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Corps news and announcements
Music City is among groups still recruiting members to join the corps for its 2018 season. Photo by: @MusicCityDrumCorps

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition …

• Corps still looking for 2018 members
• Latest show reveals and repertoires
• Updates from the start of spring training
• Plus much more!


7th Regiment

One of 7th Regiment's cymbal players, Spencer Rankin, was one of three recipients of Seavine’s DCI Cymbal Scholarship award.

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The Academy

Arizona’s drum corps is looking for fans to submit inspirational “Words of Wisdom” for members of their corps to find in their brand new Fruhauf uniforms.

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Blue Devils 

Blue Devils’ sneak peek event for 2018 will be held on Saturday, June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dave Brubeck Park in Concord, California.

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Blue Devils C

Blue Devils C performed at the Bay Area KidFest on May 28 as part of a Memorial Day Ceremony.

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Blue Knights

The Denver-based corps held its annual Memorial Day Picnic last weekend and recapped the event in this video.

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Blue Stars

The Blue Stars are in search of a housing site for June 19, at which point they’ll be heading to the DCI Tour Premiere in Detroit.

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Bluecoats

For a limited time, an early-bird discount is available for Bluecoats’ upcoming “The Blue Way” eductional clinic, which will be held June 9-10 at Indiana Wesleyan University.

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Boston Crusaders

Graphics, music selections and T-shirts for the Crusaders’ recently-announced 2018 production, “S.O.S.,” are available on the corps’ website.

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The Cadets

The Allentown corps welcomed a special fan to spring training, as Beau, corps director Scott Litzenberg's dog, joined in on rehearsals at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.

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Carolina Crown

Registration is still open for Crown’s upcoming educational camps for percussion and color guard.

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The Cavaliers

As preparations continue for the Green Machine’s 2018 production, “On Madness and Creativity,” the corps released an intriguing video feature from spring training.

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Crossmen

Crossmen’s media team released a unique blog, called “Crossmen Collective,” where the corps will be covered in detail by way of various digital media projects.

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Gold

Aaron Kim, a member of Gold’s cymbal line, was also awarded one of the Seavine Cymbal Scholarship awards.

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Guardians

The Guardians put together a video recapping the events of the corps’ May rehearsal camp in Angleton, Texas.

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Impulse

Impulse director Aaron Zellinger released a 12-minute video discussing the corps' plans for the 2018 season.

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Jersey Surf

Surf members recently welcomed the arrival of brand-new instruments from Jupiter.

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Legends

Legends alluded to an impending show announcement with an intriguing post recapping their most recent rehearsal camp.

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Louisiana Stars

The Louisiana Stars are looking for members to fill positions throughout the corps, with openings available in each brass section as well as two in the color guard.

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Madison Scouts

The Scouts and Forward Performing Arts have posted a survey in order to research and evaluate member eligibility in the corps.

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Music City

As part of a photo gallery from the start of the corps' training camp, Music City announced four openings within the corps — two in the color guard and two in the brass section.

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Oregon Crusaders

With spring training set to begin at Camp Howard in northwest Oregon, the Oregon Crusaders are in search of volunteers for the 2018 season.

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Pacific Crest

The Diamond Bar, California corps has low brass and tuba openings to fill for its 25th anniversary tour.

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Phantom Regiment

Regiments “Fueled by Phans” initiative is now live. Supporters can use this resource to provide meals to the corps throughout its 2018 season.

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Pioneer

Pioneer has already raised a solid portion of its $15,000 goal to modernize its sound equipment, and continues to look for further donations from its fan base.

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Santa Clara Vanguard

Vanguard recently announced its long-awaited program information; in 2018, the corps will perform “Babylon,” featuring music by Peter Graham and Peter Gabriel among others.

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Seattle Cascades

The Cascades will make use of original music for the first time since 2013 in “What Goes Around,” with works by Key Poulan, Micah Brusse, Alex Brinkley, & Kaela Shoe. The corps will also feature music by the likes of Justin Timberlake and Franz Schubert.

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Spartans

Spartans is still in need of an experienced Baritone player for the upcoming 2018 season.

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Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit gave us a peek behind closed doors with the corps' 2018 production, “Knock.”

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Troopers

Troopers “Kicked It In” with Fran Kick during spring training. Kick provided guidance and leadership to the Troopers organization this past Wednesday.

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Watchmen

Watchmen strengthened numbers and focused on member camraderie this past weekend in Oceanside, California.

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