News

A series of easy to easy-mediuam

A series of easy to easy-mediuam

May 9, 2022

As part of our series for teaching young leaders to teach their peers, we have a selection of easy or easy to medium Marching Band and Concert series shows for your repertoire to help build student teacching skills.

Read More...

 
Teach your leadership to teach

Teach your leadership to teach

May 8, 2022

Giving your student leaders some teaching tools can make for a more effective and productive marching band rehearsal. Take time to identify areas of your rehearsals where student leaders can help your band learn or improve faster, and band camp is usually a great time for this.

 

Read More...

 
Championship series exclusivity and extra support

Championship series exclusivity and extra support

May 7, 2022

As band directors, competitors and adjudicators, we know the thrill of taking ensembles to competition. One of those elements is having music no one else does. When you partner with GPG Music, you can choose from categories of music, which can support your competitive edge. 

Read More...

 
Time to choose a repertoire for your ensemble

Time to choose a repertoire for your ensemble

May 6, 2022

CEO and Conductor Steve Martin shares ideas on choosing a repertoire for your ensemble.

Read More...

 
Honoring our favorite teacher as May Band Director of the Month

Honoring our favorite teacher as May Band Director of the Month

May 3, 2022

We are recognizing GPG Music's favorite teacher and metnor Gary P. Gilroy for Teacher Appreciation Week as our May Band Director of the Month. In addition to winning awards, shows and competitions, Gary is a prolific composer. Check out his works with GPG Music here.

Read More...

 
Brainstorm field show ideas

Brainstorm field show ideas

Apr 25, 2022

Whether you and your staff design a theme and pick music or shop for pre-written shows, giving your students a voice in the decision-making process can enhance engagement during the long stretch of marching season. 

Read More...

 
Use new sound RX service for modern twist

Use new sound RX service for modern twist

Apr 20, 2022

We can create your soundscape for you or enhance your show with Sound FX!

Read More...

 
Teach burgeoning leaders inventory and maintenance

Teach burgeoning leaders inventory and maintenance

Apr 13, 2022

As we approach Earth Day, remember to take care of instruments to keep them out of landfills. And before you toss them, consider some creative alternatives.

Read More...

 
Awareness in Diversity Celebration Month

Awareness in Diversity Celebration Month

Apr 11, 2022

GPG Music was called out for some insensitive music categories. We took the opportunity to reflect and learn, then made plans to do better.

Read More...

 
Practice files ready students for fall

Practice files ready students for fall

Apr 11, 2022

We created Student Practice Files with recording of Full Band, Winds Only, Full Percussion, Battery Only, or Front Ensemble Only for select MB shows.

Read More...