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Minnesota Brass, Inc. Inducted Into The Minnesota Music Hall Of Fame

Minnesota Brass, Inc. is honored to announce it has been inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. This esteemed award recognizes MBI’s 75 years of excellence across multiple ensembles and an undeniable contribution to Minnesota’s music scene. MBI’s legacy now joins local legends such as Prince, Judy Garland, and John Denver at the Minnesota […]

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Minnesota Brass Summer 2022 Interest Camp May 14th

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? COVID took away multiple winter and summer seasons, but it’s time we get back outside and we need you! To gauge interest among members new and old, we’ll be holding an interest camp on Saturday, May 14th from 10AM to 2PM. Westwood Intermediate and Middle School 711 91st Ave […]

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Preston Scout House Leader Tom Weiler Passes

Memorial mass for Tom Weiler, who initiated and helped administrate Preston Scout House Alumni Band activities for 30 years, was held at St. Clement’s Parish in Cambridge on April 13, 2022. At age 76, he passed away unexpectedly at Cambridge Memorial Hospital while undergoing treatment for melanoma cancer. The family welcomes donations to the Canadian […]

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Jim Dugan To Join World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame

The Bushwackers are excited to announce that our Executive Director, Jim Dugan, will be inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame this fall. Jim began his tenure with the Bushwackers in 1983 as a quad tech after marching snare with the Bridgemen. He continued on as an instructor from 1983-95 & 2001, was […]

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2022 DCA Championships Preview

For the first time in three years, Drum Corps Associates live events are back and in-person and that means the highly-anticipated return of the season-ending DCA Championships, set for their usual Labor Day weekend dates. The three-day event, slated to be held in Rochester, New York, will feature a variety of exciting performance mediums and […]

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2022 Hawthorne Caballeros Color Guard Auditions

Join our award-winning color guard this summer! Our 2022 color guard auditions will be held April 30th and May 1st. Can’t make that weekend? We are also accepting video auditions! (Video auditions must be submitted no later than May 1.) Questions? Send an email to our Color Guard Caption Head, Taylor Aves, at tayloraves [at] […]

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In The News – Remaining Reading Buccaneers’ Founder Reflects On A Legacy Of Victory And Family

It’s carefully crafted chaos: a whirlwind of sound and movement. The music seems magnetic, its rhythm guiding the black-clad ensemble of drummers and trumpeters as they glide across the field. Dancers twirl purple flags, swirling and dipping in synch with the tune. Read the rest of the article here.

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DCA Shares Experiences From Distinguished Women Leaders

MaryMason McWhorter Huber isn’t shy about describing her experience as a drum corps performer. It wasn’t great. “It was so glamorous to me (growing up); I thought, ‘I have to do that,’” she said. “And then, unfortunately, it wasn’t the experience I was hoping it would be.”

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White Sabers Dansville Bingo To End After 20 Years

The White Sabers have been operating their bingo game in Dansville, NY for almost two decades! The patrons and “regulars” during this have been nothing short of amazing. These supporters have become a close knit group of people who have helped the corps in ways that we can never repay. We thank you from the […]

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In The News – Leroy’s Mighty St. Joe’s Gets Ready For National Competition In Rochester

Although the Drum Corps Associates (DCA) World Championships don’t take place until the Labor Day Weekend, the Mighty St. Joe’s weren’t wasting any time getting ready. On Sunday, the award-winning drum and bugle corps based in LeRoy was rehearsing its marching routines not only for that event but for several performances throughout the region, leading […]

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