In This Edition:
• Blue Knights appoint a new brass caption head
• Spartans will draw inspiration from Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in 2019
• Raiders takes the drum corps experience direct to Virginia high schools
• And more!
Meet the members of 7th Regiment’s 2019 visual staff. The corps’ next audition camp is March 8-10 in West Haven, Connecticut.
How the drum majors and members of the 2019 Blue Devils brass section eat their cereal may not be the information we expected, but it’s the information we need.
Blue Knights promoted staff member Keith Tye to serve as the corps' brass caption head in 2019. “I’m fully committed to offering the hornline an experience that will help the students not only become stronger players and performers, but also better teachers, future music educators and powerful, self-confident adults,” Tye said.
Bluecoats’ latest “Monday Memory” takes a look at the corps’ pivotal 1989 season.
Boston Crusaders 2018 “S.O.S.” tour T-shirts are now on sale for $10.
Youth Education in the Arts is hosting its afternoon Wine, Beer and Food Fest April 14 in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Proceeds will benefit The Cadets and other associated YEA programs.
Take a look inside Carolina Crown’s most recent rehearsal camp in this photo gallery.
Video audition submissions for prospective members of the Cavaliers color guard are due by March 18.
The next Colt Cadets weekend rehearsal will be held March 15-17 in Dubuque, Iowa.
Crossmen summer tour DVDs recapping every year back to 2012 are available from the corps' online store.
2018's Open Class bronze medalist is holding a brass audition camp the weekend of March 16-17 in Murrieta, California.
Packets with Golden Empire audition materials for prospective members of all sections are now available for download.
Guardians is holding an audition camp March 15-17 in Baytown, Texas. Video auditions are also being accepted.
Heat Wave’s next audition camp will take place March 9-10 in Bushnell, Florida.
Incognito will host brass, front ensemble, and color guard audition camps on March 3 and March 16 in Brea, California.
Jersey Surf is looking for help during the summer, including CDL and non-CDL drivers, culinary team members, communications/social media interns, and more.
Legends has a limited number of open positions for trumpet and tuba players with the 2019 corps.
Louisiana Stars is hosting an audition camp for prospective brass and percussion players in Maurice, Louisiana on March 17.
Forward Giving is a donor program for alumni, family, and fans of the Madison Scouts. Those who give $100 or more will be enrolled as a voting member of Forward Performing Arts for the fiscal year. Donations are tax-deductible.
Former marching members, instructors, and parents of the Ye Wah and Mandarins drum corps are invited to sign up for the Mandarins Alumni Association Facebook page.
Music City is seeking donations for a 16-foot trailer that will help supply its litany of growing fans with the merchandise they have been requesting.
All are invited to attend Pacific Crest’s 25th Anniversary Gala on May 20 in Diamond Bar, California. The event will honor alumni and supporters of the corps while raising funds for current members.
Hear Phantom Regiment program coordinator Will Pitts discuss the influence of powerful women on the creation of the corps’ 2019 “Joan of Arc” show. This is the first of four installments of “Who is your Joan?” that will be released over the course of four Mondays.
Earlier this month, Raiders’ instructional staff provided performers from 11 Virginia school programs with an all-day interactive educational clinic, helping the students elevate their skills to the next level.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Santa Clara Vanguard has openings for an athletic trainer, sound engineer, and assistant chef during the corps' summer tour.
Seattle Cascades revealed the title of the corps' 2019 production, as well as the names of the nine staff members who will design the show.
There's still opportunities to join Shadow for the corps' 2019 season. Prospective brass players are asked to reserve a spot in Shadow’s March 8 audition camp in Oregon, Wisconsin.
In this recently posted video, listen to Southwind members and staff talk about the joy of performing with the corps.
“Shallow,” made popular by the recent performance by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper at the 91st Academy Awards, will be heard in Spartans’ 2019 production.
Spirit of Atlanta
Eight finalists for election into the Spirit of Atlanta Hall of Fame have been announced. Online voting is open to all until April 5.
All percussionists and percussion composers are invited to submit an original cadence to Troopers’ first annual American Street Beat Contest. The lucky winner will hear their creation performed by the corps’ drum line and will receive a Pearl marching snare drum and other benefits. Submissions must be received by March 15.
Open auditions for all Watchmen sections will be held March 3 in Bloomington, California.