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  • Elana Sanguigni. Drum Major Tryout Essay. . 1.)A Drum Major

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    Elana Sanguigni Drum Major Tryout Essay 1.) A Drum Major is a positive role-model; someone who others can look to as an enthusiastic and dedicated example. A Drum Major ultimately leads the band, and does so energetically and humbly. Respecting those around you and gaining the respect and trust of peers is essential. As Drum Major, one is expected to treat others with kindness and integrity. A Drum Major is someone who is fully involved and invested in their band and peers, and is someone who works

  • Drum Major Research Paper

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    Anyone can stand on a podium and conduct, or call out a few commands, but it takes a well-rounded person to be a successful drum major. There are many different qualities that a drum major should possess. I, for one, believe that I possess many different qualities that make me a superior candidate for drum major. I have grown greatly as a person, as well as a musician, during my many years as a band student. Marching band is a huge passion of mine, and probably will always be. I love the feeling

  • The Drum Major Instinct And The Effect Of The Drum Major Instinct

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    As a teenager I have seen the effects of the drum major instinct. When I started transition to the adulthood I realized that I had I either had to swim or I would sink. I had to defend myself to be someone in this world and succeed in a humble way not forgetting my roots. On 4 February 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr, preached ‘‘The Drum Major Instinct’’ from the pulpit of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Ironically, two months before his assassination on April 4th, 1968, he told his congregation what he would

  • Drum Major Essay

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    The position of drum major is a vital role in the entire team of a marching band. As the 2017 drum majors we promise that we will have the band in mind when making decisions and when developing the best show possible. As a group we know that we posses the necessary qualities of a drum major. We have been in band since the fifth grade and gained a tremendous amount of music knowledge. In the middle school years we sought out more experience by starting a jazz ensemble. After middle school, We joined

  • Essay On Drum Major

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    A Drum Major comes with ample amounts of responsibility as well as leadership. The Fayette Band has an outstanding reputation for not only an exceptional performance in both concert and marching season, but also outside of the band room. A Drum Major should represent Fayette as a role model and leader. I believe I hold the qualities needed for Drum Major through acts of leadership and responsibility in and out of school. A Drum Major should be someone who will take charge and lead the band in its

  • Drum Major Motivation Report

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    position of drum major for the Valley View High School Marching Band. The results left me with the role of Drum Major. I was extremely excited to make the year the best yet and I could not wait to see what was in store. Before our season began I was sent to George N. Parks’s Drum Major Academy. George Parks was a former drum major and director of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band. He was an inspiration to many people, leaving his mark on this world. George founded a drum major academy

  • What Is Drum Major Responsibilities

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    Drum Major Responsibilities •Getting the band out to the rehearsal area, into the proper formation and ready to begin rehearsal. •Taking the band through warm-up exercises •Leading the band through practice runs •Helping rehearsals run smoothly and productively •Leading the band in performance •Adding to the overall showmanship of the band during performance with their own performance as the drum major •Setting the standard for discipline, bearing, and conduct for the members of the band to follow

  • We Need To Fight This Trend: Band Geeks

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    Hillenburg, the Wikipedia article “Marching Band” (2016), a progressive music blog “We Need to Fight this Trend: Marching Bands Taking Steps to Survive” (2006) by Karina Bland, the film Drumline (2002) directed by Charles Stone, the romantic comedy Major Crush (2006) by Jennifer Echols, and the book American Band (2008) by Kristen Laine all

  • Cultural Anthropology Essay

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    Cultural Anthropology Almost all cultures world wide have highly developed traditions of music and dance. According to Mari Womack, author of Being Human: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, music and dance carry much importance within a culture. "As do other artistic forms, music and dance reflect cultural and social organization. Cultural values can be conveyed in the words of a song, and the performance of a song or a dance is dependent on the social context" (Womack 226). Music and

  • My Love For Music

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    notes on my flute, and not be afraid of what others may think. My unique, responsible, caring leadership attributes and love for music are reflected as I stand at the top of a metal ladder, shouting across the football field. As one of my band’s Drum Majors, I am responsible for leading our 266 Pine-Richland marching band. On the first day of band camp, I was terrified no one would listen to me, I would not remember what to do, or I simply wouldn’t be good enough. However, soon I realized I deserved