In This Edition...
• Louisiana Stars honored by State of Louisiana
• It’s Christmas in July for the Troopers
• Pacific corps lend helping hands
• Plus much more!
7th Regiment has an immediate opening for a tubist. This is a great chance for a someone to experience the final weeks of a DCI tour.
Ever wonder what goes happens when a corps gets off the field after a performance? FloMarching captures what Academy’s program coordinator Lindsey Vento said to the members of The Academy after the corps performed at the DCI Southwestern Championship in San Antonio.
Drum line lot warm-ups are one of the top joys experienced by many corps fans. Here’s a video of The Battalion outside of the stadium in Denver.
Blue Devils program coordinator Scott Chandler provides an informative inside look into the corps’ 2018 production, “Of Dreams and Nighthawks.”
What’s the coolest way for a drum corps alum to get engaged? How about having one’s entire horn line play a little Frankie Vallie and the 4 Seasons for the moment one pops the question?
See what Blue Stars have been up to with this extensive collection of photos from the corps’ most recent days of touring.
How would you like to remember this year’s Bluecoats show with one of the chairs used in the production? How about a flag or any of the other props? How about a gently used horn? The store is open and you can now have your pick of everything that’s for sale.
Boston Crusaders’ 2017 uniforms and accessories are now for sale while supplies last.
Youth Education in the Arts, the parent organization of The Cadets, is searching for a new executive director to oversee all of its performing programs including The Cadets, Cadets2, Xcape Dance Studio and USBands.
How hot was it in Texas last week? Hot enough that in Denton, all corps performed in shorts and t-shirts. Here’s what Carolina Crown looks like when they’re out of their “Beast” costumes, but still very much in Beast mode.
Have you heard Cavaliers’ encore number? It’s bound to be remembered for a long time. Enjoy this clip from the Little Rock, Arkansas show finale.
Rehearsals are where everything happens that makes contest performances so exciting. Take an inside glimpse at how Colts rehearse in this extensive collection of rehearsal photos from Texas.
The concept of hands across the sea is alive and well with Columbians. Even though the corps has wrapped up its 2018 season, the organization’s food trailer is heading all the way to Indianapolis in support of Dutch corps Jubal’s American tour.
The lead characters of Crossmen’s “The In-Between” field production share a fascinating inside glimpse into their on-field interactions.
Genesis has an immediate opening available for a baritone player who would like to experience the most exciting days of a DCI tour.
Enjoy this video of Guardians’ drum line playing their show music for the home crowd in San Antonio last weekend.
If you’ve ever entertained the thought of driving for a drum corps, Heat Wave needs several drivers for the end of the season, starting on July 30.
Legends has Yamaha brass, percussion, and electronic equipment for sale at discounted prices.
This week Louisiana Stars was recognized as an official ambassador of the State of Louisiana.
Due to the extreme heat in Belton, Texas, Madison Scouts’ uniforms were temporality replaced with shirts from the grocery chain Piggly Wiggly.
Even in the midst of a banner year, Mandarins is already looking toward recruiting for the 2019 season. Here’s a downloadable poster with audition dates that would be perfect to hang in band rooms.
Music City is enjoying a productive first season in World Class. Check out these photos from the corps’ production “Hell on Wheels.”
A donation of $100 or more will get your name emblazoned on one of the stools Oregon Crusaders utilizes during its “REDRUM” production.
In the true spirit of drum corps camaraderie, when Santa Clara Vanguard lost use of its food truck the past week, the Pacific Crest Health Team donated medical supplies to the corps to help assure their fellow competitors would stay safe the rest of tour.
Check out Phantom Regiment in rehearsal, warm up, and performance the day of the DCI Southwestern Championship in San Antonio.
Pioneer drum major Jackie Hirn recently gave a post-performance interview in San Antonio.
River City Rhythm
FloMarching looks into the inspiring story of trumpet player Aaron Manning, who wasn’t going to let having one arm stop him from his dream of marching in a drum corps.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Santa Clara Vanguard’s percussion section took top honors at the DCI Southwestern Championship. Innovative Percussion produced this fascinating video of the line warming up outside the Alamodome.
Watch Seattle Cascades’ drum line warming up prior to a recent performance.
On Saturday, July 28, Shadow will be presenting a free performance in the corps’ hometown of Oregon, Wisconsin, prior to leaving on tour.
Laundry day is one of the most anticipated moments on tour. Here’s what it looks like with Spartans and a whole bunch of quarters invade a laundry facility.
Troopers celebrated Christmas in July in grand style, complete with Santa hats.