Go from the practice field to sleep in minutes! Through March 31, AeroBed is offering 40% off Endura and PerformaLite?„? beds, both perfect for handling the rigors of a corps member's summer tour!

Created with serious outdoor enthusiasts in mind, the Endura Bed is abrasion resistant and built to withstand the harshest elements, while the PerformaLite?„? is perfect for those looking to pack lean and light, weighing in under five pounds.

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DeMoulin Bros. & Co.

As music ensembles and marching bands across the country start thinking ahead to summer rehearsals and the '09 fall season, DeMoulin has introduced three brand new catalogs featuring a complete line of products for bands, drum corps, color guards and indoor performing ensembles of all types. The "Product Showcase," "Vivace Guardwear," and "Applause Formal Attire" catalogs feature a full line of custom and ready-to-wear uniforms and accessories for marching, concert and color guard ensembles.

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Evans Drumheads

The Blue Devils have formed a new partnership with D'Addario & Company, Inc., parent company of Evans Drumheads. The two organizations will work together to design a line of new percussion accessories under the Blue Devils' "System Blue" name.

"The Blue Devils organization and staff bring the talent and experience essential to Evans' process of design innovation. It'll be like pouring gasoline on the fire," said Jim Bailey, manager of educator relations for Evans.


Fred J. Miller, Inc.

Fred J. Miller, Inc. is hiring instructors for its 2009 Summer Clinic Staff. Positions are available for color guard, drum major, student leadership, dance, and majorette/twirling. Application and audition information is available at under the staff link, or contact Lauren Tucker at 800.444.3524 with specific questions.

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Innovative Percussion

After years of requests, Innovative Percussion is proud to introduce a line of practice pads. Each pad features a 10 inch playing surface and 11.5 inch sturdy wooden base, making it compact enough to carry anywhere. With great durability, the RP-1 (rubber side/soft side), RP-1S (single rubber side) and CP-1 Corps Pad (laminated thin rubber surface) offer players a variety of surfaces to experience different feels and responses.

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Stanbury Uniforms

Drum Corps International Open Class Finalist, Teal Sound, has chosen Stanbury Uniforms to provide a new look for the corps in 2009. Starting their partnership with the Missouri-based company in 2004, this will be Teal Sound's second uniform design by Stanbury.

"When looking to take Teal Sound into our second decade from an identity standpoint, we went directly to our partners at Stanbury Uniforms," said Randy Blackburn, Teal Sound executive director. "We were searching for a unique look to help brand the corps and that came directly from Stanbury design artist Brent Becker."

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