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2018 Youth Brass & Percussion Ensemble Auditions

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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

DrumCorpsPlanet.com - 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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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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