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Cavaliers Announce 2021 Medical Staff

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce our 2021 Medical Staff, headed by Medical Lead Dr. Brenda Brak. “The Cavalier Medical Group has been working behind the scenes during the pandemic to help create a healthy and safe environment for our members, “ stated Dr. Brak. “All of our corps members, volunteers […]

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Meet The 2021 Phantom Regiment Hall Of Fame Inductees

Phantom Regiment is pleased to welcome its newest inductees to the Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame. The class of 2021 will add three members to the hall of fame: Ken and Barb Janowski (as a couple) and Patrick Seidling. This brings the total number of inductees to 51. There is one criterion for the hall […]

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Meet Kody Mackey

2019 Sunrisers Front Ensemble

As we travel on the road of life, there are always obstacles that are placed in our way. Some are minor and easy to fix. Some are life altering such is the case for Kody Mackey, age twenty-one, who is a front ensemble member of the Sunrisers and has been blind since birth. The only […]

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Marching Roundtable 1012: Madison Scouts On Deepening The Member Learning Experience

How the Scouts take care of members with online learning and engagement. With Nick Monzi and David Lofy. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read the rest of the article here.

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2021 World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Distinguished Professional Achievement Inductee Jeff Kievit

Jeff Kievit will be inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHOF) for his Distinguished Professional Achievement during a ceremony in Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 20. Widely considered the premier soloist in the drum corps community during his years with Hawthorne Muchachos, he has subsequently […]

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Phantom Regiment Receives Largest Grant In Its History

Phantom Regiment is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $132,000 grant from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. The organization became eligible for this grant after the major events it produces – Show of Shows in Rockford, Ill.; Tour of Champions and Red and Black Fall Classic in DeKalb, Ill.; and Drums Across […]

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In The News – Music, Marching And Dance Return To Rose Bowl With Upcoming Pacific Crest Drum Corps Event

After over a year-long hiatus because of COVID-19, Pacific Crest, Southern California’s world-class drum and bugle corps, will be showcasing its newest routine in the upcoming Drum Corps event at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, July 31. Stuart Pompel, CEO of the Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization, said three other local corps groups, including Oceanside’s […]

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Marching Roundtable 1011: Mandarins- A New Design On 2021

New Design Team members and a real tour experience bring challenges and opportunities in 2021. With JW Koester, Becca Anderson, and Santiago Sabado. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Strike Up The Band: Canton Bluecoats Return With Free Community Event

The Canton Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps is ready to bring its music, marching and unique style back to the field after a year off. Before the group heads out on this summer’s Magical Mystery tour, the Canton-based drum corps will host a free community event. Party in the Plaza — set for Aug. 1 […]

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DCA WEEK ONE: Discussing Virtual Adjudication With Judge Administration Team

DCA’s judge administration team goes way back. And that’s not always common. But John Kreitzer, Marty Griffin, Rich Guillen and Tony Smith have made it common. For more than a decade, the quartet has been managing Drum Corps Associates’ judging systems swimmingly, backed by the trust of DCA’s competing organizations. Read the rest of the […]

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