Clinic with John Escalante
MWCGC is hosting a clinic with accomplished designer and instructor, John Escalante, for two consecutive Clinics. (John’s bio below) The dates for the clinic are as follows:
Please RSVP to one or both days of the clinic here.
John Escalante, an accomplished choreographer with a long history in the color guard and pageantry activity, most recently joining Phantom Regiment as lead movement choreographer. His marching experience includes Santa Clara Vanguard, San Jose Raiders Winter Guard, Madison Scouts and Cadets of Bergen County. He holds a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts and has also performed in several Las Vegas Productions. John has choreographed for many of the top WGI and DCI World Class programs, including Clovis West HS, Center Grove HS, Fantasia, Pride of Cincinnati and Cadets of Bergen County, and Paramount Winter Guard. John currently teaches color guard clinics and dance workshops throughout the country and instructs several indoor and outdoor performing ensembles.
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Click here for Meeting Minutes for May 1st MWCGC Membership Meeting.
New: Click here for MWCGC 2017 Contest Circuit Host Information.
New: Click here for MWCGC 2017 Contest Circuit Host Application Form.
MWCGC Timeline of key dates/available Show weekend dates can be found here.
Circuit Photos: Individual and group photos taken at circuit championships (this year and past years) can be found at this link
Champs DVD's: Sound Memories Video will again be providing professional DVD’s for individual unit/combination packages for Championships Finals performances and awards. You can order by going to the on-line store.
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WGI 2016: The Midwest Color Guard Circuit was well represented this year at WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio. No fewer than 16 units from MWCGC graced the floor with their wonderful and creative shows while providing a national stage for the talent and all the positive things going on in the Midwest. A hearty "Congratulations!" to all who competed at this high level of achievement!
Scores and recaps from 2016: These can be found on the 2016 contest schedule page.
Felton Harlan Fund/Support Community: Join the Felton Harlan Memorial Page on Facebook to post messages and read stories about our dearly missed friend, Felton.
Click here for the current bylaws (updated after 9/13/15 meeting)
Feel free to email us with questions!
Carl Sandburg Head Color Guard Instructor
For Summer practices and Competitive Fall Marching Band Season
For inquiries on this position, please contact