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  1. The Long Island Sunrisers are very proud and excited to announce our percussion team for the 2016 season. This year's program will surely be dramatically influenced by the talent and experience of the individuals designing and instructing our battery and front ensemble. Percussion Director: John Oddo Percussion Caption Head: Mike Rabinowitz Battery Staff: John Clougher (also visual staff member), Derek Schmelter, Nicole Boyle Front Ensemble Staff: Jayson McKenna, Nicholas Hall, Amy Steinmann, Jairo Araujo Percussion Consultant: Bob Vitti Percussion Designers: Paul Rennick and Sandi Rennick
  2. 2016 Sunrisers Brass Team Announcement Visit: The Sunrisers announce the 2016 Brass Team! The Sunrisers are pleased to announce that Joseph Sitler continues as Brass Caption Head for the 2016 season. Joe is no stranger to the Sunrisers. He served as a Visual Staff Member for the Sunrisers (1994-1996) and as a Brass Technician from 1997-1998. In 2007, he was part of the brass staff that helped the Sunrisers win the DCA Class A Championship. Joe was the Program and Staff Coordinator for the Sunrisers from 2009-2012. He has b
  3. 2016 Colorguard Team Announcement The Sunrisers are pleased to welcome Jason Nealy to the Corps as our new Color Guard Designer/Caption Head . Jason is originally from Stratford, CT and is currently residing in Lowell, MA. He has been involved with the color guard world for 18 years, having started his color guard career with Bunnell High School in 1996. This year marks his second year working with the Les Eclipses Independent Open colorguard. He is also working with Blessed Sacrament World and Open Class Winterguards. His marching career includes two world championships, one with Fantas
  4. Good evening Drum Corps Planet! The Sunrisers are gearing up for the 2016 season and are pleased to announce our design and visual teams to you! Sunrisers 2016 Design Team Bobby Jones Continues with the Long Island Sunrisers as Visual Designer and Co-Program Coordinator. Bobby is a freelance Visual Designer and Program Consultant for many high school and collegiate marching bands, winter guards, indoor percussion ensembles and drum and bugle corps throughout the country. He has been the Visual Designer, Caption Head and as the Program Coordinator for the DCA World Champion Reading
  5. 2015 Sunrisers Show Announcement - “COME FLY WITH ME” How would you respond if someone said, “You can travel the world for the price of a seat at a drum corps contest?” That is the option available to those who will see the Long Island Sunrisers in 2015. The journey is called “Come Fly With Me.” “When we sat down to map out the course of the corps, we wanted to choose a show that was audience-friendly, artistic and true to the identity of the Sunrisers,” program coordinator Gene O’Brien states. “Many routes were open to us, but this one really excited the staff as being a Sunrisers producti
  6. The Sunrisers are excited to announce that we will be hosting our open house on Saturday, November 29th, 2014! Do you play a horn, drum, or spin a flag? – We want you to come check us out! Location: Brentwood High School, 2 – 6th Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717 Hours: 9am Registration – End 6pm Fee: Open House fee is $20.00 The fee will cover your lunch and we will also apply $20.00 against tuition What to expect? This is where you will meet the corps staff, administration and membership. You will also learn about what we have in store for the 2015 production. Being new to any organizatio
  7. Tom Lizotte Appointed Program and Performance consultant - Tom has had a long and varied career in the marching arts, serving at various times as design team member, brass caption head, brass technician and consultant for Boston Crusaders, Glassmen, Colts, 27th Lancers, Cadets, North Star, Syracuse Brigadiers, Connecticut Hurricanes and Rochester Crusaders. He is director of bands at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth, ME., where he directs a program of two concert bands, three jazz ensembles and five jazz combos. He is an adjudicator for marching band and jazz and has appeared as a
  8. SUNRISERS PRESS RELEASE- 9/19/2014 In continuing our announcement of key staff, the Sunrisers are pleased to announce that Eugene O'Brien has taken on the role of Program Coordinator. Gene has taught numerous award winning drum and bugle corps including the Spartans of Nashua NH, the Boston Crusaders, Connecticut Hurricanes, Rochester Crusaders, Syracuse Brigadiers, Carolina Gold, Fusion Corps from Morristown New Jersey. Mr. O’Brien worked on the Drum Corps International Event Staff since 2004. He was inducted into the Massachusetts Drum Corps/ Music Educators Hall of Fame in 2012. Gene was
  9. SUNRISERS PRESS RELEASE 9/19/2014 The Sunrisers are pleased to announce that J.D. Shaw has agreed to become the brass arranger/composer for the corps. "I am extremely excited to be part of the new direction of the Sunrisers. Working with a corps rich in tradition and history is always a pleasure and I am eager with anticipation to create entertaining productions with this talented design team," states Shaw. Drum corps membership first began for Shaw at the Sky Ryders and later, he aged out at Phantom Regiment. He joined the Regiment's brass staff in 1993 and in 2002 began his tenure as a b
  10. As the season moves forward, and injuries and other issues have occurred, the Sunrisers find themselves with openings for two trumpets and two baritones. Due to alumni support, tuition for these positions has been greatly reduced. Please contact Larry Visconti at if interested. Do not miss out on this chance to join a corps on the way up!!
  11. "A Painter's Canvas" Through the music of Aaron Copland and Nobuo Uematsu, our show "A Painter's Canvas" tells the story of a painter seeking inspiration. Stirred by the beauty of the sunset, the colors of dusk make their way to and from the canvas. (mvt 1: Sunset) As night falls, the painter grows weary from the creative mind hard at work. The artist falls fast asleep, leaving the colors to take on a life of their own. As if in a dream, the shades of the palette come alive to create a vision of the night sky. (mvt 2: Night) Our artist awakes to find the colors of the day and shades of
  12. Due to a tragic accident in one of our organizers family the Sunrisers have decided to change the Comedy Club fundraiser until August 11th, same time same place!! Stay tuned for other opportunities to support the Corps!! Thanks for your support everyone!!
  13. Best of luck with your fun rasier make lots of money ,and wishing you a great 2013 season

  14. The Sunrisers are proud to announce their 1st "Fund-Riser" for 2013 Please contact the Sunrisers for tickets because none may be sold at the club. Governor's Comedy Club, 90 Division Avenue, Levittown New York 11756. Located behind Petco & the Tri-County Flea Market Shopping Center
  15. The Sunrisers will continue their drive to be "Bigger and Better" at their next rehearsals this coming Saturday and Sunday, May 25th & 26th, to be held at the Sunrise Business Center, 3500 Sunrise Highway, Great River, East Islip, NY 11739. Rehearsal times will be 10:00am until 7:00pm on Saturday and 10:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. The corps will continue to learn drill for their 2013 Show. The Sunrisers continue to welcome new members in all sections. While close to being full, there are still openings for ONE trumpet, One mellophone, ONE baritone and possibly ONE tuba to the hornline. All