In The News: When You Wish Upon A Star

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As Drum Corps International’s World Championships draw drum corps from all over the world to compete in Bloomington this week, members of the community can proudly gaze back in time at the short, unsurpassed history of one of the league’s greatest drum and bugle corps, Bloomington-based Star of Indiana.

In the realm of drum and bugle corps, most corps have histories dating back several decades, but Star sprang forth in 1984. It was founded by Bloomington billionaire Bill Cook and directed by drum corps veteran James Mason, whom Cook hired from the Iowa Colts.

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Posted by on Wednesday, August 6th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.