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Cavaliers Mourn The Loss Of Francis “Frank” Speciale

It is with great sadness that we share this news. Francis “Frank” Speciale, 77, Cavalier brother and longtime resident of Rosemont, passed away on December 3, 2019. Frank marched with the Chicago Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps in the 1950s and reconnected with the corps as a volunteer in the early 1980s. He initiated the […]

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Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps To Hold Auditions In Costa Rica

We are very pleased to announce that we will be holding an audition camp for all sections in Costa Rica January 25-26. Through our partnership with Banda Comunal La Fortuna, and their generous sponsors, we have been afforded the opportunity to extend the experience of world class drum and bugle corps and the Troopers mission […]

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Colts Name Alayna Verduyn As 2020 Drum Major

After spending two seasons in the hornline, Alayna Verduyn will take on the 2020 season in a new role with the Colts — drum major. Alayna is currently a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, pursuing a degree in broadcasting with a minor in theater. She’s involved in the university’s flagship choral ensemble, University Singers, […]

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Frank Williams Joins Seattle Cascades As Education Consultant

The Seattle Cascades are honored to announce that DCI Hall of Fame Member, Mr. Frank Williams will serve as our Educational Consultant for the 2020 Season. Frank Williams currently serves as the Coordinator of Jazz Education for Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Marcia P. Hoffman Fine Arts Institute. Frank Williams also serves as the education […]

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A Letter From Cavaliers Executive Director, Monte Mast

Looking back, 2018 was a year of many changes for The Cavaliers. This year we experienced the passing of our founder, Don Warren and his devoted wife Jan. Mr. Warren’s legacy will forever be remembered throughout our entire activity and I know we will strive to continue his great work by developing better people through […]

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Year-End Phantom Regiment Donation Opportunity

Dear friends, phamily, and phans, 2019 is coming to a close, and we’re getting ready for the next decade as we enter 2020. Before we get there, we need to put the finishing touches on 2019. Read the rest of the article here.

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Blue Stars Double Match On Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow, December 3rd, is GivingTuesday and this year we are fundraising to push the New Kitchen Trailer Campaign over the finish line. Facebook is again matching donations starting at 5am PST/8am EST. Mark your calendar and help us reach our $25,000 GivingTuesday goal and get the New Kitchen Trailer on the road next summer. Read […]

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Showband Rastede December 2019 Sponsor Of The Month

Every year again … Also this year Resch & Frisch is our sponsor of the month December. We thank you very much for the renewed support and wish you a Merry Christmas! Read the rest of the article here.

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Raiders To Launch 20 For 20 Campaign On GivingTuesday

As we approach the 2020 season, the Raiders Drum Corps is planning for significant growth and expansion. To continue providing the best experience possible for our members, who participate from all over the country, the Raiders are planning to invest in new instruments and equipment throughout the entire ensemble. The Raiders are launching its annual […]

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White Sabers Celebrate 2019 At Awards Banquet

The White Sabers celebrated their 2019 season with their annual banquet on November 30th at the Main Place Banquet & Conference Center in Hornell, NY. The annual banquet consisted of awards from the season, announcements of the administration, design team and staff as well as the show concept for the 2020 season! There were plenty […]

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