April 1, 2018

This is the difference between 'where we are', and 'where we want to be'.  

Often times we are in the position of 'hoping things work out'.  In terms of the marching arts, we hope we have a good run.  We hope we do well at a competition.  We hope we don't drop. We hope...

February 1, 2018

Leadership.  It's squishy.  

I've attended countless leadership seminars, workshops, retreats, etc. and read countless books on the topic, and the most intelligent thing I can say at the top is that "it's squishy".  

By that, I mean that no matter how hard you...

December 2, 2017

At its core, it's a ridiculous notion. We judge art. And give it scores.

It's that time of year again, well, honestly, it's always 'that time of year', but since it's band season, it's an 'all skate' and everybody has their hands in it to some degree.

We study the sheets...

November 1, 2017

To say that I feel strongly about the opportunity Winds has in the marching-arts world would be an incredible understatement. As the Executive Director of an organization that was formed to support a drum corps, naturally this does present another avenue in which we ca...

October 15, 2017

Thank you for checking out the page.  We're going to add a blog page to the website to try and give the site a little more 'human' touch than simply 'who we are, what we do, when we do it'.  

From time to time we will have guests sharing their thoughts, along with...

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