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Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition …

• Jersey Surf reveals 2018 show title
• Heat Wave sets sights on inaugural trip to the DCI World Championships
• Latest looks inside audition camps

• Plus much more!


7th Regiment

7th Regiment added an audition camp for brass and percussion, January 19-21 in West Haven, Connecticut. Color guard auditions will be held on the 21st.

7thRegiment.org


Blue Devils B

Blue Devils B’s educational audition clinic will take place January 19-21 in Concord, California.

BlueDevils.org


Blue Knights

Meal prep volunteers are still needed across the three days of Blue Knights’ rehearsal camp January 19-21 in Englewood, Colorado. Those interested may sign up to help for one, two, or all three days.

AscendPerformingArts.org


Bluecoats

The Bluecoats have an immediate opening for one lead trumpet player.

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The Cadets

Cadets’ percussion caption head Tom Aungst is looking for one more snare drummer to fill the line this year.

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Carolina Crown

Check out this gallery of more than 150 photos from Carolina Crown’s January audition camp weekend.

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Gold

Gold’s first brass experience camp of 2018 will be held January 27-28 at Valhalla High School in El Cajon, California.

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Guardians

Guardians has open spots for prospective corps members in all sections.

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Heat Wave

Heat Wave will be heading to Michigan City, Indiana and Indianapolis this summer to attend the Open Class DCI World Championships for the very first time. “We are excited to enter the next phase of our growth plan,” executive director Jon Otero said.

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Impulse

Impulse will host camps for prospective color guard members January 21, February 25, and March 11 in California, followed by auditions April 28 and 29.

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Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf revealed the title of its 2018 production, “[mondo mondrian],” which will be based on the cubist primary colors of 20th Century abstractionist Piet Mondrian.

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Legends

Legends has immediate openings for trumpets, mellophones, and color guard performers.

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Louisiana Stars

From the looks of these photos from Louisiana Stars’ January audition camp, the corps is on the way to enjoying a banner season.

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Madison Scouts

Meet the four drum majors who will lead the Madison Scouts during the corps’ 2018 summer season.

MadisonScouts.org


Mandarins

Mandarins’ corps director JW Koester and program director Ike Jackson discuss the highlights of the corps’ January callback audition camp in this recently-posted video.

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Music City

More than 150 brass musicians and percussionists braved the abnormally cold Tennessee weather January 12-14 to attend Music City’s latest audition and rehearsal camp. Check out this video of the corps’ horn line.

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Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders announced that some new names have been added to the corps’ color guard team, including choreographer Tim Coady and five other staff members.

OregonCrusaders.org


Pacific Crest

Because of the great weather in southern California, Pacific Crest rehearsed outside under the lights during the corps’ January rehearsal camp.

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Phantom Regiment

Due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Phantom Regiment had the opportunity to host a four-day callback audition camp this past weekend. Don’t miss this gigantic gallery of photos recapping the action.

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Pioneer

What does a corps strongly associated with the Emerald Isle eat for a treat at its January audition and rehearsal camp?
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Raiders

Two New Jersey natives, Katie Beasley and Grace Robertson, have been named Raiders’ 2018 drum majors.

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River City Rhythm

Three of the newest River City Rhythm staff appointments include Ben Harloff as brass supervisor, Jeffrey Crowell as percussion ensemble specialist, and Brian Veith as brass co-caption head.

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Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard announced the date of its annual organization-wide birthday celebration. Join the corps for brunch on Saturday, March 17 in Santa Clara, California, to see special sneak-peek performances by Vanguard and the Vanguard Cadets.

SCVanguard.org


Seattle Cascades

Next month’s rehearsal camp for Seattle Cascades has been changed to the weekend of February 23-25 to avoid a conflict with a music educators’ event. This camp is only for brass and percussion, with color guard starting up in April.

SeattleCascades.org


Shadow

Shadow announced the 16 members of the corps’ 2018 percussion staff.

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Southwind

Southwind wrapped up its January rehearsal camp weekend with a show-and-tell performance giving each section of the corps the opportunity to step into the spotlight.

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Spartans

Drum major Emily Dawson spills the beans about the corps’ upcoming season in this debut episode of “Inside Spartans.”

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Spirit of Atlanta

Get an inside look at Spirit of Atlanta in this video captured during the corps’ January callback audition camp.

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Watchmen

Watchmen announced the members of its 2018 administrative staff, led by executive director David Becker.

WatchmenArtsAssociation.org

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