A Tribute To Ralph Randall Pace

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This article was originally written for Drum Corps World by Joe Marrella and appeared in the October 2020 issue, Volume 49, Number 7.

We remember vividly those in our beloved drum corps activity who share their unique talent, dedication, creativity, and life philosophy, toward catapulting the activity and its performers to greater heights. Their greatness stands out in the manner with which they leave their mark and influence on each person who crossed their path. Ralph Pace is one such giant.

Ralph Pace’s drum corps experience began as a member of the famed Vasella Musketeers junior drum and bugle corps of South Philadelphia, followed by the Archer-Epler Musketeers senior corps of Upper Darby. He went on to create and instruct the most innovative visual designs of the activity during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, all the while influencing future designers who would further advance the activity.

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Posted by on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020. Filed under Current News, DCI World.