Annual Dan Ryder Marching Band Drill
Style" at the Southfork Ranch, Dallas,
of "JR" & filming location of the current TV
series "Dallas" on TNT.
June 18 - 21, 2013 / 9:00-4:00
and You will thoroughly learn how to design
exciting Marching Shows.
Most directors leave with one or two complete
your reservation soon, only a limited number will
still have room for you! Call Today
Directors / College Students /
Drill Designers /College Marching Band
Ryder will be presenting an intensive workshop this
summer to learn all aspects of drill designing
we have directors form all over the
size" buffet lunches; a Southfork BBQ, Fajita Fiesta,
and the Ewing
Extravaganza, Friday in the Southfork Ranch dining room.
Plus a guided
tour of the main ranch house.
THE FOOD IS
FANTASTIC AND YOU'LL MAKE GREAT NEW
of $74 per night ( single or double) at the Southfork Hotel,
only minutes from the ranch.
your reservations soon, space is limited, you don't want
to miss this outstanding workshop at Southfork, one of
the most beautiful locations in Texas. Dress will be
casual, no spurs required.
will be presenting a workshop this summer to teach drill
designing to band directors who want to design their own
shows and those who want to be drill designers. There is
a high demand for quality drill designers throughout the
country. Come to the workshop, it will be an investment
in your future.
workshop will prepare you to:
- Learn all
the latest concepts of drill designing with extensive
"Hands on Experiences"
- There will
be a group "brain storming" session among the
participants to help plan your marching show
shows to provide you with the expertise to increase
your income by designing shows for other
your show designing for your own band
- Teach show
designing in your college marching band techniques
- Provide you
with a solid foundation on all the techniques of
marching band show designing
drills for bands of all sizes and difficulty
- Prepare you
for a career as a professional show
Dan Ryder has
been a professional designer for over thirty years. He
has custom designed over 1000 shows for high schools and
universities. Many of his customers have been using his
services for over twenty years. He has presented clinics
and workshops throughout the country, and has written
many articles and books on show designing. He was a band
director for thirteen years in Pennsylvania and Texas
before becoming a professional show designer. He belongs
to many professional music organizations, NBA, TMEA, TBA,
and is an elected Associate Member of the prestigious
American Bandmasters Association.
This will be an
intensive clinic to prepare you to design for bands of
all sizes and all difficulty levels. There will be a
limited number of openings. The workshop will be held at
the beautiful Southfork Ranch. An extensive amount of
time will be learning all the techniques of drill
writing, and actually designing all types of contemporary
movements using the Pyware 3D Version 6 or 7 .
What will be
- Each person
must provide their own Windows or Macintosh computer,
laptop computer recommended, please bring an
electrical extension cord.
designing work will be done using the Pyware 3D
program. All persons must be knowledgeable with
their Pyware Version 6 or 7 program before coming to
the workshop. I am also having planning a
separate one day workshop for those persons who only
need help learning the Pyware 3D program, Monday June
17th, the day before this Drill Designing Workshop.
Here for More Information
"Techniques of Marching Band Show Designing" and the
"Workbook for Techniques of Marching Band Show
Designing" on CD will be the required texts. The cost
of the Techniques of Marching Band Show Designing is
$39 and the Workbook and Text Animation CD is
scores and recordings of music you plan to use in your
show for 2013
- If housing
is required, arrangements have been made for discount
rooms at the Southfork Hotel at $74 +tax, single or
early there will be a limited enrollment.
- There is a
shuttle service available from the Dallas Fort Worth
International Airport or Dallas Love Field to the
Southfork Hotel for Approx. $30.
Hotel, $74 + tax for single or double room. Refer
to Marching Band Workshop when making
reservations for the discount rate. Hotel reservations
must be made by June 7, 2012. Contact the hotel
Southfork Hotel, 1600 North Central Expressway, Plano,
Reservations 866-665-2680 / www.southforkhotel.com
be a free shuttle to and from the Southfork Ranch.
This will also be available to places 5 miles from the
miles from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
or, 22 miles from Dallas Love Field
many interesting places to visit for you and your
family near the Southfork Hotel.
Where will the
workshop be located:
Ranch, Dallas Texas, phone 972-442-7880
miles form the Southfork Hotel. Map will be
This is a
beautiful facility. The Southfork Ranch is
approximately 8 miles from the Southfork Hotel. There
will be a free shuttle van to take you to the ranch
and return you to the hotel every evening. You will
have a wonderful time at Southfork visiting the
beautiful horses and Longhorn cattle in your spare
time. Its is one of the most beautiful settings
in north Texas. You will immediately understand why
there are over 1400 events at Southfork a
will be a large lunch buffet provided every day,
included in the cost of the workshop, at the ranch
including a Southfork BBQ, Fajita Fiesta, Italian
Delight and the Ewing Extravaganza, Friday
in the Southfork Ranch dining room. A tour of the
Southfork Ranch House will be included after lunch.
The food is all prepared everyday at Southfork and is
very outstanding. This is a very unique workshop, at a
very unique location.
your reservations soon!
fee $100, payable to Dan Ryder Field Drills, Call
1-800-727-7889 for more
Reservation fee to Dan Ryder Field Drills 3607
Barberry Dr. Wylie, TX 75098
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