon us. Everyone is busy putting the final touches on costumes, perfecting their goblin screech and gearing up for a night full of all things creepy and totally bizarre. Halloween is perfect for a night of haunted houses […]

Great State Fairs for Marching Bands

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The Texas State Fair is just around the corner so we thought this article on the Best State Fairs for Marching Bands was fitting.  Hope you enjoy! Don’t miss it; don’t even be late! A grand American tradition, a state fair gathers together the best in agriculture, livestock, arts and crafts, food, fun, and of […]

Inspiration from the 1984 Cavaliers

Inspiration from the 1984 Cavaliers The 1984 Dm Corps International World Championship events were originally scheduled to return to Miami, however, various factors spurred DCI to move to Georgia Tech’s Grant Field instead. The first-place Garfield Cadets repeated as Champion by scoring just a tenth over the Blue Devils, giving the corps 76 wins over […]

Band Room Makeover Makes the Most of Space

Innovative products and technology as well as practical space-saving ideas can help band directors turn even the smallest space into an efficient rehearsal room. Band Room Makeover Makes the Most of Space Fayetteville (Arkansas) High School became a completely new school, and director of bands Barry Harper received the band room of his dreams. After a […]

Guidelines for Bands Playing during Football Games

Guidelines for Bands Playing during Football Games. Do you know the rules?  If you are in a band or thinking about joining someday, here is an interesting piece of information about playing during a football game!   UIL Football games are conducted under NCAA Rules. As it relates to when a band may play during […]

Two Million Reasons Why Marching Band Kids Are So Responsible

  Two Million Reasons Why Marching Band Kids Are So Responsible   We have all watched a marching band at half time. We have all marveled at the quality of music and the complexity of marching, but have we ever considered how much responsibility is placed upon a marching band member? Mr. Gary Gribble, director […]

Director’s Assistant Puts a Little EZZZZZZ In Your Step!

Less Hassle, No Annual Cost!   Director’s Assistant offers a POWERFUL SOLUTION to the never ending problem of uniform sizing. The correct length for your performance dress and tux is as easy as a SNAP! And it’s EXCLUSIVE at Director’s Assistant.     The EZ Hem Tux Trouser and the No Hem Dress is revolutionary, […]

Five Ways Marching Band Can Prepare You For College

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Five Ways Marching Band Can Prepare You For College   The beginning of college is a very interesting experience, and many students aren’t prepared for a brand new set of responsibilities. It’s a big step up from high school: you’ll need to completely shift your learning style, learn how to be on time without your […]

Great Writers on the Power of Music

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“Music is the best means we have of digesting time,” ~ Igor Stravinsky Psychologists have studied why playing music benefits your brain more than any other activity and how listening to music enraptures the brain. But, more than that, music works over the human spirit and stands as a supreme manifestation of our very humanity — something Carl Sagan […]

Central Texas steps up to help California drum & bugle corps

Central Texas steps up to help California drum & bugle corps   The Central Texas community stepped up to make sure more than 200 members of a world class drum and bugle corps from California didn’t go hungry after the group unexpectedly lost their food trailer in an accident earlier this month while traveling from […]