Join color guard choreographer and instructor, Kayne O'Brien, as he takes you through the fundamentals of spinning flag for marching band, winter guard, or drum corps! You will learn or review proper techniques about getting to know your flag, drop spins, cones, tosses as well as many other fundamental techniques for guard.
About the Instructor:
Kayne has been involved with the marching arts activities for over 10 years and has taught many high school and college programs throughout Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. He attended Eastern Illinois University and graduated with his bachelor's degree in Secondary Education-Social Studies. From 2008-2010 Kayne was in the color guard of The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corp and in 2015 he had the pleasure of performing with the Pride of Cincinnati. Kayne was on staff at the Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps from 2012-2014 and was the director of the University of Illinois Marching Illini Color Guard and Mahomet-Seymour High School for 3 years. In 2017 Kayne also had the pleasure of teaching Allegoria Winter Guard as well as Juxtaposition Winter Guard. From 2012 to 2014 he started his own independent winter guard, Blue Horizon, to give students in the central Illinois area an opportunity to perform on a national stage. He is currently in his 4th year on staff at WGI Scholastic A finalist Colerain High School in Cincinnati, OH.