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  1. The clouds rolled away just in time for drum and bugle corps from around the world to take the field Tuesday during the Drum Corps International quarterfinals. It's a huge crowd, and we're still building, said Mike Pease, local event chairman for the DCI world championships. We're having... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=28
  2. It’s not widely known the La Crosse Blue Stars were on the verge of folding as a drum and bugle corps for the second time after the 2003 season.The Blue Stars were wiped out financially and their old vehicles were in need of repair. It was the board of directors... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  3. Mayor Chuck Oberlie has many opportunities to trumpet the city's good points.On Monday, he actually was presented with a trumpet - a special, ceremonial trumpet.Oberlie welcomed members of 23 groups that will compete today in the quarterfinals of the Drum Corps International World Championship, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Ames... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=39
  4. Mayor Chuck Oberlie has many opportunities to trumpet the city's good points.On Monday, he actually was presented with a trumpet - a special, ceremonial trumpet.Oberlie welcomed members of 23 groups that will compete today in the quarterfinals of the Drum Corps International World Championship, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Ames... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  5. Greetings from Michigan City, Indiana!After a long trek back to Ohio from Tennessee, Vanguard Cadets enjoyed a solid day and half of rehearsal in Dayton followed by an excellent performance at the 4th Annual Dayton Summer Classic. The corps got some insightful feedback from the judging panel and a terrific... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=39
  6. Greetings from Michigan City, Indiana!After a long trek back to Ohio from Tennessee, Vanguard Cadets enjoyed a solid day and half of rehearsal in Dayton followed by an excellent performance at the 4th Annual Dayton Summer Classic. The corps got some insightful feedback from the judging panel and a terrific... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  7. Even if you look closely, you could miss them.But behind every twirl of a flag, every trumpeting horn and every drumline, a judge follows quickly behind, noting the good and the not-so-good of each performance.On Monday night, they commented into tape recorders as they peppered the field at Paul Brown... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
  8. Being a musician on the road is hard work.But four Richmond-area guys say performing is worth the grueling practices, cramped tour buses and time away from home.Matt Schroeder, Chris Auman, Jared Peyton and Kaleb Cline are part of the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps, a 150-member outfit based in... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=28
  9. If you ever marched in, taught, volunteered for, are the parent of a Cadet, or in some way are a part of the Cadets' family, then you are invited to join us at the Cadets Massive Tailgate Party in the parking lot of Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind., on Friday,... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  10. Besana Marching band will enter the Open Class of the DCE European Championships on September 27th in Kerkrade - The Netherlands. They will replace the Blue Lions from Mons en Baroeul who had to withdraw.It is the first time ever that Besana will enter the DCE competition, which means that... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=30
  11. After leaving Eau Claire, Yamato traveled to Colfax, IL to break our trip before heading to McKenzie, TN. Though we originally planned to stay in Colfax for 12 hours, we ended up staying an extra day because of housing issues in McKenzie. As with all great plans, things... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=39
  12. After leaving Eau Claire, Yamato traveled to Colfax, IL to break our trip before heading to McKenzie, TN. Though we originally planned to stay in Colfax for 12 hours, we ended up staying an extra day because of housing issues in McKenzie. As with all great plans, things... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  13. Danielle Merson sat behind Westminster High School, hunched intently over her task of buffing the last stains out of her white shoes.Then she fetched her uniform and suited up. Once dressed, she was focused.In the background was crescendo of horns, drums and voices, but she was stone silent. As she... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=28
  14. The Madison Scouts invite you to a tailgate party directly preceding the DCI World Championship Semifinals on Friday, August 8th from 3p - 5p. As the ScoutsGrill battle for a spot in finals, you can join your fellow fans, parents and alumni as we get ready to cheer the corps... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=28
  15. Rochester’s Empire Statesmen swept to first place in the Pageant of Drums in Waterloo, New York on Saturday, August 2, as their scores in execution captions moved up sharply to match their earlier high general effect scores and audience appeal.Winning the contest with a score of 88.463, Statesmen were tops... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=29
  16. The Millstadt Crusaders Drum Bugle Corps Alumni Association will be installing and dedicating a Memorial to the former members, parents, managers, instructors and supporters of the Millstadt Crusaders Drum Bugle Corps at the Millstadt Village Park, Millstadt, Illinois near the corner of N. Main St. and... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
  17. Remember life a year ago? Gas prices were under $3. The Presidential election wasn’t on the radar screen. And the Halftime Magazine experience hadn’t yet begun.Now with the release of the July/August 2008 issue, we’re proud to announce the one-year anniversary of Halftime Magazine, a bimonthly print publication and online... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=39
  18. Sunday, July 27th was a perfect night for drum corps:Clear skies, 7000+ fans, and eight sizzling drum corps! Charlotte's Memorial Stadium played host to the 21st edition of NightBEAT, the renowned home show for Carolina Crown. The show had the largest audience in its history. Giving the festivities... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  19. As Drum Corps International’s World Championships draw drum corps from all over the world to compete in Bloomington this week, members of the community can proudly gaze back in time at the short, unsurpassed history of one of the league’s greatest drum and bugle corps, Bloomington-based Star of Indiana.In the... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  20. The Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni were out in full force, supporting the opening ceremonies at the Cal State Open Class show that was held at Gilroy High School, July 19th. The presentation of colors and the national anthem were performed by Alum ranging in marching years from 1971 through 1990.The... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  21. Storms over Orchard Park Saturday were muffled by the thunderous music booming out of Ralph Wilson Stadium.The roar of trumpets echoed off the stadium’s scoreboard and seats, and the in-sync beat of bass drums seemed to signal an ensuing battle on the field. Snare drum players shuffled their feet in... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=28
  22. The Brigadier's Pageant of Drums and the first ever NE Class A Regional Championship. Class A awards: Brass - Fusion, Percussion - Grenadiers, Visual - Fusion, GE - Fusion, Color Guard - FusionIn Open Class, Brigadiers took Best Color Guard while Brass, Percussion, Visual, GE went to Rochester's Empire StatesmenA... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=29
  23. They met last summer at band camp – as young lovers do.He gave her a T-shirt with her name on it. They traded instant messages on-line. They smooched behind the bleachers.Yet these were no starry-eyed teenagers: Ray Sanchez is 48; Margi Johnson is 45. And this is no... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  24. They met last summer at band camp – as young lovers do.He gave her a T-shirt with her name on it. They traded instant messages on-line. They smooched behind the bleachers.Yet these were no starry-eyed teenagers: Ray Sanchez is 48; Margi Johnson is 45. And this is no... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  25. On Yorkshire Day , Thursday 1st August, everyone on tour became honorary Yorkshire Folk as BYBA surfed into Newquay. The stage for today's performances was a sloping lawned area overlooking the iconic bay at Newquay, therefore other than the NSG Guard providing some movement, there was no... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=30
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