Monday, September 14, 2015


Tuning Your Marching Bass Drums | Marching Beyond Halftime |
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Tuning Your Marching Bass Drums

This time of year, a common question is about the tuning of marching percussion. This helpful video from Vic Firth details step-by-step instructions on how to tune your marching bass drums. Enjoy!


Marching Beyond Halftime

This is a fabulous advocacy video for the power of being involved in band. Well worth five minutes of your time! Click the image below to watch the video.

Click to watch the video


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