What I’ve Learned From Marching Band

What I’ve Learned From Marching Band

With August just around the corner, it’s almost time to begin the much anticipated marching band season. For most schools, this begins with a short…

Why Band, Orchestra & Choir Are Great for Making Friends

Why Band, Orchestra & Choir Are Great for Making Friends

When I was in middle school, every sixth grader was required to take a fine art for the year. That meant either taking band, orchestra,…

Region Music Madness

Region Music Madness

For many musicians, music plays a huge role in life. Students spend hours practicing, rehearsing, driving to said rehearsals, and taking lessons–all for the sake…

My Life is a YA Novel, Love Triangle Included

My Life is a YA Novel, Love Triangle Included

By Anonymous Take a moment. Just the couple minutes to read this article, to distract yourself. It’s a love story, maybe one you’ve heard before….

It’s A Long Way to the Top: How to Start a Band

It’s A Long Way to the Top: How to Start a Band

If AC/DC were right about anything, they were right about rock n’ roll being “harder than it looks”. Playing in a band can be insanely…

How to (Nearly) Die During a Musical: Stories from the Pit

How to (Nearly) Die During a Musical: Stories from the Pit

It’s a simple fact that musicals could not be same without the pit orchestra. Those people who spend hours upon hours in a hole in…

O-Week is Not for the Weak

O-Week is Not for the Weak

On a bright Sunday morning in late August, I stepped foot on the vibrant campus of Duke University. Like everyone else, I was confused, nervous,…

What REALLY Happens at Band Camp

What REALLY Happens at Band Camp

Throughout my years in band, I have come upon three main misconceptions: Band camp is a place where everyone hooks up. Everyone is a socially…

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