If a person has no conscience, it’s called being a sociopath. If a corporation has no conscience, it’s called capitalism.

(Quentin R. Bufogle)

murderousmarchingbandblog:

Dear musicians and marchers,

If you do not audition, there is zero percent chance that you will make it in. 

If no one has told you that you are good enough to go for it, here is your motivation. After all, part of succeeding is ability, but most of it depends on your drive to make it. 

So go for it. Give it a shot. Here is your sign to go out and do it. 

books0977:

Marie Taglioni dancing the title role in La Sylphide (1832).
On March 12, 1832, the first version of La Sylphide premiered at the Salle Le Peletier of the Paris Opéra with choreography by Filippo Taglioni and music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer. Taglioni designed the work as a showcase for his daughter Marie. The ballet’s libretto was written by tenor Adolphe Nourrit.

books0977:

Marie Taglioni dancing the title role in La Sylphide (1832).

On March 12, 1832, the first version of La Sylphide premiered at the Salle Le Peletier of the Paris Opéra with choreography by Filippo Taglioni and music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer. Taglioni designed the work as a showcase for his daughter Marie. The ballet’s libretto was written by tenor Adolphe Nourrit.