This podcast takes on interviews, event coverage, and behind the scene perspectives from participants, directors, and designers within the Marching Arts community
On A Water Break is a new podcast produced by guardcloset.com, intended for the marching arts community, and free for everyone to enjoy. This is a podcast for the instructor, designer, educator, adjudicator, performer, and enthusiast in you. We bring you interviews, conversation, mini-clinics, advice, education, news, and current events from a variety of active perspectives inside the marching arts community. If you're talking about it on your water break, we're talking about it on this podcast!
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Jeremy is a graduate of West Chester University and a former member of the Field of View World Class Color Guard. He went on to work on large parades and events. After many years of selling costumes, flags, and accessories he decided to expand his reach. Jeremy and his husband Chris purchased Guard Closet in hopes of bringing together a place where all groups, regardless of budget, can have amazing products.
Guard Closet continues to bring great consignment items to the groups that need it. Guard Closet has also been expanding into new product offerings including custom costume design, formal wear, show design, choreography and drilling writing, educational programming, and more.
On A Water Break is the official podcast of guardcloset.com.
Christine Ream has been the Guard Closet Consignment Manager for over 10 years and has been involved in the marching arts for over 25 years. She has performed with the Penn State Blue Band and the Westshoremen Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps.
Christine has worked as an instructor for several marching bands in central Pennsylvania and currently is an adjudicator for Cavalcade of Bands. Christine also worked on the operations and promotional teams for the US Army All-American Marching Band.
She holds a B.S. in Music Education from Penn State and a Master’s in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College and performs with the Greater Harrisburg Concert Band. She is an elementary music teacher in Carlisle, PA. Check out consignment here: https://guardcloset.com/sell/
Jackie Brown has been a color guard performer, instructor, designer, judge, and clinician for over 20 years. She founded the Spintronix Color Guard with the mission to bring free and low-cost educational resources to color guard students, instructors, and programs all over the world.
Jackie's most notable achievements include performing in the 2016 Olympic Games Ceremonies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, managing the most-subscribed color guard channel on YouTube, and publishing the first-ever beginning color guard instructor manual. As a classroom teacher, she was named district teacher of the year in 2019 and McDonald's Outstanding Educator in 2020.
At home, she is a wife, mom of three spoiled dogs, and recently had her first child. Jackie serves customers in Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.