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2017 Distinguished Professional Achievement Inductee

Billy Cobham is the 2017 World Drum Corps Hall of Fame Distinguished Professional Achievement inductee, a pioneer in jazz fusion music blending elements of jazz, rock and funk. His early drumming days included marching with St. Catherine’s Queensmen of St. Albans, Queens in 1961 and 1962 and Long Island Sunrisers from 1963 to 1966. In […]

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Southwind Introduces New Logo And Brand Identity

Southwind Drum & Bugle Corps has created a powerful new brand to reflect its resurgence in the activity. “Southwind has a long history,” offers Lawrence LeClaire, Corps Director. “But we want to look to a future of renewed excellence and innovation. Our new brand and logo really communicates both our past and our momentum from […]

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2017 World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Inductees

Three of the six individuals chosen for 2017 induction into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame have made outstanding contributions in the percussion field in North America and overseas, beginning more than 40 years ago in the mid-1970s. The 2017 banquet and induction ceremony will take place in Rochester, New York on Labor Day […]

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Buccaneers Announce Creation Of Navigator Award

The Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps today announced that it has established the Navigator Award, and also announced Twin Valley High School music educator Daniel M. Long as its initial recipient. Mr. Long was presented the award at the 13th Annual Spring Preview, an indoor concert hosted by the Buccaneers, on Saturday evening. To […]

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Preston Scout House Offering $1,000 Raffle Prize

Preston Scout House Band Inc. of Cambridge is offering a thousand reasons for people to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1: a $1,000 top prize and two $500 prizes in the Scout House raffle. Tickets are available from members of every group in the organization, including Magic of Scout House winter guard, Preston Scout […]

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Columbus Saints To Hold Spring Auditions

The Columbus Saints are please to announce that they will be holding spring auditions for all sections of the corps during the weekend May 5-7 (all sections) and by video after May 7. Members are needed in all sections including brass, percussion (both battery and front ensemble) and guard. The corps is looking for members […]

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Two Significant Community Grants Given To Scout House

It didn’t take long for Preston Scout House Band Inc. to acknowledge significant financial support from two long-time donors this year: the annual Spring Ahead free family concert presented as a thank you for continuing community support took place shortly after the City of Cambridge and the Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation (CNDCF) each […]

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UK Activity Life Vice President Presented To Alan Thompson

At the recent British Winter Guard Championships one special award was presented. 10 years ago the activity in the United Kingdom was in a very different position. Drum Corps United Kingdom (DCUK) had been the Charity/Not for Profit which governed both the Drum and Bugle Corps and Winter Guard activity in the UK and in […]

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New Unit Started In UK – Inspired By Soundsport

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that, under the banner of the Southern Knights Performing Arts organisation, a new musical ensemble has been setup in Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom. Under the direction of Paul Townsend, this group will comprise of G brass instruments plus a small percussion section. The repertoire will […]

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DCUK 2017 Contest Entry Details

Drum Corps United Kingdom are pleased to give details of the initial show entries for each of their 2017 events: Sunday 18th June. Venue – Barnsley FC Academy, Barnsley South Yorkshire JUNIOR CLASS Concord AllStars OPEN CLASS Beeches Comets Dynamic Vibe East Coast Elite Kidsgrove Scouts Revolution The Company (This will be a joint event […]

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