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WDCHF Member Bill Hayes, 1925-2020

Funeral services for World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) member Bill Hayes will be held on Tuesday, February 18 at 1 pm at Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, New Jersey, with burial to follow in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations […]

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Marjon In DCI

Last summer I played the trumpet at the Sacramento Mandarins, a DCI corps from Sacramento, California. This year I will also be on the road for three months with this corps. When I started in 2007 at Johan Friso I soon discovered the existence of DCI. By the rise of YouTube and the fact that […]

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Bloo20 Internships & Support Positions Available

We just posted our 2020 internship positions! We’re looking to create an intern team that will play an active and in-depth role in the execution of our summer tour and the development of our organization! The following positions are currently available: APPLY NOW Costuming Intern Development Intern (1-3) Foodservice Intern Stage Management Intern (1-2) Tour […]

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Big Stage For Young Show Band

An eventful weekend lies behind the youth department of the show band Rastede. In the Schauspielhaus Hannover, the young stars performed at the closing event for the youth culture award. The group was awarded this prize in October. It is endowed with 1000 euros. The young stars had been looking forward to this day for […]

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YEA! Charts A New Pathway Forward For The Cadets And USBands

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) today announced that The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps will begin operating as an independent non-for-profit organization with a newly constituted Board of Directors, bylaws and governance structure, beginning March 31, 2020. YEA! will continue to operate USBands, a program focused on delivering services to the scholastic band community. […]

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Contest Wijchen

Johan Friso became second with his very first indoor show in Wijchen. Although it was sometimes a little awkward for members and staff, the members had a super fun day. On the way there the necessary sing-alongs already pop through the speakers. The members cannot yet really speak of tension. Danique (guard) is really looking […]

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Blue Knights Announce 2020 Brass Staff

Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps is excited to announce the Brass Staff for the 2020 season! Keith Tye will return to the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps as Brass Caption Head for the 2020 season. Keith Tye is currently attending Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana majoring in Music Education and is the […]

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Raiders Present 2020 Program

This production will feature the music of Fiona Apple and Vienna Teng, with original compositions by Key Poulan, Dan Bryan, and Travis Peterman. Visual design and staging, Program Coordinator: Marc Garside Color guard design: Thomas Van Der Grift Choreography: Sandi Tait Read the rest of the article here.

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Sit In The 2020 Vanguard Ticket Block

This season, the Santa Clara Vanguard will perform 27 shows across 15 states as they travel along the 2020 DCI competitive tour, and once again we have set aside a block of tickets at select events this summer: DCI Southeastern Championship – Atlanta, GA Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Premium Seating (Section C […]

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Marching Roundtable 866: DCI Rewatch – 1995 Madison Scouts

Mike Bishop and friends discuss the energy and performance quality of “A Drum Corps Fan’s Dream.” With Daniel Montoya, Jr. and Jennifer Barton 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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