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Marching Roundtable 816: Ron Schulz- A Life In The Regiment

Phantom Regiment has chosen David Warren as its full-time corps manager as of June 1, 2019. Warren will be responsible for handling the 154-member corps’ 12,000-mile summer tour and its membership. “I’m excited to add David’s enthusiasm and love for the organization to our team,” said Rick Valenzuela, executive director of Phantom Regiment. “His leadership […]

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Marching Roundtable 816: Ron Schulz- A Life In The Regiment

Ron shares memories of being a part of drum corps in Rockford since 1962 as marcher, corps director, and board member. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – More Than Just The Music For Hosting Colts At 2019 Music On The March

The competitive marching band world turned to Dubuque on Friday night for the 2019 Music On The March. It was also the only true home show of the season for the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps. “Something about performing and having a crowd full of people cheering you on, you feel really good about what […]

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Boston Crusaders Present “Inspire” For WGI 2020

Under the direction of Michael Townsend, the Boston Crusaders are proud to present Inspire, a new WGI Independent World Guard from Indianapolis, IN. Auditions for the 2020 season will take place in Indianapolis September 13th-15th. Click here to sign up for more information! Read the rest of the article here.

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Rocky Mountain Rivalry Kickoff

The Rocky Mountain Rivalry fundraiser is crucial to the success of the Blue Knights and Ascend Performing Arts. Starting today through July 20th, ensure your support continues a 61 year legacy of excellence. Donate through any of the programs below and be remembered. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Parent: Cadets Drum And Bugle Corps Didn’t Do Enough After Alleged Sexual Assault

A parent says the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps didn’t do enough to protect their child after an alleged sexual assault between drum corps members. The allegation comes just months after The Cadets were taken off probation following a sex scandal involving their former director. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Some Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps Alumni Withdraw Support, Most Support Decision To Allow Women

The Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps director said a majority of people support the decision to open the traditionally all-male performing arts group to women, but some alumni have voiced their opposition. “Some alumni are choosing to withdraw their support from the organization because of their feeling on this decision. While it is hard […]

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In The News – Band Fan Will Be At Thunder Of Drums Regardless Of Weather

It’s early July and time for me to prepare for the annual ritual Carrie Robb and I enjoy together. We are a pair of Thunder of Drums fans. Tuesday’s show will be our fourth outing together to the drum and bugle corps competition at Minnesota State University. I have the drill down pat: I will […]

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In The News – Thousands Attend Drum Corps International Show

“It’s awe inspiring, it’s really fun just getting to see my performers on the field just play their hearts out everyday,” Noah Bulson said. Bulson is one of the many college students that competed among 14 different groups who performed for about 2,000 people Sunday at Williams Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the […]

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In The News – ‘Drums Along The Columbia’ Is Back For One Night Only

Some refer to Drum Corps as ‘marching band on steroids’. Ready or not, here come the drums… from all over the world. Daniel Belcher is visiting the Tri-Cities from Montreal, Québec, Canada. Read the rest of the article here.

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