In This Edition...

• Bluecoats featured on new video game soundtrack
• Mandarins bringing entire 2018 design team back for '19
• Spartans name new brass arranger
• Plus much more!

The Academy

Lisa Tatum, a former member of Carolina Crown and staff member of Troopers, Bluecoats, and Oregon Crusaders, will lead the 2019 brass staff for The Academy.

Blue Stars

Ward Miller returns to lead the 2019 Blue Stars brass staff.


Prepare to geek out with “Starlink: Battle for Atlas,” a new epic video game that utilizes brass and percussion tracks recorded by members of the Bluecoats.

Boston Crusaders

Erik Kosman, who most recently has been the electronics caption head for Bluecoats, brings his talents to the Boston Crusaders for the corps' 2019 season.

Carolina Crown

Under the direction of artistic director Rick Subel, Carolina Crown revealed the members of the corps' 2019 color guard staff.


The Cavaliers announced the corps’ design and leadership teams for the 2019 season, under the guidance of program coordinator David McGrath.


Colts announced the corps’ entire 2019 instructional staff. "I'm so proud of this team," Colts director Vicki MacFarlane said. "The manner in which they care for our members and the enjoyment we all have working together is profound."


Under the direction of caption head Steve Mason, the 2019 Crossmen brass staff is comprised of many returning veterans.


The instructional staff roster for Genesis' 2019 10th-anniversary season is made up of a number of corps alums.


After a banner season in 2018, Mandarins’ entire design and caption manager team is returning for the 2019 season.

Santa Clara Vangaurd

Santa Clara Vanguard is seeking volunteers to assist with the corps’ merchandise inventory October 29-30. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Seattle Cascades

Jeremy Bennett is returning to Seattle Cascades for his fourth year as tour director.


Aaron Goldberg, a former instructor for many corps and current band director at Boston University, is Spartans’ new brass arranger for 2019.

Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta announced eight new members will be joining the corps’ 2019 color guard staff, under the direction of returning caption head Chance Livar.


Troopers’ entire brass staff will return for the corps' 2019 season.


Watchmen will have a recruitment booth at the Big Orange Classic marching band event in Riverside, California October 20-21.