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The Ultimate Marching Band Handbook: Everything You Need to Know!
One of the most underrated and misunderstood pastimes in America. Traditional High School and College Marching Bands are a staple in music education and sports. What is Marching Band? A marching band is a type of musical ensemble that performs music while marching or moving in formation. Marching bands are typically made up of brass […]
Complete Marching Band Glossary, & Terms
Every marching band is unique. The terms they use and their meanings will vary slightly (especially the verbal commands used for directing the band). This glossary covers all the basic words you would need to know about Marching Band. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | […]
Top 30 College Marching Bands (2023)
Marching in college is a unique experience. You leave your family to go to college, and then you immediately have a new band family that looks out for each other. If you thought a high school marching band was fun, you would be blown away the first time you march at a pregame show in […]
Marching Band Flute: The Ultimate Guide
The Flute has been used to create all genres of music, but recently the Flute has been heard in a genre that has been a surprise, rap music. An example is the singer, songwriter, rapper, and classically trained flutist Lizzo. While not all flutists dance and twerk while playing, there has been more attention on […]
21 Fundraiser Ideas for Band, Orchestra, and Choir that WORK!
Let’s face it fundraising isn’t the most exciting or pleasant part of participating in a group like marching band, orchestra, or choir yet it is one of the most necessary aspects of keeping the music program up and running. A lot of high school and college musicians are very busy practicing and performing their art […]
Best Shoes for Marching Band (2023 Read This First!)
All marchers should take care of their bodies. Proper marching techniques can help prevent injuries, but the stress on your legs and feet can cause harm. One of the best ways to avoid injuries in Marching Band is to buy the Best Marching Band Shoes for practice and performing. New Balance: Minimus TR BOA Adidas: […]
Is Marching Band a Sport? Here’s Why We Say Yes!
My daughter was talking with a friend the other day about being in Marching Band her friend (we’ll call him Max) was poking fun at her for calling Marching Band a sport. Rightfully so my daughter defended herself. She let Max know about the amount of physical exertion and practice required of her to be […]
21 Marching Band Show Ideas for 2023
Deciding on a marching band show idea for the season is a crucial step in the planning process. It can be difficult to decide what show idea is right for your band. Every year is very different, and band members change, therefore the needs of the band change. The following article will offer you our […]
What is a Band Booster? If You Have a Kid in Band it’s You!
Music programs are an amazing way for kids to learn so many skills that will help them throughout their life. For kids who don’t have much of a desire to play sports music programs often offer an excellent alternative. It gives them a chance to be part of a group and a sense of belonging. […]
10 Reasons Color Guard is Hard (Is it Worth it?)
Watching the color guard perform along with the marching band has always been one of my favorite things to do. Knowing all the hard work and effort the team has put into perfecting their routine makes it that much more enjoyable. I have seen firsthand how my daughter and her teammates have worked relentlessly putting […]