Category: Video Archive

Welcome our newest boomerite!

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Livestreaming/recording at a conference? No problem!

We made a quick video at the CBA conference showing a new rig we devised specifically for marching band judges. It was a spur of the moment “live on tape” video using OBS. But how did we set the cameras, what did we use gear-wise, and what was our overall concept? Drew explains it all […]

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Marching Band Judges! Improve your adjudicating with some easy to use gear.

Do you judge marching band? Are you tired of fumbling your smartphone while trying to hold it your face while adjudicating? Do you wish there was a better way to interact with Competition Suite? Now there is! Ward and Drew show some option for microphones, connectors, wireless systems, and device holders that paired with your […]

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In-Person Conferences are back!

We had a blast at the Colorado Bandmasters Association conference this past week at Lakewood High School!  We recorded a ton of great content (including a video on using the R0DE Wireless GO II for marching band judging, so look for that this week. In this Weekend Update: New episode of Beyond the Stage, the […]

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David smalley talks trumpet maintenance

Former SE Shires trumpet builder and current Boomer Music Company repair shop Manager David Smalley sits down to talk trumpet maintenance. He touches on such topics as: Simple routine maintenance you can (and should) do at home How often to get a professional chemical or ultrasonic cleaning Lubricants – What to and not to use […]

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Care and feeding of your string instrument

In this Boomer By Request video String instruments can be tricky to maintain, especially for a beginner. We hear from orchestra teachers all the time that kids adjust one tiny thing and make their instrument unplayable. This is not their fault! They simply lack the necessary experience. In this video Sarah draws on her years […]

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Weekend Update 2-27-21

Weekend Update 2/27/21

In this Weekend Update Videos of the Week: Peter Knudson Demonstrates the Congas! (Boomer YouTube)​ Drew Gives Up! And why you probably should too. (The Podcasting Store Youtube)​ Podcast of the Week: *Now* What’s Wrong? Troubleshooting audio in the video editing process. It’s more interesting than it sounds, honest! (The Podcasting Store)…​ […]

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How to Play Conga Drums

The Congas!

Peter Knudson gives an overview of the congas! He talks about the different kind of drums, the history of them, and demonstrates several fundamental tones all conga players need to know. He also combines these tones into fundamental rhythms that are crucial to playing the congas.

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Weekend Update 2-21-21

Weekend Update 2/21/21

If you’re having trouble engaging your remote students, you need to see Christopher Youngren’s YouTube Channel! His recent video on this very topic is full of useful and actionable tips.…​ AND KHS America is hosting a series of professional development sessions! They start this week and space is limited, so you’ll want to act […]

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Weekend Update 2-14-21

Weekend Update 2/14/21

Last Week:We released some great video content. On the Boomer YouTube Channel is The History of Swing session we sponsored at CMEA 2021. And on The Podcasting Store’s channel is some tips on how to have better sound and video on your remote meetings. We also have information for the KHS band tryout kits, which […]

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