Latest Marching band Stories

2014-05-21 23:01:20

Hearing Health Company Sounds An Alert To Music Educators, Students, Parents and Fans Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 For many music students and teachers – as well as fans – June, July, and August can be the most sound-saturated months of the entire year. From concert festivals to formal summer music programs to jamming with friends or even listening to portable devices while enjoying the great outdoors, summer can mean increased exposure to unsafe sound levels. Therefore,...

2014-01-26 00:20:11

- Eight of the Nation's Top HBCU Marching Bands and Grammy-nominated Big Sean Wow Fans at Georgia Dome ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marching band fans from across the country poured into Atlanta's Georgia Dome on Saturday to celebrate the 12(th) annual Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase, and to witness firsthand the dynamic ensemble of music, choreography and showmanship displayed by eight of the nation's premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

2013-06-27 23:28:08

New Crop of Premier Marching Units Join Etymotic Research Hearing Health Program Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, today announced the latest top-ranked musical ensembles to receive Etymotic hearing protection products in the company’s Adopt-a-Band program. The Adopt-a-Band program educates young musicians about the importance of using hearing protection during practice and performance. Adopt-a-Band offers schools, parents,...

2009-05-06 01:05:10

Police in Newport News, Va., are on the lookout for two sousaphones stolen from a high school band. The instruments are valued at about $5,000 each, WVEC-TV reported. Investigators say the theft occurred Saturday night at Woodside High School. Video from surveillance cameras suggests the thieves broke into Woodside, left there and broke into Menchville High School, also in Newport News, and then returned to Woodside when they could not get into the Menchville band room. I was surprised and a...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'