New to Marching Band?

It can be a little daunting to learn the terms and insider tricks of the marching band world.

Here’s a brief terminology overview for newbies.

Don’t forget to take a look at the Parent Handbook.

Uniform Terminology

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Field Terminology

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Drum Major

our-staff

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Drum Major

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Drum Major

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Drum Major

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Percussion – Front Ensemble or “Pit”

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Winds – Woodwinds and Brass

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Percussion – Battery or Drumline

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Color Guard

It’s OK…you’re only spinning 56″ of brightly colored silk on a 6′ pole…NO ONE saw you drop it… 🙂

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Pit Area – parents needed to help move equipment and stands on and off field

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Props – parents needed to help construct, load/unload, and move props

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Fans – wear blue, be loud, and let the kids know we love them!

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Company Front