Home » DCI World You are browsing entries filed in “DCI World”

Big News For The Academy This Fall

Our very exciting news is that we have contracted with a company to build our very much needed new food trailer for The Academy! It is scheduled to be delivered in early April and we can’t wait to show it off to all our fans but especially to all of you who have so generously […]

| | Read More »

Phantom Regiment Hall Of Fame Member Marian Newcomer Passes Away At 92

The Phantom Regiment Phamily was saddened to learn of the passing last week of Marian Armato Newcomer, a Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame member and our corps’ first brass arranger. A classically trained pianist, Marian was not just the first person to arrange brass music specifically for Phantom Regiment – she was also the mother […]

| | Read More »

In The News – 2 Gateway Band Members Tapped For A Decorated Drum And Bugle Corps

Two Gateway High School band members received contracts to compete this upcoming summer with a decorated junior drum and bugle corps from Wisconsin. Josh Burns and Nick Nikou, a trumpet and euphonium player respectively, were chosen after auditioning in November for the Madison Scouts, which travels the country from June to August to compete as […]

| | Read More »

Blue Knights Alumni Spotlight: Marie Marchand

What year(s) did you march in the Blue Knights? What section? I marched in the colorguard 1989-1991. Where did you attend high school? Pomona High School in Arvada, CO. Read the rest of the article here.

| | Read More »

Blue Knights Mourn The Passing Of Hall Of Famer, Marian Newcomer

The Blue Knights family is saddened by the loss of the Blue Knights Hall of Famer and long-time volunteer, Marian Newcomer. She passed away at the Julia Temple Healthcare Center in the loving arms of her devoted daughter, Paula, on Monday, December 13, 2021. Marian was born on May 30. 1929 in Rockford, Illinois to […]

| | Read More »

Ask Me Anything With Phantom Regiment CEO Dr. Todd Snead

Want to know more about our new CEO and his path to Phantom Regiment? Interested in hearing about the many PR programs that impact young people and our community? Or are you curious how the PR business is run? Join an AMA (ask me anything) with our CEO Dr. Todd Snead, on December 29th at […]

| | Read More »

Chris Henderson Promoted To Pacific Crest Corps Director

Pacific Crest is excited to share that longtime staff member and alumnus Chris Henderson has been promoted to Corps Director. Henderson’s involvement with Pacific Crest spans over 15 years. After performing with the corps from 2005-2008, he returned as a visual instructor for the 2011 season. In 2013, he joined the tour administration team under […]

| | Read More »

New World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame President Neal Smith

Neal Smith, of Canton, Massachusetts is the new president of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF). Outgoing president Rich Templin announced Smith’s appointment during the group’s annual banquet and induction ceremony held in late November in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Templin, of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania had served as president since September 2013.

| | Read More »

Marching Roundtable 1052: How To Pay For Drum Corps

Work smarter, now harder! In about an hour you can learn strategies to get this done in record time. This free presentation is endorsed by Drum Corps International. With Paul Richardson You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read […]

| | Read More »

Blue Knights Announce 2022 Tour Schedule

The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps are pleased to announce their tour schedule for the 2022 season! The Blue Knights will be performing in 18 different states, at 25 different shows. After a shortened tour in 2021, and without a tour in 2020, the Blue Knights are thrilled to be taking on this extensive […]

| | Read More »