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Putting Together Your First Drill Chart

Drill charts are vital in making sure that the band rehearses material properly. However, they are challenging to put together. Writers need to combine music, formations, and all kinds of requests into one coherent drill chart using complicated software. This guide...

The Best College Marching Bands

All college marching bands know how to put on a show. However, there are a few that are just a cut above the rest. The following college marching bands are guaranteed to provide an unforgettable performance during halftime and beyond. Texas A&M Aggie Band Texas is...

What Is Color Guard?

There are many different aspects to marching band that most people are not familiar with. Color guard has been a part of most marching band performances for decades, but many people do not know what it is. This lesser-known section of many marching bands provides an...

Ways to Cope with Stress at Work

If you’ve ever felt stressed out at work, you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 40% of Americans have reported feeling overwhelmingly stressed out while at work. Unfortunately, stress can have a negative effect on your health – both mentally and physically. If you’re not...

Writing Out Your Business Plan

No matter what business you have, you need a business plan. It is important for you to keep your business on track, to obtain funding, and to have success. It can seem overwhelming to write a business plan, but you can break it down to make it easier. Take a look at...

The Benefits of Joining Marching Band

With so many activities and extracurriculars, students often neglect marching band. Many parents and students are unaware of the opportunities that marching bands have to offer. From strengthening crucial life skills to life-changing chances to travel, marching bands...