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The Tour Body: What It Is and How to Stay Fit After Tour

In this blog post I’ll be talking about the iconic drum corps “tour body” that people come home with after their summer at DCI. Basically explaining what it is, and how you can “keep” or improve upon it. 1,343 more words

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WGI World Championships 2017 in Dayton, Ohio

Although I play tuba, I was once involved in this crazy activity known as Winter Guard International, or WGI. I started off in my high school’s ensemble playing bass guitar because at the time I was terrible at percussion. 1,563 more words

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BKPE 2017 - you have healed me.

It is 3:00 in the morning and I am sitting in a slightly better than a 2-bit hotel in Dayton, Ohio – a place I come once a year, almost every year.   1,018 more words

The Last Rehearsal of the Season; The Hardest Day of the Year

The rehearsals for this season are finished. The shows and the kids are headed to WGI World Championships tomorrow…

I have to be honest. This is always one of the hardest days of the year. 392 more words

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Pageantry Notes and Upcoming Events for March 25-26, 2017

March 25-26: Events

Winter Guard International (WGI), Guard: Mid-South Power Regional at E. A. Diddle Arena, Western Kentucky University (Kentucky), Southeast Power Regional at CFE Arena on the campus of the University of Central Florida (Florida), and the West Power Regional at the University of Las Vegas at the Thomas and Mack Center (Nevada) 407 more words

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Hit. The. Drum.

There is a one-of-a-kind satisfaction you get when you hit a drum.

I used to be a part of a world-class percussion organization: STRYKE. In Hollywood Hills High School, where STRYKE rehearses from Friday to Sunday for several hours, you are shaped into someone who can… 143 more words

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The Show.

The Show.

There are several shows in between the months to help prepare for a simulation of the Finals show that happens in April. The following is one way of several ways it could go. 168 more words

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