Turnabout is a very dynamic show that uses the idea of spinning as a central concept. You will hear different spinning and rotating musical themes that happen on the small scale (quick keyboard patterns) as well as the big picture (bookending, full circle motifs.)
“They say good things come in threes.” . . . “Triad” was originally inspired by the triad of general effect: intellectual, aesthetic, emotional. This show exhausts the number three while infusing all facets of general effect into each moment.
This show is inspired by the quest of self-challenge for our own entertainment. There is a lot of inspirations drawn from different types of games: video games, chess, boxing, racing.
Stuck is a show that is inspired by a spider's capture of its prey. Spider imagery is present throughout the show while you hear different sections of the music get “stuck” for a few counts or even measures.
The term “raising the bar” is often used in ensembles across the activity to represent the goals of each season. This show features multiple “rising” effects throughout to help give a sense of moving onward and upward.
Don’t look into Medusa’s eyes or you will be turned into stone! This show tells the tale of a group of warriors’ battles with Medusa.
Enter the world of bull fighting with this high energy, fast-paced show! This music offers many opportunities for Spanish colors and world percussion with unique combinations of instruments.
This show tells the story of a mythical sea creature that resembles an enormous, vicious, ship-attacking octopus. The show is set to the poem “The Kraken” by Lord Alfred Tennyson.
This show is a humorous take on different predictions that have been made throughout history. Each segment of the show is introduced with a different prediction of what the indoor percussion activity will be like in the future.
Empire is a show that depicts the evolution of an empire. The show begins in a "state of nature" setting that soon develops into conflict. The battle resolves with a coronation and celebration.