Military Bands

Pop Quiz: Who Is The Largest Employer Of Full-Time Musicians In The U.S.?

Whether you’re home all day enjoying the holiday with family and friends or your organization is putting on an event today, try to take a few moments to remember the reason for the holiday. Furthermore, take a moment to remember that the single largest employer of full-time professional musicians is the United States Armed Forces. And that doesn’t even include the multitude of administrative and support personnel! Band Facts  

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More Changes Coming To Your Twitter Timeline

In a blog post on May 24th, Twitter announced a number of new changes to what will count towards your 140 character limit when tweeting. These changes aren’t live yet, but according to the post, “will be available in the coming months.” The changes to counts affect: Replies When you reply to a tweet, the usernames you’re replying to will no longer count toward the 140-character limit. Note that this is ONLY for replies, as @names in new tweets still count, and if you add new @names to a reply, they count … Read more

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Let’s Talk About Lighting

With 4k video now a common feature in most current generation smartphones, traditional impediments to making quality videos (like expensive digital cameras) are rapidly disappearing. But just becasue you have 4k video at your fingertips doesn’t mean they are going to look great and one of the most common areas where videos fall short is lighting. Simply put, lighting can make or break the quality of your video. Good lighting can make a video go from “who cares?” to near-professional and one of the fundamentals to good lighting is understanding the three-point lighting system. … Read more

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