From a Beavercreek High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble Press Release: “Performing their 2023 program ‘Reach for the Stardust’, WGI Sport of the Arts is proud to present Beavercreek Indoor Percussion Ensemble!” Our 2023 program is all about David Bowie: his music, outward expressionism, poses, and anything that encapsulates him. From the iconic jumpsuit during […]
From a Spartans Indoor Percussion Press Release: Can’t survive, with the secrets we have… The 2023 Spartans Indoor Percussion ensemble presents their program, Tremor. Everyday our lives are impacted by small events that can have a significant impact. From our least memorable interactions, to the most significant relationships we share, every event forges us into […]
From a SHOCKWAVE Press Release: The 2023 season marks the 25th year of competition for SHOCKWAVE, Percussion Independent A Class (PIA) ensemble from Findlay, Ohio. For 2023, SHOCKWAVE is proud to present “Predictable” by the talented duo of John Mapes & Ian Grom. SHOCKWAVE is led by Director and Founder Brian D. Sheehe. The Design […]
From a Pearl Corporation Press Release: Pearl Corporation announces the opening of its third annual college scholarship, “Musicians Making A Difference”, which will award two $5,000 scholarships totaling $10,000 to high school musicians who have demonstrated the ability to impact change in themselves, their community, and those around them. “I am beyond grateful […]
From a Jenks Indoor Percussion Ensemble press release: On July 16, 2021 the Jenks Naval Academy established an elite school for its top percussionists. Its purpose was to teach the art of rhythmic combat and to ensure that the handful of men and women who graduated were the best percussion aviators in the area. […]
WGI Sport of the Arts, a Dayton Ohio based non-profit, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of IT/Salesforce Administrator. The position functions in a highly collaborative environment under the supervision of the Director of Operations. WGI is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion with a diverse team of employees and […]
2022 is nearly over, and what an incredible year it’s been! As we approach the end of the year, please consider a tax-deductible donation to WGI for your end-of-year giving efforts. Every dollar goes toward making the marching arts more accessible to people than ever before, and helping to bring back power regionals in 2024! […]
WGI has had the pleasure of many incredible individuals passing through the organization at all levels of service over the years. Many find themselves here for up to 15+ years serving generation after generation of young performers and ensuring that the MAGIC of WGI lives on. One individual is currently celebrating her 20th year with […]
WGI proudly supports LGBTQ+ Pride this month and throughout the year. We have compiled the following resources (accessible year-round) to help inform and educate on the challenges that LGBTQ+ individuals face, highlighting a few of the many programs and organizations that are working to make a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ Community. Scholarships and Financial […]
By: Mikey McGuire WGI Percussion in 2022 featured some of the most unique and innovative show designs we have seen on the UD floor in years, but one show that stood out from the rest was Rhythm X’s 2022 production, “Art Shaped Box.” The group took inspiration from the life and art of grunge pioneer […]
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#GivingTuesday is only three days away! A global day of giving and unity designed to promote an influx of grassroots generosity, philanthropy activation, and support for communities and nonprofits around the world. And we want to celebrate it with YOU! Giving Tuesday is when we can all come together and give back in unique ways, […]
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Happy Thanksgiving from WGI! We hope you enjoy a wonderful week. Please note that the WGI office will close on Thursday, November 24 and reopen on Monday, November 28 at 9:00 am EST.
Giving Tuesday is only one week away! Please consider donating to WGI and supporting the future of the indoor marching arts. We’ll see you next week!
WGI announced an initiative to help lower the financial barrier to all World Championships events for 2023. Three major airlines have agreed to offer discounted group rates for airfare to Ohio area airports for WGI’s World Championships events. American, Delta, and United Airlines will grant discounts on published prices for groups flying into one of […]
Don’t miss your chance to apply for the Emerging Voices Award! Apply today at WGI.org/emergingvoices The I AM WGI: Emerging Voices Award is community-funded monetary award that provides an opportunity for outstanding minority performers with significant financial needs to reach their highest potential.
The time to purchase your tickets for the 2023 WGI World Championships is right around the corner! Here is everything you need to know: 1. When World Championships Tickets Will Go on Sale Tickets for the 2023 World Championships will release in two stages: November 17, 12:00 PM EST – Fan Club and VIP ticket […]
WGI and the WGI Diversity and Inclusion Committee are excited to announce the I AM WGI: Future Leaders Program, a new mentorship and leadership opportunity for color guard, percussion and winds performers across the globe. “WGI’s Future Leaders Program is a crucial step in grounding and expanding our perspectives when it comes to performer advocacy,” […]
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