In This Edition...

• Louisiana Stars appoints new brass caption head
• Mandarins raising funds for first-ever permanent headquarters
• Corps recap recent audition camps
• Plus much more!

Blue Devils

Blue Devils recently kicked off a new fundraising campaign to replace and upgrade the organization's "Devils Food" mobile kitchen trailer.

Blue Knights

Denver's Blue Knights headed to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area for one of the corps' most recent audition camps and educational clinics.


A year-end donation to the Bluecoats comes with a special commemorative holiday gift.

The Cadets

YEA, the parent organization of The Cadets, this week announced “broad changes to its operating structure to stabilize the organization and position it for future growth.”


The Cavaliers recap the action from the corps' recent Texas audition camp in this video.

Golden Empire

Golden Empire announced its 2019 auditions for December 7-9 in Bakersfield, California.

Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf posted its roster of 2019 eductional staff members. “The Jersey Surf has always been fortunate to attract passionate educators who share in the organization’s mission to help create not only outstanding young performers, but excellent leaders as well,” program coordinator Tom Kershaw said.

Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars this week welcomed band director Eric Gaudet as the corps’ new brass caption head.

Madison Scouts

A Cyber Monday discount on Madison Scouts merchandise continues, but only through Friday, November 30.


The Mandarins organization is in the process of purchasing a building that will serve as the corps’ first-ever permanent multi-purpose event venue and rehearsal center. Tax-deductible donations are being sought toward the purchase, with a goal of raising $100,000 before the end of the year.

Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders announced its caption heads for 2019 in brass, percussion, color guard and visual.

Pacific Crest

Pacific Crest’s 2019 color guard staff will be led by caption head Gabe Escobedo.


Raiders will hold an audition camp December 14-16 in the Philadelphia area for all sections including drum major.

River City Rhythm

River City Rhythm added an audition camp to the schedule in Farmington, Minnesota the weekend of January 18-20.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard posted a series of photos from its recent audition camp in southern California.

Seattle Cascades

Seattle Cascades updated its downloadable audition materials for the corps' December 14-16 camp.

Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta has a variety of used Adams horns for sale at a significantly reduced price.


Brandon Johnson joins Watchmen as the corps’ new percussion caption supervisor.