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2018 Drum Corps Grand Prix Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the 54th Annual Drum Corps Grand Prix are now available for purchase. This year’s Grand Prix will once again be held at Clifton Stadium in Clifton, NJ. This year’s lineup includes Hurricanes, Sunrisers, Bushwackers, Fusion Core, Skyliners, Buccaneers, Cadets 2, Caballeros Alumni, and your host corps, the Hawthorne Caballeros! For full details on […]

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2018 Columbus Saints Show Announcement & Updates

2018 Show Announcement On the heels of the recent DCA Approval, the Saints are happy to announce their 2018 production: “American Struggle“. The 2018 production seeks to highlight the journey of great nation towards living up to it’s values by celebrating our successes, highlighting our failures, while centering on what unites us as a people. […]

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Skyliners Announces Move To Class A For 2018

The Skyliners have declared that they will be competing in the Class A division of DCA for the 2018 season. “The choice is simply based on membership numbers,” said Jeff Crawford, Corps Director. “Our approach and philosophies are no different. For us, it is all about providing a great membership experience and entertaining our audience.”

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Cincinnati Tradition And Chops Move To Open Class In 2018

Drum Corps Associates is proud to announce that Cincinnati Tradition and Chops have both made the decision to move themselves up into the Open Class for the 2018 season. Both of these Mid West corps have had a strong recruiting off season and now have the membership to make this move. Cincinnati Tradition was formed […]

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Minnesota Brass Seeks Stakeholder Engagement Consultant

Minnesota Brass seeks a consultant or consultants to assist in gathering input from stakeholders and experts regarding the future of our performing ensembles. The consultant will be required to complete the following tasks outlined in the request for proposal. Conduct focus groups Write and administer two online surveys Conduct individual interviews Write a summary report […]

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May 18 Launch Event For 2018 Minnesota Brass SoundSport/Drumline Battle

Our launch event for potential new SoundSport AND DrumBattle ensembles will be this Friday, May 18 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at 2700 Winter Street in NE Minneapolis (the ‘Sears rehearsal site’ familiar to MBI alumni). Potential members in any section including brass, percussion and color guard should plan on attending. This […]

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In The News – For 50th Oktoberfest, They’ll Strike Up The Band

While Waterloo Region residents spent the weekend soaking up sunshine at local parks and patios, a revolution of sorts was brewing deep within the bowels of RIM Park. “Give us a place to stand, give us a place to grow, and call this land, Ontario.” That was the soundtrack, along with the 1975 Chicago hit […]

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Skyliners Announces Additions To 2018 Visual Staff

The Skyliners are pleased to announce that Timmy Allen has joined their staff as Visual Caption Head for the 2018 Season. Tim brings a lifetime of experience to the corps. His marching experience includes performing with the Rochester Crusaders, Syracuse Brigadiers, Connecticut Hurricanes, Magic of Orlando and Pioneer. He has designed and taught for The […]

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In The News – Sounds On The Susquehanna Plans Progressing

Ticket sales have been brisk, excitement is growing across the community and the committee of volunteers organizing Sounds On The Susquehanna have been hard at work preparing for an event expected to draw more than 3,000 people to Milton. Sounds On The Susquehanna, a Drum Crops Associates (DCA) competition, will be held at 7 p.m. […]

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Conduct Review Committee Updates MBI Stakeholders

Minnesota Brass Inc. (MBI) has recently reaffirmed its commitment to a safe environment for all members and staff. MBI has since established a Conduct Review Committee (CRC) to review any and all allegations of inappropriate behavior. The CRC has an Open Door policy and is the watchdog for violations of MBI policy, The CRC has […]

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