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2013 DMA Summer Workshop Schedule–MORE EXCITING THAN EVER BEFORE!

By | Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, EKU, Kutztown, Locations, NCC, Ohio, Texas, UCF, UMASS, UNC / Charlotte, West Chester | No Comments

It’s posted! The 2013 DMA Summer Workshop Schedule is posted! There is much to cover so let’s get started: **NEW LOCATION** – North Central College in Naperville, Illinois! This summer DMA will expand its offerings and establish another workshop location in the great state of Illinois. After months of searching for the…

ROLL TIDE! DMA in Alabama

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Staff came from all over for this one–Alabama, Tennesee, Georgia and Texas! There’s something about DMA @ UA/Tuscaloosa that is very special. The weather is typical for BAMA this time of year: hot, humid, and a change of an afternoon thunderstorm–nothing out of the ordinary for DMA. Over the last…

Alabama DMA-COMPLETE!

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What a week!  What a fantastic, terrific week!  Being back on the Tuscaloosa campus was wonderful–just like coming home after a long time away: it just FELT right!  Our host, Dr. Ken Ozzello (a DMA Vet himself for all you trivia buffs!) was wonderful—thank you Ken! Leaving “home” again after such…

Some Conducting Thoughts from BAMA

By | Alabama, General | No Comments

Lots, lots, lots going in Tuscaloosa.  It’s absolutely gorgeous outside and the weather looks like it is going to stay this way for much of the day.  A thunderstorm here or there this afternoon but let’s face it, it’s Alabama!  The south + humidity + summer = thunderstorms can pop…

BAMA! DMA Cruising Along

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While the UL/M staff was on their way to the next advenure, and the Arizona staff continued cranking away in Tempe, Mr. Parks made the journey back across the Mississippi River and arrived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama yesterday afternoon.  Less than 3 hours later DMA/Alabama was underway! The weather was a…

DMA UAB 2008

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Live and in color DMA UAB started without a hitch. Evan Doyle, Aya Fukuda, and Nick Guissal along with our two IMPACTs Karla Dixon and Kent Klarer got registration off to a wonderful start while George was on his way from The DMA in Monroe, LA. Also on his tails…

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…