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I'm curious what changes people would like to see happen to the Drum Corps activity, however I have a caveat - only comment with things that you would like to see changed that's not going back to older traditions. We all know the ideas of going back to standard uniforms, no mics, G bugles, no voiceovers/electronics, etc.

What would you like to see in the activity that's never been done before?

And playing Abb or Fx bugles doesn't count.

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4 minutes ago, Stu said:

1) Independent governing/sanctioning body.

2) Adjudication by music/artistic professionals who are independent of drum corps.

That second one would definitely create a new dynamic for show design, and I think it's a good step without going all the way to "fan favorite." I absolutely agree, it'd be interesting having an assessment from an outside individual or group of individuals.

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I can't say that I'd be too thrilled with an American Idol style adjudication system. Give me corps professionals, not Paula Abdul. 

On the other hand, that may be something DCI would consider at some point unless Stu's #1 comes along. 

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1 hour ago, Hook'emCavies said:

30 contras...... 🙂

Let's just design a show called ascending the score, where the first movement has all 80 brass on contras, second on euph, third on mellos, and 4th on trumpets.

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1 hour ago, Hook'emCavies said:

30 contras...... 🙂

I raise you...

80 trumpets :ohmy:

 

Not really serious...but that would be something...hehe

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19 minutes ago, acolli17 said:

Let's just design a show called ascending the score, where the first movement has all 80 brass on contras, second on euph, third on mellos, and 4th on trumpets.

Brilliant!!!

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1 minute ago, Liahona said:

I raise you...

80 trumpets :ohmy:

 

Not really serious...but that would be something...hehe

Well, why not? Lol

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25 minutes ago, Liahona said:

I raise you...

80 trumpets :ohmy:

 

Not really serious...but that would be something...hehe

And I three bet you - include the drum majors, and teach the guard and percussion enough to be able to play a few sustained chords...😀

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