Read the Docs: Sexualized Culture

Read the full documents referenced in our feature “How to Prevent Sexualized Culture.”

The Ohio State University released this investigation report in July of 2014. The report explores the band’s culture in relation to a parent complaint against band director Jonathan Waters.

Ohio State’s Marching Band Culture Task Force released this report after a months long investigation into the band culture where they interviewed hundreds of band members, alumni, and staff.

The Columbia University Marching Band created their own “Bored Procedure for Supporting Band Members and Maintaining a Safe Environment.”

All members of the Columbia University Marching Band are now required to sign this Community Standards document.

Yamaha Marching Drum Improvements

After 10 years of research and development, Yamaha debuted a new line of marching drums, using maple instead of birch in the new 9300 series ...