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In The News – Clausing Will Become A Colt One Last Time

Ryan Clausing, 21, of Kankakee, has been selected to perform as a member of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps, of Dubuque, Iowa. He’ll be a member of the brass section, playing contra. This will be Ryan’s fourth and final time performing as a member of the Colts. He performed with them in 2013, 2014 […]

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Blue Knights Partner With Winter Guard Tarps

Ascend Performing Arts is pleased to announce a partnership between the Blue Knights and Winter Guard Tarps (WinterGuardTarps.com) going into the 2018 Winter Guard International (WGI) and Drum Corps International (DCI) seasons. “We are very excited to partner with Winter Guard Tarps in support of our Blue Knights ensembles,” said Mark Arnold, Executive Director of […]

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Pacific Crest Alumni Spotlight: Adrian Rivas

Adrian Rivas marched with Pacific Crest as a charter member from 1993 through 1997, when he aged out with the corps. He was in the baritone/euphonium section then went on to serve as drum major for his last two years. Now as an alum, Adrian continues giving to the place he calls home. Read the […]

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Meet The 2018 Oregon Crusaders Leadership Team

It’s time to meet our leadership team for the 2018 season! Samantha Ono is returning to the Oregon Crusaders as a drum major for her age out season. She is currently a student at UCLA studying Biochemistry and her primary instrument is the flute. In addition to music, her other passion is martial arts, and […]

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VMAPA Receives Generous Donation From Rudolph & Sletten

In a ceremony held on January 9, 2018, Rudolph & Sletten employees generously presented a check for $4,744 to Vanguard Music and Performing Arts through the company’s Leo Jansing Fund! Named in memory of the man who served as the company’s Vice President and Chief Estimator for many years, the Leo Jansing Fund exists to […]

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BKXperience-Perform! Clinic Returns To Drums Along The Rockies In 2018

For the 4th consecutive year, the BKXperience-Perform! Clinic returns to the Drums Along the Rockies (click for 2018 show info). The band clinic will feature full clinic sessions for battery, front ensemble, color guard, winds, and student leaders allowing for a greater number of students to participate. The BKXperience-Perform! Clinic—sponsored by Ascend Performing Arts, KHS […]

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Music City Shoes Support Local Cause

When Elliott Davis learned a family friend was conducting a shoe drive to secure funding for an adoption, he immediately had an idea of how to help. Davis called on the Music City Drum Corps, where in 2013 he aged-out as a member of the front ensemble. “I remember the corps having massive piles of […]

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Marching Roundtable 681: Remembering Dr. Dan

You’ll love hearing our interview with Dr. Dan Richardson of the Phantom Regiment from 2012. The drum corps community is sad to have lost this great man. You can listen to us above, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the article here.

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Announcing The 2018 7th Regiment Percussion Staff

7th Regiment is proud to introduce you to our 2018 percussion instructional team. Lead by caption heads Matt Bronson and Kevin Thompson, 7th Regiment is excited to continue to grow and develop it’s three time defending Drum Line Battle Champion percussion section. There are limited spots still available for the 2018 season. Click here to […]

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Meet Your 2018 River City Rhythm Drum Majors

The weekend of January 19th, RCR had our best turnout yet as we begin to build our 2018 Corps. It was like a family reunion as our veterans came together for the first time since the end of the 2017 season in August and we welcomed a lot of extremely talented newcomers! It was also […]

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