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In The News – Reading Buccaneers’ Classic Will Feature Seven Drum & Bugle Corps Performances At Hempfield High School

Bill Powers remembers a time when central Pennsylvanians could attend several drum and bugle corps shows a summer. The Lancaster Lions hosted an annual summer show at J.P. McCaskey High School, Powers remembers. There were the Hanover Lancers and York White Roses in York County, and occasional shows at Carlisle High School in Cumberland County. […]

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In The News – Pine Hill Drum And Bugle Corps Marks 90th Anniversary

The Pine Hill Drum and Bugle Corps is the only – if not – the oldest fireman’s drum and bugle corps in New York State according to Drum Major John Stiegler. The affiliate group of the Pine Hill Hose Company celebrated their 90th anniversary over the weekend. “I’ve been a member for 50 of those […]

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In The News – First Sounds On The Susquehanna Drum, Bugle Corps Competition Draws Big Crowd

The forecast called for rain, but that didn’t deter more than 1,000 people from filling the stands at the Milton Area High School Alumni Stadium for the first Sounds on the Susquehanna drum and bugle corps competition Saturday night. “This stadium seats 1,800 and I think we are nearing 1,500 people so far tonight,” said […]

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Columbus Saints Join Class A In 2018

It is with great pleasure that Drum Corps Associates welcome the Columbus Saints from Columbus, Ohio to the Class ranks in 2018. The Saints passed their evaluation and are preparing for the upcoming DCA competition season. The Columbus Saints are celebrating their fifteenth anniversary this year. The corps was founded in 2003 as the Saints […]

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Welcome To Highland Regiment

The Highland Regiment from Somerset County, New Jersey is the newest corps competing in Class A. This corps was the idea of Corps Director, Phillip Martin along with a small group of his drum corps friends. Funding for the corps came from private donors who felt as Phil does, that young people need a place […]

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2018 Scout House Youth Music Scholarship Winner

Charlotte Lilley, this year’s Wilf Blum Memorial Youth Music Scholarship award winner is not only a gifted musician but is deeply involved at the provincial and national levels in social justice issues and various projects with the Anglican Church. A grade 11 student at Glenview Park Secondary School in the Galt section of Cambridge who […]

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In The News – Kilties To Take ‘Recess’ In 2018, Including Fourth Fest Parade

The Kilties Drum & Bugle Corps is taking a break in 2018, according to David Pawlak, president of the Kilties Board of Directors, and that includes from the Fourth Fest parade. The group, which started entertaining crowds in 1934, also took 2017 off from competitions due to a lack of funds, but remained active with […]

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In The News – Leader Of The Band! (Sorry, The ‘Corps’)

John Mayer walks across the field like he owns it. “Drum Major Mayer, is your corps ready?” the announcer asks him. And for most drum corps, the response from the drum major would be an immediate “Yes!” followed by some kind of salute. But the Govenaires of St. Peter aren’t your regular drum corps, and […]

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Bridgemen Performing Arts Team Up With Bayonne Elks

For the first time ever, the Bridgemen Performing Arts represented the Bayonne Elks Lodge at New Jerseys Elk’s Convention in Wildwood last weekend. After not participating in the parade last year, the Bridgemen approached the leadership of the Elks, expressing their desire to return to the parade. It had always been one of the high […]

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7th Regiment Announces 2018 Program

Our eyes see by letting in light. Altering the light changes the way we see objects, people, and places. The light also influences our perception and perspective. This is why we can “bring something to light,” “shed some light on a subject,” or “see things in a different light.” “When you change the way you […]

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