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Saints Announce 2018 Programs & DCA Membership Application

The Columbus Saints are celebrating their 15th anniversary in 2018 and are excited to announce their new programs. The Saints will provide three unique programs focusing on education, friendship, and competition designed to grow young people into capable and confident adults. Starting in January of 2018, the Youth Performing Ensemble is a community focused drumline […]

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2018 Spartans Winter Practice Season Begins

Our next practice will be held Sunday, December 3rd for Brass and Percussion only at the Boys and Girls Club Nashua. 9AM to 4PM. New members welcome Then we head into the December Camp, the weekend of December 16 and 17. Same schedule as the November camp. Guard on Sunday only. Read the rest of […]

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Oregon Crusaders Preps For 2018, Starting With The Food

While we prep for the 2018 season, we wanted to share some more developments and changes coming from us at the Oregon Crusaders. OC has brought on Keith Jones as our Food Coordinator, who has been working with our current cook team and health teams to develop an improved meal plan for our corps. Read […]

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Skyliners Announce 2018 Program

The Skyliners proudly announce their 2018 Show – “TOTALITY – Everything Changes…” There are 5 movements, just as there are 5 parts of a solar eclipse. It’s going to be a fun, uplifting show that performers will all enjoy performing, and will captivate and entertain the audience. Selections include: Part 1 – Hymn to the […]

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The Bushwackers Are Going To Indianapolis

SmART Performances is pleased to announce that the Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps is expanding its performance schedule this coming season to include DCI SoundSport and DrumLine Battle competitions in Indianapolis, Indiana. The six-time Drum Corps Associates (DCA) champion Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps, based in Princeton, New Jersey, will be traveling to Indianapolis in […]

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In The News – What It’s Like To Be A Member Of Drum Corps

Drum corps has more than 400,000 fans, dozens of competitive groups and a series of competitions around the nation that last all summer and lead to the world championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. Whether it’s playing a brass/percussive instrument or performing with the color guard, Drum Corps International, founded in 1972, is the non-profit organization behind […]

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Seattle Cascades Announce Logan As 2018 Visual Caption Supervisor

Maximilian began his drum corps career with the Oregon Crusaders in 2008 as a mellophone player. He continued performing on the field until 2011, when he served as their drum major. The following year, he returned to the field for his age-out during the organization’s 2012 Open Class championship production. Maximilian was added to the […]

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2018 White Sabers Battery Technique Packet Now Available

Drum corps open house season is here again – time for battery folks to download the 2018 Battery Percussion Packet. Download here or from the 2018 Season Documents page on the White Sabers website. Read the rest of the article here.

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Pacific Crest To Participate In #GivingTuesday

Give thanks at Thanksgiving. Get great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Then, the next day —#GivingTuesday — is the perfect day to donate to Pacific Crest. For the third year, Pacific Crest will participate in #GivingTuesday 2017. Now, you can join millions from around the world to show your support on this global […]

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2018 Academy Percussion Staff

Cisco Hance Percussion Caption Head/Designer Osman “Cisco” Hance currently resides in Port St. Lucie, FL. He has been involved with DCI since 2003. He started marching with Magic of Orlando under the instruction of Colin McNutt and Brian Tinkel. In 2005 he joined Carolina Crown and acted as center snare and percussion section leader from […]

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