Home » July 31st, 2017 Entries posted on “July, 2017”

Help Us Push To DCA Finals

Help contribute to the most successful season of our 89 year history! The group experienced bussing issues, and for the members own safety, had to turn back from heading to Maryland for a series of parades that cost the group nearly $10,000 in lost equity. This coupled with the loss of three competitive shows and […]

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20i7 Blue Knights Insight From The Design Team

Take an in depth LOOK into the 20i7 Blue Knights production with the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps? Design Team, Jay Bocook, Juan Carlos Caceres?, Tommy Keenum?, and Mike Jackson (Jacksonpercussion?) as they takes you through the journey “i“. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Drum Corps March To The Beat At Parade Of Champions

The Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps blasted trumpets, pounded drums, twirled weapons and serenaded the crowd with electronic instruments at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The audience got to see all of that in a roughly 10-minute performance, but instructor Jeff Crawford described the synchronized routine enacted by about 85 musicians and dancers as […]

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In The News – Drum Corps Reunites Mt. Lebanon Friends At Baldwin Competition

At Mt. Lebanon High School, Will King and Brandon Tambellini spent a lot of time together as members of the school’s marching band. After graduation in 2015, they took separate but similar paths. Both will be juniors in college this fall and both are majoring in music education. Mr. King, 20, attends Indiana University of […]

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From The Field: SCVC 2017, Episode 4

There’s just a little over a week before the Vanguard Cadets take the field in Michigan City for the 2017 Open Class DCI Prelims. Catch up with the corps and see what they’ve been up to on their national tour! Read the rest of the article here.

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SCV 2017: A Conversation With JD Shaw

This year we took a different approach to the music ensemble. Sit down with SCV Brass Arranger, JD Shaw as he elaborates on the role of our 12-member chamber ensemble, and provides deeper insight into the music of “Ouroboros”! Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – More Than 1,400 Boost Marching Ads’ Coffers

More than 1,400 attendees turned out for the inaugural Drums Across the Smokies, a Drum Corps International-sponsored competition held to help raise funds for Farragut High School Marching Admirals band. Farragut High School Band Boosters teamed up with Music City Drum Corps to host the event, which took place at FHS’s Bill Clabo Field Wednesday […]

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Pioneer Can Use Your Support

Calling all fans, friends and alumni: Pioneer can really use your support as we work through a recent incident involving one of our support vehicles. The camper that we use for our staff and corps director, was involved in an accident in the state of Iowa in mid July. While driving on a back road […]

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In The News – MCHS Band Welcomes In Special Visitors

A band group from up north stops by McDonald County High School for a visit to get some extra practice. McDonald County High School hosted special guests on its football field for a day. “They’ve been out here for hours and my students get to come in and watch people that are really serious on […]

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In The News – Michigan Drum Corps Stops At Virginia High To Prepare For Upcoming Competition

The tapping of snare drums, bleating of brass horns and ringing of xylophones filled the Virginia High School campus Monday. Members of the Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Legends Drum & Bugle Corps, on their way to a competition today in Knoxville, Tennessee, stayed at the high school Sunday night and used Monday to practice. Read the rest […]

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