Reminiscing on Etude’s 2024 Production

We caught up with Etude Winterguard Director Brian Franco-Winn to discuss Etude’s 2024 program, Those Days Are Gone. We discussed the feelings of loneliness that inspired the theme, the Edwardian influence on the costuming, and the joggling boards that occupied the performance floor.

WGI Mourns the Loss of Peggy Twiggs

WGI mourns the loss of Peggy Twiggs, a prolific technician known for her work with groups like the 27th Lancers, the Cadets, Emerald Marquis, Odyssey, and Blessed Sacrament. She is recognized for the immense impact she has had on the growth of the color guard activity.

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A Haunting Tale with Collage Winter Guard 2024

Storytelling is one of the most important aspects of putting on an entertaining color guard show. Collage Winter Guard out of Akron, Ohio, knows exactly how to tell a story, especially a haunting one, with their 2024 program entitled “Ghost Train.”

Wayne Dillon Appointed as New Director of WGI Winds Division

WGI Sport of the Arts is proud to announce the appointment of Wayne Dillon as the new Director of Winds. With a legacy of excellence and a wealth of experience in the marching arts, Dillon is the ideal candidate to lead the Winds division into a new era of innovation and growth.

VanderCook College of Music Offers Graduate Credit for Attending WGIcon

WGI is proud to continue its partnership with VanderCook and the Music Education Center of America to offer graduate credit for attending WGIcon this coming September. Through the Continuing Education program, teachers may earn credit for attending the convention sessions and completing the necessary coursework that follows. The university offers the course as a retrospective, […]

WGI Celebrates Pride Month!

June is Global Pride Month, and WGI aims to recognize and celebrate all members of the LGTBQIA+ community.

2024 Advisory Board Proposals Now Online

Each year, the Color Guard, Percussion, and Winds Advisory Boards consider proposals regarding rules and policies that govern WGI.
Click here to review all 2024 proposals by division.

3 Things to Expect at The 2024 Advisory Boards

WGI will hold the 2024 Advisory Board Meetings on June 7-8 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. These annual meetings give representatives the opportunity to discuss and vote on the rules and policies governing WGI. 

Click here to see three things you can expect from the upcoming meetings.

20 Years and Counting with Motor City Percussion

Motor City’s first competitive season was in 2003, making it the oldest independent group in Michigan.

Click Here to read more about the organization’s obstacles and accomplishments over the past 20+ years!

WGIcon 2024 Keynote Speaker: Deanna Marsigliese!

Introducing one of our incredible Keynote Speakers for WGIcon 2024, Deanna Marsigliese!

Click Here to read more about her incredible achievements in the motion picture industry and her topics of discussion at this year’s WGIcon!

LOTUS Marks the Return of Arkansas Independent Percussion

When referencing states with a large indoor marching arts presence, Arkansas is not typically mentioned in conversation. With such a young competitive circuit, directors created LOTUS, the only independent percussion unit in Arkansas.