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DCA Announces New Business Manager

Drum Corps Associates is excited and pleased to announce that Larry Carbonell has assumed the position of Business Manager replacing Dick Eschenmann who has stepped down from that position. Larry will be training along side of Dick and will be taking over in the near future. Larry has an extensive background in the drum corps […]

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DCUK Year Book 2020 Available Now As Free Download

The 2020 will not go down as being a classic year for Drum Corps (or for any of the performing and marching arts!). Thanks to the Coronavirus almost all activities around the World were cancelled/postponed and in the UK this was no different.

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Waterloo Region Police Band Donates $6,000 To Scout House Cadets

The charity arm of the Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Region Police Service (WRPS) is donating $6,000 to Preston Scout House Cadets drum and bugle corps as part if its support for area youth and music groups. Other community groups which will receive funds from the Ceremonial Band, which wears the WRPS uniform, include the […]

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Frank Ferraro Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Frank Ferraro, who produced a steady stream of state and national championships with the Buccaneers of Reading, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday December 20 at age 88. He had recently been hospitalized before moving to hospice care at ManorCare Health Services in Laureldale, Pennsylvania.

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Charlie Kammer Passes

Charlie Kammer, an associate member of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame since his induction in 2002, passed away from COVID-19 symptoms December 11 at the age of 85. A memorial service is planned for the spring of 2021. His lifelong involvement in marching music in the Baltimore area began in 1944, playing fife […]

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Drum Corps Associates Approve A Return For The 2021 Season

December 5, 2020: Drum Corps Associates approved a virtual season (July/August) working with the possibility of an in-person (LIVE) World Championship in Williamsport PA over Labor Day Weekend.

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Anna Gentile, 2020 WDCHOF Scholarship Winner

Anna Gentile

Anna Gentile, of Fallston, Maryland is the winner of this year’s $500 World Drum Corps Hall of Fame scholarship, awarded from funds supported by the annual pledges of more than 200 Hall of Fame associate members. Scholarships are available to members of the families of Hall of Fame members. She is the granddaughter of Phil […]

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Columbus Saints Membership Fees, Corporate Scholarships

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The Saints ongoing goal is to broaden the reach of the arts, foster a community through the arts, and make the marching arts as accessible as possible. We’re excited to bring you some new developments in furthering those goals! MEMBERSHIP FEES SET Our board of directors has approved a new budget that sets the 2021 […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Doug Reynolds Passes

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World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Doug Reynolds of Niagara Falls, Ontario, who passed away October 21 at age 80, earned a reputation as an outstanding snare drummer, percussion instructor, administrator and judge, carrying out all of these functions at the same time from 1953 to 1980. He became a member of the Hall […]

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DCA Welcomes New Vice President And Treasurer

Drum Corps Associates is excited and pleased to announce that Dick Fischette has been named Vice President and Scott Snell has accepted the position as Treasurer of DCA. Both Dick and Scott were unanimously voted in by the corps directors. It’s now time to meet Dick and Scott.

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