Corps news and announcements
• Colts reveal a sleek new look
• Phantom Regiment, Columbians and Cascades announce intriguing 2017 programs
• Two members of World Class newcomer Genesis highlighted in local paper
• Plus much more!
7th Regiment this week welcomed two Italian corps members as part of a connection with General Vincent Marching Band, a performing group from Italy.
No shakos this year; The Academy took to Instagram this week to flaunt their new feathered top hats.
Those itching to see Blue Devils A, B and C showcase their work will be able to come out to a sneak-peek showing on June 3 at the Concord Pavilion.
Blue Devils C
Concord, California's Memorial Day KidFest event was a smash, with presentations from Blue Devils C and other local performing groups.
The Blue Knights are campaigning their "Ascend Insider" membership option, a subscription that gives fans access to in-depth multimedia showcasing the 2017 corps.
The Blue Stars released a schedule of its pre-season events, which will include a 5k run/walk, a family night banquet, and more.
Episode two of Bluecoats' "True Blue" video series, highlights the corps' annual History Night.
The parent organization of the Boston Crusaders, Inspire Arts & Music, announced that the Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, will be a recipient of the Champion Award for his contributions to the local Boston arts community.
The Cadets will host their annual community performance on Saturday June 3 as a show of thanks for their local fans, families and friends.
Carolina Crown's CrownGOLF event slated for June 12, will entertain participants through special games, food samples and more.
Cavaliers fans can expect a big thank you from their favorite corps with a night of music at Olivet Nazarene University on Saturday, June 3.
The Colts unveiled a new look for 2017 designed by uniform manufacturer Fred J. Miller, Inc., which features giant plumes and a darker, redder palette.
One of Colt Cadets' cymbal players, fourth-year member Jenna Errthum, was awarded a tour fee scholarship from Seavine earlier this week.
Columbians announced its 2017 program Tuesday on Facebook. The show, titled, “Do Not Go Gentle,” will include the likes of Edward Grieg's “Funeral March” and Samuel Barber's “Adagio for Strings."
The Crossmen released a video compilation highlighting week one of their spring training rehearsals.
Two Genesis members were highlighted by a local newspaper based in New Mexico.
Over Memorial Day, Golden Empire performed at the Park at River Walk as part of the Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary's fourth-annual Thousand Flags event.
The Guardians organization recently announced its need for a one-day housing site in eastern Oklahoma or Arkansas as they look to find somewhere to stay ahead of their July 26 performance in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Impulse released a video on Facebook featuring photos and video clips from the corps' recent spring training rehearsal camp.
This week, Incognito revealed a new arm patch for uniforms that is commemorative of the corps' 10th season.
Madison Scouts are in need of a synthesizer player to join the corps for its 2017 season.
The Mandarins organization put out a flyer for its upcoming event, Mandarins Bingo, which will take place on June 19 at the Mandarins Bingo Center in Sacramento, California.
Music City announced it will hold its first performance on June 24 at Smyrna High School, while also showing a bit of support for the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Finals.
OC put together a video this week offering several views of the corps' beautiful new camp site near the Columbia River Gorge.
Pacific Crest is looking for a trumpet player to join the corps ahead of its summer tour.
Phantom announced its long-awaited 2017 program, “Phantasm,” which will include works most notably by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Sibelius.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Vanguard is looking for volunteers for the corps' home show, “Pacific Procession,” which is set to take place at Santa Clara High School on June 26.
Cascades recently announced its 2017 production, “Set Free,” which will feature musical selections by Philip Glass, Eric Whitacre, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, among others.
This week, Southwind announced a partnership with Digital Performance Gear, which will design the corps' uniforms, flags and field screens in 2017.
Calling all mellophone players, Spartans is looking to add one new member to its brass section.
In honor of Memorial Day, the Troopers released a six-minute documentary this week touching on DCI Hall of Fame member Robert W. Smith's “The Greatest Generation” composition.
Meet the members of Vanguard Cadets' 2017 leadership team.