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The Academy Paves Way For Participation In The 2021 Indianapolis Events

Last week, the Board of Directors for the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts (AAPA) approved a plan that will enable its largest program, The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps to participate in the Drum Corps International Celebration Events this Summer. The decision follows more than a year of planning, waiting, adjusting, and hoping that […]

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Cavaliers Announce Clif Walker As Front Ensemble Designer And Arranger

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps would like to announce that Clif Walker is moving into the role as the lead designer and arranger for the front ensemble of the Corps. Clif had previously been co-designer with Alan Miller. Percussion Caption Manager Mike McIntosh said of Clif, “Clif is becoming a de facto voice in […]

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Scout House Golf Day 2021

Again this year, the lead guy behind the effort to organize a Golf Day for all Scout House Band folks and friends is Ken Lewis, phone 519.501.0063 or email: kenlewis401 [at] hotmail [dot] com. He advises that our golf day has been bumped from Aug. to July 24 for 2021, again at the Grand Valley […]

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Registration Is Open For 2021 Spartans Summer Workshops

We are pleased to announce that registration for our July Workshops is now open at www.spartansdbc.org Read the rest of the article here.

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The Basics Block Collection

Phantom Regiment has been bringing crowds to their feet since 1956. And while a lot’s changed in that time, some things never go out of style. For us, it’s been our corps colors of white, black, and red, and our chevron insignia. It’s a combination that’s bold. Powerful. Timeless. The Basics Block Collection is our […]

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Honoring Frank Patrisso, Last Cadets Charter Member

Frank “Babe” Patrisso passed away peacefully in his home on March 26, 2021, at the age of 95. Frank and his two brothers, Nicholas and Ed, were founding members of the Holy Name Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps, the predecessor to the Holy Name Cadets, Garfield Cadets, Cadets of Bergen County and, eventually, The Cadets. […]

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2021 Boston Crusaders Performance Schedule Announced

BAC is back! We’re excited to take the field again this summer on the Drum Corps International “Celebration Tour,” a non-competitive series of shows that will conclude in Indianapolis. While much of the summer is still tentative, we will begin with a traditional move-in experience at Castleton University in early July. In early August, the […]

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2021 Hawthorne Caballeros Spring Camp 1

We are finally heading outside this Saturday for our first spring rehearsal! COVID-19 safety protocols will be in effect as recommended by CDC (i.e. social distancing, masks, and sanitizing). When: Saturday, April 10, check in at 8:30 am, rehearsal ends at dusk (about 8pm) Where: Meet at Kohler Distributing (150 Wagaraw Rd, Hawthorne, NJ 07506) […]

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Letters To Home: Rebekah Hinson

In the days before the internet and smart phones, drum corps members would write letters to home to tell their families about their experiences throughout the summer. For many of us, we consider our time with Louisiana Stars as a part of our home. This year, we are choosing to reverse tradition and share experiences […]

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Cadets Announce 2021 Schedule

This summer, The Cadets will appear alongside four other East-Coast-based drum corps in a series of six events during DCI’s 2021 “Celebration Tour.” These four exciting shows will span the first two weeks of August and will feature The Cadets, Bluecoats, Boston Crusaders, Spirit of Atlanta and Music City. The events will lead up to […]

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