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Connecticut Hurricanes Announce 2013 Percussion Arrangers

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The Connecticut Hurricanes are very excited to introduce their 2013 Percussion Arrangers, Andrew Barlow and Colby Kuzontkoski. Both of these talented writers have extensive musical backgrounds which are highlighted in their biographies (see below). The Hurricanes’ percussion section has consistently been a strong force in DCA, placing 4th in 2010 and 2012 and 3rd in […]

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“Be A Blue Devil For A Day” Workshop

SPONSORED BY BLUE DEVILS “B” Brass – Drums – Color Guard Saturday – December 15, 2012 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (11:30 am – Check In) Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News: Life-Long Santa Rosan Bassignani Still Plays In Beloved Drum Corps

Nello Bassignani likes vegetables well enough, as you’d expect a vigorous 100-year-old would. But he knew long ago he didn’t care to spend his life planting and plucking them. As a kid in west Santa Rosa’s Little Italy district, Bassignani helped his immigrant parents reap a lean living from a leased garden whose soil lies […]

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Scout House Playing Marvin Hamlisch Tunes In 2013

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Preston Scout House Alumni Band, of Cambridge, will open and close it’s 75th anniversary field show in 2013 with two well-known pieces by Marvin Hamlisch, the highly regarded composer who created memorable music for theatre productions and movies from the late 1960s until his untimely passing in August, 2012 at age 68. A brief version […]

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Corps Style Concepts Workshops By Michael Gaines

Last weekend CSC organised a day with a number of workshops presented by no other Micheal Gaines. Corps Style Concepts (CSC) is formed by instructors, arrangers and designers. Together they are the phenomenon that promotes Corps Style. Last weekend they organised an unique event where every aspect of show design and show rehearsals passed by. […]

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Santa Clara Vanguard Joins Forces To Support Music Education

Vanguard is pleased to be one of four organizations participating in a new children’s percussion program In Santa Clara County. Aptly named BuddaBOOM!, the program is funded by 1st Act Silicon Valley and includes Santa Clara Vanguard, Tezkatlipoka Aztec Dance & Drum, San Jose Taiko and Oriki Theater. Each of the four organizations has created […]

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DCE Present At Meetings Of Partner Organisations

Representatives of Drum Corps Europe will be making their way to meetings of partner organisations DCN, DCUK and IMBA in the coming weeks. The corps will be able to ask DCE about topics related to DCE and the DCE Championships. Last year, Drum Corps Europe decided not to proceed with the European Symposium but to […]

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Cadets Announce Zack Travis As 2013 Drum Major

Director George Hopkins and the entire Cadets staff are proud to announce that Zack Travis will be the lead drum major of The Cadets in 2013. Zack has been a member of The Cadets’ baritone line for the past three years, and he was the baritone soloist in 2011 and section leader in 2012. He […]

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2013 Academy Audition Materials Now Available

This morning, The Academy sent out the audition materials for the 2013 corps to all of the Brass, Percussion, and Guard applicants who have registered to date. Packets include details about the upcoming audition events, letters from staff, schedules for the season, important documents necessary for the audition weekend, and of course MUSIC! Don’t get […]

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2013 Legends Indoor Ensemble Percussion Auditions/Brass Rehearsals

Legends Indoor Ensemble, our standstill brass and percussion program, will be starting the 2013 season with Percussion Auditions on Wednesday, November 14 and Brass Rehearsals/Percussion Auditions on Wednesday, November 28, and Monday, December 17. If you are interested in participating in the Legends Indoor Ensemble, fill out an Indoor Ensemble Member Application. For complete information […]

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