The Glassmen Return

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There’s no place like home! The GLASSMEN have finally returned to U.S. soil, and are hitting the ground running in preparation for the next five weeks of their world tour.

The busses pulled up to Heathrow Airport Tuesday evening, just in time for the corps to get checked in for the first of two flights home. With lots of security checks and immigration stops, the first group made it onto their plane just in time, and the second flight wasn’t too far behind. There were no problems at all coming back through U.S. customs, and after a brief wait for the transportation to arrive, the GLASSMEN were back on their own busses and on their way!

The corps will be rehearsing near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania for the next few days in preparation for that show this coming Friday, July 7th, where the corps will make their first post-European Tour performance. The members are very excited to be back in the U.S., and getting down to the business of drum corps. Even Belgian GLASSMEN member Youri Debaere stated, "I was happy to be at home, and performing with the GLASSMEN for my friends and family – but I’m glad to be back in America for what I came for – true American drum corps!" There really is nothing else like it!

The GLASSMEN members all carry with them a lifetime of memories from their trip to Europe – and are about to create a lifetime more as they begin the final leg of their journey around the U.S. – entertaining audiences of all cultures and ages with their timeless show, "Beethoven: Mastery and Madness." We hope to see YOU on the road soon!

You can read all the daily updates from the entire GLASSMEN European Tour here.

Posted by on Friday, July 7th, 2006. Filed under DCI World.