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Introducing The 2019 Battalion Drum Majors

The Battalion held auditions for the backbone of the student leadership team – the 2019 drum majors – during the corps’ Utah Audition Event in January. Many talented and qualified candidates applied, and four individuals were selected through a rigorous audition process to select the best fit for the 2019 season. The corps will be […]

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2019 Spirit Of Atlanta Hall Of Fame Finalists Announced, Voting Open

The Spirit of Atlanta Hall of Fame Committee is excited to announce our group of finalists for election into the Hall for 2019. Online voting is now open, and everyone is encouraged to help select this year’s honorees. The list of finalists includes familiar names from last season, and new faces too – all incredibly […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Steve Gadd Wins Grammy

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Steve Gadd’s self-titled album was named the Best Contemporary Instrumental Album during the recent 61st annual Grammy Awards. He had previously been nominated in the same category for his 2016 album titled Way Back Home: Live from Rochester, NY. A native of Irondequoit, next door to Rochester, he […]

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2019 Boston Crusaders February Production Camp Recap

February 2019 brought the Boston Crusaders to The Colony High School, just outside of Dallas for the first of two Texas production camps. The Colony High School was an amazing host. In anticipation of the delivery of our 2019 Yamaha brass instruments, one of our 53 foot equipment trailers arrived early in the week. We […]

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Super Bloo In The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is a worldwide media event with the halftime extravaganza getting lots of attention beyond the sporting world. Super Bowl 53 saw several Bluecoats participate in the halftime production. Jake Lyons, Colin Brewer, Corinne Artis, and Alex Naughton, all recent Bluecoats, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the amazing halftime production […]

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Join Us For The 2019 Vanguard Workshop Series

Are you searching for an opportunity to become a better musician, performer, or instructor? Now’s your chance with the 2019 Vanguard Workshop Series! For select dates in March and April, we are bringing our staff to YOU, as they present workshops on a range of topics from brass technique and contemporary dance, to percussion performance […]

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Monday Memory: When The Bluecoats Opened For Canadian Brass

25 years ago this winter, the Bluecoats decided to host a different kind of drum corps show for the 1994 season. Actually, it wasn’t really a drum corps show at all. Following the 1993 Drum Corps International season, the Star of Indiana reached an agreement to a series of performances with the world renown Canadian […]

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2019 Blue Knights January Camp Recap

The Blue Knights held their 3-day Audition Xperience weekend for the 2019 season at Englewood High School. The weekend was specifically focused as a “call back” camp for brass and percussion and welcomed over 150 auditionees to the metro area. “The level of talent that the staff has to consider every season is astounding,” said […]

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Marching Roundtable 778: Chris Martin, Michael Martin, And Freddy Martin

Great advice for brass educators and performers, from the Cavaliers Master Class Experience. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the article here.

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Music City Youth In The Arts, Inc. Names Roach As Director Of Music City Drum Corps

Roach comes to Music City after spending more than 10 years with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps from Rosemont, Ill. From 2016-18 Roach served as The Cavaliers Director of Programs, responsible for overseeing the corps, Cavaliers Indoor Percussion, Chromium Winds, GearWorks programs and more. Read the rest of the article here.

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