In This Edition:
• Listen in on the latest from Music City's 2019 brass section
• Colts conduct orthopedic and flexibility screenings during January rehearsal camp
• A Bluecoats contingent is headed back to Hong Kong
• And more!
Blue Devils' 2019 roster is set. Meet the members of the corps.
It’s not too late for interested brass players to audition for Blue Knights January 25-27 in Englewood, Colorado.
Last participating in 2017, Bluecoats will be returning to Hong Kong for the Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade on February 5.
Nominations are being sought for the Boston Crusaders Hall of Fame, Class of 2019.
February 2-3 in New Jersey, The Cadets will host a leadership conference for corps alumni intended to help chart the course for the financial future of the organization.
In a new photo gallery, Carolina Crown shows what went down at its January rehearsal camp.
At its January rehearsal camp, Colts continued its partnership with Clarke University that gives performers a full orthopedic and flexibility screening in advance of the corps' summer season. "We've learned that about 80 percent of physical issues which may arise during a drum corps season are pre-exisiting conditions we can address readily and safely this time of year," said Dr. Steve Rock of Medical Associates Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.
Gold’s first brass experience camp for prospective members will be held January 26-27 in Covina, California.
Incognito will host a free educational workshop for brass players on February 9 at Brea Olinda High School in California. Brass and percussion auditions will take place the weekend of February 16.
Registration is open for Louisiana Stars’ February 10 brass and percussion camp.
Mandarins give viewers and inside look at how things are shaping up for 2019 in this video recapping the corps’ January rehearsal camp.
Listen in on Music City in this clip of the horn line recorded during the corps' January rehearsal camp.
Don't miss this clip of the Pacific Crest drum line rehearsing a section of the corps' 2019 production.
River City Rhythm
River City Rhythm appointed Adam Shew, Katherine Stone and Noah Vander Loop as the corps' 2019 drum majors.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Tickets to Santa Clara Vanguard’s swing dance on February 7 are now available. Free lessons prior to this fundraising event are being offered to all interested, and the Santa Clara Big Band will provide the music.
A rehearsal camp for Cascades’ brass and percussion will be held February 22-24 in the Seattle area.
Shadow is selling its complement of Dynasty Custom Elite battery percussion instruments.
Jacksonville State University will be the site of Southwind’s one-day brass and color guard educational audition workshop on February 10. Those interested in sharpening their skills are invited to attend along with those interested in auditioning.
After a 10-year hiatus, Spartans will once again host a DCI Tour event in New Hampshire. Legends, 7th Regiment, Southwind, and Heat Wave will be among the groups joining the host corps at the July 20 competition.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta is selling its used Adams trumpets, mellophones, euphoniums, and tubas.
Registration is open for Troopers’ February 22-24 camp for brass and percussion. Color guard auditions will be held April 26-28.
Vanguard Cadets is still looking for corps members to join its 2019 battery percussion and front ensemble sections.
Watchmen’s next rehearsal camp will take place February 16-17 in Bloomington, California. Video auditions are also being accepted.