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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

Blue Devils The Blue Devils hosted an educational clinic in Tulsa, Okla. on July 14. The all-day event, part of the corps' System Blue Educational Series, gave 130 students and band directors the opportunity to march and play with the corps and learn what it takes to be a Blue Devil. Read more about this event on BlueDevils.org.
The Cavaliers Check out tons of new photos of the Cavaliers as they continue on their summer tour. See what corps members did on their day off in Boulder, Colo., what life is like on the drum bus, what warming up for a show looks like for the corps and much more. View the photo galleries on Cavaliers.org.
Colts Check out this incredible photo from a rehearsal day in Tulsa, Okla. when the heat was literally off the charts. Frequent breaks and ice water baths helped the corps stay cool and motivated throughout the scorching day. See the photo on Colts.org.
Crossmen The Crossmen have announced their 2009 Hall of Fame class, which includes George Hopkins, a longtime supporter and charter member of the corps, and Gary Cuzzocrea, a Crossmen member, instructor and volunteer. The new hall of famers will be inducted on July 30 at Farrell Stadium in West Chester, Pa. before the drum corps show held there the same day. Learn more about these two men at Crossmen.org.
Holy Name Cadets The Holy Name Cadets invite you to come celebrate their 75th anniversary with a final party in Fairfax, Va. on July 29. Guests will get an inside looks at the Cadets' show and see how the corps rehearses, as well as eat dinner off of the corps' mobile food kitchen, meet corps members and staff and receive a special anniversary gift. Make sure to RSVP for this free and exciting event! Read more about the party on YEA.org.
Phantom Regiment Sandi Rennick and the Phantom Regiment front ensemble section, were chosen to present a marching percussion session at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). The convention, which attracts more than 6,500 percussionists annually, will take place in Indianapolis, Nov. 11-14, 2009. Learn more about the convention at PASIC.org.
Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets View photos and brief descriptions of the rehearsal sites that the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets have been using in Elko, Nev. and Rawlins, Wyo. Read about how the corps is beating the heat and dealing with the altitude in different parts of the country. See this photo from Nevada on SCVanguard.org.
Spirit Attention Spirit alums: You're invited to a special reunion at the DCI Atlanta Southeastern Championship tomorrow in the Georgia Dome. Stop by the corps' souvenir trailer to pick up a wristband and head to the special area of the dome where you can meet up with old friends and share memories. Read more on SpiritDrumCorps.org.
Teal Sound Teal Sound has posted photos of their Sounds of the South rehearsal and educational clinic from July 10.
View these photos on TealSound.org.