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Blue Stars The Blue Stars posted a video trailer that sets the theme for their 2011 production "ReBourne."
dci.thefannetwork.org
Bluecoats Bluecoats program coordinator Michael Gray details the corps' 2011 production "A Brave New World" in a new video interview posted on YouTube.
YouTube.com
Boston Crusaders Don't miss Boston Crusaders' May Preview this weekend, the corps' first public performance of the year. Taking place on Saturday, May 7 at 6:45 p.m. ET, in Bradenton, Fla., a $10 ticket will give you access to the performance, and a $15 ticket will also include dinner with the corps afterward. Also kicking off this weekend on Friday, May 6, will be the first of Boston's Mass Bay Music Festivals in eastern Massachusetts, a series of concerts and educational events for student musicians.
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets Four individuals have been selected as the 2011 class of the Cadets Hall of Fame. The official induction will take place as part of the 2011 Tour Of Champions series event Aug. 7 at Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
YEA.org
Cascades The Cascades have released their 2011 schedule of educational "Xperience" marching band clinics. Held in conjunction with DCI Tour events in Seattle, Spokane and Boise, the Xperience clinics will give students the opportunity to learn new techniques from Cascades members and staff.
SeattleCascades.org
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers' 2011 production, "XtraordinarY" will draw its musical selections from Wayne Shorter's "Footprints," "Jungle Tango" by the Jazz Mandolin Project and "Nature Boy" by Eden Ahbez.
Cavaliers.org
Crossmen The Crossmen are in need of several color guard performers to round out the section for the corps' 2011 summer tour. Interested applicants should contact caption head John Leonard.
Crossmen.org
Forte Forte is participating in a campaign by Pepsi to receive a $25,000 grant that the corps would use on a food truck and new front ensemble equipment. Supporters can vote for the corps by text message or online. Voting runs until Tuesday, May 31.
ForteCorps.org
Legends Legends is hosting an educational color guard clinic on Saturday, May 21, in the Kalamazoo, Mich. area. Beginner, intermediate and advanced tracks are available for students. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and a $25 registration fee covers the cost of instruction and food.
LegendsPAA.org
Mandarins Mandarins are vying for a $5,000 grant through the Raley's Reach program which the corps would use for musical instruments and uniforms. Supporters can vote for the corps online once per day through May 13.
Mandarins.org
Oregon Crusaders Oregon Crusaders recently posted a recap of their April rehearsal camp, a highlight of which included the return of the corps' color guard section after time off in the winter. The corps reports, "The goals of the camp were met, getting the first one and a half minutes of drill and choreography on the field."
OregonCrusaders.org
Raiders The Raiders are gearing up for their sprint training rehearsal which will take place May 13-15 at the Burlington Center Mall in Burlington, N.J.
RaidersDBC.org
Spirit of Atlanta Along with Forte, Spirit of Atlanta is also taking part in the Pepsi Refresh Everything Project, where the corps is in the running for a $50,000 grant. Supporters can vote for the organization once each day throughout the month of May.
SpiritDrumCorps.org
Teal Sound Teal sound is in need of a professional tractor-trailer driver for its summer tour. An individual is needed from the corps' spring training in mid-June through the DCI World Championships in mid-August.
TealSound.org
Troopers Book your stay with other Troopers fans this August for the DCI World Championship in Indianapolis. The corps has blocked rooms at the Crown Plaza Hotel (just one block from Lucas Oil Stadium) that are available on a first-come first-served basis. The corps will be hosting its season-ending banquet at the hotel the day following the World Championship Finals on Sunday, Aug. 14.
TroopersDrumCorps.org

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