Tag: on the web

Live to Spin – Documentary

| March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Live To Spin from A.D.Jakubowski on Vimeo. The Pacificaires of British Columbia, Canada are the subject of a documentary of their season and the winter guard activity being produced by No Limit Productions to help promote awareness for the activity throughout the world!  We asked Anna Jakubowski, the director of the Live to Spin Project, […]

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“On the Starting Line” debuts this Winter

| December 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

We recently heard about a new marching arts movie, “On the Starting Line,” set amid the exciting world of Drum Corps Color Guard.  It’s a narrative feature described as a coming of age story written and directed by Wendy J. Manera, a Blue Devils alumnus.  Producer Linda Vito took a few moments to tell us […]

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Video Interview with The Blue Devil’s David Gibbs

| August 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Halftime Magazine posted their first video interview today with David Gibbs of the Blue Devil's Drum and Bugle Corps at DCI Championships.  He offers advice for directors that is applicable to our activity as well!

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Cadet’s Behind the Scenes Video

| July 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

I’m on the email list for USSBA/YEA so every week or so I get an email with updates about their season, upcoming contests and educational extras.  My band competes in the USSBA circuit which is why I originally signed up.  But this summer I’m finding that I’m really enjoying some of the “extras” they are […]

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The Marching Band Employment Exchange

| July 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Check out this new web service – the Marching Band Employment Exchange at  http://bandjobs.org/ It’s a free service provided by the U.S. Scholastic Band Association (USSBA). You can register as an employer and post openings in your staff or register as a job-seeker and post your resume for band directors and color guard instructors to […]

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Check out new Color Guard Blog!

| April 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Check out this new Color Guard Blog started by a journalism major at the University of Texas.  The stories are well-written and interesting and she includes several great video pieces!  www.sportofthearts.wordpress.com .

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Dance Spirit Magazine – Check out this great resource

| April 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Years ago I subscribed to Dance Spirit Magazine but let my subscription lapse for some reason, though I can’t remember why.  Just this week I posted a question on the Color Guard Planet message boards about finding information for a reader on the physical demands of colorguard compared to that of athletics.  One message board […]

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Flag Technique Video

| November 3, 2007 | 0 Comments

Banddirector.com features a series of instructional videos.  One is a basic flag video featuring Ronnie Bynum of the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps .  Click here to link to their website and the video !   [updated Oct 2011 – videos are still there but we can’t find the direct link – go to this […]

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Rifle Technique Video

| November 3, 2007 | 0 Comments

We found a video by the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps featuring Andrew Acheson on Band Director.com .  This is a video on rifle technique that you can view online – it covers parts of the rifle, basic spins, and other beginner technique! Click Here for the Video!  

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