Musical Training Improves Visual Timing

Drummers and brass players are better able to judge the timing of visual stimuli than members of the color guard, according to a naturalistic study of the world-class drum corps Bluecoats published in¬†eNeuro. This counterintuitive finding extends previous research demonstrating superior sensory learning and memory from cross-training the brain’s audio and visual systems. During an […]

Drum Corps In The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Every year, millions of people watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, either in person in New York City, on TV, or, in a thoroughly modern way, on the Internet. Some watch for the Broadway performances prior to the start of the parade at Macy’s. Others watch for the balloons and floats. Some of you may […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Bands To Look Out For

You know I’ll be watching. As one of the most mainstream opportunities to watch great marching bands, the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has a lineup worth paying attention to! Twelve marching bands will be featured in this year’s parade on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. https://www.flomarching.com/articles/6273783-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade-bands-to-look-out-for