Corps news and announcements
The Bluecoats need help identifying people and years in photos. The corps posted a Facebook album that includes 25 photos needing identification.
On Thursday, June 7, the Blue Stars began their 10-day tour of La Crosse, Wis. On June 14, the corps will debut its 2012 production at Onalaska High School in Onalaska, Wis.
The Boston Crusaders have announced the 2012 inductees into the Crusaders Hall of Fame. Joining the ranks are brass instructor and caption head Tom Lizotte, instructor and supporter Bob Bedard and key contributors Jim and John Lyons. Julie Dawson received the 2012 Joe Ricci Volunteer of the Year award.
The Cadets posted a new video, detailing their latest performance in Johnstown, Pa. The corps heads to Allentown, Pa. next, just prior to beginning to travel for the 2012 DCI Tour.
Planning is underway for Carolina Crown's 2012 awards banquet, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 in Indianapolis. Reserve your seat now before space runs out!
As The Cavaliers push past the preseason halfway point, they’ve stationed themselves at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. Check out photos and videos on the corps' website.
The Colts are looking for van and souvenir box truck drivers beginning June 23 through Aug. 8. Drivers must be 22 or older and have a good driving record. Some additional duties will be assigned.
With their 2012 season underway, the Crossmen have shared a video that gives viewers an inside look at the corps' front ensemble section.
Genesis is looking to fill two open color guard spots for the 2012 season. Interested individuals can e-mail the corps for additional information.
Impulse's first public performance will be on Saturday, June 16 at the second annual SoCal Drum Corps Preview show at Wilson High School in Hacienda Heights, Calif. Tickets are $15, which includes the cost of admission and dinner.
The Madison Scouts have an immediate opening for a trumpet player interested in becoming a member of the corps' "Great 28" soprano line.
Mandarins posted a video with news from their early June rehearsal camp.
Get a preview of the 2012 season as Pacific Crest and other southern California drum corps unveil their shows in exhibition at Glen A. Wilson High School in Hacienda Heights on Saturday, June 16. Tickets are available online or from the participating corps.
Santa Clara Vanguard
The Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni Association has established a "Hall of Veterans" at Santa Clara Vanguard Hall. The association wishes to honor alumni for their dedicated service by posting the names of all of former members who have served in any branch of the armed forces.
On Saturday, June 9, Spartans will perform at 10 a.m. at the Greely Park concert in Nashua, N.H. They will also perform that day at 2 p.m. in a parade in Milton, Mass.
Spirit of Atlanta
See what Spirit of Atlanta has been up to during its spring training rehearsals in a new video posted on the corps' website.
Teal Sound is still looking to fill a few open positions for the 2012 summer season.
The Troopers are in Lebanon, Ind. for their spring training rehearsals. The corps is looking for volunteers for the weeks of June 17 to 23, June 24 to 30, and July 1 to 7. Interested parties should fill out the volunteer form on the corps' website.
Don’t miss the Velvet Knights’ Comedy Caliente fundraiser on Saturday, June 9, in Alhambra, Calif. Host Sebastian Cetina will be bringing the laughs as he and three other comedians entertain. Dinner will be available with dancing after the show.