Pretty good Reagan!!! I thought I heard some trumpet stickouts in some parts (especially big hits) and the triple tonguing was a little muddy but I loved that woodwind feature. And that guard is huge!!!!
The crowds are big and apparently fewer gates are open right now than usual. Making it tough for spectators to get in timely. They let Reagan parents jump in line and probably DB parents now too. Hopefully it fills up after DB.
Yep... Only gate open was the North gate so it was VERY slow moving. Makes no sense that they didn't have another one open, but I'm guessing it was due to staff shortage.
I could see the top 10 all breaking 90, and whoever wins gets a high 96
If you think about DB beating blue springs I could easily see 11 at 90 with maybe vista ridge just short. I think it comes down to perceived gaps between bands. If larger than many of us expect a few scores may get pushed down to 88ish.
These backdrops are super effective too. This soft opening and slow build for D-B is fantastic. The arrangements for a 'well used' number seem fairly fresh to me as well.
DB has one of the best uses of props in the finals lineup imo
Absolutely. They've been bringing them in gradually from the back line in ways that shape the field for their band size and allowing the drill to compress without making field coverage effect suffer. It's really good design.
Really these arrangements are great. I mean we've all heard Appalachian Spring on the field before and particularly Simple Gifts only what, a million times? But this mix of violin, woodwinds, and choral groups seems like a totally new take.
Post by marchingmaniac on Nov 13, 2021 19:27:00 GMT -6
Wow!!! This was my first time watching Dobyns-Bennett this year and may I say what a show! The choir at the beginning and throughout the show sounded fantastic and added a great layer to the production. The ballad in particular was a highlight for me at the big impact. But the ending with the entire band at the front of the field singing was BEAUTIFUL! Loved it!