Field Pass: How drum corps designers pick a show concept, music and visual themes
What goes on in a World Class corps design meeting? How do show designers pick a concept, music and visual themes? DCI's Field Pass takes you inside to find out as Dan Potter crashes Bluecoats' November staff meeting to speak with director David Glasgow and designers Michael Gray, Dean Westman and Daniel Wiles.
Plus, TV producer Tom Blair talks candidly about the 2011 World Championship Blu-rays and DVDs and some tough choices that had to be made. And, DCI Executive Director Dan Acheson lays out the 2012 Drum Corps International Tour schedule, in a brand new Field Pass presented by Zildjian!
Read more about the 2012 DCI Tour Schedule.
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Dan Potter has been hooked on drum corps and competitive marching band for 30 years. He is the announcer for many Drum Corps International and marching band shows nationwide and is the host of DCI's "Field Pass" podcast which covers the best in marching music.
Drum major of the Geneseo Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from 1979-1981, Dan has experience on the staff of the Glassmen and has taught or consulted high school marching bands in Indiana and Texas.
Dan has been a news anchor, radio personality and manager of newsrooms for 30 years. He is the recipient of numerous broadcast journalism awards including the prestigious Radio-Television News Directors Association’s Edward R. Murrow award for best radio newscast in the U.S. and the DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. Dan is the host of the "KRMG Morning News" in Tulsa, Okla., and cooking show “OKFoodie.”