Stephanie Chavez – Recruiting and Retention
WATCH NOW! This webinar was recorded on May 2, 2017. Stephanie Chavez is the director of the WGI Champion Color Guard at Klein Oak HS. Stephanie joins Courtney Allison to share her expertise on recruiting students and retention in your program.
John Leonard – How to Create the “Big Picture”
John Leonard is the director of the Marcus Color Guard program and has been a teacher and choreographer for nearly twenty years. John joins Courtney Allison of ColorGuardEDU to share his expertise on How To Create The “Big Picture.” Building better transitions, planning the show for maximum effect, and creating a program that showcases the strengths of your group. The video of this webinar is available now and can be accessed at the same location where you signed up. WATCH AN EXCERPT OF THE CONVERSATION
WATCH NOW! TAKE YOUR PLANNING FULL CIRCLE! Byron Valentine joins Courtney Allison from ColorGuardEDU to share his expertise in design and instruction. Byron will present "I Want to Paint a Picture, but Where Do I Buy the Paint?" Helpful Hints for Designing in the Complex World of Winterguard. Topics include Planning in Advance, Deciding on The Intent, Mood and Feeling, Shapes and Textures, and Entertainment / Making your Show Accessible to the Audience.
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Jennifer Hinshaw – Give Your Students The Love Of Dance
Jennifer Hinshaw talks about how to give your students a love of dance. Train new students without leaving advanced behind! We discuss the important of variety in dance class, engaging students while they learn new skills. Jennifer has been involved in the color guard activity since 1995 and is on the staff at Avon HS and Lexis Winter Guard.
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!
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.
The Matt Harloff Collection
NEW! All 15 of Matt Harloff's remarkably helpful educational videos are available at ONE lower price. Purchase the entire collection of 15 videos at one time for 1/2 of the cost of purchasing each individually! Topics include The Crown Sound, Full Volume, Tuning-Just Intonation, Breathe DAH, The Method of Release, Show Exercises, and many other vital topics. 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.
Bluecoats Design Staff on Jagged Line
Free Access to this video! Doug Thrower, Tom Rarick, and Vince Oliver talk about the creation of "Jagged Line." They discuss working with Thank You Scientist, the huge stage, amplification, and creating the sound and groove of the music.