Pioneer Is South Side Irish For A Day
Well known in the drum corps community for their Irish-themed programs and tradition, the Pioneer celebrated with the luck of the Irish while marching down the streets of Chicago last Sunday for the 30th annual South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
“We’ve been marching in St. Patrick’s Day parades since 1961 so this is of course nothing unusual for us,” said Pioneer Director Roman Blenski. The corps schedules its monthly rehearsal camp in conjunction with the date to be able to draw a full roster of corps members for the parade ensemble.
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