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  1. As the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps’ drumline turned from backfield, they fell behind the tempo of the entire corps. If something wasn’t done fast, their show performance would fall apart. Jack Roberts, a music composition and Longhorn Band alumnus, anticipated this happening — such mishaps had plagued their entire 2016 season. He […] View the full article
  2. Drum Corps International (DCI) and Friends of DCI named Cavalier alumnus, volunteer, and Board member Scott Rhebergen as 2018 DCI Volunteer of the Year, along with Santa Clara Vanguard’s Stephenie Herbert and Carolina Crown’s Jim Williams. DCI looked for hardworking volunteers that committed selfless acts across the entire activity, regardless of competing class, and have […] View the full article
  3. The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps have headed out for their 2018 Drum Corps International summer tour but they still need BK Nation’s help beat the Troopers in the Rocky Mountain Rivalry. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  4. Summer is an emotional season for Ruth Anne Atnip and Gabe Gallegos. They’re separated by years — Atnip is 72, Gallegos is 21 — and distance — she is from Casper, he lives in Grand Junction, Colorado. But they are bonded by three words — honor, loyalty, dedication. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  5. On Saturday, June 30, The Cavaliers held the fourth annual Ensuring Our Future Benefit to celebrate 2018, the organization’s 70th Anniversary Year. As a special portion of the event, The Cavaliers unveiled the newly established Adolph DeGrauwe Legacy Award as tribute to the man who has impacted generations of Cavaliers and who has set the […] View the full article
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    SCV + Remo

    Our friends at Remo supply the SCV percussion section with the tools they need to perform at the best of their abilities. We can’t thank them enough for the incredible products and customer service they provide! Check out Remo online. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  7. The pulse of the metronome could be heard echoing across the Ontario High School football field all day Friday. More than 150 students, all members of The Battalion Drum & Bugle Corps, from Salt Lake City, were gathered on the football field to practice an entire routine the group will be performing at events across […] View the full article
  8. Seven groups from across the country cranked-up the volume to “Eleven” Thursday evening. Organizers said they couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for the event. “We often travel to a different state every day,” said Avery Gurney of the Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps. “It’s a very fun, very fast-paced lifestyle for this short […] View the full article
  9. The Northwoods Encore Drum and Bugle Corps Competition returned to D.C. Everest Junior High Thursday evening, bringing seven different corps to the area to put on a performance and show their talents. Each corps consists of a horn line, a drumline, front ensemble and color guard. Each group has about 150 members, and they travel […] View the full article
  10. Bill Powers remembers a time when central Pennsylvanians could attend several drum and bugle corps shows a summer. The Lancaster Lions hosted an annual summer show at J.P. McCaskey High School, Powers remembers. There were the Hanover Lancers and York White Roses in York County, and occasional shows at Carlisle High School in Cumberland County. […] View the full article
  11. When Noah Curtis stumbled upon a video of a show titled “Intergalactic” by the Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps, he fell in love with the group’s style. Spring Valley High School’s Curtis, of Prichard, is spending the summer performing with the group that travels more than 13,000 miles across the United States, competing in […] View the full article
  12. Phantom Regiment is pleased to announce three inductees to its Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Cindi Baumgartner, Bill Riebock, and Becky Nelson were selected from a pool of outstanding nominations and will be honored during a ceremony Oct. 13 in Loves Park. They become the 39th, 40th and 41st members of the Phantom Regiment […] View the full article
  13. Liberty had a great start to the 2018 season as they put their 2018 show, “The Day They Came” onto the competition field for the first time at the DCUK show in Woking. With 13 of their young members were doing A Levels or GCSEs this year, the corps decided to take a slower approach […] View the full article
  14. After the summer break, the prep season starts at Starriders. On four Saturdays eagerly tried, tested and rehearsed. Everyone is welcome. Please contact info [at] starriders [dot] de or on the Starriders Facebook page and register now for the upcoming dates. Read the rest of the article here. View the full article
  15. After 29 years of pomp and circumstance, the Fourth of July Drum and Bugle Corps Competition is still attracting the best of the best performers from across the country. “We wanted to attract better bands, better corps to our parade in Bristol and that’s how we got in the business,” said Drum Corps Subcommittee Chair […] View the full article
  16. World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Jim Cossetti has passed away, following some very serious and long lasting medical issues. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame at ceremonies held in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2002. No details of a funeral service or remembrance ceremony are yet available. He had an extensive background in […] View the full article
  17. Music City gave its first performance as a World Class corps on June 27 at Drums Along the Ohio in Evansville, IN. The corps’ 2018 production “Hell on Wheels: The Final Journey of Casey Jones” received enthusiastic cheers from the always large Evansville crowd. A photo gallery from this performance is available on Facebook. Music […] View the full article
  18. Phantom Regiment invites alumni, family, and friends to attend a Celebration of Life in honor of Dr. Dan Richardson, who passed away in January of 2018, on July 6 at the Show of Shows Drum Corps Competition at Boylan High School in Rockford, IL. Guests are invited to view photos, share stories, and listen to […] View the full article
  19. The Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps competed against eight of the world’s top drum corps at the annual River City Rhapsody on Sunday. Throughout the summer, The Blue Stars compete in the Drum Corps International Tour. Teams will perform in over 30 competitions to see who will be ranked top corps in the US. […] View the full article
  20. Forward Performing Arts is proud to present the East Troy Classic, a Drum Corps International Open Class event, on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. at East Troy High School in East Troy, Wisconsin. The show will feature the 2017 DCI Open Class Champions the Vanguard Cadets of Santa Clara, CA. The full lineup […] View the full article
  21. The world-renowned Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps, under the direction of Paso Robles High School graduate Shaun Gallant, has people lining the fence around Flamson Middle School. SCV spent three days and nights living and practicing at the middle school before it heads south for its next round of performances and competition. After […] View the full article
  22. The interim CEO of the parent organization of the Allentown Cadets drum and bugle corps will return to the organization after an investigation found he did not fail to properly investigate claims of sexual misconduct. In a statement Friday morning, the Youth Education in the Arts board said Sean King “has been cleared of all […] View the full article
  23. Andrew Guillén, a 20-year-old, 2016 Madera High School graduate, is living his dream of performing with the highest-ranking drum and bugle corps ensemble in the world. The Blue Devils, based in Concord, have placed in the top five every year for more than 40 years in the annual Drum Corps International (DCI) competition, and won […] View the full article
  24. So how exactly did the concept of “Babylon” come about? And what exactly does it MEAN? Grab a friend and pull up a chair – all is answered as we sit down with Andy Toth, SCV Visual Coordinator, to discuss our 2018 show that is taking audiences by storm. Read the rest of the article […] View the full article
  25. The Cavaliers have entered their second week of tour. The excitement of performing shows every other night, rehearsing in new places, seeing and meeting fans, and getting a standing ovation at every show is overwhelming yet empowering. The audience is on the edge of their seat, and so are The 2018 Cavaliers. There is no […] View the full article