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Retirement of Denise Bonfiglio

Cadets Arts & Entertainment (CAE), the non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that oversees The Cadets Drum Corps, today announced that CEO Denise Bonfiglio has decided to retire from the organization. The CAE board of directors has subsequently appointed Vicki Ferrence Ray as interim CEO, effective immediately. CAE Board Chair Mark Herzing said the board would begin a […]

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Blue Devils B Returns to Roots in ’23

BD Performing Arts announces today that in 2023, Blue Devils B will be returning to their roots as a community-based program, with an eye on the future. “Looking at our history, Blue Devils B began as a community ensemble with members primarily living in close proximity to Concord,” says John Meehan, Director of Community Arts […]

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2023 Phantom Regiment Percussion Design and Leadership Team

Music Director and Arranger JD Shaw is excited to announce the 2023 percussion design and leadership team; Tyler Sammons, Matt Penland, Jesus Sanchez, Dan Sailer, and Reid Paxton. Tyler Sammons (Percussion Supervisor/Front Ensemble Arranger) serves as the percussion director at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. Throughout his career, he has served in teaching or […]

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The Team That Brought You “vorAcious” Returns for 2023

The Troopers are pleased to announce our 2023 design team and caption leadership. “Throughout 2022, we preached the importance of consistency to the members as we entertained audiences throughout America. The result of their consistent efforts, led by a diligent and talented team of designers and caption heads, made possible the rise of the Troopers. […]

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2023 Phantom Regiment Color Guard Leadership and Design Team

Phantom Regiment is excited to announce the Color Guard leadership and design team for the 2023 season. We look forward to another exciting year for the Phantomettes and Raiders! Blake Dutton will serve as Color Guard Designer & Supervisor. Eryn Boone and Christopher McCarthy will serve as Co-Caption Heads. Read the rest of the article […]

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2023 Phantom Regiment Audition Registration Now Open

Start your journey to membership with The Phantom Regiment! Our audition process begins with a simple online application process. From there, you may choose an optional virtual audition. Participating in a virtual audition is an opportunity to receive valuable feedback from our World Class instructors before any in-person audition or callback camp. You may also […]

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Announcing the 2023 Cavaliers Music Caption Leads

Our musical instructional staff leaders come with a wealth of experience and credentials for an unforgettable 75th season. This year we welcome back many familiar faces, some in new leadership roles, as well as a new face bringing champion-caliber experience and expertise. Keith Tye: Brass Caption Manager Matt “Gameboy” Owen: Brass Caption Co-Manager Josh Brickey: […]

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Statement from The Cadets Arts & Entertainment Board of Directors

The Cadets Arts & Entertainment (CAE) Board of Directors confirms that the organization has had recent staff changes, including Tom Aungst and Neil Larrivee. Both of these individuals have contributed significantly to The Cadets over the years, and we recognize their substantial role in the corps’ success. Tom and Neil are iconic drum corps figures […]

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Vanguard Music and Performing Arts to Put Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets On Hiatus

After much consideration and internal discussion amongst executive leadership, program leadership, and the Board of Directors, Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) is placing The Vanguard Cadets on hiatus. While the summer of 2022 was a historic and successful season for The Vanguard Cadets, it was also the most expensive year to run a drum […]

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Hit The Course With The Crusaders

Join us at the 24th Annual Crusader Classic Golf Tournament! This year’s tournament will be held at the scenic Canterbury Woods Country Club in Canterbury, NH on Friday, September 23rd, 2022. Driving range and registration will be open at 7:30 a.m. with a shot-gun start at 9 a.m. Players may sign up individually or as […]

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