7585 Pyware 3D Drill Design


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Drill never became easier! In this dynamic course, you’ll complete a thorough study of the concepts and procedures required to create, evaluate and present drill using Pyware 3D Drill Design Software Version 8. This course will accommodate those designing corps, traditional and show band styles of visual presentation, and comprehensive instruction incorporating Pygraphic’s new “Real View” visual features.
Each student will receive a one-year subscription to the eLearning tutorial program of Beginning and advanced students are welcome to enroll. Students should contact Craig Harms at prior to enrolling to discuss their level of proficiency.

Instructor: Craig Harms


Craig Harms is the President and Owner of Creative Consultation Service, and Principal Consultant for Product Education - Pygraphics Music Software
In January of 1989 Mr. Harms left Woodland Park Middle School and Senior High School as director of bands to devote full time to his own music technology consulting dealership, Creative Consultation Service, and a position as Pygraphics Principal Consultant for Product Education.
In 1985, Mr. Harms was a Fulbright Teacher to London, England, where he taught for one year in a Secondary Comprehensive School and both General Music Teacher and Band Director.
As consultant for both CCS and Pygraphics, Mr. Harms attends over 20 Music Conferences and Conventions as principal exhibiting agent and seminar presenter.  He has conducted presentations at state and national conferences throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
Currently, Mr. Harms is assisting with the development of new advances and innovations with Pygraphics.  He was the developer of the 3D Deluxe Font, and now through a new web site … … presents a new exciting “e”learning user video for Pyware 3D. 
In addition to his position with Pygraphics, Creative Consultation Service, and, Mr. Harms designs “Custom Visual Designs” for national and international marching bands.


2021 Humanity in Music Education Conference Details


In-person registration fee:
Early bird prior to July 1: $150
After July 1 and on-site: $200

Registration forms coming soon!

Registration includes continental breakfast for both days and cocktail hour.

College students: $50

For 1 graduate credit: $150

Remote fee: $100

Accommodation details coming soon!


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Course Information

7585 Pyware 3D Drill Design
3 graduate credits
Tuition: $930, due in full with registration
VanderCook Online is powered by Schoology ( Through this learning management system, you'll be able to interact directly with your instructor, students in your classes, and members of the greater VanderCook Online community.
Classes this spring term officially begin on Monday, February 4, 2019. The week prior to the Spring 2019 term start date, we will be adding you as a new Schoology user. Be on the lookout for an email from or with log-in instructions between January 28th and February 3rd. Once you are given credentials, simply visit to login. On the morning of February 4th, you'll have access to your classroom and course material.
Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.
You’ll have the opportunity to work at your own pace each week while completing assignments and posting responses to discussion questions. You’ll constantly be interacting with your instructor and classmates online, and working through new material each week. We know how crazy school schedules can get, so our instructors try to make everything as flexible as possible!
Courses are scheduled for 13 weeks, with one week (March 18-24, 2019) being a designated week off for Spring Break. The Spring Online Term ends Sunday, May 5, 2019.

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