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Student Leaders: Managing Your Own Frustrations!

| February 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

The job of a student leader comes with frustrations.  What you are doing is difficult and time consuming and you probably have many other important responsibilities pulling at you from other areas of your life.  First, understand that it is normal to feel frustrated from time to time.  Second, take a step back and breathe!  […]

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Rehearsal Techniques for Student Leaders

| February 1, 2007 | 0 Comments

This is an article originally written as part of a student leadership manual.  It outlines practical advice and strategies for student leaders (which may also be helpful for new instructors) on ways to teach and clean routines. Group Teaching Techniques The captain(s) are the primary officer(s) responsible for group teaching and demonstration at rehearsals.  The […]

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Top Ten Competition Tips for New Performers: Marching Band Color Guard

| January 20, 2007 | 4 Comments

Your first competition is coming up and the excitement is setting in, along with maybe a few questions and a case of nerves!  Don’t worry!  Competitions will probably become one of your favorite parts of being a color guard performer.  They can be nerve-wracking, but nothing is more fun than getting to perform the show […]

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