Home » January 31st, 2016 Entries posted on “January, 2016”

Madison Scouts Announce Bill Howard’s Passing


Today, the Madison Scouts mourn the passing of Bill Howard, a founding father of Drum Corps International and father figure to hundreds of Madison Scouts. Bill’s extensive involvement with the corps dates back to the 1950s when he was a marching member and soprano soloist. Through nearly 70 years of involvement, virtually every living Madison […]

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Poor Joins Spirit Of Atlanta Brass Team

Spirit of Atlanta is proud to announce that Dr. Andrew Poor has joined the 2016 brass education team in the role of co-brass supervisor. Chris Moore, Director of Spirit of Atlanta commented “I am very excited to have Andy join our brass educational team. Andy’s passion for teaching, wealth of knowledge in the activity and […]

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York County Honor Band Performs At Winthrop

In tandem with Carolina Crown’s Partnership in Education, area middle school band students participated in clinics and perform in concert at Winthrop University of Rock Hill, SC, as part of the 17th annual York County Honor Band. The more than 100 musicians were selected back in December from over 300 applicants. They performed on Wednesday […]

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Bushwackers To Host Color Guard Spin Clinic On March 13

On March 13, the Bushwackers are inviting everyone interested in color guard to join us for another FREE spin clinic on Sunday, March 13, in Princeton, New Jersey. Lauryn Heller, color guard caption manager for the 2016 Bushwackers, will be the lead instructor at the event. The clinic will be designed to provide all participants […]

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Florida Xpress Adds Colorguard For Second Season

New Xpress Guard instructor, Nicholas O’Brien, is originally from Anaheim, California but currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida where he is completing his studies in Music Education at the University of North Florida. He began his performing career as a member of the Orange Park HS Color Guard. He furthered his performing experience spending summers with […]

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Blue Knights Mourns Passing Of Lynn Lindstrom

The Blue Knights family is saddened by the loss of the long-time staff member, Lynn Lindstrom. She passed after prolonged battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Lynn is survived by husband George and children, Ryan and Shelley. Lynn became involved with the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps […]

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The British Are Coming!


System Blue today announces an exciting partnership with Kidsgrove Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. Effective today, they will play exclusively on System Blue Brass instruments. As one of Britain’s most prolific drum and bugle corps and recognizable top musical ensembles in the marching world, Kidsgrove choose System Blue to help them continue their successful journey. […]

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Inside the Arc – “Myron and Vincent”

Myron and Vincent

Were it not for a controversial 1980 mid-season programming change, Myron might very well have gone on to become a noted horn soloist and possible brass guru. Dave Barduhn, Ralph Hardimon and Fred Sanford had penned an extraordinary arrangement of “Caravan” for SCV, which featured a solo for French Horn. There was little debate as […]

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2016 Jersey Surf Drum Major Announcement

The Jersey Surf is pleased to announce second-year veteran Katie Liming as drum major for the 2016 season. A native of Scottsdale, AZ, Liming is a junior at the University of Delaware where she studies Environmental Science with a concentration in Marine Science and Spanish. She has been playing trumpet for the last seven years, […]

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In The News – Tryouts For Spirit Of Atlanta Drum, Bugle Corps Held At Coosa High School

Musicians from all over the country are at Coosa High school this weekend to participate in the call-back camp for Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps. “This is the camp where we set the official line,” said Coosa High School band Director Adam Daniel. Only a certain number of musicians can march in a […]

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