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Great Lakes Brass Alliance Planning 2019 Indoor Show

The recently formed Great Lakes Brass Alliance (GLBA) is in the process of finalizing plans for an inaugural indoor show in western New York, tentatively scheduled for May 11, 2019. The date and location will be confirmed in the near future. Great Lakes Brass Alliance member groups include the Hamburg Kingsmen Alumni Drum and Bugle […]

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Colts Announce 2019 Audition Information

The Colts are excited to announce all audition dates and locations for the 2019 season. This year will again feature three-day audition camps in Dubuque and several one-day audition camps around the country. This has been done with the goal of creating an experience that is accessible to more students. The full audition schedule is […]

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Carolina Crown Announces 2019 Visual Team

The Carolina Crown Organization is pleased to announce the Visual Design, Supervision and Technical Team for 2019! Among the list are familiar names to the Crown Organization, including returning Visual Designer Jeff Sacktig and Artistic Director Rick Subel. There are also several new additions to the Team, such as Kevin Morrison who will be joining […]

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Music City “Woodwinds!”

That’s right! Please welcome the newest addition to the world of winter winds, Music City Winds! Music City Youth in the Arts, Inc. is proud to announce the creation of a second performing ensemble under the MCYA umbrella. Music City Winds will hold auditions for woodwind and brass performers on Saturday, December 8 from 10AM-4PM […]

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2019 Mandarins Design And Caption Manager Team

For the first time in their 55-year history the Mandarins achieved a Drum Corps International Finalist position, earning 10th place in the nation. Coming off this historic season, the Mandarins are excited to announce that the entire design and caption head team will return for the 2019 season. Ike Jackson returning as the Mandarins Program […]

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Starriders Music Selection 2019 – Playlist

Through our new YouTube Channel , we’ve created a playlist for you that includes all of the original tracks that Starriders are using for their upcoming show “Fountain of Youth” next season. Have fun listening. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Leading The Stampede

Horns, leather, helmets, drums, students, grass, beer, hot dogs and the band. All of these are aspects that make or break a football game, and one that has been making more and more of an impact on the spectating of the Colorado Mesa University college football games has been the marching band. The young band […]

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Jeremy Bennett Returns As 2019 Seattle Cascades Tour Director

We are thrilled to announce that Jeremy Bennett is returning for a 4th season as Seattle Cascades Tour Director, and his 7th with the Seattle Cascades organization. Driving a World Class Drum and Bugle Corps through spring training and a ten thousand mile national tour is a complex and demanding job. Jeremy’s years of practical […]

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Marching Roundtable 751: Mandarins Take Us To “Life Rite After”

Key Poulan, Mario Ramirez, Ike Jackson, and JW Koester talk about the creation of the show concept, the music, the giant rotating stage, the elaborate costuming, the stilts, the light up rifles, and more! You can listen to us above, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. […]

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Erik Kosman Joins Boston Crusaders Design Team As Head Of Audio

“We are fortunate to bring Erik and his talent into the fold here at Boston. Our design team remains fully intact and adding Erik opens up even more creative opportunities. Mike Zellers and Erik Kosman will bring us to the cutting edge in electronics.” – Chris Holland, Executive Director Read the rest of the article […]

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