The Marching Band Handbook: Competitions, Instruments, Clinics, Fundraising, Publicity, Uniforms, Accessories, Trophies, Drum Corps, Twirling, Color Guard, Indoor Guard, Music, Travel, Directories, Bibliographies, Index / Edition 3

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Overview

This third edition of The Marching Band Handbook updates information on all areas of the marching activity, including clinicians, clinics, directors and workshops; competitions; drum corps; fund raising; indoor guard; military bands; musicians, instruments and uniforms; music selection and sources; parades; publicity and public relations; travel arrangements; trophies, awards, gifts, medals and plaques; and twirling. It provides comprehensive lists for the director, drill designer, booster, musician, guard member and twirler—where to buy instruments or batons, the location of spring and fall competition sites, judging organizations, fund-raising organizations and ideas, clinic locations, marching band music publishers, magazines covering drum corps, twirling or band.

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Editorial Reviews

VOYA
Reviews of the first edition: "if you buy only one book for the music department...get this one...they'll love you for it"
Music Educators Journal
"covers all areas"
Choice
unique
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786416509
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/11/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 290
  • Sales rank: 1,546,718
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Kim R. Holston has written or cowritten several books for McFarland. He is a part-time multimedia librarian at Chester County Library in Exton, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword 1
Preface 3
Pt. 1 Clinicians, Clinics, Workshops, and Drill Design 5
Pt. 2 Competitions 27
Pt. 3 Drum Corps 89
Pt. 4 Fund-Raising 107
Pt. 5 Indoor Guard 119
Pt. 6 Military Bands 133
Pt. 7 Musicians, Instruments and Uniforms 145
Pt. 8 Music Selection 175
Pt. 9 Parades 197
Pt. 10 Publicity and Public Relations 211
Pt. 11 Travel Arrangements 217
Pt. 12 Trophies, Awards, Gifts, Medals, and Plaques 227
Pt. 13 Twirling 231
Pt. 14 General Bibliography 243
Index 253
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