In The News: A Summer Of Musical Adventure
Music drifts course through Travis Cannady’s blood. In 1980 his soonto-be-baritone-playing father met his someday-to-be-clarinet-playing mother as members of the University of Arkansas band: They had no way of knowing that they were sealing their future offspring’s fate with their passion for music.
At 19 years old, their son begins an adventure that he will tell stories about for years to come. On Christmas Eve, via an e-mail message, Cannady learned that he had been accepted to the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2008 season.
"I remember watching the corps march on TV in the’70 s and always dreaming about it," his mother, Laura Cannady, said. "Now, it’s so incredible, Travis gets to live that dream."
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