As the marching band season draws to a close, it’s often heralded by band parents with a...Read More
You don’t want to miss one of our most popular blog posts! Today’s guest post is by Mary Mackie.
Band isn’t something you roll out of bed and decide might be fun to do that day. It’s something that a young person commits to, on a daily basis, often giving up lots of other fun things they could be doing, because they are part of something bigger than themselves: they are part of the band.
People need to really know and understand about BAND.Read More
Today’s guest blogger is Penny Ray.
Music programs give our students practice and experience in skills that reach far beyond musical notes and instruments. The kids don’t realize that they are getting experience in so many non-musical life-skills that will have positive impacts as they become adults.Read More
The marching activity has shaped my life in so many positive ways. The experiences listed above would not have been possible without the skills I learned or the people I met while playing a drum! However, I fear that one day my children won’t have the same opportunities that I once had.Read More
Twenty-one years ago, our oldest of seven children joined the Alan C. Pope High School marching band. Little did anyone know that this was the beginning of a family tradition.Read More