Corps news and announcements
Take a look back at Bluecoats history. The corps posted a video, looking into the corps' beginning back in the 1970s.
The Blue Knights mourn the loss of alumnus and board of directors member Dan Burke on June 22. Services will be held Sunday, July 8 at 2 p.m. in Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
The Blue Stars are in need of volunteers to help at their show in La Cross, Wis. on Friday, July 13 beginning at 4 p.m.
In support of "12.25," the Cadets will be hosting their first "Secret Santa" promotion at the Beanpot Invitational on Saturday in Lynn, Mass.
The Colts are looking for Dubuque area volunteers for their Tuesday, Friday and Saturday Bingo nights.
Crossmen posted a video from their Father's Day performance at Southlake's "Showcase in the Square." The corps performed a segment of their 2012 field show, "Fragile."
Forte became a "drum corpse" this week when they took part in filming "Let There be Zombies," a film by Andrew Patterson. The corps posted photos from the experience on their Facebook page.
Genesis has started "Genesis All Access" a video feature where corps members answer fan-submitted questions. Episodes five to eight were posted this week.
Jersey Surf posted a video of their first uniformed performance in Bayonne, N.J. The corps' 2012 field show, "Bridgemania" is a tribute to the Bridgemen.
Madison Scouts have extended their contract with Executive Director Chris Komnick through the end of the 2017 season. Komnick assumed the role in the fall of 2008.
Mandarins are in need of volunteers for the first DCI Capital Classic show on Saturday July 7 in Elk Grove, Calif. Volunteers would help with parking, security, food sales and ticketing.
Oregon Crusaders are looking to fill two spots in their 64-member brass line. Interested tuba and baritone/euphonium players should contact Director Mike Quillen.
Pacific Crest posted episode seven of the "Behind the Crest" podcast. Host Matt Lackey talk with the corps' drum majors and discusses the organization's drum major camp in Oceanside, Calif.
Santa Clara Vanguard
On Tuesday, June 26, Santa Clara, Calif. hosted its first drum corps show in more than a decade. Santa Clara Vanguard posted photos from the event, where Charlie Brown and Snoopy stopped by, to their Facebook page.
Spirit of Atlanta
This weekend, Spirit of Atlanta is hosting its last Leadership & Spin Camps for summer 2012. The camp takes place at Ola High School in McDonough, Ga.