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33 minutes | Aug 27, 2015
LUL 015 - Movement and Colorguard Designer, Johnny Escalante
In LUL EP 15 I get to sit down with one of my favorite guard and movement educators of all time Johnny Escalante. In this episode of Lift Up Leadership Johnny relates his history, what it takes to be a great tech, and lessons he has learend as he has become a horn/guard movement specialist in the activity.
35 minutes | Apr 21, 2015
LUL 014 - Collegiate Educator and Touring Performer, Dr. Angela Winter
In LUL EP 14 I sit down with Collegiate Educator and Touring Performance Artist, Dr. Angela Winter. For this episode of Lift Up Leadership we discuss Dr. Winter's biggest challenges when she first started teaching, her proudes moment so far as an educator, her go to cheat book for great music education, advice for college students and more!
55 minutes | Apr 20, 2015
LUL 013 - Operations Manager for the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, Jeff Pearson
In LUL EP 13, we sit down with the Operations Manager for the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, Jeff Pearson. In this episode of Lift Up Leadership Jeff takes us through his history as businessman as well as his time spent as a Director for The Santa Clara Vanguard. He brings a lot to the table in regards to running and building successful programs, leadership for students and staff, what Band Directors can look for and do during program development and more!
46 minutes | Apr 16, 2015
EP 002 - WGI Adjudicator, Colorguard Clinician, Designer and Educator, Courtney Allison
Finally(!) the long lost Lift Up Leadership EP 002, with Courtney Allison. Courtney is a WGI Adjudicator, Designer, Educator and Clinician. In Episode 002 I got to sit down with Courtney and discuss good design & education, what directors can do to get the most out of their CG staffs, what she looks for as a WGI Judge, common mistakes groups make when designing shows and much, much more!***Heads UP! This is an early episode so the audio is a little rough, but the information is AMAZING****
27 minutes | Apr 15, 2015
LUL 012 - Texas Band Director and Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps Horn Staff Member, Amanda Stevenson
In Lift Up Leadership EP 12, we sit down and speak with Texas Band Director and Crossmen Hornline Staff member Amanda Stevenson. In episode 12 we discuss her thoughts on band leadership, music education, her history in the activity, advice for young/new directors and more!
33 minutes | Apr 14, 2015
LUL 011 - Drill & Show Designer, Preston Howard
In Lift Up Leadership EP 11, we sit down with Drill and Show designer Preston Howard. Preston has been a designer for both the Band and Colorguard world, is a Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps Alumnus and works internationally with groups in Europe. In this episode Preston covers the challenges he faces as a designer, advice he has for the those who are looking to get into design or who are starting out, information for band directors on how best to work with designers and more!
33 minutes | Apr 13, 2015
LUL 010: Former Oregon Crusaders Drum Major and Jim Jones Recipient, Happi Yi
In Lift Up Leadership EP 10, we sit down with former Oregon Crusaders Drum Major and Jim Jones Award recipient Happi Yi. In this episode we discuss her tribulations as a last minute Drum Major in a new organization, thoughts on student leadership, advice for new/developing drum majors and more! Show Notes: Show Shoutouts:
38 minutes | Apr 10, 2015
LUL 009: Drill/Show Designer, Ryan Schlieper
In Lift Up Leadership EP 009, we speak with Drill and Show Designer Ryan Schlieper. In this episode Ryan shares advice on design, working with Drill Writers, how Band Directors can best utilize them, what young/new designers should look out for and more!
29 minutes | Apr 10, 2015
LUL 008: Crossmen Support Staff, Chelsea Stemet
In Lift Up Leadership Ep. 008 we speak with Chelsea Stemet of The Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps. Chelsea serves as the Volunteer Coordinator and is the Asst. Director of Corps Operations. In this episode we discuss her history as a performer, having to overcome the folding of her corps during her age out year, advice she has for new administrative staff members, tips for developing programs and more!
26 minutes | Apr 8, 2015
LUL 007: Band Director Robert Walker
In Lift Up Leadership Episode 7 we sit down with Band Director Robert Walker. Robert spent nearly 20 years as a collegiate Choir Director before deciding to make the jump to an Instrumental Music Educator. He currently teaches Middle School and High School Band in Oklahoma. In this episode we discuss what he learned as a college Choir Director, what his challenges were in making the transition to the band world, and the advice he would give to new/developing Band Directors.
26 minutes | Apr 7, 2015
LUL 006: Choir Director Phil Denton
In Lift Up Leadership EP 006 we talk with Choir Director Phil Denton. In this episode we talk about some of the challenges he faces as a choir director, advice he has for new music educators, establishing/maintaining a program and more!
27 minutes | Apr 6, 2015
LUL 005: Drum Major & Student Leader Caitlin Hall
In Lift Up Leadership Ep 005, we sit down with University of North Texas and Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps Drum Major, Caitlin Hall. Our conversation covered her approach to band leadership, advice she has for aspiring Drum Majors, tid bits she has picked up on how to be succssful in college and more!
33 minutes | Apr 3, 2015
Lift Up Leadership - Episode 4 - Brandon Fish
In Episode 4 we chat with Brandon Fish, former center snare for the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps and current member of Infinity Percussion. Brandon relates his experience of being thrown into a leadership role, his advice for new snare and section leaders, and tips for college students in general. Show Links: Recommended Videos: Bob Ross Shout Outs: Recommended Groups: Infinity Percussion
30 minutes | Apr 3, 2015
Lift Up Leadership - Episode 3 - Nick Bledsoe
In Lift Up Leadership: Episode 3, we talk with Nick Bledsoe. Nick is one of the current Drum Majors for the DCI World Class Drumcorps, The Oregon Crusaders. In this interview we talk about some of the challenges he faces as a Drum Major, his history with the Oregon Crusaders, and his advice for up and coming leaders in the Marching Band world. Show Notes: Reccommended Book: The Modern Conductor Recoommended Vids: Ted Talks
30 minutes | Apr 1, 2015
Lift Up Leadership - Episode 1 - Fred Morrison
Episode one is an interview with CEO/Director of the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps, Fred Morrison. In it he talks about his leadership style, principles and background. He also includes advice for developing Drum Corps, Directors, Music Programs. Show Notes: Reccomended Books: The Bible Promoted Group: The Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps
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