Home » March 31st, 2006 Entries posted on “March, 2006”

Blue Stars Summer Housing Needs

The Blue Stars are in need of housing sites for the following dates. If you have contacts with your local school district, college, YMCA, etc… and would like to help house the Blue Stars, please contact Chad Armbruster by email at

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Cozy Down South!

Meeting new drum corps enthusiasts from around the globe has been a very enjoyable aspect of this position. As the rapid growth of all-age organizations continues, I get to interact with many new friends, most bringing experience and talent that adds to the promotion of Drum Corps Associates. One challenge is to keep abreast with […]

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Frontier To Perform With Turtle Creek Chorale

Frontier Performing Arts Association (FPAA) and the Turtle Creek Chorale (TCC) are sharing the stage for a second time. Join FPAA and TCC at the Meyerson Symphony Center in downtown Dallas on April 2nd & April 5th at 8 p.m. for a show entitled ‘Songs of Our Nation’. "Major events and social movements in America […]

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Standing Ovations For Glassmen And Toledo Symphony

The GLASSMEN wrapped up a whirlwind weekend of performances, concerts, drill, and rehearsal as part of their second camp during the month of March. Select brass and percussion members met early on Thursday to prepare for the weekend’s concerts with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, and were treated to a top-rate dress rehearsal with the symphony […]

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Spirit Of JSU Treated To Wycliffe Gordon Concert

On Friday night of our March camp, the JSU Jazz Ensemble I with special guest, world-renowned jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, treated Spirit to a special concert. The award-winning Jazz Ensemble I, under the direction of Dr.Chip Crotts, also brass caption head for Spirit, performed a number of standards including “Three and One,” “Lazy Bird,” “Nica’s […]

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Blue Stars Release Support Web Page

The Blue Stars have released a new "Support the Blue Stars" section of our website. From this page, you can get more information about the volunteering experience, donating to the organization, and other ways to help out. Summer Volunteers Needed: Our members are busily preparing for the upcoming summer season, but a crucial piece of […]

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Carolina Crown In North Carolina Lottery Commercial

Carolina Crown participated in the shooting of a statewide television commercial for the new NC Educational Lottery on March 15th. A group of about 25 current and former Crown members, as well as some of their friends from Western Carolina University and UNC-Greensboro, spent the day in an uptown Charlotte studio along with approximately 15 […]

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Senators Announce Plans For 2006

Arrangements and briefings outlining the plans for the Senators during the summer of 2006 were finalised and communicated to the Senators Membership at a recent meeting. The corps will be particpating in DCUK and DCE, along with several other trips to mainland Europe. The corps will have applied for membership of Drum Corps United Kingdom […]

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Blue Knights Casino Day

A Blue Knights fund raiser–spending the day/evening at the Scarlets Casino in Central City is being planned for Saturday May 13 or May 20. The cost will be $20 per person, 100% of which will go to the Blue Knights. Get the Scarlets’ Casino Card and whatever is spent by the group will be given […]

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Box Center Episode 18

Episode 18 of Box Center is now available for download. In this week’s episode, Drum Corps Planet News Managing Editor Kevin Gamin announces the official move of Box Center under the DCP umbrella, responds to listener e-mails, reviews the various audio and video releases from all over the drum corps activity, as well as the […]

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