Indoor Season Just Ended...Now What?

What a great indoor season we had this year!

Broken City set a new high scoring record with a first place finish of 98.850 and the previous record was set by RCC in 2015 with a score of 98.563.

But now that indoor season is over for your Ensemble, what’s next?

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Karl Arrieta
WTH Does Broken City's Show Mean Anyway???

First of all, congratulations to Broken City Percussion for their first place finish this year and congratulations on achieving the highest score ever!

Clearly, the group is very skilled, but in term so show design, it’s good to know that this type of show was rewarded.

So what type of show is it?

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Karl Arrieta
Accent and Tap Heights: Why Does It Matter?

Inexperienced drummers may lack the control and dexterity necessary to execute good height definition.

in fact, the default height might just end up being all high and loud.

When that happens, the inexperienced drummer might think that everything is just fine and won’t think twice about their heights.

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Karl Arrieta
Top 3 Audition Tips for Tenor Drummers by former RCC Tenor Player

I figure I would ask someone with some recent experience marching at a high level, to give his/her top 3 tips for auditioning specifically for Tenor Drums!

Enter Cole Governo!

Cole marched Pacific Crest, Academy and recently aged out with RCC and winning a Gold Medal with them during the 2018 season. I would say that’s pretty recent and hopefully he can give all of us some insight on what Instructors look for when they audition tenor drummers these days.

So here are his top 3 tips:

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Karl Arrieta
What You Don't Know Can Get You CUT!!!

Back in the late 90’s, I auditioned for the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps.

I wanted to march there so bad.

In my youth, I was such a huge fan of their style of music, their aggressiveness and the types of notes that they play.

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Karl Arrieta