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DCUK Championships In Widnes Since 2013

In 2013 the DCUK British Drum Corps Championships moved to a new home – the Halton Stadium in Widnes, Cheshire. The venue is currently the home ground of Rugby League side Widnes Vikings of the Betfred Championship, and American football side Halton Spartans of the BAFA National Leagues (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DCBL_Stadium).

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Scout House 2021 Scholarship Winner Caleb Khuu

Caleb Khuu, the 2021 winner of the $800 Wilf Blum Youth Music scholarship, began playing musical instruments at age 5. He experimented with violin, trumpet and French horn, but now focuses on guitar, bass, harmonica, drums and piano. Preston Scout House Band Inc. of Cambridge offers the annual youth music scholarship in memory of Band […]

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Columbus Saints Host Drum Corps Music Clinic

On Saturday, Jun 12th, the Columbus Saints hosted their first clinic in nearly two years. This unique marching music clinic featured a variety of educators from HBCUs, DCI World Drum Corps, WGI World Ensembles, and more. Featured Clinician, Tim Snyder; Brass Caption for DCI’s Troopers, and Mandarins, joined the corps for the day, providing a […]

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2021 Spartans July Workshops

We are a few short weeks away from starting our 2021 summer workshop series. Registration is still open. The workshops will be filled with opportunities to learn from our great staff, put together a brief production piece and meet new friends! If you are interested, please sign up now. Read the rest of the article […]

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Get Hyped For Harmonic Journey

We’re only two weeks away from move-ins for the 2021 Phantom Regiment drum corps. The members, instructors, support staff, and volunteers are already working hard to bring the 2021 production of Harmonic Journey to life. Now it’s YOUR turn to GET HYPED! Merchandise for the 2021 production is available now, along with several other resources […]

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BYBA Notebook Is Back – With A Digital Twist

The British Youth Band Association are delighted to announce the revival of the previously popular BYBA Notebook, this time as a quarterly email newsletter. The first issue is due to be released on the 1st July and will be jam-packed with all the latest news from the last 3 months. It will contain information about […]

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BYBA Council Meeting – 10th June

Thursday 10th June saw the BYBA Council meet (via Zoom) for their 6th meeting of 2021. Although there were apologies from a few attendees, those present were in good spirit (and on fine form!). Joint Initiatives The first item of business came from Chairman Neil Wright. He has been on several really positive calls with […]

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Cadets Hall Of Fame Process To Begin June 27

SAVE THE DATE: THE NOMINATION PERIOD FOR THE CADETS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021 WILL BE OPENING ON SUNDAY, JUNE 27. It’s that time of year, when The Cadets family comes together to recognize outstanding individuals from our ranks who have given of their time and talent above and beyond the corps’ standard. Read […]

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2021 SoCal Arena Showcase

A first for Southern California! This is your chance to watch SoCal drum corps up-close in the comfort of a professional arena. Pacific Crest presents this showcase of music and movement by three of Southern California’s DCI corps. Experience the thrill of live performance by some of the most magnificent young performers in the region […]

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DCA Designers Embracing, Adapting To 2021’s On-Camera Platform

Why don’t we create a Bruno Mars concert? It was a sentence Bobby Jones had probably never uttered in his design career. But when developing performance material for a brand-new virtual platform, you’re bound to at least try something new. Jones, the program coordinator for Fusion Core in 2021, was inspired by a Bruno Mars […]

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