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DCUK Cancel 2020 Competitive Season

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four weeks ago DCUK announced that the first two contests of this coming season had been cancelled with the third show on 19th July being highly unlikely to be able to take place. On Monday 20th April the 2020 Drum Corps United Kingdom Member Corps, together with members […]

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Zoom Keeps Liberty’s Drummers Drumming

Like youth groups all over the country, Liberty have been unable to meet for a few weeks, and we don’t know when we will be able to next meet up. This has had a big effect on Liberty’s drumline. Unlike most of our brass players who have instrument lessons at school, our drummers mainly learn […]

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Liberty 2020/21 Show Announcement

Liberty are excited to announce our 2020/21 show – The Orphan. The challenging circumstances we are all in has seen so many competitions and performances cancelled….and so we felt we needed to do something POSITIVE….and so we want to tell everyone about our show! Whilst we aren’t sure when we will actually get to perform […]

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Field Band Foundation COVID-19 Communique

The Field Band Foundation is completely and proudly aligned to the principles and intentions of the President’s call for a lock-down from tonight until 16 April. The primary focus of our preparations has been the securing of our assets: our young community project leaders who are the agents of change in their communities. Read the […]

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Field Band Foundation Statement On The Corona Virus Pandemic

The Field Band Foundation responds to the President’s call for cooperation and solidarity as South Africa faces the challenges of the Corona Virus. We are committed to taking responsible and positive actions to endorse the call for good prevention behavior. All band rehearsals and planned educational activities will be on pause from 16 – 30 […]

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Kim In DCI

A few weeks ago I traveled to Arizona to do an audition at The Academy. I really enjoyed my first DCI adventure in 2018 with Oregon Crusaders, so I decided that I definitely wanted to go for one (or more) summers. The choice for The Academy was made fairly quickly, because a number of staff […]

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Showband Rastade March 2020 Sponsor Of The Month

Our sponsor of the month of March is the ACADEMY driving school Kogler. The Academy Driving School Kogler offers you professional driving school lessons at three locations in Rastede, Wiefelstede and Varel and guarantees you the way to a driving license without detours, and with a guarantee! Read the rest of the article here.

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Make Music And Dance Without Disturbing

Music clubs with a show program should in future be able to rehearse on the site of the former sewage treatment plant in Hahn. This is due to complaints from residents about noise pollution caused by exercises on Mühlenstraße. “We have regular storms with us,” explained department head Sabine Meyer when she explained the proposed […]

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Marjon In DCI

Last summer I played the trumpet at the Sacramento Mandarins, a DCI corps from Sacramento, California. This year I will also be on the road for three months with this corps. When I started in 2007 at Johan Friso I soon discovered the existence of DCI. By the rise of YouTube and the fact that […]

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Big Stage For Young Show Band

An eventful weekend lies behind the youth department of the show band Rastede. In the Schauspielhaus Hannover, the young stars performed at the closing event for the youth culture award. The group was awarded this prize in October. It is endowed with 1000 euros. The young stars had been looking forward to this day for […]

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