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Minnesota Brass Nominates Two For Board Of Directors

At its December meeting, the Minnesota Brass Board of Directors nominated two candidates to become new members to the board. Brief introductions of Marissa Moeller and Tom Reimer are below. As outlined in the bylaws of the organization, the board’s nomination needs to be ratified by a vote of the full membership. The ratification process […]

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Bushwackers New Director Named

The Bushwackers are pleased and excited to announce that Jeff Phipps has been named the new Corps Director for the upcoming 2019 season. Jeff was first exposed to drum corps by his high school drum instructor Bill ” Woody ” Woodward in 1987 who invited him to a Bayonne Bridgemen camp. Woody, Bill Matus and […]

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Scout House Recognizes Members With Up To 25 Years Of Service

Members of the Preston Scout House Band organization were recognized at the annual Christmas banquet on December 8, for years of service ranging from five to 25 years of continuous involvement, dating back to 1993 and the formation of the Heritage Drill Team, which performs indoor floor shows with members wearing the vintage uniform of […]

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Skyliners Announce Percussion Staff For The 2019 Season

The Skyliners are pleased to introduce their Percussion Staff for the coming 2019 season. “We have assembled a young, talented, and energetic group”, said Ian Vanderlinden, Caption Head. Timmy Allen, Staff and Ensemble Coordinator, said, “We are really excited about being able to build on a returning core that understands our vision and commitment to […]

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Katy Matuzak Named MBI Executive Director

The Minnesota Brass, Inc. board of directors hired Katy Matuzak (formerly Bensen) to serve as executive director of the organization at its meeting on Dec. 17. Her predecessor, Jeremy Semler, is no longer with the organization. Matuzak has served in numerous leadership capacities over the past five years and has been a longtime performing member […]

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Skyliners Announce Color Guard Staff For The 2019 Season

The Skyliners are pleased to announce that Mary Meyer will be the Color Guard Caption head for the 2019 season. Mary currently resides in Paoli, Pennsylvania and works as a middle school special education teacher in the school district of Philadelphia. Graduating from West Chester University with dual majors in Early Grades Preparation and Special […]

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DCA Annual Meeting / Rules Congress

DCA officially put the 2018 season to bed and looks forward to 2019 as they hosted their annual DCA winter meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on December 1st. All corps were in attendance along with their select staff to take part in the biannual rules congress event. Two familiar names, Minnesota Brass and Excelsior were also […]

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Skyliners Announce Visual Caption Head For 2019 Season

The Skyliners are excited to welcome Tim Moshier as the Visual Caption Head for the 2019 season. Tim began his drum corps career in 2013 with the 2013 and 2014 Class A World Champion White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corps. He culminated his performing career with the DCI world champion Bluecoats in 2016. After aging […]

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2019 Kilties Program Notes – Open House

After a long and productive open house weekend, I and the rest of the staff are excited for what 2019 has to bring. December 1st and 2nd brought some challenges due to weather and scheduling, but we had a dedicated and passionate corps that was ready to go right at 9 AM. The preparation of […]

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Long Island Sunrisers Fully Reinstated For 2019 season

At the Annual DCA meeting held over the 1st weekend in December the Executive Board fully reinstated the Long Island Sunrisers for the 2019 Season. The corps was suspended from DCA immediately following the 2018 championships due to mismanagement and financial issues. Since then the organization is under complete new management and moving forward in […]

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