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Showband Rastede Expects Instructors From The USA For Training In Wapeldorf

On the coming weekend, August 15th and 16th, the musicians of Spirit of 52 will come together for their next training camp. They will use the village square in Wapeldorf again for this, because there is still work to be done on the future training ground between Hahn Lehmden and Bekhausen. The participants are particularly […]

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“Spirit Of 52” Is Preparing For The World Cup Next Year

The lockdown came a few days before the long-planned training weekend in March. Since then, all rehearsals of the Rastede show band have had to pause. With progressive easing, the young stars were able to get back to their weekly training. The “Spirit of 52” department had its first reunion since the pandemic began in […]

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Thurston, Markworth Join Unity Music Arranging Team

IMG Anthem – Unity would like to officially welcome two of the world’s most talented arrangers who will work alongside composer Philip Harper to extend the reach of his inspiring composition into the world of the Marching & Performance Arts.

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DCUK: Isolation Brass – Performing Canon In D By Johann Pachelbel

Drum Corps United Kingdom are please to release the video of their first ever virtual project – DCUK: Isolation Brass – performing Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel. Thank you to all that submitted videos and also special thanks to Andy Cartwright for arranging the score, Ian Downes for the logo, Lee Court for editing […]

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DCUK Cancel 2020 Competitive Season

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four weeks ago DCUK announced that the first two contests of this coming season had been cancelled with the third show on 19th July being highly unlikely to be able to take place. On Monday 20th April the 2020 Drum Corps United Kingdom Member Corps, together with members […]

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Zoom Keeps Liberty’s Drummers Drumming

Like youth groups all over the country, Liberty have been unable to meet for a few weeks, and we don’t know when we will be able to next meet up. This has had a big effect on Liberty’s drumline. Unlike most of our brass players who have instrument lessons at school, our drummers mainly learn […]

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Liberty 2020/21 Show Announcement

Liberty are excited to announce our 2020/21 show – The Orphan. The challenging circumstances we are all in has seen so many competitions and performances cancelled….and so we felt we needed to do something POSITIVE….and so we want to tell everyone about our show! Whilst we aren’t sure when we will actually get to perform […]

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Field Band Foundation COVID-19 Communique

The Field Band Foundation is completely and proudly aligned to the principles and intentions of the President’s call for a lock-down from tonight until 16 April. The primary focus of our preparations has been the securing of our assets: our young community project leaders who are the agents of change in their communities. Read the […]

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Field Band Foundation Statement On The Corona Virus Pandemic

The Field Band Foundation responds to the President’s call for cooperation and solidarity as South Africa faces the challenges of the Corona Virus. We are committed to taking responsible and positive actions to endorse the call for good prevention behavior. All band rehearsals and planned educational activities will be on pause from 16 – 30 […]

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Kim In DCI

A few weeks ago I traveled to Arizona to do an audition at The Academy. I really enjoyed my first DCI adventure in 2018 with Oregon Crusaders, so I decided that I definitely wanted to go for one (or more) summers. The choice for The Academy was made fairly quickly, because a number of staff […]

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