Home » July 31st, 2012 Entries posted on “July, 2012”

In The News: Drums Along The Mohawk Helps Students Who Want To March

The rat-a-tat-tat of drums and the blaring of bugles will sound from the Rome Free Academy Stadium on Thursday. Drums Along the Mohawk will once again present the 2012 Drum Corps International World Tour at 7 p.m. The annual event brings drum corps from across the country to Rome for one night. Roseann Grotevant, publicity […]

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Pacific Crest Adds 2nd Tour Mail Drop

We’ve added a second mail drop on tour! You can send USPS packages to the following post office. The corps will pick up the mail when we arrive into the city. Please send packages early through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ONLY to ensure on-time pickup. Read the rest of the article here.

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Be A Founding Member Of The Upper Deck Club At MetLife

As the top eight corps continue to meticulously prepare their performances for the Tour of Champions Grand Finale, there is simply not a better seat on the planet to see and hear the amazing productions by these great groups. For the first time ever, you’ll be able to experience the visual designs as they were […]

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In The News: International Drum Corps Tour Stopping In Avon Lake

Hot sounds and sizzling sights will fill the night at the Avon Lake Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 3at 7 p.m. The Drum Corps International tour is arriving for the “Shoremen Brass Classic” drum and bugle corps show. Seven “high stepping, high-volume bands,” the Oregon Crusaders (Portland); Vanguard Cadets of Santa Clara, CA; the 7th […]

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In The News: Summer Music Games Bring Local Talent Home To The Roanoke Valley

Thousands are heading to Salem Stadium Tuesday night for the Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia. The event will feature six drum and bugle corps from out of state, but the lineup will also include some homegrown talent. When the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps takes the field, western Virginia will be well-represented. The […]

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Boston Crusaders Return Home For 8/2 Performance

Boston Crusaders at the 2009 DCI World Championships

After completing a coast to coast journey, the Boston Crusaders are set to make their only New England area appearance of the 2012 season on Thursday, August 2. Following the corps’ historic, first-ever west coast tour, the Crusaders will return to the Boston area for a single performance at the East Coast Classic in Lawrence, […]

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Scout House Youth Drum Line Starting In September

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The Preston Scout House Alumni Band organization now includes the Scout House Cadets, a new youth drum line which will begin to offer weekly instruction sessions to area youth in September. The Cadets are expected to draw membership from a wide area around Cambridge, including Kitchener/Waterloo, Guelph and Brantford. The new group shares its name […]

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In The News: What Is Life Like On The Road For Drum Corps?

There will be plenty of pageantry, a bit of musical theater, and standing ovations tomorrow night at the Summer Music Games in Salem. Some of the drum and bugle corps have already arrived and it gave us a chance to see what life is like on the road for these musicians. Read the rest of […]

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In The News: Empire Statesmen Tops At ‘Music Under The Stars’

It was reportedly a pretty tight contest, but the Empire Statesmen of Rochester gave the top performance at Saturday’s “Music Under the Stars” Drum &?Bugle Corps Show at Maple City Park. Maple City Sound committee member John Petrilli said Cadets 2 of Allentown, Pa., placed second in the show, Bushwackers of Princeton, N.J., placed third […]

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Music Educators: Attend Free Marching Music Academy ‘Sampler’

Coinciding with its 2012 World Championships in Indianapolis this summer, Drum Corps International will present a “sampler” edition of its acclaimed Marching Music Academy on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Lucas Oil Stadium. This event is FREE and open to current and future music educators interested in interacting with some […]

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