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  1. Dublin Coffman Stadium was alive Sunday night with the sounds of cymbals, trumpets, and 1,500 fans, as seven drum corps from Ohio and throughout the country participated in the fourth annual Emerald City Music Games.Attendance at the event was pretty good considering the threat of thunderstorms, said contest director Gary... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  2. Josh Pitts enjoys explaining drum corps to those who don’t know what it is.“For those who understand, there’s no explanation necessary. For those who don’t, there’s no explanation possible,” he says.Pitts, of Decatur, Ga., is in his third year as conductor of Rockford’s Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, one... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
  3. The best drum corps on the planet is coming back to Kalamazoo.When Drum Corps International Kalamazoo marches into Waldo Stadium, 2,000 of the world's elite young marching musicians will come together to compete and entertain.The July 5 event is one of more than 115 live competitions that will occur when... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=28
  4. Phantom Regiment's 2008 version of Spartacus is a departure from the way the corps originally staged Aram Khachaturian’s ballet in the early 1980s. Dan Potter has more on the Spartacus then-and-now in today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian.Read the rest of the article here (java script:void(0);/*1214847847936*/). ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  5. Not many of us find the thing we're going to devote our lives to at 18.Yet, for Don Warren, that's exactly what happened.One afternoon in 1946 he was minding his own business, sitting in the stands at Soldier Field during a Boy Scout jamboree, when the Racine Scouts marched in.... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  6. Check out the FREE video on the Fan Network that highlights the recording session held just last week. Click on the screen to order the entire CD with extra music from the Night at the Show, or order the Audio Performance Downloads of the 2008 production music through the... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  7. Trinity School Showband aim to be the first band from Great Britain to qualify for the WAMSB World Championships in 2009 to be held in Kerkrade. Trinity will travel to Monza in Italy 7th – 14th July 2008 to participate in the Monza International Championships along side bands such as... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=30
  8. The Performance Portfolio of the British Youth Band Association is pleased to announce a further promotion at Colchester Band Contest, Essex, on Sunday 23rd June, 2008.With immediate effect, the unit listed is promoted as follows:-Warwick Girls from Division 3 to Division 2. ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=30
  9. The drum corps season has begun and fans from near and wide are commenting on the outstanding performances by the 2008 Cadets of their program “…and the pursuit of happiness.” And for a limited time when you purchase tickets to any one of the Cadets home shows, you’ll get... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  10. 2008Phantom Regiment is giving new life to Spartacus in 2008. In today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian, Dan Potter and longtime Phantom Regiment staff member Dr. Dan Richardson recall the original 1981 and 1982 Regiment productions of Spartacus, and how those productions brought the art of... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  11. In less than two months, Drum Corps Europe has sold almost 1,000 tickets for the 2008 edition of the DCE European Championships, which will take place on 27th September. Section B of the stand is nearly sold out.The DCE European Championships will be held in Kerkrade this year, close to... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=30
  12. The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) will take place in Austin, Texas from November 5 – 8, 2007. For the second time in the event’s history, Austin will play host to more than 7,000 drummers and percussionists from around the world at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Hotel.PASIC... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=39
  13. The 2008 Drum Corps International Summer Tour is on! Dan Potter recaps the action from opening weekend and has the answer to Friday's Time Capsule contest in today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian.Read the rest of the article here (java script:void(0);/*1214830836073*/). ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  14. Cream and crimson abound at Indiana University (IU), but last Friday Memorial Stadium was colored in gravel gray as the replacement of the turf field continues in preparation for the 2008 Drum Corps International World Championships.DCI team members in the area visiting a Carolina Crown rehearsal stopped by to see... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  15. For their 60th anniversary season, the Rosemont-based Cavaliers drum and bugle corps is celebrating the ancient Japanese warrior culture of honor, courage, and discipline in their 2008 presentations of - Samurai.It's a dramatic interpretation of the Samurai lifestyle that both honors their heritage and breathes new life into their legacy,... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  16. The tuneful blast of blaring brass and thumping drums hits Chief Warrant Officer Brian Dix every time the U.S. Marine Drum Bugle Corps plays.Standing within that rush of music is just like hitting a bull's-eye every time, said Dix, the Corps' musical director. It's like... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=39
  17. With the buglers trilling and the drums snapping, it may have felt like the thunder travelled from the ground up Sunday evening at University of the Pacific's football stadium.It wasn't from a freak weather pattern, but rather the 30th Annual Moonlight Classic competition featuring Northern California's top drum and bugle... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=28
  18. Rockford’s Phantom Regiment drum and bugle corps came home before it left this year.Because of a shortened Drum Corps International touring season, the annual Show of Shows at Boylan Catholic High School was the Regiment’s first competition of the season, giving local fans the opportunity to hear the debut performance... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  19. Precision West ’08 was a very exciting and special event. The Blue Devils organization also celebrated Family Day in conjunction with the exhibition.Not only will you enjoy performances by the Blue Devils, the Mandarins, the Santa Clara Vanguard and Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, but in the tradition of Family Day,... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  20. More than 100 percussion and brass players, as well as flag handlers - all members of the Cavaliers Drum Bugle Corps - were at Huskie Stadium on Friday afternoon practicing a new routine based on Japanese culture. Called “Samurai,” the arrangement required all the musicians to yell “ah-ya”... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  21. Bonnie Ott Thompson says she’s still “dumbstruck” when people remember her.After all, it’s been 32 years since she became a women’s pioneer in the fast-paced world of drum-and-bugle corps competition that once was dominated by males.“To this day, I’m so impressed. I can’t find the words. I’m dumbstruck that people... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=29
  22. It is with great sadness and regret that I announce that HYPE has gone inactive for the 2008 season.We have struggled all season to recruit and maintain an adequate number of horn players for the brass line. Unfortunately, our efforts have fallen short for this season. The Board... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=28
  23. The summer is here!! Parades, practices, new uniforms!!!!!!The corps is set to take the field in a few weeks and the excitement is overwhelming.Please check out the schedule page for all June events.Remember.. we have a major fund raiser THE POT OF GOLD on Friday June 20th. Come by practice... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  24. For 146 Music Is Cool students, a moment to reflect on happy times simply came with the territory. They were standing alongside the Nine-Time World Champion Cadets for the day as “…and the pursuit of happiness” unfolded before them. The first Music Is Cool Clinic of the season was held... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  25. The 2008 competitive season is upon us, and the Bluecoats are proud to be hitting the road with a BRAND NEW (and long overdue) kitchen trailer. THANK YOU to all of the fans, alumni, parents, and friends whose generous donations helped make our new truck a reality!But, rising fuel and... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
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