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  1. Getting ready to plan your show for the 2020-2021 season? Contact CKMarching Services located in Central Illinois! Award Winning Drill and Visual Designs Award Winning Arrangements, Custom, and Original Show Themes Budget Friendly Unlimited Consultation and Support throughout Marching Season and More! Please visit www.CKMarchingServices.com for more information or email info@ChrisKMusic.com
  2. Hello, my name is David A. Parsons, and I am a Drill Designer and Marching Instructor. I am currently looking for clients for the 2017 marching season. Being a musician first, my designs are always representative of the music. While designing, I pay great attention to the musical structure. Phrasing, flow, original intent, personal interpretation, what the music makes you feel; are things that should be the foundation of any show design. This is where my musical background and experience plays a large role. My instructional skills are sound yet flexible. Here is where adjusting and adapting matters the most. When working with an ensemble, I not only consider myself as an instructor, I consider myself a troubleshooter. Continually analyzing the ensemble; seeing it’s strengths and deficiencies then making adjustments and developing teaching techniques to make the best come out. Any good instructor should always do this, though still have the knowledge to implement traditional teaching styles. If you're looking for a fresh approach to drill design and a cohesive approach between all sub-captions in your ensemble, please consider me for a position on your staff. By browsing through this website you'll see I have many years of experience that can be an asset to most any marching ensemble. Experience that spans over 20 years and encompasses a wide variety of ensembles from indoor drum line to winter guard to the combined Fall competitive marching ensembles. Have instructed for bands of less than 20 members up to bands over 150. I also treat every ensemble I worked with as a learning experience. I’m continually growing as an instructor and designer, adjusting my writing to best fit the ensembles for which I work. I am very committed when it comes to music and marching activities. It’s also important to know that my philosophies on marching band aren’t necessarily set in stone. I believe I have a good concept of the activity and I’m continually growing with it. So, my ideas and concepts concerning marching band may change but my solid foundations and beliefs won’t. If interested, please visit my website at http://www.D3VisualDesigns.com. My goal there is to give you the opportunity to see what I have to offer your ensemble. I’m offering my services to you in Drill Design and/or as a Marching / Visual Caption Head but in a deeper sense I’m offering a renewable commitment to you and your marching ensemble. Thank you for any consideration. Sincerely, David A. Parsons Marching Arts Visual Design and Instruction http://www.D3VisualDesigns.com http://www.youtube.com/DrillDesigns https://www.facebook.com/showdesignsbydavid
  3. Lemont High School Marching Band is seeking several Marching Field Staff Instructors for the 2016 fall marching band season. An ideal candidate would have a strong background in the competitive marching activity. Drum corps or WGI marching experience is preferred but not required. Proficient playing ability on a Woodwind or Brass instrument is required. The commitment includes regular instruction at evening and weekend rehearsals, summer rehearsal dates, band camps (1 week in June & 1 week in July), and Saturday contests. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 6:00-9:30 at Lemont High School in Lemont, IL. Full calendar is available at lemontband.org For more information, please see the attached flyer and/or contact Dave Nommensen at dnommensen@lhs210.net Marching band instructional staff.pdf
  4. http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com Hello! My name is David Parsons and I'm a Visual Designer/Instructor from East Central Illinois. I am currently looking to fill several openings in my Design Client list. I am also available as a Marching Tech or Visual Caption Head in the Illinois, Indiana and Western Ohio area. Being a musician first, my designs are always a visual representative of the music. While designing, I pay great attention to the musical structure. Phrasing, flow, original intent, personal interpretation, what the music makes you feel; are things that should be the foundation of any show design. This is where my musical background and experience plays a large role. My instructional skills are sound yet flexible. Here is where adjusting and adapting matters the most. When working with an ensemble, I not only consider myself as an instructor, I consider myself a troubleshooter. Continually analyzing the ensemble; seeing it’s strengths and deficiencies then making adjustments and developing teaching techniques to make the best come out. Any good instructor should always do this, though still have the knowledge to implement traditional teaching styles. For more detailed information, please visit my website located at http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com. There you will find links to my Resume as well as other information about what I have to offer. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time. You can contact me through the information provided in the website which is listed above, or by Email at david@showdesignsbydavid.com I am a versatile instructor/designer with 23 years experience in Show Conceptualization for Marching Band, Winter Percussion and Winter Guard ensembles. I design and teach not only the staging or drill for all marching activities, I also teach movement basics and design/teach any movement skills used by the instrumental ensembles. If you believe I can be of assistance to your ensemble, please let me know. Sincerely, David A. Parsons Marching Arts Visual Design and Instruction http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com http://www.youtube.com/DrillDesigns https://twitter.com/D3VisualDesigns
  5. My name is David Parsons and I'm a Visual Designer/Instructor from East Central Illinois. I'm currently looking for a Marching Tech or Caption Head position in the general area from Central Illinois through Western Ohio. I fully understand budget constraints so don't let that be something that prevents you from contacting me. My current schedule is fairly open so if you want some help, please don't hesitate to let me know. I have a website for more information... It is located at http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com, There you will find links to my Resume as well as other information about what I have to offer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at any time by replying to this Email or contacting me via phone directly at 217.474.3832. Thanks for your time. Sincerely, David A. Parsons Marching Arts Visual Design and Instruction https://www.facebook.com/showdesignsbydavid http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com http://www.youtube.com/DrillDesigns
  6. Naperville North High School Marching Band is looking for a Visual Caption head for the 2015-2016 marching season. Rehearsal schedule includes two weeks of camp, Monday & Wednesday evenings (typically), and some Saturdays. Contact director Don Stinson at dstinson@naperville203.org if you are interested/need more information.
  7. Hello there... My name is David A. Parsons and I'm a Visual Designer and Caption Head. I'm currently available to teach and design for your program in the Illinois, Indiana and Ohio region. My current location is in Danville, IL but can and have traveled from East Central Illinois, through Central Indiana to Western Ohio as well as down to Southern Indiana. I would even be willing to temporarily relocate for a season, if needed. Most recent design accolades include consistent Ohio State Marching Band Finalists with Div I ratings in the Visual Caption, numerous MSBA finalists in A and AA. WGI Scholastic A Regional finalists,WGI World Championships Scholastic A Semi Finalist and several SCBDA State Championship awards, including several SA 1st place scores in the Ensemble Caption. WGI Regional PSA 5th place Visual Caption as well as several SCBDA State Championship awards for Percussion including other circuit 1st place Visual Caption placements. I am a versatile instructor/designer who has experience in Show Conceptualization for Marching Band, Winter Percussion and Winter Guard ensembles. I design and teach not only the staging or drill for all marching activities, I also teach movement basics and design/teach any movement skills used by the instrumental ensembles. This is what I have done successfully for over 29 years. I have a website for more information... It is located at http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com, There you will find links to my Resume as well as other information about what I have to offer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at any time. You can contact me through the information provided in the website which is listed above, or by Email at david@showdesignsbydavid.com Thanks for your time. Sincerely, David A. Parsons Marching Arts Visual Design and Instruction https://www.facebook.com/showdesignsbydavid http://www.showdesignsbydavid.com http://www.youtube.com/DrillDesigns
  8. NEXUS Indoor, a 501c3 non-profit, is currently seeking candidates to fill 2 tech staff positions. Entering it's third year of competitive performance, NEXUS Indoor will compete in the Midwest Percussion Cooperative circuit as well as the WGI Regional in Indianapolis and World Championships in the 2015 season. Battery Tech Opening The ideal candidate for this position would be well versed in multiple facets of battery percussion. The duties would include leading sectional rehearsals as well as assisting in the overall instruction of the battery section. Previous WGI/DCI experience is preferred, however the ability to teach and lead the members with a great attitude is paramount to success. Attendance at auditions, rehearsals, and performances would be required. This position would report directly to the Battery Caption head. Visual Tech Opening The ideal candidate for this position would be well versed in the visual performance aspects of the indoor activity. There is a huge difference between "playing" the notes and "performing" the music and the right candidate for this position would recognize and understand this difference. Previous WGI/DCI experience is preferred, however the ability to teach and lead the members with a great attitude is paramount to success. Attendance at auditions, FLOOR rehearsals, and performances would be required. This position would report to both the Visual Coordinator and the Executive Director. The tentative schedule for the 2015 Season is attached. For more information or to express interest in either of these positions, please contact Burl Gregory at bgregory@nexusindoor.org 2015 Schedule - 92414.pdf
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