Classifieds



For Sale

Loads of past uniforms and flags recently updated for sale on the Seguin Matador Guard website.

https://sites.google.com/site/seguinmatadorcolorguard/items-for-sale

Contact Heather Brown, hbrown@seguin.k12.tx.us for more info. Checks made out to Seguin Band Boosters.


College Park HS has items for sale on guardcloset.com!
Check the link below for a quick summary of items available and links to purchase online:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h_e3yyvPMPF7gG1_pUAtLRAjwDoRtnOKMXxMFCLmJEQ/edit?usp=sharing



Ali Martinez
almartinez@conroeisd.net
















15- 10 foot wide rolling panels of varying heights. welded steel. heavy duty. vinyl or fabric back material can be placed on the panels.
$3,000 or best offer
lewisr@lpisd.org


For Hire

CE King High School is looking for a color guard tech to augment our marching staff for the upcoming marching season. We are a growing 6A program located on the east side of Houston with approximately 200 students and over 30 in the color guard. The position part-time and contracted for summer work with the possibility of extending into the school year. Pay is very competitive and based on experience.

Summer camps begin the last week of July and continue through the second week in August. We additionally hold a guard kick-off camp in early June. Schedule accommodations can be made and we have housed techs/instructors in the past.

Contact Mike Murdoch at 936-414-1002 and please email a resume to michaelmurdoch@sheldonisd.com


The Robert E. Lee HS Band program is in search of a well-rounded, experienced colorguard technician to help facilitate a successful work environment and further develop the training of the colorguard unit.
Ideally, starting in May and carrying through the 2018-2019 Fall and Winter seasons.
DCI/WGI experience is preferred, but not required.
The Colorguard program has most recently been 2017 TCGC Novice Silver Medalist and Top 5 in Scholastic Regional A for the 2018 season.

If interested, feel free to send your resumé and availability to the Colorguard Director, Kyle Rucker, at kl.rucker42@yahoo.com.


Clear Falls High School is seeking a motivated and skilled individual to assist with our award winning Color Guard program for the 2018-2019 school year. DCI/WGI experience is preferred. All interested please call Brian Moreno 281-284-1193 or email a resume to brmoreno@ccisd.net

This year Clear Falls won three different contests in Scholastic Regional A and has been promoted to Scholastic A.


Hi! My name is Joshua McBride. I am a former color guard student & director. I have also worked in TV & film. In all of the shows that I have been involved with, I would have to say that I specialize in General Effect. I would love to help your group boost their scores and see the members flourish. I am in Austin but can travel. You may contact me at Jevic@JevicJoshua.com or at (512) 587-4760. Thanks!


Dawson High School Color Guard is looking for a part-time tech for the current 2018 winter season. DCI and WGI experience is a preferred, but not required. We rehearse 2-3 days a week and compete in Open Class in TCGC and WGI.

Please send a resume and availability to Geddy Pontiff at pontiffg@pearlandisd.org


Brazoswood HS is looking for techs for the upcoming winter season. We are looking for those who have some teaching and marching experience. Pay is competitive and based on experience.

Brazoswood has two competitive teams in TCGC. One in Scholastic A and the other in Scholastic Regional A. Brazoswood is located in Clute TX (about an hour south of Houston).

Please send résumé and any questions to Theo Harrison at harrisont2011@gmail.com

I look forward to hearing from you!!!


In search of Instructor

Clements High School has an immediate opening for a guard instructor for the 20-18-19 year. The Clements High School Guard has been a TCGC Medalist both in JV and Varsity Classes and a WGI Regional Finalist and WGI World Semi Finalist.

The guard program is very well supported by the school district and boosters and pay is between 22000-34000 based on experience. There are 24 returning guard members without recruitment right now.

We will be moving on this in the next week in half so please your resume and interest letter to scvanguard72@gmail.com

Thanks

Daniel Galloway
Clements HS
Director of Bands


Nimitz High School is in search of a color guard instructor for the 2018-2019 school year.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate all color guard activities.
Attend summer band camp
Attend 3 rehearsals per week during the marching band season.
Attend rehearsals during the winter guard season.
Attend fall football games and competitions.
Attend winter guard competitions.
Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding all color guard related activities.
Choreograph routine for fall and winter seasons.
Assist with design of marching band show.
Program coordinator for winter guard show.
Recommend new property purchases within the budget allocations.
Manage all equipment necessary for rehearsals and performances including maintenance, and repair.
Create a positive and educational experience for the students.
Recruit potential color guard members while retaining current members.
Report to the band directors regarding all color guard related activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma
Ability to pass a district criminal background check.
Background in marching band auxiliary performance required.
Experience in the various sub groups of the guard unit (flags, rifles, sabers, dance) required.
Experience in composing and choreographing routines for the various color guard units required.
Background performing with a drum corps or WGI preferred.
Compensation: Hourly -- estimated at starting at $16,000/school year.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Aaron Kennell at amkennell@aldineisd.org


The Judson High School Band in Converse, Texas is seeking a Color Guard Director effective immediately. This position will oversee all aspects of the Guard program in the Judson Band. The Director will teach the guard class, attend all after school rehearsals and attend all performances. Please note that this is a contracted position and not a full time Judson ISD employee position. Salary will be commensurate upon experience starting at $30,000.
The Judson Marching Band has been a BOA Regional Finalist and UIL Area Finalist in the past two years. Our marching band design staff includes many of the top designers and instructors in the marching arts. Our Color Guard program has been WGI Scholastic A World Championship Finalist in 2013 and 2016. This year we had a JV and Varsity Winter Guard.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate all color guard activities.
Attend May Camp May 21-24
Attend summer band camp starting July 23
Attend 3 rehearsals per week during the marching band season.
Attend 2-3 rehearsals per week during the winter guard season.
Attend fall football games and competitions.
Attend winter guard competitions.
Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding all color guard related activities.
Choreograph routine for fall and winter seasons.
Assist with design of marching band show.
Program coordinator for winter guard show.
Assist with developing a color guard leadership program.
Manage the fall and winter season color guard budget.
Recommend new property purchases within the budget allocations.
Manage all equipment necessary for rehearsals and performances including maintenance, and repair.
Create a positive and educational experience for the students.
Recruit potential color guard members while retaining current members.
Report to the band directors regarding all color guard related activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma
Background in marching band auxiliary performance required.
Experience in the various sub groups of the guard unit (flags, rifles, sabers, dance) required.
Experience in composing and choreographing routines for the various color guard units required.
Experience working with school-aged students required; preferably at high school level.
Background performing with a drum corps or WGI preferred.
Background in instruction/adjudication of a drum corps or marching organization preferred.
Compensation: Negotiable based on experience.

If interested, please contact Jeffrey Keyes, Director of Bands, at jkeyes@judsonisd.org


Clear Lake High School is looking for a highly motivated individual to lead our Color Guard program. The applicant must have previous successful experience as a Color Guard Director.
Duties, Responsibilities and Expectations:
Instruct daily Color Guard class, all after school Marching Band rehearsals, and all Winter Guard rehearsals.
Develop a strong rapport with students to aid in recruiting and retaining students.
Develop a weekly after school “spin class” for the intermediate feeder program in which 7th and 8th grade students are introduced to color guard.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff.
Manage student behavior.
Assess and evaluate student achievement.
Develop and maintain a budget.
Order and receive Color Guard equipment and supplies.
Maintain inventory of Color Guard uniforms, equipment and supplies.
Contribute ideas as a member of the band creative team.
Design uniforms, flags, and props as needed.
Develop choreography that complements the music, supports the show design, is appropriate for the skill level of the students, while pushing them to the next skill level.
Choreograph band body as needed.
Create and develop a Winter Guard presentation – concept, music selection, uniform design, equipment/flag selection, drill design, and set/prop design.
Once hired and all background checks are passed, the position will begin immediately. The applicant must be available for a week-long camp TBD during the summer, and full band camp beginning July 30th through the beginning of the school year. Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and time commitment.

The CLHS Winter Guard has consistently been competitive in the Texas Color Guard Circuit Scholastic A Class. Last year the Winter Guard was the 2017 Scholastic A State Champoin.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with a minimum of two professional references to John Pearce, Director of Bands at jpearce@ccisd.net.


The Foster High School Band in Richmond, Texas (5 miles south of Katy and West of Houston) is seeking a Color Guard director effective immediately. This position will oversee all aspects of the Guard program. Guard Director will teach the guard classes, attend all after school rehearsals and performances.

This is a contracted position and not currently a full time position in Lamar CISD. Salary is competitive and will be based on experience.

The Foster Color Guard Program has over 40 students and is continuing to grow. We have a JH Cadet Group at the feeder school that meets daily as a class. They were the Area Champions for TCGC South. The High School finished 7th this season in Scholastic A at the TCGC Championships.

For more information on the Foster Band visit our website at www.fosterfalconband.com.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate all color guard activities
Attend Summer Band Camp (Dates on Band Calendar on Website)
Attend 3 rehearsals per week during the marching band season
Attend 2-3 rehearsals per week during the winter guard season
Attend fall football games and competitions
Attend fall football games and competitions
Attend winter guard competitions
Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding all color guard related activities
Choreograph routine for fall and winter seasons
Assist with design of marching band show
Program coordinator for winter guard shows
Assist with developing a color guard leadership program
Manage all equipment necessary for rehearsals and performances including maintenance, and repair.
Recommend new property and equipment purchases within budget allocations
Create a positive and educational experience for the students
Recruit potential color guard members while retaining current members
Report to the band directors regarding all color guard related activities

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Background in marching band auxiliary performance required
Experience in the various sub groups of the guard unit (flags, rifles, sabres, dance) required.
Experience in choreographing routines for the various color guard units
Experience working with school-aged students required
Background in performing with a drum corps or WGI preferred
CPR certification required


If interested, please contact Erich Sonnier, Director of Bands, at esonnier@lcisd.org


Stephen F. Austin High School has an opening for a Color Guard Director effective immediately. We are seeking someone with a desire to develop and grow a new color guard program, and work in tandem with the band directors to create a highly competitive production that provides a positive experience for all students involved.

Stephen F. Austin High School is located in Sugar Land, TX (southwest suburb of Houston) and is a part of Fort Bend Independent School District. The Stephen F. Austin band has a rich tradition in the band activity as a 4-time BOA Grand National Finalist, a consistent BOA Regional Finalist, a 6-time UIL State Marching Contest participant, and consistent sweepstakes marching and concert program.

Applicants will be expected to:
Be proficient in areas of movement, flag and, weapon
Communicate well with band directors, administration, and parents
Be experienced and enthusiastic when it comes to recruiting and retaining members
Choreograph for the fall and winter seasons
Create and maintain a budget
Teach the daily class period and attend all after school rehearsals, football games, and marching contests
Start a winter guard or winter training program

The Stephen F. Austin Band has a unique situation in the marching band as they use the SFA Angels Dance team as the auxiliary unit for the marching band. Currently, the SFA Band does not currently have a color guard so the job will entail starting a program to coexist alongside the Angels Dance Team. The salary is competitive and is open to growth along with the growth and development of the program. Stephen F. Austin also benefits from Fort Bend ISD providing a substantial amount of district funding for the color guard budget. We are very excited about adding an ambitious and dedicated individual to our team!

For more information regarding the Stephen F. Austin Band and Angels Dance Team, please visit www.sfaband.org. If interested, please submit resume, references, and any additional questions to Ryan Demkovich, email: ryan.demkovich@fortbendisd.com.


Clear Creek High School in League City is in need of two techs for spring training and marching season. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in rifle and/or saber as well as dance, and be available for once a week spring training, summer band sectionals, and Monday night marching band rehearsals. Pay is commensurate with experience and availability. Candidates will ideally continue with the program into winter season.

Clear Creek guard was rebuilt from the ground level for Winter 2017 and quickly promoted from novice to A class, earning a spot at the 2018 A Class State Championships just one year after the program began. Students are dedicated and hardworking, and the program has a great base of parent and school support. Email guard director Heather Hyde Wargo at hhwargo@ccisd.net with any questions or applications.


The James E. Taylor High School Band in Katy, Texas (about 20 miles west of Houston) is seeking a Color Guard Director effective immediately. This position will oversee all aspects of the Guard program in the James E. Taylor (JET) Band. The Director will teach the guard class, attend all after school rehearsals, and all performances. Please note that this is a contracted position and not a full time Katy ISD employee position, so salary and job responsibilities will reflect that difference.

The JET Band is competitive in the BOA and UIL marching band circuits. Our marching band design staff includes many of the top designers and instructors in the marching arts. Our Color Guard programs has grown tremendously over the past several years. This year we had a Cadet, JV, and Varsity Winter Guard with over 50 students combined. The Varsity Guard advanced to the TCGC Scholastic A Class State Championships this year.

For more information on the JET Band program, please check out www.jetband.org.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate all color guard activities.
Attend summer band camp.
Attend 3 rehearsals per week during the marching band season.
Attend 2-3 rehearsals per week during the winter guard season.
Attend fall football games and competitions.
Attend winter guard competitions.
Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding all color guard related activities.
Choreograph routine for fall and winter seasons.
Assist with design of marching band show.
Program coordinator for winter guard show.
Assist with developing a color guard leadership program.
Manage the fall and winter season color guard budget.
Recommend new property purchases within the budget allocations.
Manage all equipment necessary for rehearsals and performances including maintenance, and repair.
Create a positive and educational experience for the students.
Recruit potential color guard members while retaining current members.
Report to the band directors regarding all color guard related activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma
Background in marching band auxiliary performance required.
Experience in the various sub groups of the guard unit (flags, rifles, sabres, dance) required.
Experience in composing and choreographing routines for the various color guard units required.
Experience working with school-aged students required; preferably at high school level.
Background in performing with a drums corps preferred.
Background in instruction/adjudication of a drum corps or marching organization preferred.
Compensation: Negotiable based on experience.

If interested, please contact Mike Ary, Director of Bands, at michaeldary@katyisd.org.


Friendswood High School:
Job Title: Color Guard Instructor Wage/Hour Status: Exempt/Professional
Reports to: Principal Pay Grade: See Posting Information
Dept. /School: High School Duty Days: 200

Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the color guard program at assigned campus. Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth and provide an opportunity to participate in extracurricular color guard. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated competency in instrumental music
Demonstrated competency in color guard and other auxiliary units
Current automatic external defibrillator (AED) certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program/color guard programs
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing band and color guard
Ability to manage budget
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to interpret data
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Experience:

Successful student teaching, approved internship and/or color guard instructor experience
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Direct performers, including color guard, marching band, orchestra, concert band, soloists, and ensemble as deemed necessary.
Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate.
Provide for participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL.

Support band booster club activities as directed.
Develop and implement plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

Work with other member of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Be a positive role model for student and support the mission of the school district.
Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips, activities, and arrange transportation, lodging and meals for out-of-town events
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
Develop and administer a budget based on documented program needs.
Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds as expected by supervisor.
Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.
Oversee cleaning, repairing, and storing of all equipment.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other documents required.
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, UIL rules, and board policy in the instrumental music/color guard area.


Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; automated external defibrillator (AED)
Posture: Prolonged sitting; frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking/marching
Lifting: Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds); may lift and move musical instruments
Environment: Work outside and inside; exposure to extreme temperatures (hot, cold, and inclement weather), humidity, and prolonged sunlight; work on uneven or slippery surfaces; frequent exposure to noise.
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent district and statewide travel.


Travis B. Bryan High School is searching for percussion staff members for the 2017-2018 Indoor Percussion season. Bryan High is the reigning champion of the TCGC Scholastic A class and currently consists of 29 members. We are looking for both front ensemble and battery help.

Please send all resumes to director, Laura Grems, at laura.grems@bryanisd.org as soon as possible.

I look forward to hearing from you!


Rudder High School in Bryan, Texas is in need of a percussion instructor/technician for the 17-18 marching band season, and possibly beyond. This is a part time position, and responsibilities would include running the percussion section of the band during the after school rehearsals, and being available for the class period to help build fundamental skills of their percussionists. All interested candidates, please contact James Benton at James.benton@bryanisd.org for pay rates/schedule, or more information!


In search of supplies

Events / Auditions

When: June 12th, 13th and 14th
Time: 8-5 pm, each day
Where: LHISD Annex Gym - 301 Forrest St, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
Cost: $75
What to wear/bring: Wear Black dance or gym clothes. A large water bottle and Lunch. Make sure hair is pulled back in a pony tail or up.
Ages 11 and up!
**You will receive instruction on how to spin and dance and get a Paradox Spin Camp t-shirt. On the last day, there will be a parent showcase to show
off what you have learned! All parents and family invited!
**Once you sign up you will get a detailed email**
Contact Cheryl for more information
512.417.0026
info@paradoxguard.com
www.paradoxguard.com


Paradox Performance Ensemble is a year round non-profit color guard. We are planning on fielding an Independent A group next year in 2019, if there is enough interest we will also have a Reg A team. We are having an Open House in Liberty Hill this Saturday. April 21st, from 10-2 pm (you do not have to stay the whole time). You can come and get your questions answered.
Please contact Cheryl Stephens. We will take kids 12-22 years of age and there will be auditions for the A group. Open House will be at:
Rockpointe Church
170 Co Rd 214, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
www.paradoxguard.com
info@paradoxguard.com
512.417.0026


2018 Redemption Guard Cast Auditions

With all of the recent events and everyone coming together as a community, it is time to get back to some normalization. Come and be a part of the Redemption Guard family on our 7th season casting, we would like to announce that our 2018 casting auditions will be held on the following Sundays 09/17/17, 09/24/17 and 10/01/17.

The first Audition will be held at J. Frank Dobie HS in Pasadena ISD on Sunday 09/17/17 from 10am till 6pm, registration starts at 9:30 am and a one-time cost of $20.00 per person (we do take credit/debit and cash). You can park in the back of the school right next to the football field. Please wear all black dance/yoga/gym clothing. Bring a lunch and snacks some equipment will be provided. There will be sections in dance, weapons and flags.

The next auditions will be held on September 24, 2017 and October 01, 2017 same times, place will be announced at a later time.
For more information please visit www.redemptionguard.org or contact directly Michael Acosta at michael.acosta@redemptionguard.org or call 832-443-9677


We welcome you to come out to audition for the inaugural season of Origins Colorguard! This will also serve as an experience camp to those who may be in high school or aren't wishing to march the 2018 season.

Audition Cost: $40
Origins Experience: $20

You may preregister online at www.originscolorguard.org, or walk in registration will open at 8 AM the morning of the auditions.

Audition information:
- Wear black, form fitting athletic/dance attire.
- Bring your own weapons. Flags will be provided but you may bring yours just in case.
- Bring a lunch if you would like. A microwave will be available for use. There are also several restaurants as well as an HEB close to the campus.
- Have an open mind and be ready for a good time!

For any other questions about auditions or housing in Austin, please do not hesitate to send us a message or email originscolorguard@gmail.com.

The Origins team is looking forward to an excellent first season and we hope that many of you will consider spending this memorable year with us. Thank you!




Directors and Judges Login
New User? Register Here

Password?