The 28th annual Kansai Regional Marching Band & Baton Twirling Contest was held over two days at the Maishima Arena in Osaka, Japan. 36 units from 6 prefectures around western Japan competed for a spot at the Japan Nationals this coming winter. 9 groups competed in the independent class; 7 in the small group category […]
The recaps for the 2006 DCJ Tokyo Open are now available for viewing on the DCJ website (http://www.dcjpn.org/). While the website is in Japanese, the recaps are in English. You can view the recaps here. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required and can be downloaded here. DCP member Eddie Escobar’s report on the Open is also […]
Despite strong winds, the 2006 Tokyo Open (previously known as the Autumn Preview) took flight in Tokyo’s Ohta ward at Ohta Stadium, officially opening the 2006 Drum Corps Japan (DCJ) season. Six drum and bugle corps in the DCJ family competed in this rare outdoor contest. All corps arrived at Ohta Stadium bright and early […]
Joe Allison, director of EKU Bands and Foster Music Camps, traveled to Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan, to serve as instructor and judge for the Japanese National Band and Drum Corps Championship this month. He was selected based on his professional experience on both a local and international level.