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Evan Doyle

Don’t Stop Believing!!!!!!

By | Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, BOA, California, Colorado, EKU, Florida, General, Kutztown, Ohio, Tyler, Texas, ULM, UMASS, UNC / Charlotte, West Chester | No Comments

Hey, DMAers….I might have made that word up, but I’m pretty sure that somebody else must have said it before, so I won’t feel too guilty about that! I’m writing this blog because I’m getting ready to judge some drum majors at a tournament this weekend, and it’s got me…

Now it’s time to say goodbye to Tyler, TX.

By | Tyler, Texas | No Comments

This morning marks our last here in Tyler. It’s been another remarkable week…and those arms!!!! These students have all done great work toward achieving, “the look.” Many come to us from schools that use a completely differnt pattern or style, and they’ve still been open enough to try something completely…

What a week in Florida!

By | Florida | No Comments

The last huts of the 2007 Drum Major Academy at Stetson University in DeLand, FL have been hutted. “Just once” we’ve shown a little bit of enthusiasm as we’ve fallen out. We’ve all long since checked out of our dorms and many are probably already safely at home taking a…

Rainy night? Not a Problem!

By | Florida | No Comments

Here in Florida, we wouldn’t let a little rain, thunder, and lightening dampen our spirits. We spent the evening indoors, but we were still able to do a lot of great things. We had enough space to build our block, so we played a little Medusa. That really seemed to…

Stetson University: night one

By | Florida | No Comments

Happy Father’s Day, drum majors of the world! Tonight was the first night of Drum Major Academy here at beautiful Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. It was a hot one here in the Sunshine State today, but that didn’t keep our group of nearly 60 drum majors from learning and…

Last Night in ‘Bama

By | Alabama | No Comments

Tonight was our last night together here at UAB. I can honestly say that I’ve been tremendously impressed with the growth of these fine young men and women. They are absolutely a tribute to their parents, band directors, and schools. Tonight we had a lot of fun passing the ha,…

Alabama

By | Alabama | No Comments

So far things have been wonderful in Alabama! There’s such a great intensity amongst this group of students, and I’m here to tell you that I love it! Being the first full day, we took a look at everybody’s conducting patterns in tv rooms today. It’s always amazed me just…

Getting Ready for the Summer

By | General | No Comments

In just a few days, I’ll be leaving the mountains of Asheville, NC for my 2007 DMA roadtrip. I’ve got to tell you, I look forward to the summer all year long. It’s been an annual thing for me since my first year as an IMPACT at the UMass site…