Halftime Magazine - May/June/July 2021
Halftime Magazine - May/June/July 2021
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In this issue
The May/June/July 2021 issue of Halftime Magazine previews 2021 Drum Corps International shows, recaps 2021 WGI Sport of the Arts group competition, spotlights the Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps, and provides an excerpt from “’90s Kids,” a young-adult, time-travel, romance novel featuring characters involved with the marching arts. Jump on the bandwagon with Halftime Magazine, which presents the sights, sounds, and spirit of the marching arts.
Vandegrift High School
When Mozart composed “The Magic Flute,” he likely didn’t envision a 386-member marching band and dance company performing the famous opera.
Captain Of Her Own Destiny
During my first season of high school marching band as a freshman trumpet player at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas, I hardly noticed the four girls twirling flags at the back of the field.
A major new player has entered into the marching arts activity. See how Varsity Spirit, known for cheerleading apparel, competitions, and camps, has already made an impact to elevate the student experience.
THE AMBULANCE ARENA
Know how and why to activate the Emergency Medical Service for your event.
KEEP IN TOUCH
Group management tools help band directors communicate information, share photos, videos, and files, and even manage finances at their fingertips.
TARPS ON THE FIELD
Used in various shapes, sizes, and colors, tarps help marching groups transform the football field into their own stage.
THE DRUM MAJOR LIFECYCLE
From aspiring hopeful to drum major, from student to teacher, and from motivated to motivator, a drum major grows by leaps and bounds during her time on the podium with the University of Delaware and with the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy.
SPIRIT & SYNERGY
With formations of giant stick figures doing the “floss,”
THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The University of Southern California ( U S C )Trojan Marching Band (TMB) has many nicknames:
REVIEWING GAME DAY SECURITY
Safety first! Both host and visiting bands must join forces with administrators and security personnel to create a positive event experience.
The Uniqueness of Uniforms
Groups competing in Drum Corps International have spent the past few years tailoring their uniforms to each season’s show while still working to maintain elements of their corps’ signature look.
People Over Product
With her commitment to solving problems and forming connections, two-year Phantom Regiment head conductor wins the 2019 Jim Jones Leadership Award.
DCI Champions 2019
Portraying ghosts and The Beatles with journeys to the cultural underground and under the sea, the 2019 Drum Corps International winners took fans on a wild ride of evolution, transformation, and the pursuit of happiness.
Strengthen the legs, spine, and abs to lighten the load of carrying heavy instruments.
Small But Mighty
Marching bands in rural locations make the most of limited resources to participate just as fully in the activity.
Prepping for the Winter
Booster organizations shift gears at the end of the fall marching season, putting their focus on winter guard and indoor drumline.
WAGNER COLLEGE AND MORE IN THE MEDIA
Missouri State University
With one year under his belt directing the Missouri State University Pride Marching Band, Dr. Bradley Snow follows in the footsteps of long-time director Jerry Hoover while continuing to increase membership and take the band to the next level of excellence.
field of vision
aligned with their band directors on common goals and values, booster organizations can better promote their organizations’ cultures and support their long-term goals.
Show of Unity
Joined by their love of music and a common cause, many marching bands find ways to collaborate during halftime even despite perceived rivalries.
The Evolution of Plumes
As marching shows and uniforms have changed over the years, so too have plumes. Mainly white or black in the past, now plumes seem endlessly customizable to match the latest fashion and to surprise audiences.
Dont Give Up
Encouraged by supportive directors, a struggling student overcomes personal and musical challenges to lead the band.
Booster organizations make careful plans to ensure excursions to out-of-town events go smoothly.
Implementing the Student Succeeds Act
With ESSA as a guide, education accountability plans will be developed at the state and local levels. Many states are at different points in the process. Get ideas from the front-runners.
Extended Drum Corps Family
After experiencing amazing acts of kindness from strangers, a drum corps drum major realizes the activity’s biggest benefits.
In The Social Media Craze
Bands are jumping on the bandwagon of the latest online trends.
All the Fun Without the Fuss
To some young adults, alcohol may seem like an unavoidable part of their college experience. Marching bands across the country are finding solutions that keep their members safe and performing at their best.
Marching For MLK Day
Everyone loves a parade. Participating in a parade for Martin Luther King Jr. Day is even more fitting to celebrate his message of inclusion.
University of Washington Husky Marching Band
For the first time in seven years, the entire marching band from the University of Washington traveled to a bowl game.
Old Kids In The Block
Participating in the marching arts is not just for the young but can also be for the young at heart. Even if you go away from the activity, you might find yourself being easily welcomed back.
Halftime Magazine Description:
Publisher: Muse Media, LLC
Halftime Magazine® is the only lifestyle publication that presents the sights, sounds and spirit of all the marching arts in a highly visual format. Our mission involves education, entertainment and inspiration for marching instructors, students, parents, alumni and fans. Covering high school, college, drum corps, winter guard, indoor percussion and all-age groups, Halftime Magazine showcases our common bonds: our pride as we march to the field, our spirit as we support our athletic teams, and our feelings of accomplishment after every performance. At the same time, Halftime Magazine celebrates personal stories and challenges. We believe that every group and every person has a story.
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