Lots to Catch Up On!

July has flown — half way through the month and there is LOTS to tell!!

Workshops In Ohio, Pennsylvania and California are either complete or well underway. The common thread for virtually all DMA locations this summer has been the weather: HOT, HOT AND HOTTER! The amazing part has been the student reaction to it—no big deal!!!

Yup it’s hot….nothing we can do about it so let’s soak up the sun and hydrate often. Besides, it’s not like Band Camp is going to be any different.


March off winners were:

Tyler Fairbanks (march off #2)
Nathan Chaffee (march off #1,4,5 & final!—WOW!!!)
Danielle Hutchinson (march off #3)

Sabrina (?) Smithsburg HS

Kris Suptela
Michelle Page

Jake Camacho

Congratulations to everyone!

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Two Types of Band Member - Rob Hammerton.

There Are 2 Kinds of Band Members

Benjy is a character in a story told by DMA’s great friend Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser. Benjy was the terrified freshman who was ready to quit

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Are you I-Me or We-Us?

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