Dr. David Holsinger Joins Cadets 1992 And 1993 Reunions


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The second week of Cadets Virtual Reunions ends Friday, August 7, with alumni from the 1990s getting together and sharing lots of stories and memories. This week of reunions has featured several guests, including acclaimed composer, conductor, and educator, David Holsinger. The Cadets performed Dr. Holsinger’s music in both 1992 and 1993. In 1992, The […]

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God, Holsinger and Cadets are a match made in heaven.  Like Bernstein, Holsinger brings out the very best of the spirits of Cadets' origins, and it honors it exceedingly well.

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I think my first real understanding of a composer writing specifically for an ensemble's make up and sound was Holsinger and Cadets.

"To Tame the Perilous Skies" was the best of drum corps that year, IMO.  

Holsinger and Cadets were both genius.

 

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I vividly remember In the Spring at the time when Kings go off to war.  

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loved both shows

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On 8/6/2020 at 5:41 PM, garfield said:

I think my first real understanding of a composer writing specifically for an ensemble's make up and sound was Holsinger and Cadets.

"To Tame the Perilous Skies" was the best of drum corps that year, IMO.  

Holsinger and Cadets were both genius.

 

Could you clarify. Are you saying Holsinger wrote arrangements FOR the corps?

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On 8/8/2020 at 2:28 PM, JAZZER said:

Could you clarify. Are you saying Holsinger wrote arrangements FOR the corps?

I think the Cadets article on this Zoom reunion suggests Holsinger helped frame the 1993 Cadets closer, for example.

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