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  1. Good day folks been a while just checking in to say Good day eh. Getting caught up on the gossip Grenadiers did a few parades this summer so far and are sending a percussion ensemble to I&E on Labour Day. I am looking forward to having a pop with some of my wingers. Good luck to all the competitive corps from K-Town Cheers Don
  2. Kanstul and Dynasty G Bugles 3 Valve Available We have the following instruments for sale 9 Dynasty Baritones 2 Kanstul Baritones 2 Dynasty Mellophone 1 Dynasty SOP These brass have not been played in the last two year. For prices please email dougsmith2@cogeco.ca
  3. After converting to Bflat Grennies are holding a brass rehearsal Sunday May 27th at Holy Cross Catholic High School. The rehearsal begins at 1pm and in the meantime the battery folks are attending the Ontario Drumline Championship on the Sat. the 26th. We have a plan and a vision that will strive towards sustainable development. In the meantime it feels good to be moving forward once more. Cheers Don
  4. It is with much regret to announce the Grenadiers will be not taking the field of competition for the upcoming 2011 season.There are many contributing factors many of which have been discussed at length and not unfamiliar to our brothers and sisters in our beloved activity. There is however a strong nucleus of members willing to press forward and keep the corps actively involved on a number of fronts. A bright determined group to say the least. Thanks to DCA for the venue to participate and hopefully the Yellow Red and Black will be back on the field in the near future. Sincerely Don
  5. Lansing has been a great addition to the brass staff and we are happy he has taken on the Majors position. The show is agressive and exciting with the brass numbers averaging better than they have for years. Still looking for a few players for the battery which is rare. We could use another snare and 2 tenors, bass is full. Anyone who knows our percussion section over the years it always has had a consistent track record of excellence. All due to Scott Atkins and his dedicated support staff. Cheers DLD
  6. Grenadiers are excited to have a change of venue and to see some old and make some new friends as well. Many thanks to Phil and Mike Parent for their hard work in setting things up in St. Eustache. Hopefully we can add something to an already strong grass roots movement in Quebec. Cheers Don
  7. Hey Tom really on edge with the whole Box 5 experience. Numerous phone calls and follow up and still no DVD's from an event that happened 6 months ago? Great Quality....customer service? Don
  8. All I want for Christmas is my DVD's my DVD's lalala Mounties must be holding them or they fell off the sled. DLD
  9. Grenadier camp this weekend and I am hoping Santa drops the vids in my mailbox tomorrow so I can show the troops.
  10. So close and just like the membership waiting for the annoucement. I know the concept has me all pumped up! I noticed several flasks were available for medicinal purposes only to ward off the evil parade frostbite.
  11. The cookies and chicken wraps were great and so was the corps. I was really pleased with turnout and the parade in Kingston Saturday night. Good camp and room to grow so if you are interested in playing for a great corps even though I am biased come on up. Sounds like the "Price is Right". We would also like to extend a big welcome to Lansing Dimon who is part of this years brass staff. Stay tuned for release of this years production due shortly on a computer near you.
  12. I think Passion,Resourceful,Perseverance and to Quote Mr."B". What is best for the Drum Corps.
  13. Very close, as years in the past there is a lot of thought going into it. We have a strong design team so no worries here. DLD
  14. Just minutes off Highway 401 East or West. Remember to turn left coming off the Ivy Lea Bridge coming from the USA. We have had had folks turn right(east) end up in Brcokville wondering what the heck happened. It could be worse eh.. could be Cornwall. Sorry Tony. lol
  15. Grenadiers first camp and membership day is this Saturday Nov.20th in the thriving metropolis of Odessa On. Canada We are thrilled with the anticipated turnout and it certainly looks and feels like a very strong start for the corps. For info check our home page or contact me directly grennies@kingston.net Cheers DLD
  16. Grenadiers are preparing for another exciting and challenging campaign. All sections are looking to build on last years success. Team Yellow is waiting are you ready? Stayed tuned for the 2011 release of this years production. For more information check out www.kingstongrenadiers.com or contact grennies@kingston.net
  17. Kingston Grenadiers Announce 2010 Design Team and Caption Heads After a highly successful 2010 season, finishing 2nd in Class A at the DCA World Championships in what could only be described as “the most exciting show-down in Class A history”, the Kingston Grenadiers roll full steam ahead into the new competitive season building on their strengths and numbers for 2011. Program Designers for 2011 are: Scott Atkins: Percussion Arranger & Music Coordinator Dave Simpson: Pit Arranger Paul McGarr: Brass Arranger Duane DeWire: Visual Designer Michael Watier: Colour Guard Designer Caption Heads & Teaching Staff for the 2011 Season include: Brass Team: Cameron Anderson: Brass Caption Head Lansing Dimon: Brass Instructor Sheldon Walters: Brass Instructor Paul McGarr: Ensemble Music (Additonal Brass Staff TBA!) Percussion Team: Phil Parent: Co-Caption Head David Wicken: Co-Caption Head Scott Atkins: Percussion Coordinator & Ensemble Music Dave Simpson: Front Ensemble Consultant (Additional Percussion Staff TBA!) Visual Team: Steve Stoddard: Visual Caption head Scott Bedard: Visual Instructor Michael Watier: Colour Guard Instructor (Additional Visual Staff TBA!) The Grenadiers kick off the 2011 season with an open house camp on November 20th & 21st, at Ernestown Secondary School in Odessa, Ontario. For more information about the Grenadiers and for updates regarding the 2011 season, visit: www.kingstongrenadiers.com Stay tuned for upcoming announcements regarding the Grenadiers’ 2011 Musical Production!
  18. Scout House is a great honour guard and if everything lines up for Grennies at finals Scout House has agreed to lead us on. Pretty excited about that one. DLD
  19. Upon our return to Kingston we have flags hanging in the garage and cymbals etc. spread all over the place our stuff was just soaked like everyone else. Grenadiers enjoyed the opportunity to showcase the corps and also to share the field with all the other Alumni Corps which I really enjoyed. We are off to Reading PA. this weekend and the support from all the well wishers was appreciated. As you can see A-Class is really tight this year and as in years past Grennies will be ready. Cheers Don
  20. Grenadiers will be performing tomorrow night at the Grand Ships Tribute Tatoo along with our Alumni Corp Brothers and Sisters. The show is located at University Stadium in Waterloo On. Scout House Preston is putting on this event and we are very excited to be able to have the opportunity to be part of this fine evening of entertainment. Even more so in Ontario. Our rehearsal site is located at MacGregor Public School at the corner of King and Central so drop by and check us out. Rehearsal begins at 10am to around 4:30pm. Thanks Don
  21. The day was warm and I put a new Radiator in the corps truck. Thanks to Buddy for all the help we made it home safely.
  22. Not nearly as poor as we used to be as long as big brother keeps giving us opportunities.
  23. Correct Fran we pay a dude to let us cross the bridge there really isn't a skill testing question or anything(Monty Python). We then talk to another dude or dudette show them stuff and welcome to the US. Great people and we are thankful to go to a country where we have so many friends and feel welcomed. Not to mention having the opportunity to be under the DCA umbrella.
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