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Salt Lake City's The Battalion revealed the title of its 2018 production this week.

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition …

Battalion reveals theme of 2018 production
• Music City leader gives back to the Nashville community
• Cadets drum majors talk about drum corps experiences
• Plus much more!

The Battalion

The Battalion revealed the title of the corps’ 2018 production, “Seeing Red.” The corps gives a glimpse into the theme in this promo video.


Blue Devils

BD Performing Arts (BDPA) has announced a new partnership with the Western Band Association. The organization, which manages around 20 events and serves 110 bands in the western United States, will now be managed by BDPA.


Blue Knights

If you would like to see the United States this summer from the driver’s seat of a big rig, Blue Knights is looking to hire a semi-truck driver who appreciates a predictable schedule.



March 12 is the deadline to apply for a number of 2018 Bluecoats summer intern positions.


Boston Crusaders

Check out what happened at Boston Crusaders’ February rehearsal camp in Florida this past weekend.


The Cadets

This week in a live Facebook video, director George Hopkins interviewed The Cadets’ 2018 drum majors.


Carolina Crown

If you are wondering what Carolina Crown’s 2018 brass line sounds like so far, you’ll want to watch this video from the corps’ February rehearsal camp.



Columbians’ executive director Tom Zarate has been chosen as the Washington Music Educators Association Friend of Music for the Columbian Basin Region.



Guardians is looking for six to eight vocalists to join the corps for its 2018 season.



Impulse will be hosting a free audition camp on March 4 for those interested in joining the corps’ 2018 horn line or color guard.


Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars announced the four members who will serve as the corps’ 2018 drum majors.


Madison Scouts

Madison Scouts’ Mad Dash 5K to support health and wellness in the marching arts will be held in four cities. Registration is now open for the April 21 event in the Tampa Bay area.


Music City

Kent Baker, the new executive director of Music City, is giving back to the Nashville community by volunteering as a teacher at a music school for youth from low-income families.


Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders has open positions for interns in photography, videography, and social media.


Pacific Crest

Pacific Crest will be holding a one-day color guard audition camp on May 5 in South Carolina.


Phantom Regiment

Nominations for the Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame Class of 2018 are due by February 28.



Pioneer’s next rehearsal camp is March 9-11, just days before the corps marches in the famed Chicago South Side Irish Parade.


River City Rhythm

Brass players are invited to River City Rhythm’s rehearsal camps February 24-25 and March 17-18. Those who live out-of-state may submit video auditions.


Santa Clara Vanguard

Attendees of Santa Clara Vanguard’s Birthday Brunch event on March 17 will hear sneak previews of the corps’ not-yet-announced 2018 production, as well as witness the induction of the newest members of the Vanguard Hall of Fame.


Seattle Cascades

Meet Jennifer Swartz, Seattle Cascades’ newest staff member, as she explains the corps’ physical fitness program that is designed to keep members healthy during rehearsals and on tour.



Troopers revealed its roster of 2018 brass staff. The team will be led by caption head Anthony Cruddas.