Hawthorne Caballeros Announce 2013 Program

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The Hawthorne Caballeros are excited to present our 2013 Program, unRavel! Exploring the variant possibilities of the meaning of unRavel, the Caballeros 2013 design team will explore the complexity of unbundling the great compositions of Ravel, pull apart the passionate original compositions of Key Poulan and Rob Ferguson, and untangle the mysterious in a search for the elegant simplicity of performance perfection.

Led by our Show Coordinator, Rich Templin, the 2013 Design Team will include arrangements written by Brass Arranger Key Poulan, Percussion Arranger, Rob Ferguson, Visual Design created by Eric Robertshaw and Joe Heininger designing the Guard Program. Rich Templin is very excited about the 2013 Design Team. In the next few weeks they will be meeting in Pittsburgh, PA for an intensive design weekend to put the finishing touches on the 2013 program. Rich stated “there is no question that this design team collectively represents a brilliant and focused energy dedicated toward creating an amazing and entertaining production… and a platform that will continue to prepare the 2013 Hawthorne Caballeros for years to come. The Hawthorne Caballeros are a corps you will want to watch in 2013 and there will be no doubt that the Hawthorne Caballeros are building a corps of the future”.

The Hawthorne Caballeros, sponsored by American Legion Post #199 in Hawthorne, New Jersey are in their 67th season of competition and have amassed a remarkable host of records. They have won the DCA World Championship 9 times, the American Legion National Title 16 times, the National Dream Contest 17 times, and the New Jersey State American Legion Title 43 times. They have completed 5 undefeated seasons, consecutively in 1984 and 1985. In 1989, during DCA’s 25th Anniversary season, fans voted the Caballeros their favorite Senior Drum and Bugle Corps of all time. In May 2000 the Caballeros were inducted into the Library of Congress as part of the Bicentennial Local Legacy program.

The Corps Director Emeritus is James J. Costello Jr., President and General Manager is Frank Gerris, Business Manager is Alan Katz, Treasurer is Erin Sipley, Personnel Manager is Michael Ryan, Lou Storck is the Operations Manager, Tom Beebe is the Public Relations Manager and the Secretary is Marianne Kerr. Drum Major Glenn Stevens and Assistant Drum Majors Chris Fontanelle and Laura Garside lead the 2013 67th Anniversary Edition of the Hawthorne Caballeros on the field.

Posted by on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013. Filed under Current News, DCA News, FrontPage Feature.