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In The News – Sacred Heart University Band And CT Hurricanes Form Partnership

Sacred Heart University’s band program and the CT Hurricanes Drum & Bugle Corps have formed a new educational partnership to strengthen the musical education opportunities each organization provides its members. “Both SHU and the CT Hurricanes share the goal of providing quality educational experiences,” said Keith Johnston, the University’s director of bands. “The Hurricanes have […]

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2017 Florida Brass Open House

Florida Brass Drum and Bugle Corps Celebrates its 14th year of entertaining thousands in the sunshine state. Sunday January 29th is the corps “Open House” at 12:30pm At the Lakeland Elks Lodge, 4529 Harden Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33183 High school band and college band members are always welcome. REFRESHMENTS, FUN AND ALOT OF GOOD OLD […]

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Scout House Will Use 2017 As Rebuilding Year

Scout House Band will use 2017 as a rebuilding year, with a regular rehearsal and performance schedule to resume in January, 2018. All current Band members will continue to rehearse regularly in preparation for performances in street parades and concerts as the Silver Leaves ensemble and percussion accompaniment. Read the rest of the article here.

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Drummer John Dowlan Passes

John Dowlan, a member of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame since 1987, passed away in Weeki Wachee, Florida the morning of Wednesday, December 21 after suffering a series of strokes over the past few years. He was nicknamed the ‘baron of back sticking’ after developing the technique in the late 1940s, then teaching […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member John Arietano Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member John Arietano passed away in early December after struggling with cancer. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1996. He was also a member of the Buglers Hall of Fame, inducted in June, 2005. He had been taking part in drum corps activities continuously since he […]

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Scout House Seeking Band Director/Business Manager

Preston Scout House Band Inc. is seeking expressions of interest from individuals qualified to serve in the new position of Band Director/Business Manager. Anyone interested should submit a complete resume including qualifications, previous experience and special skills to the Scout House Board of Directors secretary at email scouthousesecretary [at] yahoo [dot] ca no later than […]

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DCA Returns To Long Island For The First Time In 20 Years

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DCA Holds Winter Meeting And Rules Congress

Drum Corps Associates recently held their Rules Congress and Winter meeting in Baltimore, Maryland with a few new changes added. The use of all brass instruments was approved by the directors. All brass instruments played by buzzing of the lips, made of metal and pitched in any key, and any number of valves may be […]

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First 2017 White Sabers Winter Music Camp: December 17th, 2016

Did you miss our Open House? Join us at our first Brass & Percussion winter camp. Saturday, December 17th,2016 – 10-5pm Brass & Percussion Only Pembroke Jr/Sr High School Rt 5 & 77 Corfu, NY 14036 Read the rest of the article here.

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Kidsgrove Scouts Return To DCA In 2017

Paul Revere may have said ” The British Are Coming “, however Drum Corps Associates can say that the Kidsgrove Scouts from Staffordshire, United Kingdom, are returning this season for the fourth time ! Established in 1910, the Scouts will be arriving here on August 21st and this season they will be competing on August […]

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