Drum and bugle corps Essays

  • Persuasive Essay: Why Marching Band Should Be A Sport

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    weigh 30-35 pounds. Furthermore, drums, depending on their size, come in at around 20 pounds. Even if the instrument isn't

  • Personal Narrative: My Marching Band Journey

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    From the moment, “If you miss the next week of band camp, someone else will be marching in your spot,” flew out of my band director’s mouth and slapped me across the face, all chances of having the best marching band season ever disappeared. Freshman year was ruined. At first, I had no thoughts, no expressions, or feelings. Then a melody of “whys?” tried to harmonize with clusters of reasons, begetting a dissonance of buzzing in my head, “Why was I being punished for going on a vacation with my family

  • Geisha Dance Critique

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    General Description (10 marks) This video clip shows a dance by a geisha in the movie – memoirs of a geisha. It was filmed during the 1920-1930’s, the geisha culture has been in Japan since the 18th century. There is only one character performing this dance who is Sayuri. I chose to use this clip to tell you about Japan’s rich history and culture about Geishas as this clip shows a geisha’s performance and costume nicely. The long sleeves of the kimono has to be folded when performing in order to

  • Essay On Color Guard

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    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. That there is a rich history of how and why they came to be. Before getting to know the history of color guard, you have

  • Should Marching Band Be Considered A Sport Essay

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    Is marching band rigorous and athletic enough to be considered a sport? From the very start of marching band, it has been considered an activity, or a hobby, and not a sport. Most people assume it isn’t athletic because it’s just an activity or a type of hobby that you do, and they don’t consider it athletic because they think you don’t need to put that much effort into it. The people who assume there isn’t much effort put into it also believe that marching band is really easy. I have marched with

  • Trope In David Spurr's The Rhetoric Of Empire

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    It has become a common knowledge that the colonial discourse occurs on many levels . Some of these levels might be formal (government bureaucrats), others might be literary or social (travel writers and Western journalists). However, regardless of where this discourse may occur, it is darted for the purpose of the denigration and the demonization of the “Other” to a large extent. This process of besmirching the other serves the goal of legitimizing colonialism. In an attempt to make the wiles of

  • Orchestra Instrument

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    Instruments of a Philharmonic orchestra, their position and how this contributes and or hinders the overall acoustics sound of the score. I chose this topic because I have heard the philharmonic orchestra many times before at ballets over the years. Even though I had heard them I never knew what the orchestra was composed of and how they made an impact on the mood or atmosphere of the room. It also made me curious about how the way that the different instruments worked so well together and how they

  • Reflection On Color Guard

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    One of my goals is to march with a drum core (hopefully The Canton Bluecoats, The Cadets, The Phantom Regiment, or Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps) for one or multiple summers if I can pull it off. I really enjoy being around such creative and hardworking people. There is just a certain type of positivity and family aspect in band no matter

  • College Admissions Essay: My Passion For Success

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    band, and chose to play tuba in the 6th grade. It 's been a fun experience especially because girl tuba players aren 't very common. I 've come a long way since I began playing. In fact, I soon plan to audition for the Bluecoats, which is a drum and bugle corp: a professional marching band. This would be an amazing experience as I 'd get to spend the summer with insanely talented and passionate musicians touring the whole country. It would be a challenge physically and mentally, but would give me

  • Disabled By Wilfred Owen: Poem Analysis

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    going to be fun and exciting, when in reality everything was the complete opposite.”He thought of jewelled hilts for daggers in plaid socks; of smart salutes; and care of arms; and leave and pay arrears; esprit de corps; and hints for young recruits, and soon, he was drafted out with drums and cheers.” This quote is a list of things he was expecting to experience while he was fighting at the war. When he is sitting out at the park waiting to be taken back inside, he is remembering all the memories

  • Informative Speech On Seals

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    bigger things. 2. The Naval Academy also produces candidates for the Navy’s highest responsibilities of command, citizenship, and government. 3. Most midshipmen also become active in one or more of the 73 extracurricular activities, like choir, drum, bugle corps, publications, drama, flying clubs, and many more. However, it is not required. a. Midshipmen is what the Naval Academy calls its students. B. One of the four areas of programs the Naval Academy has, is Character