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Welcome to DCP News v3

After 5 years and over 7,500 stories posted, we have ‘retired’ our old content management system and are happy to introduce DCP News – version 3.0! Some of the features of this new system include: a clean, easy-to-read layout and format a navigation system that is intuitive and friendly to ‘drive’ more photos and images […]

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DCI and DCP Announce “Roundtable Project”

Avid fans of Drum Corps International’s performing ensembles will have greater access to the decision-makers of “Marching Music’s Major League?” through the creation of a new feature on Drum Corps Planet, designed to build off of the popular “DCI Direct” column launched earlier this year. The new “Roundtable Project” is designed to provide direct answers […]

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SC Vanguard Announces 2011 Brass Staff

The Santa Clara Vanguard is excited to welcome David Clemmer, the Director of Athletic Bands and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Kansas, as the corps’ new Brass Caption Manager.  Clemmer will succeed Andre’ Feagin, who resigned the position in early September. Feagin recently accepted a position of Assistant Professor, Associate Director of […]

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DCW On-Line: Toledo OH

Santa Clara Vanguard tops field at final show before DCI August 9, 2010 ? Toledo, OH . . . The Glassmen had the distinct honor of hosting the last World Class competition of the 2010 DCI regular season.  Their ?Summer Showcase? has become an end-of-season tradition over the past three years, offering fans a chance […]

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DCW On-Line: Dayton OH

Spartans chalk up a strong win at Ohio “Summer Classic” August 8, 2010 ? Dayton, OH  . . . The Dayton ?Summer Classic? has become one of the top regular season shows on the Open Class circuit.  As one of the last shows of the season before DCI Quarter-finals, the scores earned at Dayton play […]

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Paul Rennick Joins SCV Staff and Creative Team

The Santa Clara Vanguard is proud to announce the appointment of Paul Rennick as percussion arranger and percussion caption manager, effective immediately.  Rennick is Principal Lecturer in percussion at the University of North Texas where he has served on the faculty since 1991.  He has been a dominant force in marching percussion for more than […]

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DCW On-Line: Kingston NY

Empire Statesmen prevail in Kingston August 7, 2010 — Kingston, NY . . . Dietz Stadium was filled with excited fans who turned out to watch seven DCA units battle it out.  The weather was perfect for the 14th annual ?March of Champions? sponsored by the Childrens Home of Kingston.   The Empire Statesmen are […]

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DCW On-Line: Tom’s River NJ

Hurricanes march to strong season with win in New Jersey August 14, 2010 — Toms River, NJ . . . What could be better than the Jersey Shore on a perfect summer day and an excellent DCA show at night? This year?s ?Jersey Shore Invitational? was the right answer to that question.  Sponsored by the […]

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DCP Presents Live Coverage from DCA Championships

Drum Corps Associates (DCA) and Drum Corps Planet (DCP) are once-again partnering to provide complete online coverage of the 2010 DCA World Championships, which will be held over Labor Day weekend in Rochester, NY.  The live blog coverage begins with the DCA Prelims competition on Saturday, September 4th at 2pm, continues with the Alumni Spectacular […]

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DCW On-Line: Greendale WI

BDB Continues Open Class Lead August 6, 2010 — Greendale, WI . . . Greendale High School stadium provided the venue for the second annual ?Music on the March,? featuring some of the top performers in Open Class competition. The home of the 1960s? Spectacle City Mariners, the South Milwaukee community is no stranger to drum […]

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