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Meet the 2023 Cavaliers Color Guard Staff

Introducing the talented crew of Color Guard instructors and industry leaders coming in to lead the CCG for our 75th anniversary season. Spearheaded by John Leonard and Markell Allen, this team comes with best-in-class industry experience and a wide scope of talents. Read the rest of the article here.

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Introducing the 2023 Cavaliers Music Ensemble Specialists

For our 75th anniversary season, we are thrilled to welcome three experienced pageantry experts as ensemble specialists and consultants. “The Cavaliers are incredibly excited and honored to welcome three master teachers whose names are synonymous with excellence in music education” says Program Coordinator David Starnes regarding this team. “Their experience and depth of musical knowledge […]

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Spirit of Atlanta Announces the Appointment of Key Leadership Roles Heading Into 2023 Season

Spirit of Atlanta’s (SoA) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of two key leadership positions as the organization continues its restructuring process ahead of the 2023 season. First, Spirit of Atlanta board member and communications professional, Jason Burns, has been appointed Executive Director. Also, current USA Gymnastics Director of Member Club Outreach and Education, […]

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Meet the 2023 Cavaliers Brass Staff

Introducing the talented group of educators who will be teaching the brass line for our 75th season: Brass Caption Head Keith Tye and Co-Caption Head Matt Owen will be overseeing 16 talented and experienced brass instructors for the 75th anniversary season. Read the rest of the article here.

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Meet Chromium Winds’ 2023 Design Staff

Talented veteran staff members of the CAPE organization come together to create Chromium’s production for the upcoming 2023 season. Chromium welcomes back two familiar designers, plus Cavaliers brass caption co-manager joins the team as winds arranger. Lindsey Schueller: Program Coordinator Matt “Gameboy” Owen: Winds Composer and Arranger Matt Hahn: Sound Designer Read the rest of […]

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NIU Concert Band Festival hosted by Phantom Regiment

The NIU Concert Band Festival hosted by Phantom Regiment is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your band in one of the best venues in the Midwest. Give your students the opportunity to perform on the big stage, while getting valuable feedback from nationally recognized adjudicators. Read the rest of the article here.

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Jim Ancona Headlines Boston Crusaders Percussion Staff Additions

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce new additions to our percussion staff for the 2023 season! Headlining these additions is accomplished educator Jim Ancona in the new role of Percussion Advisor. Jarod Sullivan (battery) and Jay Rodriguez (front ensemble) also join the percussion staff as technicians. Meet our staff below! Jim Ancona, Percussion Advisor […]

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50th BYBA Annual General Meeting

The 50th AGM will be held on Saturday 28th January 2023 at The Coton Sports and Social Club, 52 Henry Street, Coton, Nuneaton CV11 5SQ . The time to be confirmed but likely to be later in the afternoon. The present plan is to have some form of social after the meeting. Read the rest […]

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The Troopers Mourn the Loss of Pat Amann

On Tuesday, October 25th, Pat Amann, a beloved husband, father, son, and friend, unexpectedly passed away. He was 54. Born to Beryl and Jill Amann of Pueblo, Colorado, Pat was a lifelong musician, hunter, and outdoor enthusiast. He graduated from Pueblo High School and later studied music at the University of Massachusetts. He is survived […]

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Wilson Named Blue Stars Culinary Director

The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce the promotion of Sue Wilson to Culinary Director, a new full-time position in the organization. Sue began working with the Blue Stars’ food program in 2012 as a parent volunteer. She became a culinary assistant in 2013, and took over the food program as […]

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