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Minnesota Brass Summer 2022 Interest Camp May 14th

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? COVID took away multiple winter and summer seasons, but it’s time we get back outside and we need you! To gauge interest among members new and old, we’ll be holding an interest camp on Saturday, May 14th from 10AM to 2PM. Westwood Intermediate and Middle School 711 91st Ave […]

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St George’s Day Returns For BYBA Bands

St George’s Day is the annual day of celebration for England’s patron saint, who is said to have vanquished a dragon and rescued a princess centuries ago. It is celebrated on the 23rd of April each year, with additional celebrations taking place on the closest Sunday. This weekend saw many BYBA bands take to the […]

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2022 Tour Of Champions – Northern Illinois Tickets Now On Sale

The sounds of brass and beating drums return to DeKalb and NIU Huskie Stadium on July 9, 2022, promising to bring excitement and pageantry to the campus of Northern Illinois University. Phantom Regiment is proud to present the Tour of Champions – Northern Illinois. Once the home of Drum Corps Midwest Championships, Huskie Stadium on […]

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BD Performing Arts Introduces New Leadership

BD Performing Arts (BDPA) is pleased to announce that Jim Verrett will be joining the organization as Chief Executive Officer in early May 2022. Shaun Gallant, who has been with BDPA since 2018, is stepping down from the CEO role to explore opportunities outside of the organization. “We conducted an extensive search for an individual […]

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Boston Crusaders Percussion Partners With Pearl/Adams

As momentum builds for our 2022 season, the Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Pearl Drums and Adams Percussion. In this long-term relationship, the Boston Crusaders percussion sections will perform exclusively on Pearl/Adams instruments. The 2022 Boston Crusaders instrumentation will feature Pearl Championship Maple Series […]

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Preston Scout House Leader Tom Weiler Passes

Memorial mass for Tom Weiler, who initiated and helped administrate Preston Scout House Alumni Band activities for 30 years, was held at St. Clement’s Parish in Cambridge on April 13, 2022. At age 76, he passed away unexpectedly at Cambridge Memorial Hospital while undergoing treatment for melanoma cancer. The family welcomes donations to the Canadian […]

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Add Your Name To The 2022 Blue Stars Reserve List

If you would like to be considered should there be an opening in your section during the 2022 season, please complete the form below and add yourself to the Blue Stars Reserve List: Read the rest of the article here.

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Phantom Regiment Now Hiring: Office Assistant

Phantom Regiment is searching for a part-time Office Assistant to help with the organization and running of daily administrative operations. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to […]

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PR Academy Opens Registration For Virtual AND In-Person Camps

Phantom Regiment is thrilled to announce both in-person and virtual clinics, camps, and workshops taught by some of the finest marching arts educators in the world. Sponsored by Fred J. Miller. LIVE & IN-PERSON COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION, DRUM MAJOR, AND STUDENT LEADERSHIP CLINICS Level up your skills with some of the best instructors in the […]

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Jim Dugan To Join World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame

The Bushwackers are excited to announce that our Executive Director, Jim Dugan, will be inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame this fall. Jim began his tenure with the Bushwackers in 1983 as a quad tech after marching snare with the Bridgemen. He continued on as an instructor from 1983-95 & 2001, was […]

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