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2018 Impulse: January Directors Report

Met with Aaron, assistant director, face to face several times for discussions and continued each of those discussions through phone calls, throughout the month of December and the beginnings of January. All manner and matters regarding the corps were open; … Continue reading

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2018 DCI: Sex and Women

Yeah, titled it that way on purpose. Made you look, didn’t it. An amazing amount of business was done in Indy by DCI and all corps reps, formally, informally, activity-wide, between classes, within classes, in all manners. A topic that … Continue reading

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2018 DCI: Sound Reinforcement, Part 2, etc.

Last week was refreshing and enlightening to me in many ways. I believe anybody you ask, that was present would express those same ideas, to some degree. I’m all about “the big picture,” so I’ll start there. The leadership, all … Continue reading

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2018 DCI: Impulse Tour

I started tour planning while in Indy. Contracts to housing site partners went out yesterday, from DCI. Those are the people that will give us, and all drum corps on tour, a place to stay and hopefully a place to … Continue reading

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2018 DCI Amplification: Part 1

Drum Corps International, annual meetings, January 4, 2018, Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis The conversation has begun Its gone too far It hasn’t gone far enough Its fine where it is How has it gone too far?, in relation to what? How … Continue reading

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Impulse 2018: December Director’s Report

Assistant Director: Aaron has been invaluable to me, and to the organization. He is focused, organized, and helps facilitate a lot of the behind the scene efforts. His presentations at Open House were great introductions to new potential members and … Continue reading

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Impulse 2018: December 9th

…the day before the season actually begins…  I would say, however, that is not a universally held perception. Auditions? First ensemble? Meh. I stopped blogging and posting for awhile, honestly, because 1) thought readers might be tired of my blah, … Continue reading

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