Beacon College–a week in review!

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The Beacon College/Florida DMA started off with a huge BANG the first night….literally!  A monster thunderstorm rolled across Florida and that was the end of the starting session that always occurs outside.  No worries, however.  A little juggling, some quick setting up in the big room and voila–inside session!  Of…

DMA – FL 2008

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The QUAD-Staff of Evan, Sam, Parker, and Nick barreled from Birmingham to Beacon College. Being oh so close to the Magical World of Disney the Staff and George had high hopes to make this DMA a magical experience to all the participants. The southern thunderstorms were almost as predictable as…

Don’t Stop Believing!!!!!!

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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…

What a week in Florida!

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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!

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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

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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…