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Kory Esterberg Nominated to MBI Board

At its recent meeting, Minnesota Brass’ Board of Directors nominated Kory Esterberg to become a new member of the board. As outlined in the bylaws of the organization, the boards’ nomination need to be ratified by a vote of the full membership. Read the rest of the article here.

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Mad Plaid Concert Brass Announcement

Dear Kiltie Fans and Friends! Mad Plaid Brass is looking for experienced horn players to join our ensemble. MAD PLAID BRASS is a sit-down Concert Bugle Corps, featuring an assortment of both Kiltie and contemporary charts. Music stands will always be welcome. We will parade on a flatbed trailer and also play some sitting concerts. […]

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White Sabers Rebrand Ahead of 2023 Season

2022 was an important year in both White Sabers and Drum Corps Associates history. For the White Sabers, The Corps officially relocated from Dansville, NY to the Rochester suburb of Gates, NY. And for DCA, the circuit announced a divisional expansion to their competitive structure with the addition of a World Class — a full-field […]

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Cabs Announces 2023 Brass Team

Kyle Risch – Brass Caption Head Kyle Risch, Conductor, is in his tenth year as a public school educator and seventh with the Hawthorne Caballeros. He currently resides at Stetson Middle School where he teaches all 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Bands and directs the Jazz Band. He is also the music department chairperson and […]

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Cabs Announces 2023 Caption Heads

Taylor Aves – Color Guard Co-Caption Head Taylor is incredibly excited to be returning as color guard caption head for the 2023 season! Taylor marched with the Mechanicsburg Color Guard in the Scholastic A, Open, and World Classes from 2011-2014. She began her drum corps career in high school spending two summers with the Hawthorne […]

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Introducing the 2023 Hawthorne Caballeros Battery Staff

Kirby Marino – Battery Coordinator Kirby is a percussion educator and arranger based in New Jersey. He started his marching career at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. He then went on to march quads with the Raiders Drum and Bugle Corps (2012-2013) and Fusion “Core” (2015). Kirby aged out with the Madison Scouts […]

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Meet the 2023 Hawthorne Caballeros Design Team

Mark Monaghan – Percussion Arranger Mark is an NJ-based musician and educator currently holding the middle school band director position at Eisenhower Middle School in Roxbury NJ as well as a percussion specialist for the district. As a graduate of Rutgers University, he holds degrees in both music education (percussion focus) and psychology. Having worked […]

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New York Skyliners Alumni Corps Prepare for 30th Season

The New York Skyliners Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps wants YOU! We always welcome new members in all sections, experienced or not. If you can play a horn or drum, twirl (or carry) a flag or rifle, or would like to learn and be a part of a musical unit steeped in the historical military […]

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2022 Minnesota Brass Banquet Awards

Minnesota Brass celebrated the 2022 summer season on Saturday, October 22nd. As we embark into a new chapter of Minnesota Brass, some new traditions will take root, and we’ve got our sights on bringing some old ones back. Read the rest of the article here.

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Cabs Announces Matt Hurley as Co-Show Coordinator

Matt Hurley will be returning to the Caballeros in his role of Co-Show Coordinator. This will be Matt’s 8th year in this role. Matt brings with him a wealth of Drum Corps experience, having marched in DCA corps from the time he was 15. Matt’s Drum Corps marching experience started way back in 1979 when […]

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