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Impulse PB&J Challenge

PB&J tables are a drum corps staple during the season, it’s a quick meal, a snack, dessert, and a feel good food. So during the season hiatus, why not remember one of the favorite things at meal time on tour, the PB&J sandwich. So let’s help your favorite corps by making a donation to their […]

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New World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Webmaster Gail Langan

Associate member Gail Langan, inducted in 2017, is the new World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) website master, replacing Dan Rippon, a regular member inducted in 2012, who will continue to serve as website assistant. The appointment was announced by WDCHoF president Richard Templin on September 14.

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Bluecoats Announce New School Of The Arts

Bluecoats is excited to announce the launch of Bluecoats School of the Arts. This brand new program of Bluecoats brings the educational and artistic resources of the Bluecoats organization to everyone, online. There are three ways to learn: LIVE! learning events, on-demand coursework, and one-on-one private lessons with Bluecoats instructors.

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Private Funeral Services Held For Hall Of Fame Member Red Winzer

At the request of his family, private funeral services for World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) member Elmer ‘Red’ Winzer have been provided by Bell-Hennessy Funeral Home, Inc., 420 South Main St. in Williamstown, New Jersey. He passed away Tuesday September 8 at age 80. Those wishing to send flowers to the family or […]

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UPDATED – Service For WDCHOF Associate Member Tom Wilbur

A memorial service for World Drum Corps Hall of Fame associate member Tom Wilbur, inducted in 2002, originally scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 26 at American Legion Post 199 in Hawthorne, New Jersey has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. A new date has not yet been confirmed. He passed away August 31 […]

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DCA Announces 2021 Season Kickoff Event: We Are DCA

DCA President John Carr is pleased to announce that Drum Corps Associates will be hosting a “WE ARE DCA” virtual show on Saturday, October 3rd from 8 to 10 p.m. The intent of this event is to re-introduce DCA drum corps to the marching arts community. The kickoff event is FREE OF CHARGE and will […]

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DCA Elects New President

Drum Corps Associates held a meeting of all corps directors last month to elect a new President following the resignation of Allen Buell By a unanimous vote John Carr was elected as the new President of DCA. Previously, John has served the last three years as DCA Treasurer and Compliance Officer.

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WDCHOF Member Norm Peth Passes Away

Norm Peth, one of the most admired and influential drum instructors in the four decades following World War II passed away Friday, July 10 at age 95. A member of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame since his induction in 1997, he was also certified as a master drummer by the International Association of […]

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Inside the Arc – Three Who Matter

Today he’d be called a “Dreamer”, qualified for the DACA Program, but those terms didn’t exist in 1947 when Billy Cobham’s family brought their son to Brooklyn from Panama, at the age of three. For the next few years, young William was not allowed “off the block”, but one fateful summer day in the early […]

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2020 Scout House Youth Scholarship Winner

Mia Haug, who graduates this summer from St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School in Cambridge, is the 2020 winner of the $900 Wilf Blum Memorial Youth Music Scholarship. After starting music training at age two, she is a trumpet player who marched with the Preston Scout House Cadets drum and bugle corps in 2015 and 2016, […]

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