We’re true band geeks who love what we do We love our instruments, and band, too. For fall is marching band season, a time for woodwinds and brass to reign, For drummers to master the elusive beat, for the conductor to stand on the bandstand again The band and I — we live for our show, each other and for the show.
My Greatest Accomplishment A truly great accomplishment is something that lasts and requires determination and extensive effort. For me, making the Texas Small School All-State Mixed Choir was my biggest accomplishment because it opened me up to new passions, taught me how to work hard, and set me on the path I am on today. In my sophomore year, I joined choir simply to get my fine arts credit out of the way.
Throughout my high school career, I was forced into many situations where I was challenged to connect with my peers and serve as a role model for future students. Whether it be my involvement in the school marching band, or helping students in community tutoring sessions, I have always made it my goal to better the people around me through my own efforts. Throughout my high school career, I have put forth my best effort to connect with my peers, transform individuals, and make a difference in my community. Joining the school marching band at the beginning of my freshman year of high school was one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Color Guards’ Amazing History! People know that during half time at football games two bands play and in the band there are the color guard. No one ever stops to think about them and how they came to be. The fans just know that they are there most likely to just entertain them. They never stop to think twice as to how color guard was made and the big meaning behind it all.
To me, however, it is one of the most amazing experiences. The rush of adrenaline and the whirl of emotions that come with performing in marching band and color guard shows is ineffable. My school has a band program consisting of more than 100 high school and middle school students. Every single member of the marching band pushes themselves to
The whole school gathers as to see the teachers give Gilgamesh a special gift. It was Gilgamesh’s helmet but it had been so signed by all of the teachers including his father. With tears in his eyes and with Enkidu by his side Gilgamesh held up the helmet and said, “To Glory!” The game was at Cedar City Reformatory School.
As the summer nears its end, band kids everywhere prepare for the hectic nature of marching band. We all begin to dread the coming of band camp, but long for the passion and livelihood of the approaching marching season. Band has its ups and downs; however, the benefits it leaves us with are immeasurable. For instance, a benefit of joining band is the beautiful and irreplaceable experiences someone will get to partake in.
While the TItans were in their locker room before their game, they would warm up by singing and getting focused. After they would do this, they would play very well on the field and seem very focused on winning. During the State Championship Game, while Bertier was in the hospital paralyzed, the Titans sang to distract themselves from their captain not being able to play, and just get focused on doing good for themselves. This helped them focus better, and overall be good team players. All in all, music was an inspirational force for the team, because it got them focused, and encouraged to play better on the
We wore a red checkered uniform and a serious expression. Because of the band, you fell in love with on sports day – even though the only time you’d ever run was from vicious stray dogs. Cheering for our teams, tuck-shops, competitions filled the air with excitement. Various games like relay, hurdles, long jump, high jump were a part of the activities. Special games were organized for the teachers as well as the parents.
I will say though, that I liked our band when I was in school. I went to high school at Seaman High School here in Topeka, so it was kind of cool to see a few people I knew in the band. Knowing the head drum majors actually, it was exciting to see her and other people I knew doing such articulate movements. Throughout the show, my girlfriend explained different things about marching band to me like how intense band practice is when they get ready for the shows. I didn’t realize how much timing and practice goes into the movements of marching bands.
Rebekah Woods, a third year front ensemble member and eleventh grader quoted the movie Drumline, saying, “One band, One sound.” Band members have similar mannerisms, such as walking in time when not in band and making simple songs or beats outside of practice. Around each other, band members lose most inhibitions they have at school and enjoy the presence of other band members before practice. The 2015 Mighty Trojan Marching Band
On a hot game day in Athens Georgia where is the most likely place you can find Carine? Marching with the Redcoat band of course! Throughout High School my dream was to one-day march with the famous Redcoat Band. All I wanted was to wear the striking black hat with the arches and proudly display the Georgia G on my back.
Marching Band as a Sport When the average person thinks of sports they think of football, soccer, baseball, hockey, or basketball. Yes those are all great sports, but what about all the others that aren 't considered sports, like marching band? Marching band should be considered a sport for many reasons. Marching band fits all the definitions for a sport (and it follows them to perfection). There are many statistics to reveal marching band is a sport and how hard the members work.
Throughout the game while the football team is dominatTing, the cheerleaders are singing and dancing along to the band’s music. The students who attend the games are also enjoying the large amount of food choices that the school supplies. Seventy five percent of students interviewed said that they love to attend the high school football games.