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  • Your Drum Corps Experience
    1981-Present
  • Your Favorite Corps
    The Bushwackers!
  • Your Favorite All Time Corps Performance (Any)
    Bushwackers 1992 Prelims
  • Your Favorite Drum Corps Season
    1993, the perfect year
  1. Marc Sylvester to Join the Bushwackers Staff September 30, 2011 The Bushwackers are proud to announce the addition of Marc Sylvester as Program Coordinator for 2012. Marc is a member of the DCI Hall of Fame and brings a lifetime of design experience with organizations such as The Cadets and Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. His experience as a designer, innovator, and leader in the activity makes him a perfect choice for the position. “I’ve had the privilege of marching under Marc’s guidance as well as being adjudicated by him.” said Bushwackers Director Bob Gupta. “Now I and the res
  2. September 6, 2011 Although the 2011 finals performance is only days old, the Bushwackers are already hard at work planning for the 2012 season. The corps has gone through many changes over the past year, and there are more changes to come as we continue to build a bigger and better Bushwacker Drum Corps. The Bushwackers are pleased to announce that Dennis Argul will join us in the roles of Music Arranger and Brass Caption Manager for the 2012 season. Dennis has a long history with the Bushwackers in various capacities, and we are excited to have him be a part of the Bushwacker family
  3. Bushwackers Announce Summer Schedule May 27, 2011 – Ridgefield Park, New Jersey The Bushwackers are proud to announce our summer 2011 schedule. The corps will be performing shows nearly every weekend, and have planned rehearsals so that our members will have a few Sundays off to enjoy with their friends and families, and recharge their batteries a bit. We'll be celebrating the start of the summer season this weekend with our annual Memorial Day Barbecue - we hope to see you there!
  4. Bushwackers Reduce Tuition Fees by $200 May 19, 2011 – Ridgefield Park, New Jersey The negative economic climate has had a dramatic effect on how much people can spend on the arts, and drum corps is no exception. To better address the needs of our members, The Bushwackers have secured sponsorships that will allow us to offer deep reductions in membership fees for those who need it. "The Bushwackers have always been known for their innovative shows on the field, and now we're taking that innovative approach and applying it off the field," said Bob Gupta, Bushwackers Corps Director. "In an
  5. 2011 Memorial Day BBQ announced Help the Bushwackers kick off the 2011 summer season the right way by coming out to support the corps on Memorial Day weekend for our annual Memorial Day Barbecue. This is a day when friends, fans, and alumni can get to know the current members, and get a first taste of the 2011 show. Everyone is invited, feel free to bring your friends and family. Don't forget the kids too- the park has a nice playground area for them too. Come out, and see what the Bushwackers are all about. The Barbecue is free of charge to all guests, it's our way of showing our friend
  6. More staff additions at the Bushwackers May 11, 2011 – Ridgefield Park, New Jersey Bushwackers announce new Color Guard Caption Head The Bushwackers are proud to announce Aaron Palmer as the new Color Guard Caption Head for the 2011 season! Aaron comes to us fresh from a successful season as a featured performer in Emanon Winter Guard, a WGI Independent World finalist, and is excited to be a part of the Bushwackers staff at such a pivotal point in the history of the corps. "Aaron is a consummate team player who brings a high level of excellence to the color guard," says Bob Gupta, Bushw
  7. May 6, 2011 – Ridgefield Park, New Jersey The era of good change continues at the Bushwackers! Furthering the cause of building the future of the Bushwackers, a number of significant changes to corps operations went into effect this week immediately following the appointment of new corps director, Bob Gupta. "The team has been working tirelessly to round out the administration, "said Bob Gupta. "Keeping continuity with the past while adding new faces and fresh ideas to the group have been our primary goal, and they have resulted in key administrative roles being filled." Some of the key
  8. Being the director of a competitive Drum Corps is NOT an easy task by anyone's standards. Jay has shouldered that responsibility through thick and thin for longer than most- having his weekends free to spend with his family is a well deserved reward for his long history of dedicated service. Everyone at the Bushwackers wishes him well. Don't forget that congratulations are in order for Bob Gupta, who is taking on the daunting task of filling Jay's shoes. Please help welcome him to his new, important role in the Bushwacker family, and the DCA community in general!
  9. Bushwackers Announce Retirement of Director Jay Morlot May 2, 2011 – Ridgefield Park, New Jersey After 24 years of dedicated service, Jay Morlot has stepped down as director of the Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps, effective May 1, 2011. Jay's decision was not an easy one, and he leaves behind a legacy that will be difficult to match. At age 22, Jay joined the upstart new corps and was then named director in the fall of 1987. Having seen the corps through six DCA Championship titles, he was inducted into the Bushwackers Hall of Fame in 2008. In consideration of Jay's retirement, transiti
  10. Bushwackers Rehearsal Reminder! All 2011 Bushwacker members are asked to remember that our next outdoor rehearsal will be on Saturday April 30th. Please check our Rehearsal Schedule page for details, and don't forget to keep up the recruiting efforts- never stop until every spot is filled! Please continue to direct any new recruits to our online membership form so we can start to make them a part of the Bushwacker family! We hope everyone has a safe and happy Holiday weekend! We hope to see you all on the 30th.
  11. Bushwackers Begin Outdoor Rehearsals for the Spring March 24, 2011 - The Bushwackers are proud to announce the start of their next milestone of the 2011 season- the coming of spring means that it's time to rehearse outdoors and begin learning drill. This is one of the most exciting times of year for the corps as they begin to put the original music of Key Poulan and Paul Rennick on the field- bringing the design team's vision for 2011 to full life for the first time. Starting on April 3rd, the corps will practice Sundays 9am to 5pm (except Easter Sunday) throughout the month of April. Starti
  12. Bushwackers Rehearsals Resume February 19th! February 12, 2011 - The Bushwackers are back in action at Caldwell College in Caldwell, NJ on February 19th and 20th after our recent "snow break." Saturday's rehearsal will begin at Werner Hall from 1pm to 9pm, then from 9am to 5pm on Sunday. The corps is eager to get back to work on the 2011 show. Expect to see new music from our design team, so come ready to perform! The 2011 Bushwackers are dedicated to providing it's members a competitive, and affordable, world class Drum Corps experience that is both educational and fun. While our design
  13. Bushwackers Announce New Winter Rehearsal Facility January 11, 2011 - The Bushwackers are pleased to announce Caldwell College in Caldwell New Jersey as their new winter rehearsal facility starting this weekend, January 15th and 16th, and every camp thereafter for the winter. The corps will have access to the cafeteria for lunch and dinner and plans are underway for overnight housing starting in February. The beautiful Werner Hall with its many classrooms and lecture halls will have the sounds of drums and bugles heard throughout its halls all weekend long. To locate Werner hall, check th
  14. Harrison, NJ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bushwackers January Camp Schedule Change! January 1, 2011 - Due to circumstances beyond the control of the corps, the facilities scheduled for camp are not available for the Bushwackers on Jan 8th and 9th. The first camp of 2011 has been moved to January 15th and 16th at a facility to be announced shortly as we await confirmation. The Bushwackers would like to thank all of our members in advance for being flexible and understanding in the face of this unexpected schedule change. Remember to check our rehearsal schedule page for our most up-to-date sc