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Fun Friday: What To Get The Winter Percussion Coach Who Already Has Everything

Fun Friday: What To Get The Winter Percussion Coach Who Already Has Everything

I feel like so much of what I've been writing lately has been about doom and gloom as we all introspect on how we engage with the marching arts world heading into what could very possibly be a "normal" band season after one of the most abnormal years in modern history. So, I thought "You know what, for Fun Friday let's talk about something not so end of the world". And that's what we have here! I went through the Winter Percussion Collection and picked out my five favorite things that, as an instructor, I would want to...


Product Spotlight: Minimalist Color Guard Unisex Hoodie

Product Spotlight: Minimalist Color Guard Unisex Hoodie

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Minimalist Color Guard Unisex Hoodie - $35

So every week on Thursdays we take it upon ourselves to really dig into that blog aesthetic where we attempt our best to sell you on something to buy from the store. And that's all well and good and if you thought you'd make it to the weekend without brazen attempts to hawk some wears, well, welcome to capitalist America.
But after a week of eventful posts and...


General Thoughts - Marching Band: Expectations Vs. Reality

General Thoughts - Marching Band: Expectations Vs. Reality

Well now, we find ourselves hurdling once again toward the summer, as our winter seasons are wrapping up, and the age-old process of attempting to convince high schoolers to give up their summers and their Saturdays to run around a hot field is about to begin in earnest. For those of you who may be put off by that last sentiment, let’s have a brief moment of honesty. We know all the good that comes from being involved in the marching arts as individuals who have either already decided that this is what we want...


Box 5s: Top 5 Winter Percussion Finds!

Box 5s: Top 5 Winter Percussion Finds!

The winter percussion season is quickly headed towards its end, but there is still time to rock some great new designs. Here are our Box 5 finds from our 2021 Winter Percussion collection! Pick them out now before they disappear. Click here to view the entire collection yourself and see what other great designs we have waiting for you. We are so proud of the incredible work of the designers who created some truly one-of-a-kind designs that you won't find anywhere else.

#5: Teddy Bass Unisex Sweatshirt - $35

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Weekly Recap: Top 10 Most Watched Winds Performances from Week 3

Weekly Recap: Top 10 Most Watched Winds Performances from Week 3

As we've progressed through this new, uncharted virtual season WGI has been released weekly videos compiling the Top 10 most viewed from competition in each category: Color Guard, Percussion, Winds. Every week, on Monday, we will be going through those videos and having thoughts, opinions, and remarks about how the activity is doing and our favorites of the week. I'll preface this with: This will not be a negative place. I'm not looking to stir up drama or "spill tea". Every group who is capable and willing to put on a show in these circumstances deserves support and respect. With...