Corps news and announcements
In This Edition...
• Genesis makes its World Class debut
• Carolina Crown spends the week at the Music For All summer camp
• New videos give an inside look at life on the road
• Plus much more!
Next week 7th Regiment will have small ensembles performing at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut.
The Academy has launched its “Feed Your Favorite Corps” campaign to help offset food costs for the corps this summer.
This past weekend, Blue Devils hosted an anniversary gala with Santa Clara Vanguard, celebrating the corps' 60th and 50th anniversaries respectively.
The most recent episode of “Behind the Blue” takes fans behind the scenes of the Blue Knights' first show of the season in Clovis, California.
Vic Firth released a series of “Learn the Music” videos this week starring the Blue Stars' percussion section.
The defending World Champions released another episode of “True Bloo” this week, chronocling the start of the corps' 2017 summer tour.
The 10-time World Champions will host their annual homecoming celebration in Clifton, New Jersey, this weekend.
Carolina Crown spent this week at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, as the "corps-in-residence" at the Music For All Summer Symposium, a summer camp for high school musicians.
The Green Machine released a video this week giving an inside look at the corps' color guard section.
Genesis made its innaugural performance as a World Class corps this week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, scoring a 55.200 in its season-opening debut.
With the start of the corps' 2017 tour around the corner, Guardians is still looking to add a trumpet and a mellophone player to its roster.
Heat Wave will host a performance of its 2017 production "Project Apollo" for friends and family on Tuesday, July 4 at Webber International University.
The Madison Scouts released a bold new look ahead of the corps' debut performance this past Saturday in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
Music City recently held a performance for family and friends to debut the corps' 2017 production, “Tribe.“
To help kick off its 2017 summer tour, Oregon Crusaders will hold a special preview event on Saturday, July 1 at Hare Field in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Eighty-five students joined Pacific Crest for an educational drum major leadership camp this week.
Phantom joined forces with Santa Clara Vanguard this week, enjoying a day of joint rehearsals with the California corps.
River City Rhythm
River City Rhythm debuted its 2017 production, “Misshapen,” as well as its new uniforms at the Vikingland Band Festival this past weekend.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Vanguard visual coordinator Andy Toth talked about the corps' new 2017 uniforms in an in-depth video released this past week.
Several generous donors have issued a challenge to the Seattle Cascades' food truck campaign. Every donation received by July 8 up to $15,000 will be matched dollar-for-dollar.
The Shadow drum line posted a collection of photos showcasing their new ON2 Percussion drum slips that help set the theme for the corps' 2017 program “Atreyu.”
Southwind will be holding an educational clinic the afternoon of July 14 in advance of the corps' performance at the Drums Across the River Region event in Millbrook, Alabama.
Spartans invites yout to sponsor a meal or a mile to help offset the costs of the corps' 2017 summer tour.
Wyoming youth can sign up for a summer music camp sponsored by the Troopers on July 14.