11th Annual Dan Ryder Pyware & Marching Band Drill Designing Workshop, "Texas Style"

Monday-Friday June 19-23 2017 + Evenings for extra help

Monday June, 19 Basic Pyware Cost $225

Tuesday June, 20-23 Drill Designing $800

REGISTRATION FORM

Attendance is Limited

Phone 972-900-7371 / ryderdrill@aol.com for registration

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 IT WILL BE FANTASTIC, AND YOU'LL MAKE GREAT NEW FRIENDS !  

Dan Ryder will be presenting an intensive workshop this summer to learn all aspects of drill designing for:

Band Directors / College Students / Drill Designers /College Marching Band Instructors

Every year we have directors from all over the country.

 

Discount rate of $89 per night ( single or double) at the Comfort Suites, includes: Complementary Breakfast at Hotel

Make your reservations soon, space is limited, you don't want to miss this outstanding workshop in Plano,Texas.

Dress will be casual, no spurs required.

Dan Ryder will be presenting the workshop this summer to teach drill designing to band directors who want to design their own shows and those who want to become 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.

This 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

  • Design shows to provide you with the expertise to increase your income by designing shows for other bands

  • Improve your show designing for your own band

  • Teach show designing in your college marching band techniques class

  • Provide you with a solid foundation on all the techniques of marching band show designing

  • Design drills for bands of all sizes and difficulty levels

  • Prepare you for a career as a professional show designer

Dan Ryder has been a professional designer for over 40 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, 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. 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 7,8 or 9 .

What will be required:

  • Each person must provide their own Windows or Macintosh computer, laptop computer recommended, please bring an electrical extension cord.

  • Drill designing work will be done using the Pyware 3D program. All persons must be knowledgeable with their Pyware Version 7,8 or 9 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 19h, the day before this Drill Designing Workshop.

  • The "Techniques of Marching Band Show Designing", 6th Edition will be the required texts.

  • Bring scores and recordings of music you plan to use in your show for 2017

  • Register 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 Comfort Suites Hotel for Approx. $40.

Housing Accommodations:

Comfort Suites

Workshop when making reservations ask for the discount rate.

Hotel reservations must be made by June 1, 2017 Contact the hotel directly, 469-429-0700

Location, 2301 East Pres. George Bush Hwy, Plano, TX 75074

Reservations, Comfort Suites 469-429-0700

Located 35 miles from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport or, 22 miles from Dallas Love Field Airport.

There are many interesting places to visit for you and your family near the Comfort Suites


Make your reservations soon!

Reservation fee $300, payable to Dan Ryder Field Drills

Send Reservation fee to Dan Ryder Field Drills 3400 McMillen Rd, #114 Wylie, TX 75098

MasterCard, Visa and American Express are welcome, but call information to us for your security 1-972-900-7371

What will be required:

Each person must provide their own Windows or Macintosh computer, laptop computer recommended, please bring an electrical extension cord.

Drill designing work will be done using the Pyware 3D program. All persons must be knowledgeable with their Pyware Version 7,8 or 9 before coming to the workshop.

I am also having a separate one day workshop for those persons who only need help learning the Pyware 3D program, Monday June 19th, the day before this Drill Designing Workshop.

The "Techniques of Marching Band Show Designing, 6th Edition will be the required texts

Bring scores and recordings of music you plan to use in your show for 2017

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