In This Edition...
• Raiders brings new percussion head aboard
• Legends and Cascades make key administrative additions
• It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Troopers
• Plus much more!
Extensive bios are now available for all 57 members of The Battalion's education and design team. According to program director Mark Hartman, “The caliber of instructors that we're bringing on board will help us take the corps to the next level while allowing us to begin adapting to the challenges of a longer tour in preparation for our eventual trips to Indianapolis and the DCI World Championship events.”
Check out this video of the Blue Devils drum line rehearsing at DCI headquarters in Indianapolis, where they prepared for a performance at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention on November 11.
Blue Knights need volunteers for warehouse cleanup in Denver and also to work rehearsal camps this weekend in Denver and Bellbrook, Ohio.
This week, Blue Stars announced the staff members for the corps' 2018 front ensemble, battery percussion and visual captions.
Several new instructors have joined the Bluecoats staff, including Rosie Queen as color guard advisor and two new members who will serve as sound engineers.
The entire Colts visual instruction team is coming back on board for the corps' 2018 season.
Impulse will be holding an alumni meeting November 19 at Bell Gardens High School in California.
Michael Unsworth was been named leadership and education manager for Legends. “Mike has served in multiple staff roles since he aged out at Legends in 2012 and carries a drive, passion, and pride for the corps as one of our founding members in 2006,” said executive director Ibe Sodawalla.
Louisiana Stars has added a Houston area audition in Spring, Texas on December 3.
Music City is seeking an administrative intern and a media intern.
Raiders announced the members of its 2018 percussion staff, who will be led by new battery arranger and caption head Anthony Matthews.
Anna Quenemoen is the new tour assistant/drum major and leadership consultant for Seattle Cascades. She and two additions to the corps' creative staff will be at the corps' open house on Saturday, November 18 at College Place Middle School in Lynnwood, Washington.
Meet the members of Spartans' battery percussion staff.
For a donation of $30 or more to the Troopers, you'll receive one of the corps' limited edition 60th anniversary commemorative holiday ornaments. They are made locally in Casper, Wyoming.
Corps news and announcements (11/10/2017)