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Impulse PB&J Challenge

PB&J tables are a drum corps staple during the season, it’s a quick meal, a snack, dessert, and a feel good food. So during the season hiatus, why not remember one of the favorite things at meal time on tour, the PB&J sandwich. So let’s help your favorite corps by making a donation to their […]

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Thank You, Drum Majors

A group of 41 drum majors from 1980 to 2020 met in early August to develop the #SaveBK campaign. The purpose was to develop a plan to raise funds for the Ascend Ensembles to March on in 2021. To date over $50,000 have been raised towards the $150,000 goal. Read the rest of the article […]

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Pacific Crest Employment Opportunity: Social Media Coordinator

Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization is searching for a Social Media Coordinator. This is a part-time position with an expected workload of two hours per week. Interested applicants should review the job description, which includes tasks, duties, and qualifications. That information — along with the application process can be found at pacific-crest.org/employment. Read the rest […]

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Panel From ’98 Hornline Joins CBrass Zoom Rehearsal

On September 13, 2020, The Cadets Brass held their regularly scheduled rehearsal as a part of their fall curriculum. The brass line is currently working on a warm-up exercise which concludes with a nostalgic chord progression from The 1998 Cadets production. The brass will debut this video in The 2020 Cadets Story on Facebook and […]

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Christin Gates Calloway Joins Forward Performing Arts Board Of Directors

Forward Performing Arts, Inc. and the Madison Scouts are pleased to announce the appointment of Christin Gates Calloway to the board of directors. Ms. Calloway currently serves as a Policy Associate with the Race to Equity Project where she leads community partnership and engagement to address racial inequity in the Madison and Dane County areas. […]

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Coronavirus Safety Protocols For 2021 Hawthorne Caballeros Open House

Protecting members, newcomers, staff, and volunteers is our top priority. CDC and OSHA have established numerous guidelines to help groups plan, prepare, and gather while helping control the spread of COVID-19. Based on this guidance, the Hawthorne Caballeros have developed several new protocols to ensure everyone has a safe and positive experience at Open House […]

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Blue Knights Alumni Spotlight: Jacob Rodriguez

I marched in the Blue Knights baritone/euphonium section from 2015 to 2017 and have been teaching on the Brass Staff since 2018. Before this, I marched in the Open Class circuit from 2012 to 2014. I went to Robert E. Lee High School (now L.E.E. High School) in the North East Independent School District in […]

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Marching Roundtable 928: How To Audition For Drum Corps (Or Anything)

Scott Johnson, Percussion Director of the Blue Devils, shares tips and strategies to make the most of your audition. With Rudy Garcia, Nick Arce, and Jim Bailey. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the article here.

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Tune In Oct. 25 For The 2020 Cadets Story

Mark your calendar! On Sunday, October 25, The Cadets will present The 2020 Cadets Story, a live video broadcast to celebrate the members of the corps this year and share their achievements with the world. The 2020 Cadets did not get to go on tour. They will never have their much-anticipated DCI DVD, but that […]

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Pacific Crest Employment Opportunity: Percussion Co-Caption Head

Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization is searching for a Percussion Co-Caption Head to lead the Drum Corps battery percussion section for the 2021 season. Interested applicants should review the job description and application process at pacific-crest.org/employment. Read the rest of the article here.

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