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2017 Hawthorne Caballeros Percussion Rehearsal Recap

Percussion 2/19 Rehearsal Recap: The Hawthorne Caballeros were able to take advantage of Sunday’s spring like weather. Upon arriving to practice, I was able to see both the battery and front ensemble working their way through the 2017 production. You can already feel the energy coming from these two sections. It will be a real […]

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2018 World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Caribbean Cruise

All those with an interest in drum and bugle corps activity are welcome aboard the cruise ship Carnival Magic for a World Drum Corps Hall of Fame seven-night eastern Caribbean Cruise, departing from Port Canaveral (Orlando) on January 27, 2018. The cruise, an annual fund raising event for the Hall of Fame, is a great […]

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In The News – Kilties Taking A Break From Competing In 2017

The Kilties Drum and Bugle Corps will be taking a break from competition in 2017. The organization made the announcement on its Facebook page earlier this month, stating that the Kilties were making the adjustment to realign fundraising and expenses. Asked about the decision on Sunday, Kilties President Dave Pawlak assured fans the corps isn’t […]

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Bushwackers Announce 2017 Program

The Bushwackers are thrilled to present their 2017 production, Where We Belong. All of us travel down the path of life to find that place where we truly belong. This journey is a theme that reappears through history, literature, and film; one perfect example is the story of The Wizard of Oz, known from both […]

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Meet The Mataruga Family

It has been said that ” good things come in small packages, small can be better than large, and size doesn’t matter “. This month the DCA Families in Drum Corps Tour travels to Troy, New York where we meet the Mataruga family from Excelsior. Excelsior is the smallest sized competitive corps in the ranks […]

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Scout House Band Rebuilding In 2017

Preston Scout House Band will use 2017 as a rebuilding year, with a regular rehearsal and performance schedule to resume in January 2018. A rebuilding team will examine and implement various strategies to boost membership in several key areas. Current Band members will continue to rehearse regularly in preparation for performances in street parades and […]

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Hawthorne Caballeros Recap 1/22 Brass Rehearsal

It has been a busy time for the Hawthorne Caballeros. 1/22 Brass Recap It was good to be around the horn line after being unable to attend the last couple of rehearsals. Upon walking in I got to listen to the 2017 show music (more details on this later on), you can feel the excitement […]

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From Drum Major To Corps Director

Every day we are faced with decisions we have to make. Right or wrong, good or bad we make them in the best interest of ourselves or our families. Shortly after last season’s DCA Championships, Brian Maroldt, Drum Major of the Connecticut Hurricanes was asked by the Board of Directors to assume the role of […]

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Kiltie Kamp February 4-5, 2017

The Kilties will hold a Weekend Kamp on February 4th and 5th at Gilmore Middle School, 2330 Northwestern Avenue in Racine, WI. Potential members are invited to attend this event along with veterans and alumni. Lodging is available and the corps will provide lunches both days. Membership is open to those from 16 years old […]

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Kilties Release 2017 Schedule

The Kilties will be performing in a variety of events for the 2017 season; including both DCI and DCA competitions, parades, concerts and special events. The Kilties season kicks off with their annual membership/first rehearsal weekend in December, being held at Gilmore Middle School in Racine, WI. The Kilties pride themselves in having a balanced […]

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