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Kelli Kampschroer-Antoine Elected To Blue Stars Board Of Directors

On November 16, Blue Stars, Performing Arts for Youth, Inc. held its annual general membership meeting. At the meeting, three individuals were elected to serve 3-year terms on the organization’s board of directors. Kelli Kampschroer-Antoine was newly elected to serve a 3-year term. She joins re-elected board members Kevin Hanson and Jennifer Wagner as the […]

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2019 Kilties Program Notes – Open House

After a long and productive open house weekend, I and the rest of the staff are excited for what 2019 has to bring. December 1st and 2nd brought some challenges due to weather and scheduling, but we had a dedicated and passionate corps that was ready to go right at 9 AM. The preparation of […]

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Meet The 2019 Madison Scouts Color Guard Team

The Madison Scouts are pleased to announce the Color Guard Instructional Team for the 2019 season, including: Michael Turner, Caption Manager Jeffrey Cash, Color Guard Tech Ron Dettman, Color Guard Tech Will Frankenberger, Color Guard Tech Jake Hardy, Color Guard Tech Sarah Price, Color Guard Tech Laura Riker, Color Guard Tech Jacoby Taylor, Color Guard […]

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2018 Colorado Gives Day Success For Ascend Performing Arts

Thank you to our donors who supported Ascend Performing Arts in Colorado’s largest nonprofit fundraiser, Colorado Gives Day, this past Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Our supporters helped to raise over $26,000! The funds you helped to raise will enhance the lives of young adults by providing world class music education to its drum and bugle […]

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2019 Seattle Cascades December Audition Camp Location Announced

We are pleased to announce that our December Audition Camp will be held at Explorer Middle School in Everett, WA. See the map information below for details. Get your Drum Corps on! December Audition Camp begins next Friday evening (December 14th), and runs through Sunday afternoon. Housing and meals are provided. We encourage all to […]

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2019 Music City December 7-9 Camp Details

Music City’s December 7-9 audition camp gets underway Friday, December 7 at 7:00 PM at Freedom Middle School, 750 New Hwy 96 West in Franklin, TN. The camp will conclude with the 300+ participants performing for family and friends on Sunday, December 9 from 1:45 PM to 2:30 PM. Registration will begin Friday night at […]

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Oregon Crusaders Announces 2019 Caption Heads

The Oregon Crusaders is excited to announce its Caption Heads for 2019! Mike McConnell, Brass Caption Head. An extraordinary educator with a Masters degree in Musical Performance from Florida State University, Mike is the Assistant Director of Bands at Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas where he instructs the concert and marching band programs. In […]

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Youth Education In The Arts Announces Sweeping Changes To Operations

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) Board of Directors announces broad changes to its operating structure to stabilize the organization and position it for future growth. “YEA! has recently completed an exhaustive financial audit and independent investigation of the operational elements of YEA! The results of this work have led the Board of Directors and […]

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Colts Board Of Directors Set For 2019

At their November meeting, the Colts Board of Directors elected officers and additional board members to oversee the organization for the 2019 fiscal year. The board selected Jim Johnson to serve as president. Jim has been active with the Colts organization in various capacities since 1989. He was a member of the baritone section for […]

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What’s On The Blue Stars’ New Kitchen Christmas List?

After an awesome #GivingTuesday, we’ve surged past the halfway point in our New Kitchen Campaign. Due to the generosity of our alumni, supporters, and fans, we’ve ordered the trailer shell, and are putting the final touches on the build engineering plans. But, there is work to be done before we can put a new kitchen […]

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