Blue Devils Begin “One Music One World” With Field Band Foundation
Over the week of October 4 – 10, Blue Devils Manager and Tour Director Pete Emmons and System Blue Live Events Manager Pat Seidling traveled to South Africa to take part in the national championship of the Field Band Foundation. The trip serves as the beginning of the Blue Devils commitment to support the Field Band Foundation via the corps “One Music One World” initiative, made possible by a grant from Chase Community Giving.
Through the “show band” style, the Field Band Foundation (FBF) creates lifetime opportunities for the youth of South Africa through the discipline and creativity of music and movement. With 36 performing groups – and growing annually! – the organization provides performance opportunities for more than 5,000 youth. The Field Band Foundation is an award winning non-profit that has garnered praise worldwide for their successes in enriching lives and building futures.
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