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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

The Academy An Academy donor is offering a $1,000 matching pledge as part of the corps' participation in the Birdies for Charity program
ArizonaAcademy.org
Blue Stars After inducting its inaugural members last year, the Blue Stars Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for its newest class. All nomination letters must be submitted by Thursday, March 1.
BlueStars.org
Boston Crusaders Justin Heimbecker will join the Boston Crusaders management team as assistant director. He will work with Executive Director Tom Spataro and consultant Bruno Zuccala to "aid in management of the corps from top to bottom." "[Justin] is passionate about the activity and is widely regarded as a terrific administrator with unparalleled skill and dedication. We are truly fortunate to add him to our team," Spataro said.
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets February will be Cadets history month during which the corps will feature historical pictures, videos and factoids on its Facebook and YouTube pages.
YEA.org
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown gives thanks to all of its supporters who made donations to the corps during the holiday season.
CarolinaCrown.org
Cascades Cascades Caption Head Vern Johnson gives fans an inside look at the corps' percussion section in a recent video shot at the group's January rehearsal camp.
SeattleCascades.org
Colts The next rehearsal for the Colts will be Feb. 10-12 in Dubuque, Iowa. The corps still has open positions in its brass, front ensemble percussion and color guard sections.
Colts.org
Crossmen During the corps' Valentine's Sale, get 25 percent off a Crossmen teddy bear with the purchase of any hoodie sweatshirt.
Crossmen.org
Forte Forte is in the running for the CITGO Fueling Good campaign, which will award $120,000 in gas prizes to worthy organizations. You can help the corps by voting daily on the Fueling Good website. Voting runs through Feb. 9.
FuelingGood.com
Genesis Genesis is holding a raffle to raise funds for student tuition and other expenses. Prizes include LCD televisions and iPods.
GenesisDBC.org
Glassmen Tax season is here, and there's an easy way you can help raise funds for the Glassmen by having your taxes prepared by H&R Block. Learn more on the corps' website.
Glassmen.org
Impulse After completing its January audition camps, Impulse reports that it still has available positions in its mellophone and trumpet sections. The corps' next rehearsal will be Feb. 12 in Huntington Beach, Calif.
ImpulseYouthArts.org
Legends Legends will host its February rehearsal camp the 17th through the 19th in Kalamazoo, Mich. The corps currently has several openings in its brass and front ensemble percussion sections.
LegendsPAA.org
Madison Scouts Madison Scouts alums will be hosting the 12th annual "Rockin' for a Cure" on Saturday April 21, in Madison, Wis. The musical charity event founded in 2000 by the late Scouts alum Steve Weekes, raises funds for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Association Wisconsin Chapter.
MadisonScouts.org
Mandarins Mandarins have developed a USA Tour Program that is specifically geared toward offering students from Japan the opportunity to travel to the United States and join the corps for its summer tour.
Mandarins.org
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest has openings in its brass section and will continue to audition members through the winter and spring.
Pacific-Crest.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment is in the running for the CITGO Fueling Good campaign, which will award $120,000 in gas prizes to worthy organizations. You can help the corps by voting daily on the Fueling Good website. Voting runs through Feb. 9
FuelingGood.com
Pioneer Pioneer is in the running for the CITGO Fueling Good campaign, which will award $120,000 in gas prizes to worthy organizations. You can help the corps by voting daily on the Fueling Good website. Voting runs through Feb. 9
FuelingGood.com
Revolution Revolution will host a two-day "open call" audition camp in the Houston area March 3-4, for all sections including assistant drum major.
RevolutionYPA.org
Santa Clara Vanguard Don't miss Santa Clara Vanguard's Birthday Dinner scheduled for Saturday, March 3 at the Vanguard Corps Hall. Tickets cost $12 per person or $130 for a reserved table of eight. This annual event features the debut performances by the Vanguard and Vanguard Cadets.
SCVanguard.org