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In The News – Drum Corps Grew In The 1940s

After World War I, Amsterdam veterans organizations formed drum and bugle corps. John Donlon, a 1945 local high school graduate, recalled the premier groups between the world wars in his native city were those of the James T. Bergen and John J. Wyszomirski American Legion posts. Most drum corps members were war veterans who learned […]

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Kilties Start The Summer Schedule May 20-21

The Kilties are preparing for the summer schedule of parades and Mini-Corps presentation at Gilmore Middle School in Racine, Wisconsin. Potential members are invited to attend along with veterans and alumni. Membership is open to those from 16 years old and upward with positions open in brass, color guard and percussion (battery and front ensemble). […]

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2017 World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Inductees

Three of the six individuals chosen for 2017 induction into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame have made outstanding contributions in the percussion field in North America and overseas, beginning more than 40 years ago in the mid-1970s. The 2017 banquet and induction ceremony will take place in Rochester, New York on Labor Day […]

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Buccaneers Announce Creation Of Navigator Award

The Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps today announced that it has established the Navigator Award, and also announced Twin Valley High School music educator Daniel M. Long as its initial recipient. Mr. Long was presented the award at the 13th Annual Spring Preview, an indoor concert hosted by the Buccaneers, on Saturday evening. To […]

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In The News – EHS Music Educator Charles Poole Inducted Into The World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame

Everett Public Schools music educator Charles A Poole Jr., who leads the Everett High School Marching Band and its award-winning Percussion Ensemble, has been elected to the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame. The induction ceremonies will take place this coming Labor Day weekend in Rochester, New York. Poole began his musical career in 1957 […]

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Hawthorne Caballeros Announce 2017 Production

The Caballeros have often been on the forefront of innovative and modern show designs while maintaining their signature Latin identity. This year’s show will be memorable and exciting as the program opens with H. Owen Reed’s “La Fiesta Mexicana”, a staple of concert band literature. The show will weave into the strands of “La Fiesta […]

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Preston Scout House Offering $1,000 Raffle Prize

Preston Scout House Band Inc. of Cambridge is offering a thousand reasons for people to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1: a $1,000 top prize and two $500 prizes in the Scout House raffle. Tickets are available from members of every group in the organization, including Magic of Scout House winter guard, Preston Scout […]

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Meet The Strang Family

It is always rewarding to see families being involved with their children’s activities. Whether it is being actively involved or just by going and supporting makes a difference. Our drum corps activity is really another type of family that has had a tremendous amount of family members pass through their ranks. Another good example of […]

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Get Ready For The 2017 Edition Of Cabs At The Beach

The first show of the 2017 DCA competitive season will once again be hosted by the Hawthorne Caballeros in Wildwood, NJ! The 2017 lineup includes the Reading Buccaneers, Fusion Core, Bushwackers, Hurricanes, Caballeros Alumni, and your host corps, the Hawthorne Caballeros! For full details on the show, please see below: Read the rest of the […]

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DCA Kicks Off 2017 Season At Spring Meeting

The 2017 Drum Corps Associates season got off to a great start this past weekend at the annual meeting held in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. President Allen Buell told the group that the web site is going to be updated and the show hosts will now have access for the information on their upcoming shows. Well […]

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