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  1. SmART Performances is pleased to announce that the Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps is expanding its performance schedule this coming season to include DCI SoundSport and DrumLine Battle competitions in Indianapolis, Indiana. The six-time Drum Corps Associates (DCA) champion Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps, based in Princeton, New Jersey, will be traveling to Indianapolis in […] View the full article
  2. Drum corps has more than 400,000 fans, dozens of competitive groups and a series of competitions around the nation that last all summer and lead to the world championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. Whether it’s playing a brass/percussive instrument or performing with the color guard, Drum Corps International, founded in 1972, is the non-profit organization behind […] View the full article
  3. Maximilian began his drum corps career with the Oregon Crusaders in 2008 as a mellophone player. He continued performing on the field until 2011, when he served as their drum major. The following year, he returned to the field for his age-out during the organization’s 2012 Open Class championship production. Maximilian was added to the […] View the full article
  4. Drum corps open house season is here again – time for battery folks to download the 2018 Battery Percussion Packet. Download here or from the 2018 Season Documents page on the White Sabers website. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  5. Give thanks at Thanksgiving. Get great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Then, the next day —#GivingTuesday — is the perfect day to donate to Pacific Crest. For the third year, Pacific Crest will participate in #GivingTuesday 2017. Now, you can join millions from around the world to show your support on this global […] View the full article
  6. Thom Hannum, Percussion Director/Arranger Thom Hannum is entering his sixth year as Director of Percussion for the Crown Drum Corps. He will share the duties of arranging for and directing the Crown percussion program with Percussion Caption Supervisor Travis Peterman and Front Ensemble Supervisor/Arranger Jim Ancona. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  7. Cisco Hance Percussion Caption Head/Designer Osman “Cisco” Hance currently resides in Port St. Lucie, FL. He has been involved with DCI since 2003. He started marching with Magic of Orlando under the instruction of Colin McNutt and Brian Tinkel. In 2005 he joined Carolina Crown and acted as center snare and percussion section leader from […] View the full article
  8. Thom Hannum, Percussion Director/Arranger Thom Hannum is entering his sixth year as Director of Percussion for the Crown Drum Corps. He will share the duties of arranging for and directing the Crown percussion program with Percussion Caption Supervisor Travis Peterman and Front Ensemble Supervisor/Arranger Jim Ancona. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  9. The Drum Major eXperience camp and audition will take place in San Antonio, TX on January 26-28, 2018. Anyone flying into the camp must fly into San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Housing and a total of six meals throughout the weekend are provided. Drum major eXperience participants need to complete the 2018 Online Crossmen Registration […] View the full article
  10. We are excited to announce the implementation of the Mandarins Health and Wellness Team. Co-directors Kimberly Wong, PT, and Daniel Fong, O.D. will be assembling a team of professionals and interns to ensure the health and well-being of the Mandarins members and staff. “The members’ physical health and well-being is the most important aspect of […] View the full article
  11. We’re thrilled to have Anna Quenemoen on board for the 2018 season! This veteran will fulfill many roles in the drum corps. She’ll serve as an administrator as well as a consultant for our drum majors and leadership team! Anna has been a part of marching arts in the Northwest since 2010, since graduating from […] View the full article
  12. Wisconsin Life, a production of Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television, published a feature on the Black Drum Drumline, a program of Forward Performing Arts. Check it out here: https://www.wisconsinlife.org/story/youth-group-drumline-helps-kids-find-their-own-beat To learn more about Black Star, go to www.blackstardrumline.com Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  13. With audition season kicking off this weekend in Texas, we are excited to announce several key additions to the 2018 Bluecoats instructional staff. See below for a list of new faces that will help contribute to our success this summer. Guard: Rosie Queen, Guard Advisor Carrie Short, Guard Instructor Aylin Vural, Guard Instructor Read the […] View the full article
  14. On Tuesday, November 28, charities, businesses, and communities around the world will come together in honor of #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving and celebration of the way your donations can make a difference! For many years, millions of people have reached out to support the causes they believe in and the communities in […] View the full article
  15. The holiday season is approaching fast, and Spirit of Atlanta is introducing these limited-edition ornaments with our “Spirit of Christmas” campaign. These hand-blown glass ornaments will make a wonderful addition to your tree, and are the first in what is planned as an annual campaign to release a unique edition each Christmas. They are priced […] View the full article
  16. Music City Drum Corps is seeking highly motivated and detail-oriented individuals to round out its support team for the 2018 season. Anyone interested in applying for an Administrative Intern or Media Intern position should submit a cover letter and resume to executive director Kent Baker at director [at] musiccitydrumcorps [dot] org. Resumes received by Friday, November 24 will receive […] View the full article
  17. WOW !!!! What a great workshop weekend! What a success for Starriders and the Drum Corps scene! Already on Friday evening the Starriders clubhouse was filled with life … The first members from own ranks, as well as guests, gradually came to Bad Münder and were looking forward to the upcoming workshop! Read the rest […] View the full article
  18. The Bushwackers Drum Corps is excited to announce the brass instructional staff for the 2018 season! This season begins on November 18 and 19, 2017, at our Open House. Register for Open House or sign up for more information. “The expansion of the Bushwackers brass program is one our organization’s goals for the coming season. […] View the full article
  19. 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 […] View the full article
  20. Dr. T. André Feagin is currently the director of bands at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music where he studied with Maestro Gregg I. Hanson. Feagin’s responsibilities at CCU include the administration and artistic vision of […] View the full article
  21. Building on the success of our 2017 season, The Battalion is pleased to announce the return of our education staff leadership team for the 2018 season: 2018 Education Staff Leadership Team Mark Hartman – Program Director, Brass Caption Head John A. Matthews II – Assistant Brass Caption Head Shilo Stroman – Artistic Director, Front Ensemble […] View the full article
  22. 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 […] View the full article
  23. The Bushwackers Drum Corps is pleased to announce the percussion instructional staff for the 2018 season! This season begins on November 18 and 19, 2017, at our Open House. Register for Open House or sign up for more information. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  24. On 10.11.2017 Spirit of 52 was the first time to accompany the youngstars at the kindergarten at the vicarage in Bad Zwischenahn to accompany the lantern procession musically. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  25. ‘Tis the season to be jolly and help raise funds for Vanguard Music and Performing Arts! Once again, we are getting in the Holiday spirit by gearing up for our annual Gift Wrap-a-Palooza Fundraiser, and we need your help to spread some cheer through the power of gift wrapping! We will be having a Vanguard […] View the full article