The 2023 marching arts season is about to begin! Winter guard, indoor percussion, and indoor winds season leads us off, with some shows happening this weekend. I’m looking forward to seeing all of the performers on the floor, as well as my many friends throughout the marching community. I plan on a full schedule of… Continue reading 2023 Indoor Season Schedule
I was late to the game when it comes to my love of the indoor marching arts, including winterguard. While I was aware of the activity thanks to my participation in drum corps, I had seen very few performances, even when I was at WGI in 2001 working a recruitment booth for Empire Statesmen. It… Continue reading Marching Monday – 2012 Santa Clara Vanguard Winterguard
Created and performed in the year following the Orlando Pulse Massacre, the Black Gold winter guard‘s 2017 performance of “One” utilized the music of Coldplay‘s “Fix You” while the names and ages of each of the 49 victims were announced. The floor, costumes, and flag designs evoked both the “pulse” of a heart stopping and… Continue reading Black Gold IW 2017 One – YouTube
Six years ago, I went to my first Winter Guard International Indoor Percussion Finals. It was a spur of the moment decision to go, and I was fortunate to get a seat right on the center line of the performance floor, way up on the top row. On top of the incredible performances, I was… Continue reading 2015 WGI – The Proposal
As an alumnus and life long supporter of the marching arts, any time I see drum corps, marching band, color guard, indoor percussion, or indoor winds get some love and recognition outside of our tight knit community, I want to celebrate. Recently, reaction videos have become a major part of the YouTube world, and one… Continue reading Marching Arts Reaction Videos
Between this reaction video and EMC Production’s reaction to the video with Mike McIntosh’s judges tape, I still can’t get enough of this show.
Do you want it? DO YOU WANT IT?!?!?
Adam watches 2017 Pulse – HOW DID THEY ONLY GET 3RD??? Adam watches 2017 MCM – OK, I get it now.
I have uploaded all of my photos from the 2020 Winter Guard International Dayton Percussion/Winds Regional to my Flickr account. Each performing group has its own album. Feel free to find the group you performed with/worked with/are a fan of, enjoy the photos, and share on social media. Please give me photo credit if you… Continue reading 2020 WGI Dayton Percussion/Winds Regional – Flickr Albums
Here are ALL of the photos I took on day two of the 2020 Winter Guard International Dayton Percussion and Winds Regional last weekend. The photos include Percussion Finals. You are welcome to download and share any of these photos. I do ask that you give me photo credit for any photos you do share.