IN THIS EDITION:
• Jersey Surf brings some positivity with "Self-Care Sundays"
• Vanguard color guard recaps highlights of 2020 virtual season
• Crossmen names interim operations/corps director
• And more!
With the cancellation of the 2020 DCI Tour, DCI's performing ensembles are in need of your assistance. A donation of any amount to the organizations of your choice will go a long way to ensure that we will #MarchOn for the benefit of some of the best and brightest young adults across the globe!
Check out this throwback to Academy's 10 bass drum percussion feature from the corps' 2012 production, "Left of Spring."
BD Performing Arts, the parent organization of the Blue Devils, announced a new partnership this week with USBands. “We’re investing in the pageantry arts today by providing world class services for 2020 and looking ahead to an exciting future of growth and expansion for the activity,” BD Performing Arts CEO Shaun Gallant said.
Former drum major Arlo Thompson shares this message about the importance of supporting the Blue Knights during this unprecedented time.
Drum major Peyton Grunzke is teaching an online leadership course as part of the new Bluecoats School of the Arts.
Here's how you can sponsor a golf cart as part of the upcoming Crusader Classic golf tournament.
Cadets alum Leonardo Capone is the newest soprano bugler with the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps.
Mike Hardiek has been named Crossmen's interim director of operations and corps director. “I am committed to providing the membership with a world-class experience that cannot be duplicated anywhere," said Hardiek who previously served as a Crossmen staff member from 2014-2016.
Check out the beautiful ballad section from Gold's 2019 "The Pursuit of Happiness" production.
The latest Impulse watch party brought together a panel of former performers and staff members to talk about the corps' 2013 "The Crystal Celebration" production.
Jersey Surf percussion director Brad Schoener kicked off a new vlog series this week, "Self-Care Sunday," offering tips and tricks to care for your well-being.
Madison Scouts color guard caption head Chelsea Arenas talks about what you'll be able to learn as part of the fall semester of the corps' MadU online educational series.
This past week Mandarins wrapped up serving thousands of meals to personnel at the CAL FIRE AirTanker Base who are working to fight the California wildfires.
Follow along as Pacific Crest percussion staffer Matt Allen teaches a flam accent grid in this video.
From brass to percussion to color guard, check out this warm-up footage of the 2018 Phantom Regiment during DCI World Championships Week in Indianapolis.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Members of Vanguard's color guard section have been hard at work all summer long. Check out this recap of everything they've been up to during their virtual rehearsals.
Pearl/Adams Marching Percussion recently turned back the clock to the 2017 Seattle Cascades drum line in the lot during DCI World Championships Week in Indianapolis.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta's end of the season sale continues with 15 to 25 percent off items in the corps' online store.
A number of Troopers alums are featured in this impressive color guard video by the Denver-based Oracle Performance Ensemble.
Vessel congratulated former member Colton Simmons for his fourth-place finish in the percussion keyboard category at the virtual 2020 DCI Performers Showcase.