October 25, 2014

It’s the last weekend of regular MCBA competitions. Only 7 bands will not advance to MCBA State Finals on November 1. Which 48 bands will advance to State? We’ll find out this Saturday. Read More

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October 18, 2014

This Saturday, there will be [technically] six competitions at five locations: Clarkston, Livonia Franklin, East Kentwood, Brandon, and Jenison (SMB and MCBA). This weekend also marks the last competitive weekend for Scholastic bands. We hope they leave it all on the field and make these performances their best yet. Read More

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Saturday, October 11

We’re presently in our fourth week of competitions in Michigan. This weekend, we’ve got five contests happening: Belding, Great Lakes Invitational, DeWitt, Grandville, and Lakeshore. And, as of right now (Wed., 10/8/14) the weather seems like it should be cooperating! After last weekend, I am sure we can all agree that we need a nice weekend. Read More

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Tuesday, October 7

Wyandotte Roosevelt’s 10th Annual Downriver Fanfare is this Tuesday, October 7. The event begins at 5:00 PM and concludes with Awards at 9:00 PM. If you cannot attend this event, you can watch it live via BandDirector.com. Read More

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Saturday, October 4

We’re excited gearing up for the third competitive weekend. In Michigan, there are five competitions; Five bands will also be representing Michigan at the BOA Toledo regional. Read More

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MCBA Score Norming (A Follow-up)

After seeing scores from the second weekend of MCBA competition, we’re taking another look at the new-for-2014 scoring system. (This post is not as long as last Sunday’s; I do have a longer one in reserve if anybody should want to read it…) Read More

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