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Brass & Brats Music Festival – June 21, 2018

Forward Performing Arts presents “Brass & Brats” featuring the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps on Thursday, June 21st at 6 p.m. at historic Breese Stevens Field. Part of the Make Music Madison Festival, this free event also features performances by Mad Brass, Black Star Drum Line, Brass Knuckles, and the Madison Brass Band. Make […]

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In The News – Amid Sexual-Misconduct Scandal, A New Code Of Conduct For Drum Corps

In a departure for the decades-old youth organization, Drum Corps International this week unveiled a new code of conduct that sets standards for how its largely autonomous member organizations should address sexual misconduct. It includes a ban on sexual contact between staff and participants. It comes six weeks after an Inquirer and Daily News investigation […]

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In The News – Prosecutors Set Sights On Former Drum Corps Director George Hopkins

Former Allentown drum corps director George Hopkins, ousted last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct, is now the target of a criminal investigation, the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office has confirmed. Four of Hopkins’ accusers said they had been in contact with prosecutors. One, Jess Beyer, accused Hopkins of raping her in his apartment in […]

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Troopers Announce 2018 Program

The Casper, Wyoming based Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps are proud to present their 2018 program “The New Road West.” For complete details on the synopsis of this year’s show, visit www.troopersdrumcorps.org/single-post/The-New-Road-West The Troopers begin their spring training in Douglas, Wyoming next Tuesday at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds. On June 8th they will move to […]

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Blue Knights 2018 Memorial Day Picnic

The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps will hold their annual potluck picnic at Prairie View High School (map) on Monday, May 28, 2018. All friends and family are welcome to join together to relax and enjoy this event. The potluck lunch will start at noon with a drum corps performance of their 2018 show […]

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2018 Troopers Wyoming Summer Music Camp

Learn from the very same instructors that teach the world famous Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps. Have brunch with the corps, get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a drum corps and learn one of the songs they will be playing this year. To top it off, you will stand […]

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2018 Pacific Crest Drum Major Camp

Get fired up to lead your high school band and take your leadership and conducting skills to the next level! These camps bring together experts in music education and leadership who will prepare you for your role as a high school Drum Major. You’ll also experience a few days in the life of Pacific Crest, […]

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Cavaliers Announce 2018 Student Leadership Team

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce our 2018 Student Leadership Team! “Since 1948, The Cavaliers have prided ourselves on a culture of leadership development,” said Joe Roach, Director of Programs. “For our 2018 season, we have another talented and passionate team of Junior Officers–our term for the student leadership–who have collectively […]

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2018 Academy Memorial Day Picnic And Season Preview

The Memorial Day Picnic is a chance for the entire Academy family to celebrate the kick-off of the summer season! Parents, alumni, volunteers, friends and fans will enjoy a picnic lunch (seating is outside under the canopy or in the air conditioned cafeteria) featuring hot dogs, beans, salad and dessert. Lunch will be available from […]

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Pacific Crest Alumni Spotlight: Joe Calderon

Joe Calderon marched with Pacific Crest as a charter member in the trumpet section in 1993 and 1994. While he did not age out of the drum corps, Joe has remained heavily involved with music both as a performer as well as an educator in Southern California. Where are you currently teaching? I am the […]

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