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WDCHOF Member Jim Cossetti Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Jim Cossetti passed away peacefully on June 28 at age 73, following some very serious and long lasting medical issues. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame at ceremonies held in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2002. He was also a member of the International Trumpet Guild, the Bugler’s […]

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2018 Scout House Youth Music Scholarship Winner

Charlotte Lilley, this year’s Wilf Blum Memorial Youth Music Scholarship award winner is not only a gifted musician but is deeply involved at the provincial and national levels in social justice issues and various projects with the Anglican Church. A grade 11 student at Glenview Park Secondary School in the Galt section of Cambridge who […]

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Bridgemen Performing Arts Team Up With Bayonne Elks

For the first time ever, the Bridgemen Performing Arts represented the Bayonne Elks Lodge at New Jerseys Elk’s Convention in Wildwood last weekend. After not participating in the parade last year, the Bridgemen approached the leadership of the Elks, expressing their desire to return to the parade. It had always been one of the high […]

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Gold Announces 2018 Program

GOLD Drum & Bugle Corps is proud to present… GOLD 2018 – Through Our Eyes Set to a score of original music by composer Scott Director, GOLD’S 2018 program Through Our Eyes delves into how people with special needs experience the world and the challenges that they face.

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Scout House 80th Anniversary Year Community Barbecue

Preston Scout House Band Inc. is turning up the heat on Canada Day weekend by inviting current and former members, family, friends and fans to attend a giant community barbecue and entertainment afternoon on Saturday June 30, the day before Preston’s annual Canada Day parade on Sunday July 1. The community barbecue is one of […]

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2018 Columbus Saints Show Announcement & Updates

2018 Show Announcement On the heels of the recent DCA Approval, the Saints are happy to announce their 2018 production: “American Struggle“. The 2018 production seeks to highlight the journey of great nation towards living up to it’s values by celebrating our successes, highlighting our failures, while centering on what unites us as a people. […]

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Skyliners Announces Move To Class A For 2018

The Skyliners have declared that they will be competing in the Class A division of DCA for the 2018 season. “The choice is simply based on membership numbers,” said Jeff Crawford, Corps Director. “Our approach and philosophies are no different. For us, it is all about providing a great membership experience and entertaining our audience.”

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2018 WDCHOF President’s Award Inductee Erik Julliard

It’s no secret that organizer and director Erik Julliard has produced one the best drum corps in the world: the widely popular and admired Top Secret Drum Corps of Basel, Switzerland. He will be inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame as the 2018 winner of the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award, during the […]

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Announcing The 2018 Troopers Hall Of Fame

The Troopers Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the upcoming induction of the 2018 Hall of Fame class. The following individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 12th at a private ceremony at Ft. Caspar shortly before the corps performs a free concert where the inductees will be […]

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Bluecoats Announce Hall Of Fame Inductees For 2018

The Board of Directors of Bluecoats, a youth performing arts organization based in Canton, Ohio, is pleased to announce the inductees into the group’s Hall of Fame for 2018. Selected by unanimous vote were John Lowe, Brad Palmer and Jay Wise. John Lowe is from Richardson, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Music Education from […]

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