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  1. 20th Century Limited Drum & Bugle Corps Staff Openings 2016 20th Century Limited Drum & Bugle Corps (TCL) of Highland, NY is looking to add new staff members for the 2016 season. TCL is entering its 24th season as an all-age parade and exhibition corps. The TCL organization has a growing program and is looking for individuals with a lot of energy and a passion for sustaining the drum corps activity in the Mid-Hudson region. We are looking for individuals who will push our team members to grow as individuals and performers; while having fun and developing pride and ownership in the success of our team-driven organization. The following positions are open: · Battery Percussion Instructor · Percussion Technician - Responsible for working directly with the caption head in instructing music and visual responsibilities for the parade season. · Program and Staff Coordinator Highland, NY is located in the Mid-Hudson Valley of NY; around halfway between New York City and Albany. Rehearsals are weekly year-round on Friday evenings (7:30pm-10:30pm). The instructional team meets weekly at rehearsals and quarterly off-site. Approximately 3-4 weekend field rehearsals are scheduled in May/June to prepare for field exhibitions. Applicants must have experience in the marching activity specifically, and past teaching experience is preferred but not a necessity. In additional to subject expertise, staff must attend staff meetings and maintain open communication with all other administrative and instructional team members. Pay and responsibilities will be based on the applicant’s experience and time commitment. All who are interested should apply. email: tclcorps@gmail.com phone: (845) 728 - 0415
  2. 20th Century Limited Drum & Bugle Corps Staff Openings 20th Century Limited Drum & Bugle Corps (TCL) of Highland, NY is looking to add new staff members for the 2016 season. TCL is entering its 24th season as an all-age parade and exhibition corps. The TCL organization has a growing program and is looking for individuals with a lot of energy and a passion for sustaining the drum corps activity in the Mid-Hudson region. We are looking for individuals who will push our team members to grow as individuals and performers; while having fun and developing pride and ownership in the success of our team-driven organization. The following positions are open: · Battery Percussion Instructor · Percussion Technician - Responsible for working directly with the caption head in instructing music and visual responsibilities for the parade season. · Program and Staff Coordinator Highland, NY is located in the Mid-Hudson Valley of NY; around halfway between New York City and Albany. Rehearsals are weekly year-round on Friday evenings (7:30pm-10:30pm). The instructional team meets weekly at rehearsals and quarterly off-site. Approximately 3-4 weekend field rehearsals are scheduled in May/June to prepare for field exhibitions. Applicants must have experience in the marching activity specifically, and past teaching experience is preferred but not a necessity. In additional to subject expertise, staff must attend staff meetings and maintain open communication with all other administrative and instructional team members. Pay and responsibilities will be based on the applicant’s experience and time commitment. All who are interested should apply. email: tclcorps@gmail.com (845) 728-0415
  3. Hi All - We are selling our 2015 percussion/guard floor and the percussion 2015 uniforms. Both the floor and the uniforms were used for just this last season for Franklin High School's (Elk Grove, CA) winter programs. Pictures of the both the floor and the uniforms can be found at the bottom of this page or at http://www.franklinhsband.net/for-sale The floor was custom printed via Winter Guard Tarps and is 48' x 80' in size and is printed on high quality 13 oz. vinyl. It is in good condition with a few tears. We are asking $750 for the floor (new would run roughly $2500) but will consider any reasonable offer. The uniforms tops were also custom printed with an image similar to the floor. The uniforms were used for a total of 7 performances and are in great shape. We have 31 tops available. We are asking $600 for the lot (~$20 per uniform top). Sizes are as follows: Shirts 2 - XS; 7 - S; 12 - M; 7 - L; 2 - XL; 1 - 2XL Buyer is responsible for picking up the floor (though we can discuss other arrangements) but uniforms can be shipped if needed. We will consider other offers as they come in. Please email me at Jakentuttle@gmail.com if interested. Thanks for looking, Jake
  4. I am starting an independent drumline in Corpus Christi, Texas known as the "Sparkling City Drumline" We will practice at least once a week until we get the music down and ready to perform for events and such. This is not an indoor percussion or drum corps style drumline. We will go to events to provide entertainment and so on. I've purchased Matrix's 2015 drums. I'm still waiting on the 18 and 28" basses. We have 3 snares (14x12) 2 tenors (6-10-12-13-14) and 4 basses (18-20-24-28) Looking for 9 people, possibly later on 1-2 cymbals. If you're interested in joining contact me at 361-557-1529 or mkarptv@gmail.com for further information.
  5. I have for sale a Pearl 14x12 CarbonCore Marching Snare in the sparkling silver and black lacquer finish Included: Pearl Snare CXS-1 AIRFRAME Carrier (Back Belt has been removed) MSS-3000 Marching Snare Stand Pearl FFX Rehearsal Cover IP Stick Bag Asking $550 for all Shipped. The snare is in amazing condition. It has never been used outdoors or on field because it is a personal setup bought from Lone Star Percussion. There is absolutely no cosmetic or internal damage to the drum except for very minor chipping on the rim because of rimshots. Evans Hybrid White on batter, Pearl Stock on snare side. The batter head is pretty new and really hasn't been used much. I DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL FOR A FORM OF PAYMENT. CASHIERS CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY! PACKAGE WILL SHIP WHEN MONEY IS RECEIVED! Email at mkarptv@gmail.com for photos or if interested. Serious buyers only. Not changing price.
  6. KICKAPOO HIGH SCHOOL PERCUSSION FLOORS FOR SALE We have three different 13oz. 50' x 80' digital floors for sale. Each floor is used and in good condition with very minor scratches. Each floor is originally designed and printed by either ElectraTarp or Kramer Graphics. Visit each of the following links for a picture of the available floors. Heart Floor: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hejxeuoqscfasg6/Floor%20Small%202012.jpg?dl=0 Blue Eye Floor: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3opc3p8ro61vepi/Floor%20Small%202013.jpg?dl=0 Multicolor Vortex Floor: https://www.dropbox.com/s/fje3u5e1gy340g8/Floor%20Small%202015.jpg?dl=0 Each floor selling for $1000.00. Please contact at JordanNimmo@me.com for questions. Thank You
  7. PRESS RELEASE Pete Sapadin · Corona, CA · I’m happy to announce that I will be heading up the staff for a brand new Independent Open Class Indoor Drumline in Southern California. City Sound Indoor! This will be the first year City Sound will be taking a drumline to Dayton, Ohio for WGI Championships. Auditions Hosler Middle school in Lynwood, CA Audition price: $20 Sunday, November 8 Sunday, November 15 Potential Members should attend both weekends if possible. Rehearsals begin the weekend after Thanksgiving Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-7pm Staff: Director Nathaniel Lewis Show Coordinator / Battery Writer / Caption Head Pete Sapadin Assistant Battery Caption Head Martin Swan Front Ensemble Writer / Consultant / Clinician Matthew Hernandez Front Ensemble Instructor Solomon Encina Visual Designer / Caption Head Brandon Wickham Snare Tech Andres Franco Tenor Techs Martin Swan Spencer Holman Bass Tech Nick Arocho Cymbal Tech Ernie Mclaurin (More staff info coming soon) Fee is $2,000 plus participation in a fundraiser. Fee includes flights to Dayton, accommodations, and all other costs other than food and shoes. www.City-Sound.org
  8. PRESS RELEASE Pete Sapadin · Corona, CA · I’m happy to announce that I will be heading up the staff for a brand new Independent Open Class Indoor Drumline in Southern California. City Sound Indoor! This will be the first year City Sound will be taking a drumline to Dayton, Ohio for WGI Championships. Auditions Hosler Middle school in Lynwood, CA Audition price: $20 Sunday, November 8 Sunday, November 15 Potential Members should attend both weekends if possible. Rehearsals begin the weekend after Thanksgiving Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-7pm Staff: Director Nathaniel Lewis Show Coordinator / Battery Writer / Caption Head Pete Sapadin Assistant Battery Caption Head Martin Swan Front Ensemble Writer / Consultant / Clinician Matthew Hernandez Front Ensemble Instructor Solomon Encina Visual Designer / Caption Head Brandon Wickham Snare Tech Andres Franco Tenor Techs Martin Swan Spencer Holman Bass Tech Nick Arocho Cymbal Tech Ernie Mclaurin (More staff info coming soon) Fee is $2,000 plus participation in a fundraiser. Fee includes flights to Dayton, accommodations, and all other costs other than food and shoes. www.City-Sound.org
  9. Is anyone selling a digitally printed floor? All designs considered. Preferably in Southern, CA.
  10. Is anyone selling a digitally printed floor? All designs considered. Preferably in Southern, CA.
  11. Is anyone selling a digitally printed floor? All designs considered. Preferably in Southern, CA.
  12. Hey, I'm looking for a small drumline to buy. x3-4 Snares x2 Tenors (Preferably large sets, no 8-10-12-13 and no quads) x4-5 Basses (Cymbals if you have them) No odd colors (blue, red), no smaller brands (Ludwig, premier, etc...) Drums must be in at least good condition, nothing in need of repair. Nothing old (nothing older than 5 years) Must have at least carriers. Stands and cases would really be appreciated. Asking for around $5,000 - $7,000 max. Email me at mkarptv@gmail.com with pictures and sizes of drums with any notable damage in the pictures.
  13. The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps have announced their 2016 Production, “Corner of the Sky”. Skyliners’ Opening Statement is “Corner of the Sky” as performed by the Jackson 5 on their 1973 album, Skywriter. The song was written by Stephen Schwartz as part of the musical, Pippin. When Pippin first hit Broadway in the 1970s, everyone was humming this iconic song, including Michael Jackson. The 1970’s pop style engaged audience, while the meaningful lyrics, such as the words, “Every man has his daydreams; Every man has his goal”, featured Pippin singing about how he wants to find where he belongs. Certainly, the Skyliners will lead the audience on a journey throughout the show. The Skyliners’ Opener, "Mr. Blue Sky", is by British rock group, Electric Light Orchestra. From their 1977 album, Out of the Blue, the song was played as a wake-up call to astronaut Christopher Ferguson on Day 3 of acSTS-135, the final mission of Space Shuttle Atlantis. It was performed live as part of the 2013 Children in Need Rocks and Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 2014 concerts. The song's arrangement has been called "Beatlesque", due to its similarity to certain Beatles songs. ELO itself was formed due to the desire to create modern rock and pop songs with classical overtones. Anyone who knows their scores and keyboard parts, can appreciate that they achieved these goals. The ballad, "Goodbye Blue Skies", is from Pink Floyd’s 1977 album, The Wall. Stressed out by power struggles and creative differences, Pink Floyd were near the breaking point when they created this, the greatest album of their career. The dark themes throughout this piece include betrayal, breakdown and collapse. Out of the emotional wreckage came one of rock’s greatest milestones, although Pink Floyd suffered as a result. A journey would not be complete without challenge and struggle. "Lean On" by Major Lazer and "Storm", part of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”, will come together as this year’s Percussion feature. Released in the 2015 Peace Is the Mission studio album, “Lean On” features DJ Snake and MØ. The genre is noted as Moombahton, which is a fusion genre of house music and reggaeton that was created by American DJ and producer Dave Nadaanother in 1997. Characteristics of moombahton include a thick and spread-out bass line, dramatic builds, a two-step pulse, and quick drum fills. In September 2015, 'Lean On' was named by Spotify as the most globally streamed song of the summer. Natalie Cole’s "Orange Colored Sky" takes us in another direction. Also recorded by her father, Nat King Cole with Stan Kenton's orchestra, it is a popular song written by Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein and published in 1950. Its popularity is clear, based on the number of stars who recorded this piece and the decades it has remained popular - Danny Kay, Doris Day, Burt Ward with Frank Zappa, Michael Bublé, and Lady Gaga, to name a few. In 2013, a modified version of this melody was part of a Weight Watchers commercial. Its upbeat jazz style with quick rhythmic flurries and lines captures the listeners no matter who performs it. While the Skyliners’ Closer reprises "Corner of the Sky" by Jackson 5, do not expect a simple repeat of the Opening Statement. The Skyliners will stay somewhat true to the individual songs’ styles, but they will be instilling our own Skyliners style to each song too. As Larry Carbonell put it, “I can't WAIT to see what our arrangers do with this show!’ Come out to The Skyliners’ Open House; it will take place: Saturday, November 28, 2015 ~ 10:00 - 6:00 P.M.; Registration 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. More information to come soon. Keep up-to-date with us via our website, http://www.marchsky.org, join the Skyliners 2016 Interest Page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/971700419546930. For more information, please contact Adam Burdett at info@skylinersdbc.org
  14. September 28, 2015. The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps announce the appointment of the following 2016 Creative Management and Design Staff. CREATIVE DIRECTOR - David Bruni and PROGRAM COORDINATOR - George D Mattis III. BRASS ARRANGER - Joey Pero; BATTERY ARRANGER - Teddy Mascari; PIT ARRANGER - Ryan Reed; and VISUAL DESIGNER - Thomas Sparling. Creative Director David Bruni was Empire Statemen’s Assistant Director, drum major and Show Coordinator from 1983 to 2013. Under David’s leadership, from 1988 through 2013, the Empire Statesmen never finished below 4th (except 6th in 2012). They won the DCA Championship in 1994, 1997, 1998 and 2004. Dave has worked with numerous marching bands and is currently judging indoor percussion and marching bands. The Skyliners are thrilled to welcome David Bruni to our team. George D. Mattis III, Program Coordinator, started his drum corps marching career with the New York Skyliners in 1983. He marched Sky in ‘83, ‘84, and ‘85 (after DCI), and Bush in ‘86 & ‘88. George was fortunate to march in the Spirit of Atlanta’s winning high Color Guard in 1985 and 1987. His drum corps teaching experience began in 1989 and includes the New York Skyliners, Raiders, and Bushwackers. George's winter guard teaching experience includes Winter Sky (the Skyliners’ winter guard), Pegasus (1985 Silver Medalist in WGI and 1986 Open class finalist), and many HS programs around New York. Currently, George designs drill and teaches color guard for Hunterdon Central HS, Elizabeth HS., Chatham HS, and Ridge HS. Joey Pero, Buglers Hall of Fame Member and virtuoso master of the trumpet in the jazz and classical genres, is returning as Brass Arranger. He is currently a featured performer with the world premiere of the musical ‘The Bandstand’. According to a report by the New York Post’s Michael Riedel, “Broadway’s next hit could be ‘Bandstand’.” Joey has also performed with Jersey Boys and at the Composers Showcase in Las Vegas. A student of the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City, Maynard Ferguson hired him to play second chair on his Big Bop Nouveau Band Tour. Joey was the DCA Soprano Individual Champion in 2000, 2001 & 2002, and has performed with drum corps such as the Genesee Quest, Ghost Riders, Empire Statesmen and the performance ensemble, The Edge. For the Skyliners, Joey’s focus will continue to be on entertainment and bringing performers’ performances to that next level, while designing an exciting and dynamic brass show. Ted Mascari is joining the Skyliners as Battery Arranger. He has been involved in all aspects of percussion since 1980, and has directed and arranged for marching band and indoor percussion programs in New York for 25 years. Ted is considered one of the top marching percussion minds in Upstate New York. Most recently he served as the Director and Music Designer for Victor High School Percussion, a NYSPC/WGI Scholastic A percussion ensemble finalist, from 2006-2014, winning four State Championships. Ted's drum corps instructional career began in 1993 with the Syracuse Brigadiers, then Rochester Crusaders from 1994-1996. Percussion Coordinator, Arranger and Consultant for the Empire Statesmen Drum and Bugle Corps from 1997-2012, he has also worked as percussion advisor with the Kidsgrove Scouts since 2012, DC United Kingdom and DC European Champions. Ryan Reed is a percussion specialist from the Northeast Ohio area and the Skyliners’ 2016 Front Ensemble Arranger. He is Director of Percussion at New Philadelphia High School (2015 WGI PSCO Silver Medalist) and Carrollton High School. For the fourth year Ryan is on the Matrix World staff; he is joining Matrix Open this year. Ryan was on the Front Ensemble Staff one year each at Empire Statesmen, Glassmen, and Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps; two years with Notre Dame Indoor Percussion Ensemble, and three years with Capital City Percussion. Ryan received a B.M. in Music Education from Kent State University where he studied percussion with Ted Rounds. He was a front ensemble member of Matrix Percussion from 2006-2008, Empire Statesmen in 2007 and 2009, and the Glassmen in 2008. In addition to teaching, Ryan is the front ensemble arranger for OCC Indoor Percussion and serves as a designer/arranger for Downbeat Percussion, a percussion entertainment and design company, both based out of Syracuse, New York. He is extremely excited to join the Skyliners for the upcoming 2016 season. Tom Sparling, Visual Designer, graduated from Miami University in 2009 with degrees in Music Education, Music Performance, Music Composition and a minor in Arts Management. Thomas marched bass drum with the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps (2006), and Rhythm X (2006-2009). Since graduation he has served as a percussion instructor at William Mason HS, Centerville HS, Bellbrook HS, and Kettering Fairmont HS; and Percussion Director at Northmont HS, and La Salle HS, where he currently teaches. He has taught privately since 2005, and has instructed the Glassmen (2012), Matrix Indoor Percussion (2013-present), and The Madison Scouts (2015-present). In addition to teaching, Thomas spends much of his time as a visual designer for bands and percussion groups in Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, and Italy. The Skyliners are excited to be working with these outstanding Creative Managers and Designers to bring the Skyliners to the next level in DCA for 2016. The Skyliners’ Open House will be announced shortly. Stay tuned for more announcements! Keep up-to-date with us via our website, http://www.marchsky.org, join the Skyliners 2016 Interest Page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/971700419546930. For more information, please contact Adam Burdett at info@skylinersdbc.org.
  15. Has been used by Blue Knights in 2011. Then since 2012, never used under bad weather. $ 9,500 USD + shipping. Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. More info: jcharbonneau@drumline-rockline.com Thanks Pearl «Championship Maple Series» 9 SNARES FFXL1412/CSP274 —14x12 FFX Sn - Lacquer / Chrome 5 MULTI-TOM sextet PMTL660234N/CSP274 — 6, 6, 10,12,13,14 Tenors - Lacquer / Chrome Bass drum 18” PBDL1814/CSP274 — 18x14 Bass - Lacquer / Chrome Bass drum 20” PBDL2014/CSP274 — 20x14 Bass - Lacquer / Chrome Bass drum 24” PBDL2414/CSP274 — 24x14 Bass - Lacquer / Chrome Bass drum 28” PBDL2814/CSP274 — 28x14 Bass - Lacquer / Chrome Bass drum 32” PBDL3216/CSP274 — 32x16 Bass - Lacquer / Chrome 9 carriers CXS-1 Air Frame snare carriers 5 carriers CXT-1 Air Frame tenor carriers 5 carriers CXB-1 Air Frame bass carriers 9 stands MSS3000 Used marching snare stands 5 stands MTS3000 Used marching tenors stands 5 stands MBS3000 used marching bass stands 9 cases Snare Case 5 cases Tenor Case 1 case 18” Bass drum Case 1 case 20” Bass drum Case 1 case 24” Bass drum Case 1 case 28” Bass drum Case 1 case 32” Bass drum Case 4 pairs Cymbales 16" Marching Sabian AA 4 protective bag for cymbals Some extra drum head for snares (top and bottom) and multi toms, also some bass mallets. PHOTOS: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/v0txhpsfx191heh/AADs6-cPfkptZRWUu8SO5_mGa?dl=0
  16. I have 1 set of Yamaha tenor drums for sale. They we're used in the Cavies 2013 show. They show very light sign of wear and what little there is, it is very light and would take close examination to find. There was 1 scratch between drum 1 & 2 that has since been repaired. The hardware has been replaced and is now chrome. The drums are a glossy black finish with black interior shells. Yamaha pinstripes are on it and are in good condition. The configuration is 6-10-12-13-14. I'm selling with a cover, stand, Bi-posto/tublar hybrid Randall May carrier (Like used in the cavies 2013 show, No ABS support) Asking $1,100 Email me at mkarptv@gmail.com for photos
  17. Hello all, First, I apologize for two things, first is forgive me if I've started this thread in the wrong category on the forums, I'm very new here. Second, is forgive me if my questions sound ridiculous, I'm new to the world of percussion/corps drumlines. Anyway, I have some questions. I'm Greg, and I'm starting snare lessons in August. I recently purchased a high tension snare drum from Sound Percussion Labs. The snare sounds great, but doesn't produce the sound I'm looking for. Right now, the snare (out of the box) produces that "rat-a-tat" traditional snare sound. I, however, am searching for that "table top" or "formica" sound that every corps uses now. Not really using the "crank the heck out of the top head" technique, but still a table top corps sound. The snare is currently equipped with a Remo Falams II batter, and a Remo Ambassador Snare Side. It's just a basic clear ambassador. I've heard around that the best combo would be a Remo Black Max batter, and a Falams II snare side. However, since I have a Falams II on the batter already, how would it sound if I kept the current batter, but put a Falams II snare side on the bottom? I fully intend to replace both heads at some point, but can only purchase one at a time for now. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks! ~KingGreGre
  18. Lots of DCI fans have really enjoyed the Sacramento Mandarins in 2015. Some see a bright future for the corps, possibly contending for a finalist spot in the next few years. How have you enjoyed the Mandarins this year? Field Pass Podcast: Mandarins have 'The Edge' in 2015 Link to Field Pass: https://soundcloud.com/drum-corps-international/20150731-fieldpass
  19. Greetings DCP Marketplace! I am looking for someone who might have an extra copy of The Blue Devil Book of Drumming they'd be willing to sell, or maybe if you have it on PDF - either way. Have tried eBay for a long time, but no luck. If so ... please feel free to email me: mbdrums@aol.com. Many thanks! Mark
  20. We are located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We are looking for a Percussion Coordinator (Christian preferred) full-time or part-time. This is a paying position and opportunity for year-round position. Our season is year-round for practices, shows/performance events, parades, and competitions. Must have College or BOA or WGI or Drum and Bugle Corps or DCI or DCA experience Practice is Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Please call Ron Thorpe at 423-462-2059. Please send resume along with a 2- to 3-minute video of you percussing on the drum pad to deepimpactdrumline@hotmail.com.
  21. We are looking for something that our son can use at college to practice/improve his mallet skills. He played vibes and marimbas in high school, but won't be doing college marching band. We've looked at malletKATs and xylosynths online, but so far haven't been able to actually try one out. We aren't even sure one of these is the right choice for a practice instrument since they don't exactly replicate the design and feel of a vibe or marimba (or so it appears). He obviously can't put a vibe or marimba in his dorm room, so.... any feedback or suggestions you can give us would be GREATLY appreciated! We're hoping to find someone our son can take lessons from when he's at college, but he needs something to practice on. His ultimate goal is to become good enough to make a world class drum corps.