Tag: design

Semi-DIY Numbered Flags

| October 19, 2010 | 0 Comments
Semi-DIY Numbered Flags

reposted on CGE with permission of the author, originally posted September 28, 2010 on her blog, “One More Time, I Promise! … Now, Do it Again.” A few weeks ago I brought you pocket watch props.  This week I present customized flags. As I previously stated, our theme this year is “It’s About Time”. We […]

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DIY Pocketwatch Props

| October 18, 2010 | 1 Comment
DIY Pocketwatch Props

(reposted on CGE with permission of the author, originally posted September 21, 2010 on her blog, “One More Time, I Promise! … Now, Do it Again .”) Well, we spent Labor Day making the pocket watches for our fall show, titled “I’m Late.” Here’s how you can do it… in 25-ish steps.

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Reflections on a Webinar: Transitions vs. Moments of Development

| January 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

In early December, I had the privilege of interviewing Karl Lowe for the WGASC education webinar series.  While there were certainly many nuggets of color guard gold that came from him during that interview, there is one in particular that I found to be especially compelling for this time of the year.  I really appreciated […]

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When You Hit the Proverbial Block….

| September 25, 2009 | 1 Comment

It’s a bit ironic that the topic of the article is about hitting a block in choreography, because I have definitely hit a bit of a writing block as of late.  So, hopefully this article will inspire instructors as well as this author. First things first…realize that blocks are inevitable, and you are going to […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! (One Instructor’s Approach to WG Costume Design)

| June 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Color guard instructor Amanda Gilanyi from Southern New Jersey has started a new blog for her own reflections and musings on the everyday life of a guard coach.  In her article (reposted here with permission) “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” [June 5, 2009] she talks about her process of choosing the perfect […]

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Dress for Success… The Search for the Perfect Costume

| December 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

(Article reprinted with permission of the author – first appeared Dec 2008 on www.wgasc.org) In my last article, I wrote about music selection and the importance of choosing the perfect piece of music as a vehicle for your competitive show.  This week, I am moving on to the next step in the ladder of show […]

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The Sound of Music

| December 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

As I write this article it is mid November, and the Fall Field show season is quickly approaching its conclusion.  However, as with all things in the color guard world, this is no time for rest & reflection.   In actuality, this is the time when all instructors begin to frantically search for inspiration for their […]

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The McCormick’s Designer Color Kit: A Reader Review

| August 31, 2008 | 1 Comment
The McCormick’s Designer Color Kit: A Reader Review

Reader Rosemarie Heite Molinary shares her appreciation of the new Designer’s Color Kit from McCormicks and explains how this new tool helped her involve her students in the design process.

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Music Licensing/Programming Clinic

| February 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

YEA/USSBA is sponsoring a Music Licensing/Programming Clinic at Herndon High School in Herndon, VA.  Click here to link to the article on their website with details and registration information.

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Choosing Music: Article on MJA Website

| October 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

The Massachusetts Judges Association has an article posted on their website discussing factors in choosing music for beginning color guard programs.  Check it out at the link below.    

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