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753: Social Media Tips for More Success

Get more eyes on the great work your group is doing!  Dr. Brandon Arvay gives you easy strategies you can implement right away to get more eyes on your posts, create more effective content, and waste less time on ineffective posts!

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Guard Closet.com
 
 
752: Hawaii Bands at Grand Nationals

Directors from Maui HS and Mililani HS discuss the challenges and rewards of making this big trip.

Sponsored by:
Six to Five Productions
 
 
751: Mandarins Take Us To “Life Rite After”

Key Poulan, Mario Ramirez, Ike Jackson, and JW Koester talk about the creation of the show concept, the music, the giant rotating stage, the elaborate costuming, the stilts, the light up rifles, and more!

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
750: The Cadets “Unity Project”
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Drew Shanefield, the artistic director and brass designer for The Cadets, talks about this year’s show and the special challenges the corps faced this season.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
749: The Cavaliers Bring “Madness and Creativity”

Daniel Wiles and Richard Hinshaw discuss this show about letting your inner creativity shine through, the complexities of the musical book, and they share tips on their great success at guard and prop integration.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
748: Boston Sends Out An “SOS”
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Keith Potter, the Artistic Director for the Boston Crusaders, discusses the origin of the show concept, the choices behind the props and environment created, and how the idea of “lost and found” became this thrilling production.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
747: Carolina Crown: Creating “Beast”
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Rick Subel and David Starnes discuss how music, visual, and primal energy combine to showcase the real beasts, the corps members themselves!  Hear about the costumes, the props, the music choices, and that gorgeous ballad!

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
746: Designing the Bluecoats Uniforms
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Greg Lagola takes us into the design process of creating 150 different looks for the 2018 Bluecoats corps and guard members. Careful choices of colors, patterns, and design made this special production a success.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
745: Bluecoats on the Look of “Session 44”
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Jon Vanderkolff & Michael Raiford give us inside information about the design process that led to the chairs, the 150 different costumes used, the color choices, the use of the singer, and the front ensemble’s look and placement.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
 
744: Blue Devils Bring “Nighthawks” To Life
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Scott Chandler discusses how the show deconstructs the painting and then puts it back together, all with that unique Blue Devils style.

Sponsored by:
Marching Arts Education
 
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