One great use of the new Concert and Marching Band library is to help in the arrangement of drill routines - to integrate musical and visual arrangements.
Here is an example of Concert and Marching Band synced with a visual drill design:
There are many bands around the world. One of the most popular are show bands. Show bands are crowd-pleasers and often perform a field show prior to a football game and at halftime and can also be seen in parades, competitions and large events. Show bands usually contain brass, woodwinds and percussion instruments and can have elaborate choreographed drill routines.
Marching band directors and drill designers write drill charts, marching coordinates and instructions to produce these sometimes elaborate routines. Some are custom-written for a show (jerichoshowdeisgn.com) and others pre-written and available from GPG Music, Hal Leonard and other fine publishers.
The above work is called "Pirates!" and is composed by Gary P. Gilroy Drill design by Terry Williams of Jericho Show Designs using Drill Routine software from Pyware. Thanks to Steve Martin of GPG Music for providing the music. And special thanks to Dan Kury for providing the midi mockup oand Sean for helping with the Flash files.
Any band director or drill designer who arranges music for their show now has a new tool at their disposal - Garritan Concert and Marching Band.