In The News – ‘Marking Time’ Tells Story Of Cedar Rapids’ Drum And Bugle Corps

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Cindy Hadish performs a public service — an entertaining one, at that — by preserving rapidly disappearing history in her new book, “Marking Time: A History of Drum & Bugle Corps in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.”

Hadish, a freelance writer who lives in Cedar Rapids, was the ideal writer to tackle the enormous job of untangling and chronicling the past century of the dozen-plus drum and bugle corps that played their way into many a heart in the city.

Hadish spent a decade in her youth marching with the Emerald Knights, one of those corps. When it folded, she joined a corps in Rockford, Ill. When she “aged” out at 21, she began coaching color guards for drum corps and bands, including metro-area high schools and the University of Iowa Hawkeye Marching Band.

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Posted by on Saturday, December 26th, 2020. Filed under Current News, DCI World.