The Importance of a Leader's Attitude.

The Importance of a Leader’s Attitude

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Over the years I have been responsible for selecting countless drum majors to embrace the daunting, never-ending responsibilities connected with their successes both ON and OFF the podium. During one audition process there were several very qualified candidates vying for the vacant drum major position. After going through the rigorous…

The Solution-Driven Leader.

The Solution-Driven Leader

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It is the time-of-year when we can all use a booster-shot of ENTHUSIASM to guarantee the ongoing positive momentum of our band members and – most importantly – of ourselves. With several weeks of marching band under-our-belts, it is vitally important for drum majors to focus their efforts on SOLUTIONS…

Charlie Brown, Director.

It’s Not About A Title

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(This post was first written as part of SARV BLOG. It is reproduced here with some edits by the author.) I loathe the end of the school year. I cannot stand goodbyes. I don’t even go to commencement because I might break down into tears. Frankly, I hate endings. There is, however,…