South Jones HS Winds: Resolution

By: Kellie Finch “Be it resolved. What do these words mean?” Sydnee Tisdale inquired, reading pages in a book aloud as a piano played softly in the background. She turned, and a single piece of paper fell to the floor, …

Brownsburg HS 2022: Dance Monkey

By Emily Ward “Dance Monkey” by the group “Tones and I” has been a popular song played on every major radio station over the past few years. Brownsburg High School from Brownsburg, Indiana, put the piece to good use in …

Interview with Homestead HS

By: Jeffrey Peterson In late May, almost a month after the close of the 2022 WGI season, I sat down with David Sankus, Percussion Director for Homestead HS in Cupertino, CA. With over 30 years in pageantry arts and 15 …

Corinth Holders Winds: A Season of Firsts

Going to Dayton, Ohio, for WGI World Championships is a yearly event found on many organizations’ calendars, but for one small-town group from Wendell, North Carolina, the thrill and adventure of the 2022 World Championships was something brand new. Corinth …

Palm Desert: Building a Middle School Program

By Trudy Horsting José Alejandro Peña is the program director of Palm Desert Charter Middle school. In this piece, he shares how he built the program, how working with a middle school program differs from working with older groups, and …