The Dynamic Drum Major by George Parks. Text Book. Text book. Composed 1984. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.071-1988-00).
You've seen his name associated with just about every major marching band clinic in the nation. He has conducted countless clinics on the subject of drum majoring. With his formal education, performing experience and teaching credentials, George Parks is considered to be on of the world's leading authorities on drum majoring. For years, thousands of band directors from every state in the nation send their students to work under his direction. Now George Parks makes available to you this "how to" manual which presents to you and your drum major/aspiring drum majors the wealth of information he has acquired through years of experience. It's loaded with photographs, diagrams and musical examples. It also includes detailed information concerning competition preparation, field conducting, leadership development and teaching tips to help directors understand the role of the drum major. Your library just simply can't be without this book. Comprehensive Chapters on: Command and Leadership Development Parade Technique The Art of Field Conducting Specific Field Conducting Insight and Suggestions Advanced Conducting Concepts Showmanship The Drum Major Salute The Mace Adjudicating The Drum Major.
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December 1, 2004
This book is very informational. If you are a drum major, about to be one, or hope to be one you should buy this book. It tells you everything that you would hope to know outside of drum major camp. This book is a good one to have around and...
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