Monday Memory: When The Bluecoats Opened For Canadian Brass

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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 Brass, where the “drum corps” would perform on a smaller scale indoors and then in an even smaller set of vignettes, perform with the Canadian Brass. This venture would eventually spawn Blast! which went on to Broadway acclaim by the end of the 1990s. One of those Blast! designers, Jon Vanderkolff, would join the Bluecoats design staff in 2014.

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Posted by on Monday, February 11th, 2019. Filed under Current News, DCI World.