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Performer, Arranger And Innovator Ken Norman Passes Away

Widely admired performer, arranger and innovator Ken Norman, inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame in 2006, passed away peacefully in hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Sunday May 9 shortly after suffering a massive stroke. Because of continued pandemic restrictions a celebration of life is delayed until an appropriate time.

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Jay Travis Honored As DCI Volunteer Of The Year

IN CONJUNCTION WITH DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL, THE CADETS ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT JAY TRAVIS HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS ONE OF DCI’S VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR FOR 2021. “Volunteers serve as the lifeblood of every drum corps, providing much-needed assistance and support to ensure that performing students can take part in the life-changing drum corps […]

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Spartans Summer 2021 Experience

Excitement is building as we prepare to get the corps back on the field in July for our workshops and performance. The corps will play the music of Cody Fry “Want Me Back” as a production piece. Registration for the July workshops is open until the end of June so sign up! Lets have a […]

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Vanguard Voices: Episode 7

To honor Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we talked to three of our proud AAPI SCV Alumni about their family support growing up, why Vanguard was their dream corps and what their favorite traditions were (Hint: lots of love for the aussie)! They also respond to the recent spike in violence against the AAPI […]

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Join Us Under The Bottle Tree…

The time is now, so get excited! Join us for our first in-person rehearsals since February of 2020. Spirit of Atlanta is excited to be able to host live, in-person sessions May 15, 22, and June 12 at Denmark High School in Alpharetta, Ga. These rehearsals will be free and open to all members who […]

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Forward Leadership Presents A Central Ohio Drum Major Camp

Forward Leadership, in partnership with Worthington Kilbourne High School (Columbus, OH) announces a 3-day, in-person drum major & leadership camp from June 14-16. Who: Central Ohio-based high school and collegiate drum majors When: June 14-16, 2021 from 9a-12p and 1-4p Where: Worthington Kilbourne High School, Columbus, OH Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Kankakee’s Legion Post 85 Makes Music In Paris

“Marching to the beat of a different drummer” is one thing … but what about 27 different drummers? Actually, those 27 drummers beat as one on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 17, 1927, as Kankakee’s American Legion Post 85 Drum and Bugle Corps marched down the street in Paris, France. Read the rest of the […]

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2021 Pacific Crest DRUMcamp

Level-up your marching career and learn what it takes to be a World-Class performer, IN-PERSON! Serving all levels of expertise, the snare and tenor camp with Pacific Crest gives a world class percussion experience, preparing you for whatever stage of your marching career you’re in. Read the rest of the article here.

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Cadets Homecoming 2021: Hall Of Fame Beefsteak

On the evening of Saturday, October 9, The Cadets will honor and celebrate its Hall of Fame Classes for 2020 and 2021 at the VFW in Garfield, N.J. Since we were unable to gather in person to welcome our 2020 Class into The Cadets’ history books, the Alumni Experience and Hall of Fame Committees are […]

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Sign Up To Volunteer For The Blue Stars In 2021

To put it simply, the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps would not exist without the dedication of volunteers. Since our founding in 1964, thousands of individuals have donated countless hours in a tireless effort to provide a unique and unforgettable experience for our marching members. As we continue the legacy they fostered, we seek […]

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