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Marching Band Awareness Week Returns

Launched in 2013 by Marching Band Activity United Kingdom, the Awareness Week runs annually on the first week of May and has seen the most successful series of promotion of Marching bands across all social networks. Marching Bands have staged extra performances, recruitment evenings and workshops during Marching Band Awareness Week. This ambitious campaign cannot […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Caribbean Sunshine Cruise

Everyone is welcome to join the fun on a World Drum Corps Hall of Fame seven-night round trip cruise of the eastern Caribbean that sets sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 19, 2020. Ports of call along the way include Philipsburg in St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas and a day at Coco […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Steve Gadd Wins Grammy

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Steve Gadd’s self-titled album was named the Best Contemporary Instrumental Album during the recent 61st annual Grammy Awards. He had previously been nominated in the same category for his 2016 album titled Way Back Home: Live from Rochester, NY. A native of Irondequoit, next door to Rochester, he […]

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Carolina Crown And Reading Buccaneers Announce New Strategic Alliance

Carolina Crown and Reading Buccaneers have entered into a unique new Strategic Alliance within the drum corps community. “We’re extremely excited to announce and looking forward to the potential opportunities that lie ahead by creating this alliance with Buccaneers,” said Jim Coates, CEO/Executive Director of Carolina Crown, Inc. “If the proven histories of both organizations […]

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Great Lakes Brass Alliance ‘Explosion In Brass’ Show

The recently formed Great Lakes Brass Alliance (GLBA) will burst on to the spring show scene with Explosion in Brass, the group’s inaugural show, set to take place at Depew High School in Depew, New York on Saturday May 11. GLBA member groups from New York, Pennsylvania and southern Ontario participating include the Hamburg Kingsmen […]

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Skyliners Announce 2019 Visual Staff

“This is going to be a strong group, said Tim Moshier, Caption Head. “We have a diverse team with a variety of marching and teaching experience, but we all share the same vision for The Skyliners organization.” Timmy Allen, Staff Coordinator, added, “The mix of new and returning staff members that we have assembled is […]

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The Troopers Hall Of Fame – Now Accepting Nominations

The Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps Hall of Fame (HOF) annually recognizes individuals for distinguished service, contributing to the health, growth, and advancement of the Troopers as a civic youth organization in support of the Troopers’ mission: “To provide a youth activity with positive educational experiences that promotes the growth and development of specific life […]

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Rescheduled Reilly Raiders 2019 Open House

The Reilly Raiders Drum & Bugle Corps is holding an Open House for prospective new members to get an up-close-and-personal look at the organization that has a long and stellar history dating back to the 1940s. Open to all ages, genders, and experience levels, the organization has openings in the brass, percussion, and color guard […]

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San Francisco Symphony Features Hall Of Fame’s Nicholeris

First violinist Diane Nicholeris, inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame in September 2018 for Distinguished Professional Achievement, is featured in the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) Orchestra’s Playbill, as part of an ongoing series to introduce musicians to SFS orchestra fans and supporters. The Playbill article is available at: https://www.sfsymphony.org/dianenicholeris

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2019 Magic Of Scout House Winter Guard Raffle Winners

Winners of the Magic of Scout House winter guard’s annual fund raising raffle to help pay travel expenses shared $1,000, with first prize winner Angele Faucher receiving $500; second prize winner Franco Spina receiving $300 and third prize winner Mike Young receiving $200. The annual fund raising event offers 500 tickets priced at $10 each. […]

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