Home » DCI World You are browsing entries tagged with “DCI World”

Frank Ferraro Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Frank Ferraro, who produced a steady stream of state and national championships with the Buccaneers of Reading, Pennsylvania, passed away Sunday December 20 at age 88. He had recently been hospitalized before moving to hospice care at ManorCare Health Services in Laureldale, Pennsylvania.

| | Read More »

Cavaliers Mourn The Loss Of Troy Morgan

The Cavaliers organization is saddened to hear the news of the loss of Troy Morgan. Troy was a larger-than-life figure who impacted the lives of many in The Cavaliers. Current board member Marty Schlenker said, “Whether he was teaching the guard or the hornline in the early days of choreography, he radiated a playfulness that […]

| | Read More »

A Letter From The Phantom Regiment Corps Director

Hello friends and phamily! It’s that time of year again! We are closing out 2020 and looking toward the future of our organization into 2021 and beyond. The past year has proven to be one of unprecedented change, not just for the performing arts community but everyone around the world. This has deeply impacted our […]

| | Read More »

A Letter To Our 2020 Donors

Dear Donor, Thank you for your donation to The Cadets this year. As a non-profit performing arts organization that relies on in-person events, 2020 seemed almost impossible earlier this year. Yet, thanks to your generosity, we were able to not only continue to operate, but to use this year to lay a strong foundation for […]

| | Read More »

Local Operations Are The Focus of 2021 Jersey Surf Season Plan

With stringent COVID-19 protocols in our state and the neighboring states in which the preponderance of our members, staff and volunteers reside, the Jersey Surf Board of Directors will focus all 2021 programming on local activities exclusively. As such, the organization will not produce a traditional touring World Class Drum Corps for the 2021 season. […]

| | Read More »

Blue Knights Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Jordann Brooks

What year(s) did you march in the Blue Knights? What sections? I marched with the Blue Knights Colorguard in 2014 and 2017. Where did you attend high school? Education beyond high school? I went to Burbank High School in Burbank, CA, and am currently in school pursuing education and counseling. Read the rest of the […]

| | Read More »

Be A Cavalier In 2021

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps announce auditions for the 2021 season! “With recent advances in the treatment and prevention of COVID-19, we feel confident in our ability to safely return to the field in 2021. One of the most important steps in that journey back will be our upcoming auditions. Though we anticipate very […]

| | Read More »

Marching Roundtable 951: The Most Popular Podcast Of 2020

Three students discuss the concerns of transgender and nonbinary members and share suggestions on how directors and instructors can best support them. With Kane Romero, Cal Campos, and Sara Bowden. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of […]

| | Read More »

Charlie Kammer Passes

Charlie Kammer, an associate member of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame since his induction in 2002, passed away from COVID-19 symptoms December 11 at the age of 85. A memorial service is planned for the spring of 2021. His lifelong involvement in marching music in the Baltimore area began in 1944, playing fife […]

| | Read More »

Introducing The Cullenary Cafe

2020 has been a tough year, but one bright spot for the Blue Stars and our members, volunteers, and staff is the completion of the Cullenary Cafe. The project took more than three years to go from an idea to finished product, and involved the combined efforts of hundreds of people who care about the […]

| | Read More »