2012 Cadets Learn 56 New Drill Sets

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The rehearsal days are finally here! The Cadets are in the middle of their three-day stay in Cullowhee, NC at Western Carolina University. George Hopkins is back on tour as well as a nearly full panel of design staff, including brass arranger Jay Bocook and drill writer Jeff Sacktig.

Yesterday, the corps learned a whopping 56 pages of new drill in the rain, which admittedly sounds a little more intense than it was. The trumpets learned new drill in much of the ballad, and the full corps learned new drill which accompanies new music in the first half of the closer. The end remains the same, but the members have new spots in the drill because of the new drill preceding it—thus, it was like learning new drill.

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Posted by on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012. Filed under Current News, DCI World.