Today’s #WGIHistory: The Virtual Season

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory revisits the 2021 virtual season. When the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the remainder of WGI’s 2020 season, many in the marching arts community were devastated. As they watched the activity they came to […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: 2018 Winds WC Montage

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory is the 2018 World Championships Winds montage!

2022 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Join WGI on Wednesday April 20 as we honor three individuals whose efforts have shaped the activity with their contributions and achievements. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for Tim Bray, Shane Gwaltney, and Caleb Rothe will take place at the Marriott at 9:00 PM on the evening prior to the start of the 2022 […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: 1st Scholastic World Winds Champions

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. In 2015, WGI held its first competitive #WGIWinds World Championships event. At the conclusion of the event, Father Ryan High School took home the first ever championship title for the SW winds division.

Today’s #WGIHistory: 1st Winds World Class Champions

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. In 2015, WGI held its first competitive #WGIWinds World Championships event. At the conclusion of the event, RhythmX Winds took home the first ever championship title for the IW winds division.

Today’s #WGIHistory: The Beginning of Winds

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory takes us back to the beginning of WGI’s newest division, Indoor Winds. Check out the video below to see winds in its inaugural year.

Today’s #WGIHistory: Aimachi Winds Exhibition in 2014

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. #DidYouKnow that one year prior to the first WGI Winds World Championships in 2015, Aimachi Winds performed in exhibition? Watch history in motion here with the full performance of the 2014 Aimachi Winds Program.

WGI Week 5 Recap

Week FIVE of #WGI2022 has concluded! Check out the 2022 Event Coverage Page each week for the most up-to-date social, video, and photography recaps of our regional events.

Cichele: Putting Your Experience to Work

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are honoring keystone individuals who are educating and inspiring the next generation of WGI. As we embark on our 45th anniversary season, we must acknowledge the importance of all women in the indoor activity and their roles in our success. Cichele has been involved in the marching arts […]

William Martin: Diversifying the Student Experience

In honor of Black History Month, WGI is proud to feature strong African-American voices in the WGI community who are making significant contributions both in and out of the indoor marching arts. William Martin has been involved with the performing arts all his life. He started his career in pageantry with The Cavaliers Drum and […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: 2000’s Color Guard Recap

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory gives us a glimpse into the 2000’s with the decade’s Color Guard Recap.

Rodney Bailey: An Educator’s Perspective

In honor of Black History Month, WGI is proud to feature strong African-American voices in the WGI community who are making significant contributions both in and out of the indoor marching arts. Rodney Bailey is a director, designer, consultant, choreographer, and influential voice in the marching arts activity. Read more below about his perspective on […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: All-Female Judging Panel

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory features WGI’s first all-female judging panel from 1988. These incredible women paved the way for future generations of female judges in the indoor activity, and we can see this reflected in the […]

#WGIWindsday: Matt Harloff and Avon Indoor Winds

Indoor Winds became the 3rd division of WGI’s competitive outlets in 2015. Since then, many groups have noticed the positive impact that a winds group has on their music programs’ growth and development. Below is a statement from Matt Harloff, one of the directors of the Avon High School Indoor Winds program. There is a […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: Blue Knights Indoor Percussion

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory features the 2000 Blue Knights Indoor Percussion Ensemble, one of the longest standing indoor percussion groups in WGI’s history.

Black History Month: Nicole Younger

In honor of Black History Month, WGI is proud to feature strong African-American voices in the activity who are making significant contributions both in and out of the indoor marching arts. Nicole is the founder of the event “The Cookout”. She has taught scholastically and independently in NY, VA, NC, OH, KY, & TX. She […]

Inclusive Costuming Initiative

The WGI Board of Directors; WGI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; and the WGI Future Leaders Program (FLP) are proud to announce the promotion and education of Inclusive Costuming. As part of this education, WGI is publishing the “Inclusive Costuming Resources” listing—a running catalog of costuming and design companies that provide diverse skin-tone garments for […]

Black History Month: Tykeem Rainey

In honor of Black History Month, WGI is proud to feature strong African-American voices in the activity who are making significant contributions both in and out of the indoor marching arts. Tykeem Rainey is a choreographer and director at Ronald Reagan High School. He is also a choreographer at Mason World, Onyx World, Origins World […]

Today’s #WGIHistory: Lynn Lindstrom Hall of Fame

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Todays #WGIHistory highlights Lynn Lindstrom, a keystone individual who pioneered the competitive indoor marching arts.

Today’s #WGIHistory: 1993 Percussion Montage

Each month we will focus on a different decade of WGI, spanning from our inaugural championships season to the conclusion of #WGI2022. Today’s #WGIHistory gives us a glimpse into the inaugural year of Percussion World Championships with the 1993 Percussion Montage!