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Marching bands consist of a group of instrumental musicians performing outside that normally includes brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments. Most people see marching bands at high school and college football games but many bands also compete in marching band competitions. There are also many professional marching bands, like Drum Corps International (DCI). Ask questions about marching bands in this category.
Answer cymbals in marching bandBecause with out the cymbals there would absolutely be no CRASH!!! [:Cymbals and other percussion generally used for effect purposes. Sure you don't need cymbals, just like you don't technically need flutes since in most bands, you can't hear them. However, the only cr…
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Marching Bands Depending upon the area in which you live, there may be community bands sponsored by various organizations such as Fire Companies, Police Depts. , etc. The local Chamber of Commerce usually has all of this information. Although many of them are drum & bugle corps, there are ma…
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It depends on how much your marching band does, whether you only perform at football games every other week or whether your school does field shows and have a competition every weekend. It also depends on your school's marching band reputation. Colleges usually would know that marching band takes up…
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Marching Band started in the military. There were only snare drums, flute(made from wood), bugle horns.
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Since the 2008 college football season, the James Madison Marching Royal Dukes have regarded as the nation's largest collegiate marching band with a staggering 474 members. The MRD's have been featured in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2001 and 2008, Presidential Inaugurations for President …
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A sport that includes marching in different formations on a field to music both music and marching are done by band members. Marching bands also are in parades and play at football games and during halftime at football games. They also go to marching contests. It's very fun but a lot of work you hav…
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Answer A Drum Major or Field Commander.
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Try Allen High School - Allen TX For the school year 2009-2010 the Allen Eagles Escadrille is at 682 kids. You can check out YouTube for several videos of the performances that will give you an idea of the size.  
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Yes, I am in my Schools Marching Band and we practice more than the football players, Marching is more than just holding and instrument up, playing, and moving, we also do visuals and go up to high speeds it is very difficult and even though a lot don't consider it a sport, I definitely would.
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Each instrument is suppsoed to help bring the sound of the band together. Each instrument plays in a different range, higher ranges to lower ones. If you have ever heard of a musical pyramid, then you know that the bass voices are on the bottom, middle voices(trumpet, trombone, sax), and the high vo…
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I'm not very sure but in some marching pieces a clarinet is the one who supports most of the melody. I'm a clarinet my self and i know clarinets have been known for being some if the fastes players to play.Well, in a normal band, the clarinet mostly blends in with the flutes and sometimes the trumpe…
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Lyre or flip folder.
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it's not a big craze for guys, but there is one guy picc in our marching band section. (fyi, he's made a lot of friends with the rest of the girls in the section and there are lots of us. I'm not a friend of his but i do know him) it's a good oppurtunity tho to try and play in a popular instrument s…
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Just like you would during concert band season. Answer:Keep your instrument out of the rain as much as possible, especially woodwind instruments. Keep your instrument clean and in good condition. If you march a wooden instrument (which is not recommended), be careful with extreme temperatures. They …
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A white guy named bob
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This can be a difficult question to answer, not only because band sizes fluctuate from year to year, but because some bands only march upperclassmen and/or hold out alternates. Arcadia HS from Arcadia is usually the biggest, ranging between 375 and 425 members. Reedley HS from Reedley is often c…
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Contact Famu Music Department. 850-599-3024 and speak with Ms. JacksonOR VISIT WWW.SWEACDRILLS.COM- ITS HOSTED BY FLORIDA A&M STUDENTS AND THEY SELL POPULAR HIP-HOP/R&B/POP GOSPEL SHEEET MUSIC
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Sousa music is generally very popular in marching bands because he wrote many patriotic marches. Marching band music is, obviously, suited toward marches, and these groups typically perform at patriotic parades.
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Flutes, Piccolos, Saxophones (usually alto, but sometimes there are marching bari or tenor saxes) and Clarinets sometimes march. High school bands take woodwinds, but some college bands don't, and drum corps never do. Mellophones, Sousaphones, Trombones, Drums (Quints, Snares, Bass drums, Cymbals) a…
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drum major
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FluteClarinet Alto saxophone Mellophone Trumpet, Trombone Tenor sax Bari saxSousaphone, BaritoneThis is minus the battery and pit.
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The Allen Eagle Escadrille from Allen High School in Allen, Texas, is the largest marching band in the U.S. with over 700 members as of 2014. (approx 113 trumpets as well as the same for clarinets.) They can be seen on youtube by searching The Largest Marching Band in America: Allen Eagle Escadrille…
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LSU
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a good marching band music site is inspiremusic.com
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Make sure each section has a section leader that could tell you when someone has not shown up or needs help with music. And try to have an equal amount of instruments to even out the sound of the band.
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FOC is From Forsyth Central High School which is located in Cumming Georgia, about and hour out of Atlanta. :) "Who's the best band in the LAND! ON the Field and in the Stands! F. F. FOC, O.O. OCF, C.C. FOC, Flash Of Crimson Marching BAND!!!!!!!!
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Tommy Lee from Mottley Crew.
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Most importantly you need to learn an instrument that is in the marching band. After this is taken care of, talk to the teacher in charge. Julie35811 I play the saxophone in band. I want to be really good so i can join next year in seventh grade. But ur not allowed to join unless your in 9th grad…
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Friday nights in their school stadium. Only during football season.
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Our band is pretty small but we have 2 bass clarinets so yeah, bass clarinets are in marching band. Yes, they are in marching band. I have a marching band of 209 and we have 3 bass clarinet marchers. I will be marching next year. I currently play clarinet. But don't worry, when I was in 8th grade I …
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Try out for it, if you're good enough, they let you in
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The Pride of the Sunshine and dog
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The tenor drums are in the drum line. They are also known as Quads or Quints by many people. They are a set of drums consisting of many smaller drums.
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Sousaphones, Or Contras
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The marching aspect of marching band started as a direct effect of the military band's influence on the marching band, but more importantly, marching serves a few purposes - it keeps the musicians in tempo by making them actively move in time, and it keeps the unit as a whole organized, not just a b…
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Florida A&M University Marching 100
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It depends on how many people are in your band and how many ranks you have. The smallest have probably about 20 people, and the largest hundreds!
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Saving Jane. The girl next door. They ALWAYS play that song at my job.
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The first marching band to ever march during halftime at a football game was the University of Illinois' Marching Illini. They performed at halftime in 1907 during the University of Illinois' game against the University of Chicago.
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It will be hard but it can be done. If you are a dancer you cant tho. But to play an instruments its fine. All it is is playing and marching. Nothing else. Im in marching band and have asthma. By the way just playing and marching is harder than it sounds, it is also more than nothing else. You ha…
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if youu want bands that staart wiith the letter 'a' . uu could put asking alexandria , avion roe , avengesevenfold , alesana , august burns red : )
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There are the -flutes-clarinets-trumpets-saxophones (all types: altos, tenors and baris)-french horn-sousaphone-trombone-drums (tenors and bases)-cymbals-percussion
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The Koniggratzer Marsch is a famous German military march. It was composed by Johann Gottfried Piefke in 1866.
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A cell and a marching band are both made up of separate components that need to work together. The cell, with all of its parts like the nucleus, mitochondria, lysosomes, Golgi bodies, ribosomes, vacuoles, etc., need to work together for the cell to work. A marching band is the same. The many differe…
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The traditional french horn is not usually used on a marching band field just due to the sheer peculiarities of the direction that it produces tone. On a marching band field, most of the sound has to go forward, because you are not in a concert hall that bounces and focuses sound forward for you. Th…
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The best you'll get is Texas A&M with the fightin Texas aggie band.Also, a lot of universities have corp bands that also marches military sometimes. Stephen F. Austin State University, for example, does corp half time shows and military pre-game drills. Sam Houston State University does the same…
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A wind instrument is any instrument that uses air to be played. Examples of wind instruments in marching bands: clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, tuba, trombone. Usually people don't march with double reed instruments such as the oboe and bassoon.
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Since this appears to be a basic question, I will keep the answer basic. First of all, the symphony orchestra contains string instruments (violin, viola cello, string bass) and the band does not. Second, the orchestra plays while seated and the band is mobile. The marching band, opposed to the symph…
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Color guard is way fun! But, it's difficult and time consuming. I'd recommend it if you have lots of free time and want to be part of a team. It's not for everyone though. You never know until you give it a try. Its a commitment thing for sure. if you cant be committed then color guard is not for y…
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most high schools have marching bands and a lot of colleges have marching bands
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im currently in marching band...wat instrument do u play? and i would say go with marching band bcus ull get credits for it n college
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Normally, the band director will pull out one or two people from the band (or pit), or color guard to hold the banner during a parade. However, they do sometimes have band parents do that, but not march. They just carry the banner.
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there isnt a technical name for them. its usually either a pit member a color gaurd member, a cheerleader, or a pomline member.
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Band Uniform's have changed from the old rugged look to something more morden and up to date. Like my high school band uniforms went from old fashion to something that pops out to the audience in the stands.
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Marambas, Xylophones, clarinets, vibes, chimes, tympani, drums, cymbals, trumpets, flutes, saxophones, piccolos, bass clarinets, euphoniums, baritones, trombones, and tubas.
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actually, most marching bands use susaphones which are just marching tuba's. the reason is because they are light weight antd a heck of a lot easier to carry
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Most marching band shows are anywhere from 6 to 15 minutes long.
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To get a marching band cape, you have to be a marching band drum major. A drum major is like the captain of the band and to signify so, they wear capes with their uniforms. I'm not sure where you could buy one if that's what you're looking for.
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Yes, my high school marching band does get to go out of state for competitions. also every once in a while for a parade.
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The typical array of band instruments play "American We." There are trombones (obviously, seeing Fillmore's accomplishments), trumpets, flutes, clarinets (bass and regular), saxophones (alto, tenor, and baritone) tuba, baritone, and percussion.
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Yes it is you have to know how to do the movements.
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If such an arrangement has been written, j.W. Pepper would be the first place to check.
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Generally, a marching band first learns the music so as to memorize it before setting it to drill, that way the band can better focus on accurately hitting the formation without worrying about which notes to play. Setting drill comes next, usually accompanied by adding in horn moves. Once the music …
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It is not. People are not forced to join the marching band, they are able to participate in just "normal" concert band without having to join the marching band.
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he trips over everthing going to get he certificate
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That could either be "The Music Man," where the plot involves forming a band, or it might be "Blast," which was basically a stage version of a drum corps show.
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It will vary from band to band
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The Rite of Poe is the name of the marching band show performed by the Pride and the Passion marching band from King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham MA for the 2009 season. It draws upon the music from Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and narraration and themes from Edgar Allan Poe, both…
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no, we do not currently have a marching band, but we do have a pep band that plays at every home football game!
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The names of the instruments in most marching bands are:WoodwindsAlto saxophoneTenor saxophoneBaritone saxophoneFlutePiccoloClarinetBass ClarinetBrassTrumpetMellophoneTromboneBaritoneSousaphoneContra TubaPercussionSnare DrumTenor Drums (also known as Quads or Quints)Bass DrumsCymbalsFront EnsembleVi…
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It's still marching band, but with an accent
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it depends. in the band i am in we the trumpets are in the front...well behind the banner and drum major.
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Oboes can't be in marching band because it would be incredibly hard for one to keep an oboe steady enough to keep their mouth on the reed in correct embouchure. Also, the delicate reed would be too easily broken. Oboes altogether are very delicate and expensive instruments, it would be very risky an…
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Trombone, Trumpet, Baritone, Mellophone and Suzaphone.
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A Caribbean steel band that performs marches.
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It can range greatly depending on where you get the uniform. If you have one custom designed for your band, it can be quite expensive. The artist will need to be paid and then it will still be approximately $250-$300 per uniform.
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the way the music is performed with marching band you travel to invitationals and competitions and you compete and while both take a lot of work marching band is expensive but the experience is worth it. with marching band you well march and learn choreography and the music your multi- tasking.
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That is a matter of opinion. Just as some have favorite football teams, people have favorite DCI bands. It also depends on the show the band has that year. Every show is received differently. If the show isn't pulled off, they don't receive high marks. Some recently distinguished bands are the Pha…
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Depends on the school funding and preference of the band director. My school used Yamaha or Zildjian
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For World Class (Division 1), its Blue Devils, they've won 13 times. The Cadets are next up, with 9 wins.
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Two The redskins and the Ravens
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Marching bands wear feathers to make them look taller.
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To march you must be a few things: Able to keep time without rushing Able to keep time without slowing Able to keep time Have some coordination Then you need to learn how to march correctly if you do roll step then your heel of your lead foot hits on beats one and three. The heel of your off fo…
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the University of Georgia Bulldog Football team
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Most marching bands are found at high schools or colleges.
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Often, movies like "American Pie: Band Camp" are what people think of when marching band comes to mind. However, marching band is really hard work! There are a couple things you can do to prepare for an important audition. First, practice your music while sitting down. Don't try to march and play mu…
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If we for sure know it will rain we will wear our makeshift shirts and kaki pants. if we dont we usually have our rain coats to wear.
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the MLK Kings of half time.For they have keep the title of all superior for the last 9 years since 2001.There is no high school band better than MLK High school.
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Siegal High school
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Marching band- is where you march and play instruments. Concert band- you are seated in chairs playing instruments. Marching bands also do field shows and parades while they play. These bands also include a color guard, who are people that spin flags This guy does NOT say the true difference. Marc…
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The six main captions are music performance, general effect, marching & maneuvering/visual, percussion, color guard/auxiliary, and sometimes drum major.
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About 150 to as many as you want in the band.
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The PRIDE band is based at the Commerce campus.
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You're probably thinking of "Putnam's Camp" from Charles Ives' "Three Places in New England."
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"Together with pride" , "Get in the game" , "Practice Excellence" , stuff that make the band come together before a football game and contest or parades.
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