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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Brass Instructional Staff

The Bushwackers Drum Corps is excited to announce the brass 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. “The expansion of the Bushwackers brass program is one our organization’s goals for the coming season. […]

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Skyliners Announces 2018 Caption Heads

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their 2018 Caption Heads. Jeff Crawford, Visual Caption Head, is returning for his fifth season with the Skyliners. Ian Vanderlinden has been promoted to Percussion Caption Head of The Skyliners in this, his third year with The Skyliners. Shane Startzel is returning for his third […]

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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Percussion Staff

The Bushwackers Drum Corps is pleased to announce the percussion 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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Kim Roman Appointed As New Head Drum Major For Hawthorne Caballeros

From 1954-2017 (head drum majors from 1946-53 are unavailable at the time of this post), there have only been 9 head drum majors for the Hawthorne Caballeros: Art Kutz Ralph Silverbrand Chuck Bishop Jim Russo Mike Durborow Russ Batsch Glenn Stevens Addison Shableski Joshua Jenkins For 2018, the Hawthorne Caballeros made some history by selecting […]

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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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