The History Behind Marching Bands

Modern marching bands have evolved a long way but retained some influences from their roots in military music. Although the uniforms have become more elaborate and the formations more artistic, the precision and upbeat nature of marching band music has stayed the...

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...