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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

7th Regiment 7th Regiment continues to recruit members for its brass, front ensemble and color guard sections. The group's next rehearsal camp will take place Jan. 11-13 in New London, Conn.
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Blue Devils This spring, the Blue Devils will send a contingent of drummers to Lithuania to perform and teach at the Vilnius International Percussion Festival.
BlueDevils.org
Blue Devils B Those interested in becoming a member of Blue Devils B can attend an informational meeting on Sunday, Jan. 6 at El Dorado Middle School in Concord, Calif.
BlueDevils.org
Blue Knights The Blue Knights recently posted a video recapping their December rehearsal and audition camp. Check it out on the corps' YouTube channel.
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Blue Stars Blue Stars will continue to audition corps members at its rehearsal camp January 18-20 in Indianapolis. In some sections, only 40 percent of available positions have been filled.
BlueStars.org
Bluecoats The Hyatt Regency in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis will serve as the Bluecoats fan headquarters during the week of the 2013 DCI World Championships. The hotel also will host the corps' season-ending awards banquet on Sunday, Aug. 11.
Bluecoats.com
Boston Crusaders Boston Crusaders have been invited to perform as part of 57th Anniversary Inaugural Parade Monday, Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C. "We are honored and excited to be a part of this historic event," Assistant Director Justin Heimbecker said. Historically, the Crusaders performed as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's inaugural parade in 1965.
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets The Cadets' 2013 production "Side by Side" will feature Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings," "Symphony No. 1" and "Medea."
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Carolina Crown Glen Crosby will join Carolina Crown's 2013 instructional staff as a technique and percussion specialist.
CarolinaCrown.org
Cascades Michael Tran and Jared St. Clair have been appointed drum majors of the 2013 Cascades. "We are incredibly pleased to have such high-quality individuals with a wealth of drum corps experience and knowledge," Program Coordinator Nick Benson said.
SeattleCascades.org
The Cavaliers Over the holidays, the Cavaliers issued a year-end matching challenge to the corps' supporters to close out December.
Cavaliers.org
Colts Both the Colts and Colt Cadets will be donning new uniforms in 2013. The new look was revealed to those in attendance at the corps' December rehearsal camp before making its way onto the Web.
Colts.org
Crossmen The Crossmen Drum Major eXperience camp will take place Jan. 25-27 in San Antonio Texas. The educational sessions will not only focus on conducting, but also leadership and rehearsal skills. Register to attend on the Crossmen website.
Crossmen.org
Genesis Genesis has a limited number of positions open in its brass and percussion sections. If interested, join the corps Jan. 11-13 in Mathis, Texas for its next scheduled rehearsal camp.
GenesisDBC.org
Glassmen The Glassmen Board of Directors this week made the difficult decision to not field a corps as part of the 2013 Drum Corps International Tour.
Glassmen.org
Gold Gold has upcoming audition opportunities Jan. 6 and Jan. 13 in Southern California.
GoldDrumCorps.org
Impulse Impulse will hold auditions for all sections including brass, percussion and drum major on Jan. 13 and 27 at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif.
ImpulseYouthArts.org
Jersey Surf Jersey Surf posted a revised rehearsal camp schedule as of Jan. 2.
JerseySurf.org
Legends Legends will host a rehearsal weekend Jan. 11-13 in Kalamazoo, Mich. Positions for the 2013 summer season are still available. Register on the corps' website if interested in attending.
LegendsPAA.org
Madison Scouts Madison Scouts Director Dann Petersen and wife Mindy welcomed a newborn baby boy into their family Friday morning.
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Mandarins Watch the latest Mandarins video update on the corps' website.
Mandarins.org
Music City Music City reported having more than 260 prospective members at its December rehearsal camp. Check out photos and video recapping the weekend on the corps' website.
MusicCity.org
Oregon Crusaders Oregon Crusaders posted a montage video on YouTube recapping their 2013 audition season.
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Pacific Crest Pacific Crest recently named four drum majors to lead the 2013 corps. "I am looking forward to working collectively as a corps, bringing Pacific Crest to a new level through commitment, self-discipline, and a strong family environment," Drum Major Tim Yao said.
Pacific-Crest.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment will host its second-annual concert band festival for high school and middle school ensembles March 1-2 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Regiment.org
Pioneer Pioneer will host an audition camp Feb. 9-10 at Patrick Henry High School in Glade Spring, Va.
Pioneer-Corps.org
Racine Scouts The Racine Scouts will host their first rehearsal of 2013 Jan. 11-13 at Lord Catholic School in Cudahy, Wis. Pre-register for the camp on the corps' website.
RacineScouts.com
Raiders Raiders' 2013 production "The Raven: A Descent Into Madness," will be based on Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven." The corps says the program will "follow the unnamed narrator of Poe's poem as he relives the heartbreak associated with the loss of his love."
RaidersDBC.org
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard will perform selections from the musical "Les Mis?©rables" for its 2013 competitive production. In addition to the program announcement, SCV named Sylvester Salas to the corps' design staff to serve as color guard coordinator.
SCVanguard.org
Spartans Spartans report that the corps' 2013 production "Live Free" will tell "the story of the evolution from restraint to freedom on a personal level."
SpartansDBC.org
Spirit of Atlanta Spirit of Atlanta recently posted a video recapping the corps' December rehearsal camp. The corps is set to practice next Jan. 11-13 in Locust Grove, Ga.
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