Govenaires First Rehearsal Of 2012 On Horizon

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The Govenaires all-age drum and bugle corps will host a weekend open house starting Jan. 14 at St. Peter (Minn.) High School.

Anyone with experience in marching band, drum corps, dance or any kind of musical activity is invited to come jam with the 2011 Drum Corps Associates (DCA) Class A Champions.

The first rehearsal is Saturday, Jan. 14 through out St. Peter High School from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday’s rehearsal goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Housing and lunch will NOT be provided by the corps.

What to bring …

– Brass Players: If you have your own horn, it’s recommended to bring it in case there aren’t enough spare horns provided.

– Battery/Pit Percussionists: Instruments will be provided by the corps.

– Color Guard: Equipment will be provided by the corps, but it’s recommended to bring appropriate athletic clothing.

If you need to line up a ride or have any general questions, go to or find our group on Facebook.

Founded in 1927 as the St. Peter Legion corps, the Govenaires have entertained countless people. In the past decade, they’ve added competitive success to the mix, winning DCA Class A championships in 2006, 2009 and 2011.

Posted by on Monday, December 26th, 2011. Filed under Current News, DCA News, FrontPage Feature.