Drum Major Essay

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I think I would make a great drum major because I believe people take me as a leader and respect and listen to what have to I say. Though I usually am the leader I also am a good listener. When people have problems or have ideas to make the show better I will listen to whatever has to be said. To me being a drum major would be a great accomplishment and an awesome chance to help out our marching band. I have found from being in the marching band that each member wants respect. I intend to give respect first and in doing that I believe I will receive it from my piers allowing this whole experience to be a perfect one. I understand that with this job comes great responsibility, and I am definitely ready for it! Being a member of the Orange Wave marching band for two years I have an idea of how to make band more attractive to everyone. Making the time spent in band class and at after school practices most effective is a major prerogative of mine. I would like to make it our number one goal to get every band member to learn, and memorize their music. This will allow the show to be ready as early as possible so it gives ample time to perfect formations, add character to the show, and make it our own. By doing this I know our scores will be significantly higher than last years. Most importantly each member will understand that hard work does pays off. Since I have been in this band, I have grown as a musician learning to read treble clef from playing baritone and also from guitar. This allows me to be able to read every sections music. I believe this is a great help because when each group breaks apart and does sectionals I would be able to help out every instrument no matter what clef they play in. I cannot wait to guide the new band members, freshman, in their first season of marching band. I will also bring plenty of fun and character to the band. Though my job isn't fun and games I believe in having a good time at all times even while learning and working. That's...
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