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Kingsmen Accepting Applications For 2012 Season

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The Kingsmen Drum and Bugle Corps is now accepting applications for the 2012 season. THE FIRST EVER DCI WORLD CHAMPION IS BACK Rehearsals are available on Tuesday nights from 6:30PM to 9:00PM

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In The News: Corps Encore Marches Into Rice-Eccles July 6

Drum and Bugle Corps competition is billed as a “spectacle of sight and sound,” “the pinnacle for marching musicians across the world,” “an event unlike any other.” And that only begins to tell you what it’s all about, says Steve Bentley, who works as a brass instructor for the Cadets, one of the participating groups. […]

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2011 Cavaliers June On the Road Update

As the Drum Corps International Tour starts to steamroll across the country, audiences stretching from Texas to Minnesota have enthusiastically voiced their overwhelming support for The Cavaliers 2011 production, ‘XtraordinarY. After two rehearsal days at the University of Tennessee Martin (June 22-23), the Green Machine debuted its full ending at Ball State University in Muncie, […]

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2011 DCI Field Pass Episode 20

Drum corps history will come alive in the Boston area tomorrow night as a three-letter initialism returns to the summer tour: CYO. To fans on the east coast, those three letters used to be as closely associated with drum corps as the letters DCI are today. Now, the CYO Nationals are back! Well, sort of. […]

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2011 DCI Volunteer Of The Year Award Winners

Volunteers are the unsung heroes of drum corps, putting in as many hours behind the scenes as members do on the field. They cook for hungry performers and staff, sew flags, drive trucks, and perform countless other tasks and activities at all hours of the day. Though they receive no compensation for their hard work, […]

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In The News: ‘Academy’ Returns To Maricopa

For the second year in a row, one of the finest drum and bugle corps in the country dropped into Maricopa to showcase its craft through clinics and an exhibition. On Saturday, members of the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps – a Tempe based marching band program – came to Maricopa High School and provided […]

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Medford Exhibition Brings Cadets Fans To Their Feet

After a dreary start, Medford gave The Cadets some beautiful, 77-degree sun to rehearse in yesterday. It’s always good for the corps to stay an extra night at a housing site, so everyone was as rested as they could be and ready to get back into the swing of things. It was a standard show […]

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In The News: Drum And Bugle Corps Compete In 31st Annual Event

On Wednesday, the independent music of Radiohead and southern sounds of Atlanta filled East Field as drum and bugle corps from Boston to San Antonio competed at the 31st annual Adirondack Drums. Throughout the evening, musicians weaved in and out of line formations on the stadium’s football field. Read the rest of the article here.

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Raiders Third Decade Starts On High Note

The Raiders of Burlington County, NJ are starting their third decade on a new note. Along with their relocation to South Jersey and the biggest horn line in the corps history, their show, Blueccentric, shows a new, energized side of the corps. The 2011 show, which has a jazz feel, is a departure from the […]

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In The News: Drum Corps Takes Real Commitment

As the lights shine brightly in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the faces of all the young performers light up, too, for they have entered the Drum Corps International World Championships, and only one corps can claim victory. But really, drum corps is much more complex than simply putting on a uniform, picking up an […]

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