‼️#transformationtuesday ‼️ i started playing in “the best band in the land” when i was just fresh out of diapers 😭. i remember walking from home to school back to brown middle school for band practice then after that i would walk to washington to practice from 4:00-8:30. i did that faithfully for my entire middle school time. high school was tough going through multiple band directors trying to keep going what my former directors @williamscharterstours@cook4343 had worked so hard with keeping up the tradition of the legendary booker t. washington “marching 100”. throughout the years i watched this school go through so much. i watched 5 new band director come in within 3 years. i watched a whole new administration team come in and turn everything around. for the better and the worst. i watched this band go from 200 to 160 to 80 to 50 to 20 to 7😐🤦🏻♂️ and back to 60.....it’s a struggle dealing with all these transitions and changes watching young people loose pride in there school everyday by the second. i’m just thankful for the opportunity that has been placed for me. i’m thankful for all the growing experiences and most thankful for my students and wonderful bulldog family. i also want to thank everybody who has ever played in any kind of band or music program. shoutout to all of the fellow pi’s and directors that’s out here making a difference in young people lives. you never know what they’re going through. band just may be their escape from the heartache and pain of their struggles. you guys help them in so many ways from putting them through challenges to helping them through school and into somebody’s college or university. you help them apply your teachings to their life and their experiences. thank you for helping keep pride alive. thank you for keeping these music departments going. thank you for helping the youth and this very troubling generation. we appreciate you for all that you. #transformationtuesday#band#bandgeek#marchingband#percussioninstructor#banddirector#highschool#college#bookertwashington#bulldogs#drumline#dynasty@dynastydrums ‼️tag a band director, instructor, coah, teacher, student ‼️
🎶🌹tomorrow: george darrah quartet in the rose performance hall, 12:00 pm. 👉endicott percussion instructor george darrah and his band will warm up the room with some hot jazz. darrah studied at eastman school of music and the university of tampa, where he played for president obama. he won a downbeat magazine award while at eastman. 👉free, with light appetizer reception to follow.
terima kasih atas segala kerjasama yg diberikan sepanjang berada di skolah ini. khususnya, untuk lugoss marching band.
masterpiece kita akan sentiasa berkumandang di sini. aku untuk section melody & kau di section perkusi. ::“carnaval de paris”:: selamat menjadi rival selepas ini. 😂
Early morning today at detroit airport on my way to a wonderful wedding, and couldn’t help but think what a great time i had this past week working with miami east high school marching band! so proud of the progress these young musicians made and i’m looking forward to hearing them overcome their challenges and have a great season! (unfortunately my partner in crime and talented instructor erin redick was cut off from the photo but this week couldn’t have been as much of a success as it was without her help!)