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Black Friday Deals Are Live In The Phan Shop

Check the drum corps fan in your life off your shopping list, our best deals of the year are live! ? Buy one get one deal on tees ? Limited edition items ? Closeout pricing on select collections Read the rest of the article here.

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2021 Hawthorne Caballeros Virtual Camp 1: 12/13

The Caballeros have been working tirelessly behind the scenes to prepare for the month to come. After many weeks of planning, we are pleased to announce our first virtual camp on Sunday, December 13! All brass and percussion players are welcome to attend. All players will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the 2021 […]

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Blue Knights Update Fall 2020

Eight months after the beginning of social distancing requirements due to the COVID pandemic, the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps is gearing up for the 2021 DCI season and is once again providing world class education and special virtual gathering experiences for young adults interested in a Blue Knights experience. Over the weekend of November 21-22 Ascend […]

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2021 Bushwackers November Camp Recap

The Bushwackers are happy to report that our first ever virtual camp was a total success. With over 60 participants rehearsing in multiple breakout rooms via zoom, we were able to continue work toward our 2021 production, while ensuring the safety of our members. A first for the corps, it was a great new experience […]

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‘Tis The Season Of Giving…

We are asking our friends, family and alumni to make a donation to the Bushwackers and in return receive a gift as a token of our appreciation. …so make a pledge to the Bushwackers! Read the rest of the article here.

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Pioneer News From The Top – November, 2020

At this time, Pioneer is sort of marking time – anxious to start recruiting, and rehearsing. However, the nationwide climate is sending us a strong signal to wait. The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread rapidly in our Wisconsin area. Politics, protests, and unrest may subside, but every activity/club/sports/etc. is feeling the impact of all […]

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Introducing A New Series: Vanguard Voices

Introducing our new series, “Vanguard Voices”, a platform to highlight the voices and experiences of those who have come through the Vanguard organization! To kickstart this project, we will be sharing a collection of interviews from alumni crossing several different generations, as they talk about the unique experience of life on tour. Read the rest […]

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Coming Soon: Cadets Alumni ’34-’79 Reunion Dec. 6

On December 6, Cadets from the 1930s through the 1970s are invited to attend a special virtual reunion. Through the late summer and early fall, The Cadets hosted a series of Virtual Alumni Reunions, reconnecting over 600 alumni through the years. After each gathering, social media was abuzz with alumni sharing photos and gushing over […]

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Blue Stars 2020 Thanksgiving Week Events

In this difficult year, we’re especially thankful for our extended family – members, alumni, staff, volunteers, fans, and more! Join us for a week of fun supporting the Blue Stars! Read the rest of the article here.

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Prolific Marching Arts Author Michael Boo Dies At 65

Affectionately dubbed by many as the “Pen of Pageantry” after working on projects for Drum Corps International, Winter Guard International and Bands of America for decades, there is perhaps no one who has amassed a bigger portfolio of writings about the breadth of the modern-day competitive marching arts than Michael Boo. Originally hired in 1989 […]

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