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Connecticut Hurricanes Announce New Drum Majors For 2017

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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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Definitive proof #DCI2015 has begun

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

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Spotlight of the Week: 2011 Vanguard Cadets 'Balance'

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

In 2011, Open Class corps were to hold both their World Championship Prelims and Finals competitions at Michigan City’s Ames Field for the first time. However, a rain-obsessed Mother Nature had other ideas during the first day’s event, so ...

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Longtime DCI judge passes away

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

The Drum Corps International community is saddened by the sudden passing of longtime DCI judge Ed Warren, who passed away on Monday at the age of 58. Warren judged visual captions during the 1992 DCI World Championships and has been am...

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Corps news and announcements

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

[pic_19] In This Edition ... • Reconnaissance pics from the Madison Scouts cymbal line’s secret training location • Southern California corps served with a side of with food trucks • Blue...

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Three new Open Class corps set to join the 2015 DCI Tour

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

Drum Corps International’s Open Class is growing again. After seven new and re-emerging groups took the field last year, another three will be taking part in DCI Tour events in 2015: Southwind from Mobile, Alabama, Heat Wave from Inver...

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Sisterhood of the Dance: The evolution of Vanguard's iconic 'Bottle Dance'

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

How many times can bringing a DCI Finalist corps to its knees bring a crowded stadium to its feet?...

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Spotlight of the Week: 1986 Suncoast Sound, 'Adventures in Time'

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

The 1986 Drum Corps International World Championships returned to the University of Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium for the second of three straight years. Blue Devils almost went undefeated this season, were it not for a season-opening ...

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Corps news and announcements

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

[pic_13] In This Edition ... • Program announcements from the Boston Crusaders, Blue Devils, Colt Cadets, Golden Empire and Santa Clara Vanguard • Carolina Crown is calling all artists • ...

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Age-Out: A Scout’s Honor

DCI.org - May 19, 2015 - 9:50am

Joey B. Banks Then: Member of the Madison Junior Scouts and Madison Scouts drum lines Now: Founder of the Black Star Drum Line and GRA...

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