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  1. 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 […]View the full article
  2. 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 […]View the full article
  3. The Minnesota Brass Board of Directors has set the Annual Meeting for 7:30 PM on Tuesday, October 18th on Zoom. The Annual Meeting is open to all who wish to attend. For meeting details and Zoom information, please refer to the MBI Meetings calendar. Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  4. 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 […]View the full article
  5. 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. […]View the full article
  6. 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 […]View the full article
  7. 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 […]View the full article
  8. 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: […]View the full article
  9. 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 […]View the full article
  10. 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 […]View the full article
  11. 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 […]View the full article
  12. After an extensive search, Phantom Regiment has named Dwight Emmert as its Corps Director. After serving as interim co-corps director with his brother Jay during the 2022 season, Dwight will be responsible for handling the 165-member corps’ 12,000-mile summer tour and its membership. Dwight was a marching member of the corps in 1982, 1983, and […]View the full article
  13. The British Youth Band Association are pleased to announce the 2022 League Champions. With a league score of 30.69, an uncontested Beeches secured the title with their performance of Wonderland. This exciting retelling of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland entertained audiences at the Summer Rhythm contest in July. Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  14. Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the 2023 Blue Stars!\ Follow the steps below to begin the audition process. Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  15. Celebrating all those who contributed to the 2022 season, more than 240 individuals attended the Pacific Crest Annual Awards Luncheon on Sunday, September 11. Here are some photos from the event: Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  16. Join us for our 2023 Open House at Passaic County Technical Institute! Coming off a spectacular 76th season, the corps is excited to start the 77th chapter of the Hawthorne Caballeros. Open House Dates/Times: Saturday, November 26 and Sunday, November 27, 2022 (Doors open at 8:30am, open house will be 9am – 4pm both days) […]View the full article
  17. Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation (CNDCF) has provided an $1,800 grant to help with instruction costs of Scout House Youth Band, formerly known as Preston Scout House Cadets drum and bugle corps. The youth organization still performs with drum and bugle corps instruments. The CNDCF grant was issued a few weeks before the CNDCF […]View the full article
  18. Fresh off of a historic summer, the Boston Crusaders are now casting for our 2023 season! Spots are open in all sections including brass, battery, front ensemble, our three-time George Zingali Award-winning color guard, and drum majors/conductors. This fall, one-day auditions will be held throughout the month of November in San Antonio and Dallas for […]View the full article
  19. In 2023, The Cavaliers welcome a class of Drum Corps International designers with rich world-class experience and a fresh, current perspective. The 2023 design team includes: Jeremy Hunt: Visual Designer John Leonard: Color Guard Caption Supervisor Markell Allen: Color Guard Designer and Choreographer Angie Mayhue: Color Guard Caption Manager and Choreographer Read the rest of […]View the full article
  20. Six members of the Blue Devils talk about their summer. With Jared Geer, Haydin Pazdur, Shelby Stratton, Alvina Zhang, Daniel Novoa, and Daniel DuBose. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  21. We are proud to announce that the BACBattery will be performing at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) this year! Our entire battery will travel to Indianapolis in November to perform excerpts from our 2022 production, “Paradise Lost” alongside Director of Percussion Colin McNutt. PASIC is one of the world’s largest percussion conventions, showcasing […]View the full article
  22. The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps is excited to announce the outstanding team of designers and educators that will be leading the organization during the 2023 season. Read the rest of the article here.View the full article
  23. Ready to elevate your brass performance skills? Cabs trumpet player and visual staff member Mark Fisher is ready to help! Mark will be hosting a FREE bi-weekly brass clinic series to help high brass players increase their range, particularly to prepare for the rigors of lead trumpet performance in drum corps. Mark writes, “Even if […]View the full article
  24. The Cavaliers are thrilled to announce the Music Design Team for their 75th Anniversary Season, bringing together a mix of Drum Corps International World Class Championship and Hall of Fame experience. You’ll see a blend of stability, familiar faces, and new creative energy to propel the organization into our next era of competitive excellence. Richard […]View the full article
  25. The Red & Black Fall Classic at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium showcases some of the best marching bands in the best venue in the Midwest. Phantom Regiment has produced a high school marching band show since 2001 and has partnered with the NIU Huskie Marching Band since 2009. Join us on September 24th for […]View the full article
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