Tim Fairbanks – Tips and Tricks for Staging Indoor Drumline
WATCH NOW! Tim Fairbanks is here to guide you as you are planning for your most successful season yet! Tim is the Director and Visual Designer for Rhythm X and is an internationally in-demand clinician, designer, arranger, and adjudicator. Tim shares valuable tips and tricks for staging indoor drumline, giving you practical information you can use right now as you are creating your Winter production. Topics include suggested intervals, creating clarity between sections, step sizes for different classes, how much drill to write for your group, and tricks for getting the most effect from your performers. Watch an excerpt
Alan Spaeth & Steve Ryan- Technology and Marching Arts: Digital Design
Watch Now! Alan Spaeth and Steve Ryan on Technology and Marching Arts: Digital Design. Keep your group on the cutting edge! We show you how. Topics include working with technology, keeping an open mind in the design process, taking chances in design, and making sure we see the performer through a costume.
Greg Lagola – Choosing a Uniform from a Catalog
WATCH NOW! Start your season knowing your group will look amazing! We show you how. Fashion Designer Greg Lagola, who famously designed the 2016 Bluecoats uniforms, shares advice on choosing a uniform from a catalog. Once your show music and concept is chosen, how does one proceed from there to choose an existing uniform for greatest success? Topics include how to make all body types look great, deciding how much to spend (or where to spend your dollars for most impact,) including male members effectively, and how to navigate the choices in a catalog to find the right design for your needs.
Lindsey Vento – Show Coordination through Body Movement
WATCH NOW! This webinar was recorded on Sept. 20, 2017.
Lindsey Vento on "Show Coordination Through Body Movement." Lindsey explains how to create the "big picture" through the color guard and band body movements. Topics include Coordination, Pacing, "Development" instead of Transition, Planning a Coordinated Idea, "Remembering the Excellence Factor", and the need for visual variety. This is practical information YOU can use right now!
Chad Berkstresser: Creating Shows about Powerful Women
WATCH NOW! Chad Berkstresser on "Creating Shows about Powerful Women FOR Powerful Women." Chad talks about the process of creating these shows, life lessons he teaches his young guard members through these shows, and the benefits of bringing guest clinicians in to work with his group. Chad has worked with and written for many ensembles, including Father Ryan HS, Spring HS and The Woodlands.
Virtual Clinics Webinar
Free Access to this Webinar! Matt Harloff joins Courtney and Tim to discuss the new Virtual Clinics now available. Take your group to the next level by giving them the advantage of advice from EXPERTS at the very top of our activity! It’s as easy as sharing a video!
Michael Rosales – Creating Choreography
LIVE WEBINAR on Wednesday, September 13 at 9:00 pm Eastern time!
The Michael Rosales webinar on September 13 will be postponed due to the catastrophic hurricane headed towards Florida. Michael resides in Miami with his family.
A later date for Michael's webinar "Creating Choreography" will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and please join us in sending our love to all of the color guard folks impacted by this weather event."
Michael Rosales on "Creating Choreography: How to find what works best for your team." Michael has worked with Carolina Crown, Santa Clara Vanguard, and the Blue Knights, plus was the choreographer for "Blast: The Music of Disney" currently touring in Japan.
Inside the Circle 2 – Matt Harloff and Michael Klesch
WATCH NOW! Make The Learning Process More Efficient! Matt Harloff and Michael Klesch return for the second in a series "Inside The Circle" where they share great advice helpful as school begins! Insider tips include preparing music correctly for students to save time in rehearsal, strategies to get students comfortable with the music faster, and suggestions on techniques for adjusting parts and teaching efficiently.
ColorGuardEDU First Release Collection
NEW! The first 12 releases from Courtney Allyson Mill's great new resource, ColorGuardEDU are available at ONE lower price. Purchase the entire collection of 12 videos at one time for 1/2 of the cost of purchasing each individually! Useful information from experts Joey Powell, Rick Subel, Tim Newburn, Stephanie Chavez, John Leonard, Marlieta Matthews, Andrea Foerch, Byron Valentine and Jennifer Hinshaw. Take your group to the next level by increasing your knowledge! This low price also includes the option to share these videos with your staff.