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  1. The Performance Portfolio and Finals Working Party are pleased to announce that the climax of our 2008 summer season will be on Sunday 5th October, 2008, at Butts Park Arena, Coventry.This prestige event will deliver some fantastic performances from the UK’s finest marching bands and drum corps’.Make a date in... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=30
  2. The recent Family Day performance in full uniform was enjoyed by many parents and supporters who received a preview of our 2008 production, The River. The performance was followed by a scholarship presentation for recipients who received funds to offset their tour fees. Congrats to this year's winners -- Mercedes... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  3. The 2007 DCI Division II Champions, Spartans of Nashua, N.H., are getting ready to defend their crown in Open Class this summer. Dan Potter hears how it's going from Spartans executive director Peter LaFlamme. And, we find out how rain and flooding in central Indiana has affected the Blue Stars... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  4. They stretch their hands toward the sky then down toward their toes -- up and down, up and down.Calf muscles flex as some bounce like boxers preparing to enter the ring.They step to the line and squint towards the other side of the tennis court. Then they sprint from baseline... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  5. Rochester’s Empire Statesmen will entertain audiences during their 25th anniversary season this summer by performing some of the most popular numbers from their field presentations over the past two and half decades, songs that have stories to tell beyond the melodies, touching the high points in the development of North... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=29
  6. Performance Portfolio of the British Youth Band Association is pleased to announce three promotions following a great start to the 2008 season at Severn Vale Marching Band Championships, Upton, Worcestershire, on Saturday 7th June, 2008.With immediate effect, the units listed are promoted as follows:-Downsmen Corps from Junior Division to Division... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=30
  7. Share with us your favorite FirstBEAT/Columbia Summer Music Games or NightBEAT moment and you could one of be our SuperFAN Medal presenters.All entries become the property of Carolina Crown, Inc. Entries will be reviewed and winners selected by the CrownEVENTS committee. Winners will be notified 1 week prior... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  8. Under this week's sweltering sun, 150 young men and women have put their bodies through a punishing routine, 16 hours a day, on the football field at Nation Ford High School.World-class athletes? Not in the traditional sense.They compete with the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps, an elite group of... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  9. More Open Class corps will be reporting for spring training this weekend as drum corps fans begin the final countdown to the start of the ’08 DCI Summer Tour. Dan Potter begins a series of updates from the OC with Jersey Surf executive director Bob Jacobs, in today's... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  10. The Cadets have had two different tom players in the Percussion Section go down with back injuries and are seeking highly skilled, physically ready players to come to the corps. We believe one will get back in, said Cadets Director George Hopkins. The other is struggling and unable... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=28
  11. Southern Aurora and Legion Star spent the half term week at a training camp in Zele Belgium, This was the first time either corps had done a seven day trip, and continued their move to being more European based. Drumband Zele hosted Southern Aurora and Legion Star’s stay.Both organisations would... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=30
  12. Every summer the high-energy Spirit Drum Bugle Corps competes across the country.These young people are all talented musicians -- incredibly motivated and dedicated to attaining a remarkable level of performance excellence.Every summer Spirit competes with other drum corps in what some describe as an intense graduate level marching... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=28
  13. Music City Legend Drum and Bugle Corps is pleased to announce that Ashley Nilles, 21, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has been selected as the corps’ new Field Commander for the 2008 season. A French horn/mellophone student at Cumberland University in Lebanon Tennessee, the corps’ primary rehearsal site, Miss Nilles is a... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=29
  14. Along with other facilities around the city of Bloomington on Wednesday, the damage left by last week’s floods put the status of Memorial Stadium’s field in peril for the upcoming months.Wednesday, excess water gathered on the AstroPlay turf surface at the home of the Hoosier football team. After the water... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  15. Drum Corps International staff members, along with members of the Advance Resource Team of the Indiana Convention and Visitors Association’s Music Crossroads Initiative, were joined this morning by representatives from the Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau for another in a scheduled series of detailed planning meetings and stadium tour at... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
  16. Constantly Risking Absurdity is not only the name of the Blue Devils’ 2008 program, it's also an accurate description of the entire drum corps activity according to Blue Devils executive director Dave Gibbs. Dan Potter has all of this and more in today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian.Read... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=28
  17. The Staffordshire Knights have a new uniform. The corps has moved to a custom design by Michael J. Cesario, supplied by Fred J. Miller Inc. As the corps continues to mature and develop, it was felt important to reflect this in a new uniform style, but Michael has acknowledged SK's... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=30
  18. Summer's here, school's out and band camp seems a long way away.Maybe it's closer than it seems. After hanging with friends a few weeks, a trip to the beach and a family vacation, it's now time to strap on the sneakers and slather on the sunscreen and get into training.... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  19. HYPE is proud to present their 2008 Show titled “Shuffle up and Deal”. HYPE will pay tribute to the explosion in popularity of card games around the world. Selections include pop and rock classics that will “suit” the tastes of audiences of all ages. SHINE ON YOU... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  20. The 2008 Drum Corps United Kingdom season kicked off on Sunday 8th June with all member Corps in attendance at the Saffron Lane Sports Centre, Leicester for the Kidsgrove Scouts sponsored Midlands Drum Corps Contest. This stadium is on the same complex as the old Midlands Drum Corps favourite venue... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=30
  21. The Rochester Crusaders in its continuing efforts to give back to the community will co-host this FREE concert with the Albion High School Music Department. The event will feature the Albion High School Winter Percussion, the Ghost Riders Drum Bugle Corps, and the Rochester Crusaders Drum... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=29
  22. Music City Legend, Middle Tennessee’s first and only “all-age” drum and bugle corps, will perform with the Nashville Community Band this Sunday evening, June 15th, in the band shell at Centennial Park. This is the second consecutive year that the corps has been invited to perform with the band in... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=29
  23. How will the Blue Devils use 15 additional performers this year? Dan Potter finds out in part two of his chat with Dave Gibbs, executive director of the defending DCI World Champions, in today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian.Read the rest of the article here (http://www.dci.org/news/view.cfm?news_id=8d769432-242c-40b7-b432-b1ef04a26cdf). ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  24. Nearly two weeks early, the Cadets have made their debut performance for the Richland High School Junior versus Senior Powder-puff Football Game! Decked out in white t-shirts and their Holy Name alumni hats, the corps performed for about 500 people during the pre-game entertainment. The June 7th show in Johnstown,... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  25. The performance order for the Carolinas' premier marching music events have been set. FirstBEAT 2008, to be held on Wednesday, July 9th at 7 PM at Irmo HS Stadium, will feature 9 of the finest drum and bugle corps including the 9 time world champions The Cadets. NightBEAT... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
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