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2011 Spirit Of The Sound Scholarship Award

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Shenandoah Sound is pleased to announce Carrie Sullivan is the recipient of the 2011 Spirit of the Sound Scholarship. An outstanding contra player, Carrie has been a member of Sound since 2009 and was a featured soloist in the 2011 show during “Slap That Bass” and in the 2010 show during “Nothing Like a Dame.” […]

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Shenandoah Sound Announces 2012 Program

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Shenandoah Sound is proud to announce its 2012 field show: Promising Skies, based on the Robert W. Smith composition of the same name. Promising Skies takes the listener on a musical journey through New Orleans, Louisiana before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The show features New Orleans-inspired jazz and a lush ballad depicting […]

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In The News: 2012 Blue Devils Percussion Auditions

The Concord-based Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps carry out auditions to replenish its award-winning group of musicians and performers at the end of each year. This year was no different. Concord Patch stopped by the College Park High School gymnasium earlier this month, where talented percussionists showed up to show off and try out […]

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Cavaliers Inspire Young Fan

From the eerie opening to the last intense statement, The Cavaliers’ 2010 production ‘Mad World’ left an undeniable impression on thousands of fans across the United States. During each performance that season, the memorable ‘This is My Rifle’ sequence launched audiences into an absolute frenzy of excitement. Witnessing 100 rifles hit the field has a […]

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Off the Record
Jack Meehan Interview

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This edition of Off the Record features Frank sitting down for a chat with old friend and drum corps legend Jack Meehan.  What a great way to start off the New Year! Enjoy! Click on the player below to listen

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2012 Cadets January Camp One Week Away

As most pack away the decorations and work off the extra few pounds gained from cookies and egg nog, The Cadets will be some of the fortunate ones who are able to extend the meaning of the holidays into January as work continues on the 2012 production of ’12.25’ at next week’s camp. Woodstown H.S. […]

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European Drum Corps Partners To Meet

On Saturday the 21st of January, European drum corps organisations will meet up in Belgium. The annual meeting is intended to discuss European competition and cooperation and to take a look ahead at the coming year. Drum Corps Europe is organising the meeting, and the meeting will be attended by Drum Corps Nederland, Drum Corps […]

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Blue Devils Thank 2012 Supporters

The Blue Devils are honored and blessed to have the following incredible supporters for the 2012 season. Thank you very much for your support. We could not continue these positive programs without you! You too can support The Blue Devils — visit our How You Can Help page or donate online. Gold $5,000 – $9,999 […]

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Dick Pronti, 1943-2011

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Dick Pronti passed away in the early morning on December 24, after being in intensive care at Thompson Health centre in Canandaigua since the beginning of the month with a severe viral infection. A retired schoolteacher, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005. For more than […]

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In The News: Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps has ‘banner year’

They used to be known for their “sunburst” circle. For their militaristic dress and discipline. For “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and “How the West Was Won.” For their ability to convert even the most cynical into toe-tapping, flag-waving, patriotic music lovers. The Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps is still all that. Now, it’s so […]

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