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2019 Spartans National Tour Has Begun

We want to thank everyone who came and made our DCI NH show a great success. The corps is now on the road and heading throughout the U.S. on its way to Indianapolis for Championships. Read the rest of the article here.

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Marching Roundtable 818: Kick Start Your Season With DCI

Fran Kick explains how directors can pair the excitement of DCI with an interactive hands-on experience for your students. Find out more at www.kickitin.com/dci 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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In The News – Drum Corps International Competition Turns Up Volume in North Texas as Mother Nature Turns Up Heat

With the sun beating down Thursday afternoon, musicians with the Santa Clara Vanguard kept the beat, preparing for the Drum Corps International performance at the University of North Texas. “Last night we did our full run around 10:00 and it was pretty warm,” said percussionist, Cameron Cavender. Cavender practiced in the midday heat with the […]

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In The News – My Drum Corps Memories

There is something many people don’t know about me and when they find out about it, they are surprised. My early teen years were spent marching in a drum and bugle corps. With the show coming up at the Niagara Falls High School football stadium on Tuesday night, I thought I’d take a few moments […]

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In The News – Practicing Drum Corps Members Take Competition, Texas Heat Seriously

Drum Corps members practicing for Thursday evening’s Drum Corps International North Texas are taking the competition and the intense heat seriously. At Apogee Stadium at the University of North Texas in Denton, members of the defending champion Santa Clara Vanguard seemed to be holding up well as they practiced Wednesday afternoon. Read the rest of […]

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Local Scout House Performance Event July 25th

Performance dates for the Band are few so, plan to attend this upcoming evening performance. Mill Race Park address: 38 Water Street N (Galt) Easy to find – in behind Frank’s Hot Dogs take out on Main St, Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Musical Talents From Around The World Collide In East Tennessee

There’s nothing quite like the sound of a marching band and one organization is on a mission to highlight the sounds of musicians right here in our community. It’s called Drums Across The Smokies. Joe Roach, the director of Music City Drum Corp tells us about the event and what it means for upcoming talents […]

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In The News – ‘One Of The Best Kept Secrets Of Sacramento’

Wake up. Eat. Rehearse. Eat. Rehearse. Eat. Rehearse. Eat. Sleep. Repeat for the summer. Since Memorial Day weekend, the 154 members of the Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps have practiced 12 hours a day, every day for 5 weeks. They’ve been on the road for nearly 2 months, driving to competitions all around the […]

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John Baumgartner Honored As DCI Volunteer Of The Year

Drum Corps International has chosen long-time contest coordinator John Baumgartner to be honored as a Volunteer of the Year. DCI will present Baumgartner with a plaque during ceremonies at the Drum Corps International World Championship Semifinals on Friday, Aug. 9 in Indianapolis, Ind. Also being honored are Linda Vitale of The Cadets and Ken Adams […]

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Home To The Midwest

After a remarkable start to the 2019 season on the West Coast, The Cavaliers returned to their Midwestern stomping grounds for their home show in Lisle, Ill. The Cavalcade of Brass performance is always a special one for the corps and a wonderful homecoming for current members and alumni. Following their performance, The Cavaliers honored […]

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