Reading Buccaneers, Twin Valley HS Band, Present 6th Annual Spring Preview

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The Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps and the Twin Valley High School Band will host the 6th Annual Spring Preview, a Drum & Bugle Corps Concert, on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. The concert will take place in the Twin Valley High School auditorium, 4897 S. Twin Valley Road, Elverson, PA 19520.

In just six years, the Spring Preview has become a staple of the indoor drum and bugle corps concert calendar and features some of the world’s best all-age competing and alumni corps in exhibition. The concert’s proceeds will benefit the Twin Valley High School band program and the Reading Buccaneers.

The concert will be the public’s first opportunity to hear the nine-time and five-time defending Drum Corps Associates World Champion Reading Buccaneers, as the corps unveils its 2010 music program, ROME. The corps’ repertoire includes Pines of Rome and Roman Festivals by Ottorino Respighi and “Adagio,” from Spartacus, by Aram Khachaturian.

In addition to the Buccaneers, patrons will be treated to performances by the Yankee Rebels (Baltimore, MD), Brassmen (Brooklyn, NY), Selden Cadets (Selden, Long Island, NY), Swing House (Carney’s Point, NJ), Reilly Raiders (Willow Grove, PA), Steel City Ambassadors (Pittsburgh, PA) and the Reading Buccaneers Alumni (Reading, PA).

Reserved seats are $14 apiece, and general admission seats are $12 apiece, and will be sold at the door. For advance ticket purchases, send a check payable to “Spring Preview” to Reading Buccaneers Spring Preview, 42 Harrigan Avenue, Monroe Township, NJ 08831. For a seating chart and additional information, visit or call 215.915.9617.

Founded in 1957, the Buccaneers are a non-profit, education-oriented musical organization. The Buccaneers are a charter member of Drum Corps Associates and won the first-ever DCA world championships in 1965. Additional titles followed in 1968, 1979, 1980 and, most recently, in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009– all five undefeated championship seasons. In 2009 the Buccaneers set DCA records for most consecutive wins and most consecutive world championships and posted the highest championship score in DCA history, a 99.025 out of 100.

The Buccaneers are sponsored in part by Ray A. Master American Legion Post 217, Topton, Pennsylvania

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Posted by on Sunday, April 11th, 2010. Filed under DCA News.