Gift Guide Day 6: Marching Arts Education Membership

Welcome back, shoppers! If you need to catch up on previous days, you can do so here: Day Five: Marching Step Guide Day Four: Drill Paper Day Three: Pose Book for Marching Bands Day Two: Pyware Clinic Day One: UDBapp … Read More

Gift Guide Day Five: Marching Step Guide

We’ve made it through the first week of our Gift Guide, which means a few things: A) We’re halfway there! B) Christmas is ever inching closer. How’s the shopping going? If you need to catch up on previous days, you … Read More

Gift Guide Day Four: Drill Paper

Never has there been a more appropriate time to #throwbackthursday than day four of our Gift Guide. If you need to catch up on previous days, you can do so here: Day Three: Pose Book for Marching BandsDay Two: Pyware … Read More

Gift Guide Day Three: Pose Book for Marching Bands

Trucking right along now into day three of our Gift Guide. If you need to catch up on previous days, you can do so here: Day Two: Pyware Clinic Day One: UDBapp For day three, let’s talk GE. Once the … Read More

Gift Guide Day Two: Pyware Clinic

Day two! For those that missed it, we suggested getting your band on the UDBapp for day one. Today, we’re making it all about us. Or at least your knowledge of us. So I guess still us? The point we’re … Read More

Gift Guide Day One: UDBapp

Christmas shopping is hard. People in our activity are weird unique. We can be difficult to shop for. We get it. That’s why we’ve taken the liberty of curating probably the best gift guide ever (read: 2018) for that marching … Read More


41 designers. 3 movements. 1 show. It all started with an idea. A thought passing by. A dream, if you will. Take marching band music and design a show for it. Pretty standard stuff. Except the designer isn’t getting paid … Read More

My Take on World Class Finals

Before I begin…The Pyware team would like to send our congratulations to Santa Clara Vanguard and Michael Gaines for earning the title as the 2018 Drum Corps International World Champions! What an incredible honor and so exciting to witness! August … Read More

DCI North Texas Review

Holy “stick!” (pun intended) Thursday, July 19th was one heck of a hot day! The 110° temperature almost scorched my pale, pasty skin as I walked to the 2018 DCI North Texas show. The torrid heat even convinced the judging panel … Read More

Father’s Day 2018

Band Dads, we couldn’t have done it without you. You hauled the trailer to every game and competition. You built the props during your free time. You dropped us off early, and picked us up late. Thanks to all the … Read More

The Legacy of the Eagle

Approaching on four decades of business in the music software industry, Pygraphics has been extremely blessed to have had the opportunity to work alongside brilliant directors. One of those, we hold in such high regard, having privilege to call a … Read More

Easter 2018

Hey there! It’s Py and Cayleen’s daughter checking in. I am blessed and honored to write on behalf of my family, both blood and business related. As a strong, undeniably Christian unit, we would like to thank our customers from … Read More

Manning the Rails for the NHL

On March 3rd, 2018, the U.S. Naval Academy Drum & Bugle Corps had the unique opportunity to perform pregame for a National Hockey League (NHL) game. Outside. In their own football stadium. Annapolis found itself home to the NHL Stadium … Read More

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone in your life? We’ve got you covered. Below is a list of gifts expertly curated from our team. Pyware 3D Think about it: that fall halftime show isn’t going to design … Read More

Making VR a Reality

Ever wondered what happens in office when we’re in the middle of the offseason? After the holidays and a little time off, we dive deep into development. You don’t get to the forefront of an industry by sitting idly, waiting … Read More


At Pygraphics, we’re proud of the reach we’ve made over the years to ensembles in the US as well as across the globe. With college football (and consequently bowl season) coming to a close, we thought it would be interesting … Read More


Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving comes reflection. As our team reflects on this past year, we are filled with flashes of the milestones we conquered together. We could not be more thrilled with the response of our V9 release. We’re so thankful to … Read More


DCI, Pyware…Let’s “Stick” Together

Drum Corps International (DCI) has made an exceptional name for itself. Proving to be a dream destination for ambitious, young drum corps enthusiasts, these athletes are granted a world-renowned education from the league of DCI and given a global platform … Read More


Rehearsal Remastered

Pygraphics, Inc. is pleased to announce an exclusive collaboration with Ultimate Drill Book to bring the power and accuracy of Pyware 3D to Ultimate Drill Book. Available immediately, Pyware 3D files can be effortlessly exported from 3D to the Ultimate … Read More

Evaluate and Adjust

Film… Music… Photography… A fluid collaboration of the arts, a synergy of aesthetic talents… Basically the modus operandi of a well-known production… The Thin Line festival has been utilizing this formula for ten successful years, catering to its loyal audience … Read More

Children are the Future

I feel the great Whitney Houston said it best… “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.” One unbelievable music educator is currently changing the game. Thriving in a preparatory academy located … Read More

Py Day

“Pi Day” is celebrated on March 14th (3.14) each year. The symbol, the “3.14” is a constant mathematical figure. It is a “constant.” My father’s name is Py. I do not believe this is a coincidence. My father is constant. … Read More

2017 Rose Bowl Parade

Imagine assembling 300 of the most talented musical performers throughout the United States. Imagine appointing one of the most accomplished directors to lead such an ensemble. Imagine placing them in Pasadena, California in front of millions…. Imagination comes to actuality … Read More


The Stars of Macy’s Day Parade 2016

For decades, the American tradition on Thanksgiving has consisted of family and friends gathering together to enjoy a day of quality conversation, homemade food, and heated games of football. But what millions of families across the country look forward to … Read More

35 Years and Counting

This year marked the 35th anniversary of Pygraphics! The Pyware team was ecstatic to celebrate a booming 35 years as the leader of drill design software. While reminiscing on the journey of groundbreaking innovations, phenomenal half-time shows and humbling accolades, … Read More