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Audio interviews from the West Coast: Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, Mandarins, Blue Devils

Audio interviews from the West Coast: Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, Mandarins, Blue Devils

by Drum Corps International

DCI.org's Christina Mavroudis-Dempsey was on hand at the Precision West event on June 30 in Pleasant Hill, Calif., to capture these interviews.


Twenty-year-old Michelle Chacon of the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, talks about being a four-year veteran with the corps. Listen to the interview.




Mandarins' director Ray Mar discusses the corps' new uniform and their 2006 program "Rhythm Nation." Listen to the interview.


Blue Devils' tenor line members talk about what it was like to perform at the 2006 Precision West event and mention a couple spots in "The Godfather: Part Blue" where you should look out for the tenor section. Listen to the interview.