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Announcing Battalion Winds

The Battalion is excited to announce the formation of a new performing ensemble, Battalion Winds! Battalion Winds will be based in Salt Lake City and perform in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Winds division and Intermountain Percussion Association competitions in 2019, furthering the mission of The Battalion “to provide learning and performance opportunities for young […]

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Marching Roundtable 743: Santa Clara Vanguard On Building “Babylon”

Michael Gaines, Michael Rosales, Andy Toth, and Scott Koter give us inside information on the props, drill, choreography, and staging of this amazing championship show. You can listen to us above, 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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Troopers Announce New Drum Major

The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce that Savannah Light has been named head Drum Major of the corps. Savannah is the first female head Drum Major selected at the Troopers in their 61 year history. “As we set the foundation for an exciting 2019 season, it is my pleasure to share […]

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FOR SALE: 2018 Phantom Regiment Tarp & Panels

Looking for a way to make your field, or floor, pop? We’ve got you, and your equipment, covered! (Literally…) Our 2018 Tarp, Sideline Panels & Panel Covers are available for sale! Read the rest of the article here.

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Spirit Of Atlanta Announces 2019 Front Ensemble/ Electronics Designer & Coordinator

Spirit of Atlanta is pleased to announce that Matt Filosa will be joining the corps in 2019 as the Front Ensemble/Electronics Designer & Coordinator. Matt Filosa currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas, where he serves as the Percussion Director for Melissa High School and Middle School. Matt is the co-owner of the marching arts design […]

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Long Island Sunrisers Placed On Suspension

Citing operational & financial concerns, the Long Island Sunrisers placed on suspension until further notice. In accordance with Drum Corps Associates By Laws, DCA has placed the Long Island Sunrisers on suspension from all DCA activities effective Friday, September 14, 2018. Read the rest of the article here.

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Jennifer Leseth And Jennifer Hinshaw Join Bluecoats Indoor Team

Bluecoats Indoor is excited to announce the addition of Jennifer “Jenifo” Leseth and Jennifer Hinshaw to the Bluecoats Indoor instructional staff. Jenifo will join the team leading our weapons program, and Jennifer will serve as a movement instructor. Jennifer Leseth is a Chicago native with 30-plus years of performance, instruction, and design experience in color […]

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Madison Scouts Welcome Back Michael Turner

The Madison Scouts are pleased to announce the return of Michael Turner as visual designer and guard caption manager. Michael began his career in the marching arts as a member of the Madison Scouts. Trained in ballet, jazz, and modern dance, Michael was one of the early color guard pioneers to introduce dance and movement […]

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Troopers Announce 2019 Drum Major

“As we set the foundation for an exciting 2019 season, it is my pleasure to share with you the announcement of our new Troopers Drum Major. This individual is a proven leader who will proudly maintain the highest standards of excellence, purpose, and presence as have been set by those who have previously worn the […]

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Madison Scouts Welcome Mike Hardiek As Visual Caption Head

The Madison Scouts are pleased to announce Mike Hardiek as the Visual Caption Head. Mike has spend the past 33 years immersed in the marching arts beginning with the Glassmen where he oversaw the visual caption as the corps rose to become a perennial DCI Finalist. Most recently Mike was the drill designer for the […]

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