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Vince Macciocchi Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Vince Macciocchi, who served as music director and brass instructor for many of Ontario’s top drum bugle corps for more than three decades, passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Day at age 88. He had been a Hall of Fame member since 2003. Visitation took place at […]

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Skyliners Announces 2018 Brass Staff

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps proudly announced their 2018 Brass Staff. SHANE STARTZEL – Brass Caption Head; JOE WILT – Assistant Brass Caption Head and Baritone Tech; MARK HOVER, Trumpet Tech; KIM MILLER, Mellophone Tech; RANDALL BENNETT, Tuba Tech; and DOREEN SANDOR – Brass Tech/Brass Assistant to the Caption Head. Shane Startzel, Brass Caption […]

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Florida Brass 15th Year Celebration And Open House

Sunday January 28, 2018 From 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. At the Brandon Elks Lodge 800 Centennial Lodge Dr, Brandon, FL 33510

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Dick Burns Passes

Dick Burns, a World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member inducted in 2003, passed away November 19 in Palm Coast, Florida after suffering a heart attack. A celebration of his life will be presented following the holiday season. His drum and bugle corps activity began in the early 1950s. He was a lead soprano and […]

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Saints Announce 2018 Programs & DCA Membership Application

The Columbus Saints are celebrating their 15th anniversary in 2018 and are excited to announce their new programs. The Saints will provide three unique programs focusing on education, friendship, and competition designed to grow young people into capable and confident adults. Starting in January of 2018, the Youth Performing Ensemble is a community focused drumline […]

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Skyliners Announce 2018 Program

The Skyliners proudly announce their 2018 Show – “TOTALITY – Everything Changes…” There are 5 movements, just as there are 5 parts of a solar eclipse. It’s going to be a fun, uplifting show that performers will all enjoy performing, and will captivate and entertain the audience. Selections include: Part 1 – Hymn to the […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Irene McGrath Passes Away

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Irene McGrath passed away at age 97 at the Episcopal Home in Rochester, New York at 4:15 am, Friday November 10, from complications of pneumonia and heart failure, with children Patricia, William, Thomas and Shirley at her side. In 2000, she became the third member of her family […]

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Skyliners Announces 2018 Caption Heads

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their 2018 Caption Heads. Jeff Crawford, Visual Caption Head, is returning for his fifth season with the Skyliners. Ian Vanderlinden has been promoted to Percussion Caption Head of The Skyliners in this, his third year with The Skyliners. Shane Startzel is returning for his third […]

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Inside the Arc – Horns, Drums, and Gratitude

It’s just barely visible and you can miss it even after you know it’s there. Still, if you’ve ever seen one, it’s unmistakable… How old can he be, that young man with the far-away expression, standing near the doorway of the DC-3, sometime around midnight on that fateful evening? Surely he could still qualify to […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame’s Jim Allen Passes Away

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Jim Allen, 68, unexpectedly passed away at his home in East Amherst, New York on October 31. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011 and most recently served as chair of the visual screening committee as part of the new inductee selection process. He had […]

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