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2018 Youth Brass & Percussion Ensemble Auditions

DCP - October 14, 2017 - 3:57pm

Vanguard Music and Performing Arts envisions a world in which everyone has access to valuable life-transforming experiences through performing arts. That is why we are very excited to announce auditions for the 2018 seasons of our Youth Brass and Youth Percussion Ensembles! “I’m extremely thrilled to be entering a new season with the Youth Brass […]

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Forward Performing Arts Supports The Wisconsin State Marching Band Championships

DCP - October 13, 2017 - 3:47pm

Forward Performing Arts and the Madison Scouts are proud to be a participating sponsor at the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Marching Band Championships to be held October 14, 2017 at Perkins Stadium on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the bands perform from 12 p.m. through […]

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Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni In Action: Blast! The Music Of Disney

DCP - October 13, 2017 - 3:42pm

Six Santa Clara Vanguard alumni recently wrapped up a three month, nationwide tour of Japan performing as cast members in a new Disney-themed spinoff of the hit musical sensation, Blast! We caught up with Benji Baker (SCV Front Ensemble 2012-2015) to talk about the show and how drum corps has prepared him for this amazing […]

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Meet Pioneer’s 2018 Brass Arranger

DCP - October 12, 2017 - 3:46pm

We are pleased to introduce you to our new brass arranger: Mr. Rob Stein! Rob is an experienced writer, designer, adjudicator, educator and performer. Over 200 marching bands and drum corps across 40 states have used Rob’s original compositions and arrangements, including The Baltimore’s Marching Ravens, the largest music organization associated with the NFL. Rob’s […]

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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Key Instructional Staff

DCP - October 12, 2017 - 3:43pm

As planning for the 2018 season continues and applications are now open for the next edition of the Bushwackers Drum Corps, we are pleased to announce an expanded instructional leadership team. Lauryn Heller returns to the Bushwackers for her third year with the Bushwackers. Lauryn’s instructional experience includes Haddon Heights HS, Washington Township HS, Surge […]

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Cascades Attend Boeing’s Family Day

DCP - October 11, 2017 - 3:37pm

The Seattle Cascades were invited by Boeing to join them in their biannual Family Day in Seattle, Washington! Directors and Board Members spent the day educating employees and students about the opportunities that the Seattle Cascades provide! Children of all ages were also treated to free color guard and percussion lessons given by Michael Tran […]

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Colts Announce Visual Team For 2018

DCP - October 11, 2017 - 3:34pm

The Colts are proud to announce their visual caption head and visual design team for the 2018 season. Returning to the Colts for his second year as visual caption head will be Bob Barfield. New to the Colts this season will be Richard Hinshaw, taking on the role of visual designer, and Daniel Wiles, who […]

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Cavaliers Welcome LeBoeuf To Lead 2018 Brass Team

DCP - October 11, 2017 - 3:31pm

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce our 2018 Brass Educational Team and welcome Kevin LeBoeuf as Caption Manager. Michael Martin will continue to serve as The Cavaliers’ Brass Arranger and Caption Supervisor as LeBoeuf leads an exciting team of educators and professional musicians for the upcoming 2018 season. Read the rest […]

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Cadets Add To Design Team For 2018

DCP - October 11, 2017 - 3:29pm

After a Saturday evening of USBands shows across the Northeast, George Hopkins, the CEO of Youth Education in the Arts and Director of The Cadets, announced that Shane Gwaltney will be joining The Cadets as the Design Director for the corps. Shane will be joining Tom Aungst, Drew Shanefield, Omar Carmenates, Kristy Templin, Joe Heininger, […]

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2018 Spirit Of Atlanta Colorguard Staff

DCP - October 11, 2017 - 3:23pm

Chance Livar – Caption Head Spirit of Atlanta is thrilled to add Chance Livar as Colorguard Caption Head for the 2018 season. Chance has served for five years as Director of the WGI World finalist Black Gold, whose creative and exciting show designs have won the WGI Fan Favorite Award for the last two years. […]

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Rehearsal round-up: April camp 2015 - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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Spotlight of the Week: 1974 Troopers - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

Although the first DCI World Championship was held in 1972, no official video recording of the event was produced until PBS stations started broadcasting the Finals competition in 1975. There are a few professional recordings surviving...

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Simultaneous DrumLine Battles in two countries will feature teams from six different nations - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

Fans of marching music around the world will be treated to an historic first this weekend, as talented percussionists from six different nations will square off in DrumLine Battle™ events in two North American countries simultaneously. ...

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Drum corps YouTube firsts - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

This week YouTube celebrated the 10th anniversary of the very first video uploaded to the popular streaming site on April 23, 2005. The now famous "Me at the zoo" video feature...

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Corps news and announcements - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

[pic_16] In This Edition ... • Usher’s salute to drum corps • Spartans alum performs with Rascal Flatts at ACM awards • The Madison Scouts aim to "Drum Out Hunger" • A...

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Drum corps in 5 words - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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Drum Corps International employment opportunity - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

Posted April 22, 2015 Drum Corps International is seeking a qualified full-time Accountant for its Indianapolis headquarters. The Accountant position is a part of a team that provides accounting and financial support ...

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Introducing the DCI Hall of Fame Class of 2015 - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

Since 1985, the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame has honored individuals who have left their mark on the world of marching music. From instructors to designers to innovators, administrators and others, today's Hall is made up of more ...

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Corps members: Apply now for these 2015 scholarships - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

Annually more than $10,000 in scholarship funds are awarded to deserving World and Open Class corps members. Qualifying students can apply for the following scholarships which will be presented at the conclusion of the DCI World Championsh...

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Vanguard, Blue Devils programs take top spots at WGI Championships - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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