Garrett Breeze arranges for many of the top show choirs in the country. He is a sought-after clinician and adjudicator for showbands and has previously been band director for North Central High School “Descants” and Belmont University “Company.” For more tips on working with show choir bands, sign up for his mailing list at

How to Make Easy Edits to Show Choir Arrangements

No matter how great your arrangements are, there will inevitably come a time during the school year where things start to plateau, or even...  More

Recruiting the Show Choir Band

Some choir programs struggle to recruit band players every year, while other schools have to turn students away. What usually makes the...  More

Collaboration & Communication with your Music Arranger

Arrangers are so much more than music vendors. Because arrangers are not physically present—for the most part—when people create a...  More

Bring It On! The Benefits of Competition

The music you make matters far more than any trophy your group could receive, but participating in competitions is one of the best things...  More

Finding Your “Golden Brick”: How to Push Boundaries with Success

The Golden Brick Rule One of my mentors in college, Ron Simpson, taught a lesson that has since informed my composing and arranging every...  More

The Holiday Show is the Most Important Performance of the Year

The December/holiday/winter concert is the greatest opportunity of the year to make a positive impact in the community. This article...  More

Shopping for Show Choir Music: The Complete Guide

If you do not have relationships with arrangers, shopping for show choir music can be a daunting task.  This article outlines the four...  More

The 5 Types of Show Choir Storytelling

It’s easy to think of show choir as being divided into two camps: those who do “story” shows and those who do “traditional”...  More

The Hollywood Approach to Show Design

Most people associate show choir with Broadway, but Hollywood may provide a more useful model for show design teams. Major motion pictures...  More

“DAY-OF” Showband Competition Tips

You’ve been rehearsing for months, but to really take it to the next level you’ve got to be focused on competition day. There are five...  More