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2017 Awards Announced At Minnesota Brass Banquet

Minnesota Brass celebrated the 2017 season of the drum corps on Friday evening, November 3. Kirk ‘Tiny’ Fladung received Minnesota Brass’s highest honor, the Brassy, after years of service and participation dating back to 1992. Other major awards included the Caliguiri Award to long-team color guard performer Becci O’Kane and the Lou Raitch Spirit of […]

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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Color Guard Staff

The Bushwackers Drum Corps is excited to announce the color guard 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.

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Skyliners Announces 2018 Designers

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their 2018 Design staff: BRASS ARRANGER – John Meehan; BATTERY ARRANGER; Scott Johnson; PIT ARRANGER and Sound Designer – Sean Gordon; VISUAL DESIGNER – Brandon Wickham; and Krysta Ganey – COLOR GUARD DESIGNER. Keith Dunton is the PROGRAM COORDINATOR, and Matthew Stevens is the COLOR […]

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In The News – James J. Allen, Former IDA Head Who ‘put Amherst On The Map,’ Dead At 68

If economic development was Allen’s job, drum corps and marching band were his passion. Allen, a skilled trumpet player, served as the assistant director of the UB marching band from 2000 to 2013. He also worked with the school’s pep band, independently with young performers in drum and bugle corps, and he consulted with high […]

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White Sabers Remember Longtime Friend Jim Allen

It is with deep sadness and regret that we say our goodbyes to Jim Allen who passed peacefully over night. Jim was an overall great man, a friend to all, and a wonderful member of the Sabers family. Rest peacefully old friend, and may you never walk alone. Read the rest of the article here.

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Hawthorne Caballeros Introduce 2018 Color Guard Team

The Hawthorne Caballeros are proud to introduce the 2018 Hawthorne Caballeros Color Guard team. Danielle Dilks – Co-Caption Head This is Danielle’s 7th year with the Hawthorne Caballeros. Her performance experience includes Upper Darby HS, Jersey Surf, Glassmen, Hawthorne Caballeros, ComplXity, and Black Watch. She was a member with Black Watch for their audition for […]

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Bushwackers Brass Instruments For Sale

The Bushwackers have recently received Factory-Refurbished Kanstul horns that are in great condition. Many are available for purchase right now! To see details on these, plus all of the equipment we have available for rent or purchase, visit our Sales & Rentals page. Read the rest of the article here.

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New Jersey Hall Of Fame Inducts 10

Ten new members of the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame were inducted at their annual banquet on Oct. 7. The new members are: Brad Coleman — Skyliners Mary & Cal Denniston – Colleens John Drummond – National Judges Association Ed Hayes, Sr. – Bushwackers Bob Jimenez – St. Vincent’s Cadets Michael Mercadante – […]

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Skyliners Announce 2018 Open House

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps 2018 Open House will take place: Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 ~ 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Check-In: 9:30 a.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017 ~ 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Check-In: 8:30 a.m.

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White Sabers Announce 2018 Design Team

The team consists of (from left to right) Matthew Jaeger – Brass Caption-head, Nicholas Gerling – Colorguard Design, Ben Chaffee – Brass Arranger/Program Coordinator, Stephanie Waugh – Colorguard Design, Marc Garside – Percussion Design, Mark Rider – Visual Design, and Mike Mueller – Visual Caption-head Read the rest of the article here.

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