2019 Winter Guard International Percussion World Championships Day 1

Event: Percussion Scholastic A Prelims Location: University of Dayton Arena Schedule: 10 AM – 8 PM 10 AM – WGI Percussion Instagram 11 AM – WGI Snapchat 12 PM – WGI Twitter (Main and Percussion) 1 PM – Break 2 PM – WGI Main Instagram 3 PM – WGI Snapchat 4 PM – WGI Twitter […]

2019 Ohio Indoor Performance Association State Championships

It’s the beginning of the end of the 2019 indoor season. All across the country, indoor color guards, drum lines, and winds groups are gathering for their state and regional association championships. Some are also preparing for the 2019 Winter Guard International championships in just a few weeks. Nevertheless, it’s a bittersweet time as the […]

2019 Ohio Indoor Performance Association Firestone Weekend Photos

Congratulations to all the performers who took part in this past weekend’s Ohio Indoor Performance Association events at Firestone Community Learning Center in Akron, Ohio. This was a showcase of wonderful performances in the last regular season OIPA weekend before championships.

2019 Ohio Indoor Performance Association Firestone Competitions

After a month and a half, I’m back in the indoor world! The Ohio Indoor Performance Association will hold it’s 2019 Firestone competitions on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 at the Firestone Community Learning Center in Akron, Ohio. With just two weeks remaining in the OIPA season and Winter Guard International championships next […]

2019 Ohio Indoor Performance Association Premiere

The first event of the 2019 indoor season takes place in less than two weeks at Marion Harding High School in Marion, Ohio. The 2019 premiere event for the Ohio Indoor Performance Association will feature judged exhibition performances by percussion and color guard units from various competing levels.

The 2019 Indoor Season Is Here

New year, new marching arts seasons. In just two weeks, the first event of the 2019 indoor color guard, percussion, and winds season takes place. Thousands of performers will start taking the floor, literally, to entertain the fans and compete with each other, culminating in April at the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, […]

Bye Bye, MySpace

I just pulled the plug on my MySpace account. Yes, MySpace is still around. The final straw came when I received a friend request from somebody who I had never heard of before. That somebody looked like a comedian, a “pop” star, or just somebody who wanted to get noticed so they could jump start […]

Book Review: The Accidental Billionaires

With the release of The Social Network last Friday and it’s early success, both critical and commercial, I thought it was a good time to check out the source material for the movie, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, by Ben Mezrich. I had the Audible.com audiobook in my library and, having never listened […]