brichtimp

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About brichtimp

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  • Your Drum Corps Experience
    I have been a drum corps fan since the early '70s...My son played snare in 2014 Cadets, after 2 yrs with C2, and he teched C2 snare line in 2016 and 2017.
  • Your Favorite Corps
    BD, SCV, Cadets, Madison, Crown, BK, Coats
  • Your Favorite All Time Corps Performance (Any)
    Madison Scouts 1988; Cadets 2011; BD 2014
  • Your Favorite Drum Corps Season
    2011 and 2014
  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Bensalem, PA
  • Interests
    Computers, music, F1, Indycar.... Principal percussion and Timpani with Bucks County Symphony; Section leader at California State University, Long Beach 'back in the day.'

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  1. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    As a parent of one of the 2014 members, watching the Finals performances in Indy, the result felt like a punch to the gut, related to those design changes.
  2. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    Clean marching and great playing.....that's what I want from Cadets....although a part of me wants to not see rolling around on the field; a cliche, IMHO.
  3. Nadolny seems pretty cool.
  4. brichtimp

    Akron, OH - June 23, 2018

    Lots of room to grow for Cadets this year. Percussion book and execution is strong. Not sold on the new uniform, however.
  5. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    Well, 2014 is the last time Cadets made the podium.....in spite of the narration, stage and staging decisions. Of course, I'm biased because my son aged out on the snare line; but well executed Copland has staying power, IMHO.
  6. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    Well, we know that Cadets' percussion is strong every year, but I'm digging the writing this year as a refreshing change. Lots of anticipation for a most interesting and positive season for Cadets and DCI.
  7. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    I think it had the Silver medal wrapped in it :-(
  8. brichtimp

    2017 DCI A/V

    I downloaded a few of the Finals shows, primarily for viewing on computer and iPad....the video and audio quality are very good.....good enough that I am not going the Blu-Ray route this year.
  9. That 2014 Tilt show was one of the best, especially the ballad. It wears well. A bit ironic that not until the very last night of the season were Coats able to score above the Cadets, which was the last time the latter landed in the top 3.
  10. brichtimp

    2017 DCA Finals

    C2 brass and percussion both grabbed 2nd in their captions...impressive considering how strong Bucs were.
  11. brichtimp

    2017 DCA Finals

    Kidsgrove was quite awesome....they basically gave a marching precision and drill lesson to a bunch of corps, and the quality of their brass sound was quite fine, IMHO.
  12. brichtimp

    2017 DCA Finals

    Bucs scored 19.8 to C2's 19.7 in Percussion....C2 also took 2nd in Brass......props to Bucs and C2.
  13. brichtimp

    Cadets 2018

    C2 Percussion came within one tenth of repeating as high percussion...so cool!
  14. brichtimp

    2017 DCA Finals

    My son, who has teched C2 snares this year and last, tells me that C2 lost to Bucs in that caption by 0.1. A productive night!