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  1. My goodness, that was fantastic. I think they’d make finals!
  2. Music City, probably more than most corps, thrive more of a local membership draw. Good for MCDC!
  3. Can’t see anything that DCI can do in the summer of 2021 more than keeping the light switch on. I’m sure they realize - DCI - that unless there is some sort of bridge to 2022, the activity could be doomed for extinction. This isn’t the early days where the local legions and VFW posts were the sponsors and local membership was a given. The lack of marching units and failure to maintain local participation does not bode well for a quick restart back to normalcy anytime soon.
  4. Understood. But what’s the alternative? Another year without member fee income could be the death knoll to DCI and many of the member corps.
  5. Expecting to see a 2021 field show seems like fantasy today.
  6. I couldn’t agree more with Tim K. Great perspective and excellent points!
  7. Good luck with this. I get that corps need to find creative ways to make up for lost revenue and to try to stay afloat. However, the “School of the Arts” is a bit of a tough sell without promise of a competitive season on the field.
  8. Most any show. Really. Often times movement, themes, expressions... are lost on me in interpretation of what’s happening on the field. If there’s a recognizable theme or storyline, great. But easily followed storyline shows are few and far between.
  9. As a BIG TIME Crown HOMER, it’s always enjoyable to introduce a casual observer to Crown 2016. This show was absolutely Relentless in music and storyline that captured the audience from start to finish. The New Zealander called it right when she mentioned how well the drum line performed (along with God’s Brass jamming in only in a way the Crown Brass can jam). The music book for both percussion and brass for this version of Crown is among the best of all time. If you want to introduce a newbie to what drum corps is - and can be - it doesn’t get much better than this. Reflecting back on th
  10. Kilties were a 70's powerhouse. Darned shame they couldn't survive, as with so many corps, into the modern day world of DCI.