In This Edition:
• Listen in on Mandarins’ March rehearsal
• Watchmen reveals 2019 production
• Scenes from the latest off-season corps camps
• And more!
Immediate openings are available in 7th Regiment’s cymbal line. No prior experience playing cymbals is needed.
The Academy is looking for qualified CDL drivers to help move the corps’ fleet of three semi-trailer trucks down the road this summer.
Though callback auditions for color guard and percussion will occur during The Battalion’s April 19-20 rehearsal weekend in Lehi, Utah, new auditionees will still be accepted at the event.
Blue Devils B
A few tickets may still be left for the Blue Devils 2019 Crab Feed Fundraiser, to be held March 23 at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. The annual fundraiser benefits both Blue Devils B and Blue Devils C.
You can win up to $1,000 while supporting the Blue Stars in the corps’ HoopsMania fundraiser.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Bluecoats Hall of Recognition, the 2019 Bloo Ribbon Bluecoat, and the 2019 Bluecoats Unsung Hero.
Boston Crusaders’ brass section put together three more minutes of music at its March rehearsal camp in Texas. Fans are asked to save the date for the April 28 Florida Preview in Bradenton, where a glimpse of the corps’ 2019 production will be offered to the public.
Whether you’re looking for a single instrument for yourself or a full line of instruments for a band program, The Cadets has a large number of gently used brass and front ensemble percussion for immediate sale.
Registration continues for the CrownLEARNING series of educational camps and clinics this June, providing extensive training for young drum majors, battery percussion, brass, and color guard members who wish to reach their potential while developing excellence in the music and visual arts.
The Cavaliers’ brass line was wearing green during its recent March rehearsal camp, but it had nothing to do with the final day of the weekend being St. Patrick’s Day.
In order to best serve Colts’ members, the corps’ new kitchen trailer needs to be filled up with goodies from Amazon.com. Check out the wish list and see how you can contribute to feeding the corps with class this coming season.
Join Colt Cadets and their big brothers and sisters as the two ensembles present the corps’ 2019 productions to the public for the first time. There is no charge to attend this event at the University of Dubuque on June 21.
Members of Crossmen’s horn line were recently hard at work in San Antonio for the corps' latest rehearsal camp.
Genesis has openings in its tuba section for those interested in joining the corps for its 2019 season.
Gold is holding another brass experience audition camp April 13-14 in the San Diego area. Video auditions are still being accepted in all sections of brass and color guard, and there are limited openings for percussionists.
Guardians’ horn line played a tender and emotional goodbye to a former corps member who recently passed.
Impulse needs adults 21 years of age or older to work the Long Beach Grand Prix, a vital fundraiser for the corps.
The members of Jersey Surf’s brass section kicked up some waves during its March brass rehearsal weekend.
Legends is accepting video auditions for a limited number of trumpet and tuba positions. Auditions for a vibraphonist and various color guard positions will be held during the corps' April 26-28 rehearsal camp.
Mandarins takes us inside the corps' March rehearsal camp with a look and listen in on the brass section in this video.
This collection of photos shows Music City hard at work at its recent March rehearsal camp. The corps’ next camp will be held April 26-28 in Franklin, Tennessee.
As part of a new partnership, Pacific Crest will be performing on Zildjian cymbals, gongs, and crotales this season.
Phantom Regiment’s third installment of “Who Is Your Joan” features 2019 conductor Geneva Le, who credits her mom with being the strongest woman she knows.
River City Rhythm
All brass players are invited to attend River City Rhythm’s audition camp March 30-31 in Farmington, Minnesota.
Santa Clara Vanguard
DCI’s reigning World Champions had great March rehearsal camp weather, as seen in these photos chronicling Santa Clara Vanguard’s preparation to come out swinging in June.
Seattle Cascades will hold a full-corps rehearsal camp April 26-28 in Bonney Lake, Washington. Video auditions for the few remaining brass and color guard positions will be accepted until that weekend.
Troopers will be spending an entire month outside Boise, Idaho for spring training. Never before has a DCI corps spent that much time in Wyoming’s neighboring state.
Vanguard Cadets named the three drum majors who will lead the Open Class corps during its 2019 summer season.
Watchmen recently released the title of the corps' 2019 production. Based on original music by Paul Rendon, “Gods of the Nile” will explore the mythology and religion of ancient Egypt.