Sectionals: Get ready for summer!

This is a reminder that last weeks sectional was our last of the semester and that there is no sectional this week. Keep working on everything we covered this spring and we hope to see you on June 4th for the first Summer Session.

More information will be sent out before the first session but this is a reminder that we will not meet early on the first summer session June 4th, we will begin to meet early at 5 on June 6th.

Keep an eye on the website for updates!

Sectional Updates

Along with all previous goals, please be prepared to play BT #9 at 156 bpm for this Wednesday’s sectional.

Also, start looking ahead and be prepared to play To Each Their Own at 164 bpm for our sectional on April 10th.

There will be no sectional on April 3rd.

Goals for Next Sectional

  • Buckeye Technique 1: 228 bpm
  • BT 5: 166 bpm
  • BT 7: 144 bpm
  • BT 8: 180 bpm (all the way through)
  • BT 9: Be able to play all the way through.
  • It’s About Time: 152 bpm
  • To Each Their Own: 152 bpm
  • Building Blocks: 124 bpm

Get to work!

 

Summer Sessions: Schedule Update

The schedule for this weeks’ summer sessions will be extended do to our special guest, Ralph Nader. Please try to make it to all of these rehearsals if possible. The schedule will be as follows.

July 31st (Today): Starting at 4 for drum rehearsal.

August 1st: Starting at 1 for an extended afternoon rehearsal and dinner break, make sure to pack food for the break!

August 2nd: Start at our regular time at 5.

Let’s have a great week!

Summer Session: July 17th

We received 3 new exercises last night, Concussion, Bucks Beat 2.0, and Grooved Pavement. These will be uploaded as soon as possible. Along with Bucks Beat 2.0, make sure to check out the original Bucks Beat found in Music PDFs.

Keep working on all covered exercises and school songs, see you tomorrow night!

Summer Session: July 11th & 12th

During last weeks focus sessions, we reviewed all marching fundamentals to date and continued to work on exercises and school songs. Here are some tempos we hit.

  • Buckeye Technique 1: 221 bpm
  • Buckeye Technique 2: 202 bpm
  • Buckeye Technique 5: 176 bpm
  • Buckeye Technique 6: 142 bpm
  • Scramble: 176 bpm
  • Lie: Played along with song up to tempo

Make sure to look at It’s About Time and all other exercises we have worked on this summer!