In The News – Long Island Sunrisers Drum & Bugle Corps Moved to “Elite” Status
The Long Island Sunrisers Drum & Bugle Corps loaded up their buses for the eight hour hike to Rochester, NY to compete in the Drum Corps Associates World Championships with dozens of other groups. The Sunrisers were heading into Championships after a great season of competitions throughout the Northeast.
The competition was fierce. Prelims were held on Saturday. This is where all the competing groups square off to see where they will placed going into finals. Only the top 10 will be able to move on. The Sunrisers marched into prelims with confidence and desire for excellence. You could see it in their faces that they were going to be spectacular. And, spectacular they were. The judges appreciated the excellence in their performance and the corps was slotted for ninth position. The group made finals! This is the first time in 19 years that the Sunrisers made the cut!
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