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TF South High School in Lansing, IL is seeking an energetic and organized guard instructor for the 2017/2018 school year.  TF South HS Marching Band competes in 4-5 marching shows each fall.  In addition, the guard could field a competitive winterguard program.  

The successful candidate should be available to host auditions this Spring and have experience in competitive colorguard (performing and/or teaching).  Pay can be discussed based on experience.  Band Camp is July 31-Aug 4Aug. 7-11.  The guard also rehearses one evening a week from 6-9PM, and full band on Thurs. nights from 6-9PM.  In addition, the guard gets a full 55 minute class period each day to practice. 

Please contact Director of Bands John Haney () for any questions or to send resumé.  Applicants should have any pertinent materials (video of work, resumé, etc...) sent in by March 26th.

Robert Morris University is currently recurruiting for Color/Winter Guard and Band programs that are currently offered at RMU. Scholarships are available through these fine arts programs. For more information please see the information attached or contact .

The Lincoln-Way Marching Band (LWMB) has an opening for a color guard director starting spring/summer 2017. The LWMB is in search of a colorguard director/manager responsible for rehearsal organization management, planning and teaching in addition to managing a staff of instructors and that may include some staging and choreography responsibilities.

For more specific details of the position including hours and compensation please contact Dr. Bert Johnson at 

You may also visit for a season  calendar and other details 

Michigan State University is seeking a Color Guard Professional to instruct the 36-person Spartan Marching Band (300 members in band) Color Guard for the 2017 fall season. One professional instructor is already "in place" to continue with assigned color guard teaching responsibilities. This new position seeks a team member who will lead the guard program and will be required to design work, implement a “basics and fundamentals program” as already established, work with drill design staff, music staff and directors, and to oversee all nuances of the color program as it fits in the overall structure of the MSU Spartan Marching Band. Extensive work with student leader development is required for the potential successful candidate.


Review of applications can begin immediately. Serious candidates may contact Professor John Madden (), Director of the MSU Spartan Marching Band for details related to timeline, salary, further expectations, and next steps in the search process.


MSU's "State of Art" Winter Guard is a separate ensemble, and is potentially part of this hire if the candidate is interested. Additional responsibilities involve cultivating strong alumni relations with former members of the SMB Color Guard. Candidates must provide a letter of interest, resume, 3 references, and current contact information.


For more information please see attached. 

Clear Springs High School in League City, Texas (south of Houston in the NASA community), has an opening for a color guard director starting summer 2017. Clear Springs is a growing program with great students and strong director, administrative, and parental support. We are looking for a highly-motivated goal-oriented individual to recruit, teach, and retain students. Please see the attached for more information.


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