In This Edition …

• Music City offers memorial scholarship
• Oregon Crusaders names new percussion arrangers
• Inside Columbians and Blue Knights audition camps

• Plus much more!

7th Regiment

7th Regiment is seeking additional drummers for its battery percussion section. The video audition deadline has been extended to January 15.

Blue Knights

Blue Knights posted a video recapping the corps’ December BKXperience Camp.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders has “returned home” to Vic Firth, performing exclusively with the company’s signature drum sticks and percussion mallets during the corps’ 2018 summer tour.

Carolina Crown

Did you know the 2017 DCI World Championship DVD and Blu-Ray discs are shipping? Check out this video snippet of Carolina Crown’s “It Is” to push yourself over the edge to order your own copy if you haven’t already done so.


Columbians offer this video from the corps’ December audition camp, capturing what the beginning of the months-long process looks like and what the anticipation of the upcoming season means to individual members.


Guardians posted a video highlighting the familial bonds shared among corps members.

Heat Wave

Heat Wave announced the addition of Brandon Simpson to its color guard staff, and also welcomed three others to administrative positions.

Music City

Music City is preserving the memory of one of its former members with the creation of the Finis Sparkman Memorial Scholarship, funded by private donations. The annual scholarship will be open to corps members who reside in Middle Tennessee.

Oregon Crusaders

Jared Andrews and Seth Woodard are the newest additions to Oregon Crusaders’ staff, serving as percussion arranger and front ensemble arranger respectively.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard is seeking donations for the new Vanguard Music Room in the corps’ performing arts facility. Donors may select to have their names placed on a music stand or a chair.


Troopers is seeking a summer administrative intern to work with the corps during the summer of 2018.

Vanguard Cadets

Vanguard Cadets has an opening for a drum set player for the corps’ 2018 season.


Watchmen named the members of the corps’ 2018 percussion instructional team.