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What Band Has Meant to Me

I’ve been putting this off forever.  We had our last home football game.  And then we had our last away game.  And then we still had a concert on Friday night, where I had to get myself into that wool … Continue reading

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Homecoming

Normally, the Homecoming football game is like any other football game for me.  I go to practice four hours before the game, watch–“watch”–the whole game, perform the Pregame show, halftime show, etc.  As a freshman, sophomore, and junior, Homecoming wasn’t … Continue reading

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10 reasons why you should do marching band this fall

That’s right! If you haven’t already committed to band for the upcoming fall, you’re being unpatriotic.  Here are ten reasons why you should sign up for marching band: 1. “15 minutes of fame”? Heck, you get 15 minutes times and times … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving: The Instrument Stereotypes

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is only appropriate to address the wonderful phenomenon that is the band “family”.  It may sound corny, but the people in band end up being like your brothers and sisters and make school a home away … Continue reading

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Wisconsin is Inspiring

One of the great things about the Mighty Sound of Maryland is our director.  (I’m not going to name names here, but he may spark your interest if you look him up.) I’ve always found my band directors to be … Continue reading

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