Corps news and announcements
A roundup of the latest news and notes from Drum Corps International's World and Open Class corps
With a snowstorm hitting the East Coast this weekend, 7th Regiment has canceled its rehearsal camp scheduled for Feb. 8-10.
Blue Devils B
Blue Devils B will audition drum majors and host a workshop for color guard members during its rehearsal scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 10 in Concord, Calif.
Blue Stars put together highlights from their January rehearsal camp in a new video posted to the corps’ website.
Bluecoats are now accepting nominations for the 2013 Bluecoats Hall of Fame. Materials are due by April 1.
John Baumfalk, the oldest-living and a founding member of the Cadets, passed away this week at the age of 94. Baumfalk served as the very first drum major of the corps.
Meet the 2013 Cavaliers drum majors in the corps’ latest “Inside the Green Machine” video.
Colts Cadets will get their 2013 season underway with an open house rehearsal and educational clinic on Sunday, Feb. 17, in Dubuque, Iowa. Experienced and beginning performers are welcome.
Colts mourn the loss of Doug Kenyon, who passed away Feb. 2, at the age of 52. Kenyon was an alum and a longtime supporter of the corps.
Crossmen announced the members of its 2013 visual staff who will be led by caption head Brad Slusarczyk. "[Program Coordinator] Ed Devlin and Brad Slusarczyk assembled a great mix of teachers for the 2013 season and beyond,” Executive Director Fred Morrison said.
Jersey Surf has several positions still available for students looking to join the corps in 2013. Monitor the corps’ Facebook page for current opportunities.
Raiders will audition color guard members on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Westampton (N.J.) Middle School. If interested in attending, RSVP on the corps’ Facebook page.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Santa Clara Vanguard revealed the names of five individuals who will be inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame in 2013. Fred Sanford, Pete Emmons, Cherlye Gregg, Mel Canales and Sheri McGinnis-Aquilina will be inducted during the corps’ spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 9, in Santa Clara, Calif.