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Marching Roundtable 980: Pacific Crest Pt. 2- Diversity And Communication

How the corps is supporting the diversity of its members and uses effective communication to help keep members safe. With Stuart Pompel, Diana Peterson, and Chris Henderson You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read the rest of the […]

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Marching Roundtable 979: Pacific Crest On Keeping Members Safe

How the corps is implementing smart policies in an effective manner to keep members safe on many fronts. With Stuart Pompel, Diana Peterson, and Chris Henderson You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes and Amazon. Read the rest of the article […]

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The Academy Paves Way For Participation In The 2021 Indianapolis Events

Last week, the Board of Directors for the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts (AAPA) approved a plan that will enable its largest program, The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps to participate in the Drum Corps International Celebration Events this Summer. The decision follows more than a year of planning, waiting, adjusting, and hoping that […]

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Cavaliers Announce Clif Walker As Front Ensemble Designer And Arranger

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps would like to announce that Clif Walker is moving into the role as the lead designer and arranger for the front ensemble of the Corps. Clif had previously been co-designer with Alan Miller. Percussion Caption Manager Mike McIntosh said of Clif, “Clif is becoming a de facto voice in […]

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The Basics Block Collection

Phantom Regiment has been bringing crowds to their feet since 1956. And while a lot’s changed in that time, some things never go out of style. For us, it’s been our corps colors of white, black, and red, and our chevron insignia. It’s a combination that’s bold. Powerful. Timeless. The Basics Block Collection is our […]

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Honoring Frank Patrisso, Last Cadets Charter Member

Frank “Babe” Patrisso passed away peacefully in his home on March 26, 2021, at the age of 95. Frank and his two brothers, Nicholas and Ed, were founding members of the Holy Name Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps, the predecessor to the Holy Name Cadets, Garfield Cadets, Cadets of Bergen County and, eventually, The Cadets. […]

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2021 Boston Crusaders Performance Schedule Announced

BAC is back! We’re excited to take the field again this summer on the Drum Corps International “Celebration Tour,” a non-competitive series of shows that will conclude in Indianapolis. While much of the summer is still tentative, we will begin with a traditional move-in experience at Castleton University in early July. In early August, the […]

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Cadets Announce 2021 Schedule

This summer, The Cadets will appear alongside four other East-Coast-based drum corps in a series of six events during DCI’s 2021 “Celebration Tour.” These four exciting shows will span the first two weeks of August and will feature The Cadets, Bluecoats, Boston Crusaders, Spirit of Atlanta and Music City. The events will lead up to […]

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WDCHOF Member Frank Gerris Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) member Frank Gerris, age 79, passed away April 2 in Hawthorne, New Jersey. He was inducted in the WDCHoF in 1992 and the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame in 2000. His involvement in drum corps activity began at age 7 playing soprano horn with Our Lady […]

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Vanguard Voices: Episode 6

Episode 6: In memory of charter member, Mel Canales Featuring: Keiko Kelly, Mike Munoz and Scott Pierson Through this conversation with some of our earliest members, we learn about “Milk it Mel’s” legacy and what Vanguard was like in the early days. Mel being remembered as the mellophone soloist, as well as the fleet mechanic, […]

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