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Corps news and announcements

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In This Edition …

• Music City, Genesis reveal 2018 productions
• Bluecoats restructure executive team
• Look inside April rehearsal camps
• Plus much more!


7th Regiment

7th Regiment’s May 12 mini-camp in West Haven, Connecticut will be for battery percussion and color guard. The corps is still holding open auditions for the color guard section.

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The Academy

After exceeding capacity the past three years, The Academy is adding a second performance for its annual Memorial Day Season Preview in Apache Junction, Arizona. Each ticket includes a meal.

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Blue Devils

The famous Top Secret Drum Corps, from Basel, Switzerland, has joined the System Blue family, expanding a relationship with Blue Devils that began when the two ensembles performed together at the 2015 Basel Tattoo.

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Blue Stars

Blue Stars will present a concert at the conclusion of the June 16 March for Music 5K Run/Walk in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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Bluecoats

Mike Scott has been announced as Bluecoats’ new CEO effective September 1, when longtime executive director David Glasgow starts a new job in the music industry. Glasgow will stay on with the corps as an executive advisor and will continue to serve on the DCI Board of Directors.

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Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders has a few volunteer openings during the corps’ spring training rehearsals and the early weeks of the summer season.

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Carolina Crown

See what Carolina Crown was up to during the corps’ April rehearsal camp in this photo gallery.

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The Cavaliers

All are invited to The Cavaliers’ annual Ensuring Our Future benefit the afternoon of Saturday, June 30. The event is held prior to the corps’ Cavalcade of Brass competition that evening at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.

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Colts

Alumni, fans, friends, and parents have made it possible for Colts to acquire a new Yamaha Viking utility vehicle for the summer.

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Colt Cadets

Details have been announced for Colt Cadets’ May 18-20 rehearsal camp in Dubuque, Iowa. The corps says that this is a “zero-pressure, no strings attached way for students to check out the drum corps activity.”

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Crossmen

Crossmen is searching for an assistant food manager and a certified athletic trainer to work with the corps this summer.

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Genesis

Genesis revealed the title of its 2018 production, “Retro Vertigo,” which will feature the music of Moody Blues, Peter Gabriel, Metallica, Jonathan Elias, and Pink Martini.

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Guardians

Guardians has positions open for vocalists with the 2018 drum corps.

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Heat Wave

Heat Wave recapped its April rehearsal camp in this recently-posted video.

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Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf revealed the repertoire that will be included in the corps’ 2018 “Mondo Mondrian” production.

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Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars posted photos from the corps’ April rehearsal camp, which marked the first time the percussion, brass, and color guard all rehearsed together.

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Madison Scouts

The Madison Scouts posted a huge gallery of photos, giving fans a look at what members were up to during the corps’ April camp.

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Music City

“Hell on Wheels: The Final Journey of Casey Jones” has been announced as the title of Music City’s 2018 production.

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Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders showcases the professionals who will make up the corps' 2018 medical and health team.

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Pacific Crest

Every band director in southern California can take advantage of a complimentary ticket offered to either Pacific Crest’s Corps at the Crest or Drum Corps at the Rose Bowl DCI Tour events.

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Phantom Regiment

Meet the members of Phantom Regiment’s 2018 corps member leadership team.

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Pioneer

Pioneer has openings for two male and two female color guard members.

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Santa Clara Vanguard

In this recently-posted photo gallery, Vanguard recapped what the corps was up to in Gilroy, California during the corps’ April rehearsal camp.

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Seattle Cascades

Seattle Cascades has partnered with the Renton Chamber of Commerce, the mayor’s office and other local businesses for its home show DCI Tour event on July 7. The Seattle/Renton Hampton Inn & Suites will be offering special rates to fans attending the show.

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Southwind

Southwind has positions open for color guard members and one opening each for a cymbal player, a lead baritone, and a tuba player. There are also available alternate positions for trumpet and mellophone.

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Spirit of Atlanta

Dan Morales is the newest addition to Spirit of Atlanta’s audio team.

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Troopers

In honor of the corps’ 60th anniversary, the Natrona County Library in Casper, Wyoming, is hosting a Troopers exhibit through the month of May.

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Vanguard Cadets

Check out these scenes from Vanguard Cadets’ April rehearsal camp.

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