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2018 Spirit Of Atlanta: Visual Education Team

Spirit of Atlanta is excited to announce our 2018 Visual Education team. Dave McCarthy, an alumnus of the then-Cadets of Bergen County Drum & Bugle Corps and the 1990 Cadets, will be joining the corps this season as Visual Caption Supervisor. McCarthy has worked and consulted with high school programs all over the country and […]

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Phantom Regiment To Host 2018 Open House Meeting

Phantom Regiment will be hosting an open house meeting at its April camp to discuss the organization’s protection policies (including discrimination, harassment, and whistleblower) with the executive director and members of the board of directors. The meeting will cover the current policies that have been in place for numerous years, as well as revisions that […]

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In The News – New Chairman Of YEA Board Talks Of Moving Forward Amid Allegations

The axe has fallen on the Youth Education in the Arts board of directors. It’s the latest development since shocking sexual misconduct allegations were made against former Allentown Cadets Director George Hopkins. All 10 board members are out. Read the rest of the article here.

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YEA! Board Of Directors Resigns, New Board To Guide Organization

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) announces that its current board of directors tendered its resignation and a new board and officers has taken over operations of the organization effective immediately. The new board of directors will serve with two specific objectives: first and foremost, to ensure the safety of the members, volunteers, staff, and […]

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Columbians Committed To Safety And Openness Within The Organization

With the recent report of sexual abuse within the drum corps community, the Columbians Drum and Bugle Corps would like to say that we put the safety of our members, staff, volunteers, and all involved, as our top priority. We stand with and support the victims of sexual abuse. We take any and all safety […]

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Statement From Music City Drum Corps

In light of recent events within the drum corps community, Music City Drum Corps affirms its commitment to enforce its policy of mutual care and respect for all members. We are dedicated and committed to fostering an environment in which each member has value, in which each member is respected, and in which each member […]

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Academy Focuses On Member Protections

The health and safety of our program participants will always be our primary concern. Promoting a culture where all constituents feel safe, accepted, and empowered to be the best version of themselves begins at the top. The Executive Director and Board of Directors take this very seriously. The Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts has […]

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2018 DCI Atlanta Tickets: On Sale Now

Tickets for the 2018 DCI Southeastern Championships in brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia are now available! This is a popular, well-attended event, so act fast to secure your seats in the Phantom Regiment block. While you’re there, don’t forget to lock in your seats to see the 2018 Phantom Regiment at our other […]

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In The News – Online Petition Calls For YEA Board To Resign Amid Allegations

Fallout continues from the scandal rocking Allentown’s famed Cadets drum and bugle corps. An online petition is circling calling for the Board of Directors of Youth Education in the Arts to resign following the group’s longtime director’s resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations. A group called ‘The Cadets and Friends’ started the petition on change.org Friday […]

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In The News – Indy-based Drum Corps International Investigating Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Indianapolis-based Drum Corps International is investigating whether its staff knew of allegations of sexual misconduct made against the prominent director of a well-known group in Pennsylvania. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News published a sweeping report containing allegations of lewd comments, groping and rape against George Hopkins. He is the longtime leader of […]

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