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IPE Information Day In Estaimpuis On January 17

Indoor Percussion Europe (IPE) will organise a Percussion Information Day in Estaimpuis (B) on January 17. Percussion advisors/specialists from IPE will explain matters for the upcomming European Indoor Percussion Season. During this meeting they will explain and discuss topics like education, organisation, contests and judging. Presentations and discussions are planned to begin at 13.30 pm. […]

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Kingsmen Drumline To Compete In Winter 2009

For all those who love to drum or play the keys . . .   The Kingsmen Winter Drumline is holding auditions for the following : ‐ Front Ensemble (marimba, vibes, xylo, keyboard, percussion) – Snare – Multi‐tenors – Bass – Cymbals

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PASIC 2008 Hits Third Highest Attendence In Austin

Over 6,500 drummers and percussionists from around the world gathered at the Austin Convention Center to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), setting the third highest attendance record for the world’s premier drum and percussion event. A truly international event, PASIC artists represented Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and South America. PASIC attendees […]

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NorthCoast Academy Will Perform At IPE European Championships

NorthCoast Academy Percussion Ensemble from Saginaw, Michigan (USA) is proud to announce that they will be traveling to Europe in April of 2009 to represent the U.S. indoor percussion community in both clinics and performances. This incredible opportunity would not be possible without the support of Dynasty USA and Muremo Music in Europe. On the […]

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Mapex Releases New Quantum Models

Mapex has released new models and accessories to complement its Quantum marching series. A tenor case and practice covers highlight the accessories options, with the Agility snare and a new 32” bass drum expanding the drum offering. The new Quantum drum covers and cases are thoughtfully consistent at addressing small details that players notice. Wheels […]

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Halftime Magazine Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Remember life a year ago? Gas prices were under $3. The Presidential election wasn’t on the radar screen. And the Halftime Magazine experience hadn’t yet begun. Now with the release of the July/August 2008 issue, we’re proud to announce the one-year anniversary of Halftime Magazine, a bimonthly print publication and online community for the marching […]

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2008 IPE Championships DVD Now Available And Shipping

It has been more than four months to the date that 1000 people witnessed performances at De Schelp (B) in the very first Indoor Percussion Europe Championships ever held in Europe. With the start of summer vacations, the delight of watching Europe’s most elite indoor percussion members reaching to attain their ultimate performances, this summer […]

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Percussive Arts Society Announces 2008 PASIC Highlights

The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) will take place in Austin, Texas from November 5 – 8, 2007. For the second time in the event’s history, Austin will play host to more than 7,000 drummers and percussionists from around the world at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Hotel. PASIC is the world’s largest […]

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In The News: Orleans Concert Won’t Be The Usual Drill This Year

The tuneful blast of blaring brass and thumping drums hits Chief Warrant Officer Brian Dix every time the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps plays. Standing within that rush of music is "just like hitting a bull’s-eye every time," said Dix, the Corps’ musical director. "It’s like hitting one out of the park every time. […]

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2008 PAS Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

The Percussive Arts Society has announced the names of those selected to be inducted into the PAS Hall of Fame, the society’s highest honor given to individuals whose careers have had a significant impact on percussion performance, education and research. Drummer, educator, clinician and manufacturer Roy Burns and famed solo percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie, will […]

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