2020-2021 Leadership Requirements
We would like for all students interested in a leadership position take this leadership course - Leadership University / COVID Curricula.
Positions available: Section leader, Drum Major, Band Captain (seniors only)
Interviews: We will conduct interviews sometime in May either through a Zoom, facetime, or just a phone call. We will have a signup page for interviews.
We will be adding Units each week for you to complete. They are short but very imformative. Watch each video first then fill out the google form. Go ahead and get caught up since the course has already started..
Leadership University / COVID Curricula
March 29 Lesson #1 Introduction
March 31 Lesson #2 What Does Music Teach Us? Video / Form
April 2 Activity #1 COVID-Cares
April 5 Lesson #3 What Makes Music Kids Different? Video / Form
Optional: Join this COVID Curricula Student Group and interact with students all across the world
April 7 Lesson #4 What We Learn From Leadership Video / Form
April 9 Good Friday Holiday Leadership Application Part 1 / Part 2 (the Grissom application will be different from what you may see on this link. Watch the videos and do what he asks)
*Do something Good on Good Friday Video
April 12 Lesson #5 What is Leadership? Video / Form
April 14 Lesson #6 Setting the Example Video/Form
April 16 Activity #2 Gratitude Video/PDF
April 19 Lesson #7 Learning to Take Initiative Video / Form
Apr 21 Lesson #8 If You Can, You Must Video / Form
April 23 Activity #3 Video
April 26 Lesson #9 Getting Along with Others Video / Form
April 28 Lesson #10 How to Deal with Problem People Video / Form
April 30 Activity #4 Video
May 3 Lesson #11 Typical Problems Leaders Face Video / Form
May 5 Lesson #12 Dealing With a Changing World Video / Form
May 7 Activity #5 Video
May 10 Lesson #13 How to Motivate Others Video / Form
May 11 Application will open. Click below on May 11!
May 12 Lesson #14 Setting Goals Video / Form
May 14 Activity #6 Video
May 17 Lesson #15 Being Authentic Video / Form
May 19 Lesson #16 Write a Letter to Yourself Video / Form
May 21 Activity #7 End of Course Graduation Gathering
May 22 12:00pm COVID Curricula Graduation Gathering this Friday! Register HERE (When you graduate, you celebrate! We thought that a fitting end to the course should be an online get together for all of the graduates. This Friday, we are inviting all course attendees to join us for few thoughts on leadership and a live Q & A with Scot Lang!) The event should last about 30-45 minutes and is unscripted.
May 29 Student Leadership Application Due May 29th! Please complete this course PRIOR to filling out the application!!
DRUM MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:
Drum Major Auditions will be done with a video submission this year. Due May 15th!
Role of the Drum Major
The drum major is the most visible position in the marching band. The drum major exemplifies the spirit and dignity of the entire band. Duties of the drum major include but are not limited to:
Read THIS. What makes a good drum major?
Watch these 10 short lessons on conducting. HERE
Requirements to be on video(s):
You may submit one video file with all 6 items on it or you may submit 6 separate videos. Each video must be less than 1GB. Submit yor audition videos HERE
1. Vocal commands. Be sure you are outside and the camera/phone is at least 75-100ft away from you so you will need to project your voice!
5. Conduct the following piece. The 6/8 section should be conducted as a 2/4 pattern;
Pirates of the Carribean Part 1
Video Submission Guidelines
*PEASE MAKE SURE THE CAMERA/PHONE YOU USE IS STEADY . Place it on something or use a tripod if possible.