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Southwind Announces 2020 Colorguard Staff

Excitement and momentum for Southwind’s 2020 season continues to build. To complement its impressive design team, Southwind is proud to announce the staff of its colorguard for the coming year. According to Corps Director Lawrence LeClaire, “As we continue to grow as a program, colorguard is one of our key areas of focus. Right now, […]

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Southwind Gets Early Start On 2020, Announces Design Team

Fresh off its breakout 2019 season, Southwind plans to make new waves in 2020. Last season, the corps climbed the ranks of Open Class with conceptual show design and a continued emphasis on crowd-pleasing performances. “Last season was great for us. The crowds loved us. We were named DCI’s most-improved corps, and we came close […]

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2020 Southwind Calendar

Southwind has a full calendar of activities scheduled for the 2020 season. You can be a part of Southwind, whether you choose to become a member, a volunteer or a fan! Want to help out? Contact southwind [at] southwind [dot] org to volunteer with the corps. Look for Southwind at these events: Audition Camps: Nov. […]

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Meet The 2020 Raiders Design Team

Marc Garside is the Founder/CEO of EPIC Percussion, established in 2013. He has been a percussion designer and instructor for the marching arts in central PA since 2002, working with several very successful high school programs. He has been the percussion caption-head and arranger for the White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corps, a GE judge […]

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2020 Heat Wave Caption Head Announcement

Heat Wave is excited to announce the Program Director and Caption Heads for the 2020 season! Stathis Linardos will serve as the Program Director for 2020. The Caption Heads will be: Joe Galvin – Brass Allie Davison – Colorguard Martin McHale – Battery Nick Gigante – Front Ensemble Jonathan Hall – Visual Read the rest […]

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Pioneer News From The Top – October 9th, 2019

You are most welcome to join us in celebration of our 2019 Pioneer Percussion Performance Corps Ensemble’s membership this Sunday afternoon at 2:00 pm. Let’s all meet at Pioneerland (2000 E. Birchwood Ave. Cudahy, WI 53110). This was originally scheduled for September 29th, but due to football and band required commitments that our members had […]

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Rich Waddington Named Colt Cadets Director

Rich Waddington has been named director of the Colt Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps. Rich brings with him nearly 20 years of teaching band in public schools throughout the state of Iowa. Most recently, Rich was the director of bands at Oskaloosa High School in southeast Iowa. The program enjoyed many years of success in […]

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Pioneer To Perform In Chicago Thanksgiving Parade

On Thursday November 28th, Pioneer will particpate in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade. As one of the nation’s largest and most popular Thanksgiving Day parades, the corps will perform in front of half a million spectators that line the parade route. In addition, the parade is also broadcast nationwide and streamed worldwide to millions of viewers […]

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Pioneer News From The Top – September 19th, 2019

From the end of July through today have been busy for the Pioneer in many ways. It has been unusually different from past summers. However, our purpose of serving youth and adults involved in corps life is almost at a maximum level. South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade The Pioneer Percussion ensemble, along with several alumni, […]

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Louisiana Stars Director Reflects On 2019 Season

With it being a month since the Louisiana Stars returned home from its most successful Drum Corps International Championship Week in corps history, I’ve taken some time to reflect on my first season as Corps Director and want to provide some highlights: The 2019 season was definitely a season of change. The corps experienced a […]

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