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Connecticut Hurricanes Announce New Drum Majors For 2017

DCP - June 11, 2017 - 3:10pm

The Connecticut Hurricanes are extremely pleased to announce their new Drum Majors for the upcoming 2017 DCA competition season. Both of these individuals have a great deal of musical experience and leadership skills and will be a perfect fit to lead the corps. Matthew Piros, age twenty-seven, will be the Head Drum Major for the […]

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Music City Corps Member Needs Your Prayers

DCP - June 10, 2017 - 4:19pm

The Music City Drum Corps family would like to ask you to keep one of its corps members Finis Sparkman in your thoughts and prayers. A snare drummer in the corps, Finis is being monitored in a local hospital after experiencing serious medical issues late this past Tuesday night. Our thoughts are also with his […]

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In The News – They Are Drum And Bugle To The Corps

DCP - June 10, 2017 - 4:17pm

Colin Plante Jr. is a very big young man. Almost big enough, in fact, to be an NFL lineman. He was out on the football field early this morning, warming up with some exercises alongside his 100 or so teammates. They will be here until well past dark. After scarfing down some peanut butter and […]

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Vanguard Cadets Announce 2017 Program

DCP - June 10, 2017 - 4:14pm

Everything around us is in pieces. That’s the idea behind the Vanguard Cadets’ 2017 production. And in honor of SCV’s golden anniversary, the Vanguard Cadets design team looked to the organization’s past as inspiration for this year’s show. This year, don’t look for a ‘story’ in the traditional sense. There’s no ‘hero’ or ‘character’ to […]

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2017 Scout House Youth Music Scholarship Award Winner

DCP - June 8, 2017 - 7:24pm

Justin Schatz, winner of the 2017 Wilf Blum Memorial Youth Music Scholarship award of $750, is a triple threat musician who plays four instruments, sings in two groups, dances with a group that performs across North America and Europe and teaches ballroom dancing. He intends to build a career as a music educator in order […]

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Colts Annual Car Wash Fundraiser

DCP - June 8, 2017 - 7:19pm

The 240 members of the Colts and Colt Cadets will be practicing more than music on Saturday, June 10th, as they instead become experts at washing cars! Twenty simultaneous locations will be staffed with members of both corps from 9:00AM to 4:00PM for the annual Colts Car Wash fundraiser. Since the inception of this program […]

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In The News – Opinion: Take A Chance On A Lesser-known Activity

DCP - June 8, 2017 - 7:18pm

Earlier this week, The Daily Eastern News reported on The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, which recently moved in at Eastern for part of their spring training. When that article ran, I got the chance to have my first-ever contributing byline in a news article. I gleefully wrote up a few paragraphs about drum corps […]

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2017 Gold Update… June 10 & 11

DCP - June 8, 2017 - 7:13pm

GOLD Family, Rehearsal this weekend will be at two sites. Because the stadium at La Puente High School is being used on Saturday, we will be rehearsing just down the road at Workman High School. We will be back La Puente High School on Sunday and back in the stadium. A big “THANK YOU” goes […]

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Phantom Regiment 2017 DCI Championship Hotel Rooms Available

DCP - June 8, 2017 - 7:12pm

If you haven’t booked your hotel room for DCI Championship week in Indianapolis, your time is running out! We still have rooms available in the Phantom Regiment phan block at the PR Hotel Headquarters – Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. Read the rest of the article here.

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Skyliners Hosting DCA Show On June 24, 2017

DCP - June 7, 2017 - 3:28pm

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps is hosting their annual “An Evening with the Corps” drum corps show at Wyoming Area HS Stadium, 120 Boston Avenue, West Pittston, PA 18627 on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The Drum Corps Associates-sanctioned show starts at 7:00 P.M. but gates open at 5:00 P.M. so that competitors and fans […]

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Rehearsal round-up: April camp 2015

DCI.org - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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Spotlight of the Week: 1974 Troopers

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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Drum Corps International employment opportunity

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - 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

DCI.org - April 28, 2015 - 10:48am

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