IN THIS EDITION:
• Crossmen spotlights local community's effort to keep students playing on
• Troopers names new program coordinator
• Cavaliers percussion to perform at international percussion convention
• 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!
7th Regiment congratulated Pearison Inc., the founder of corporate partner Band Shoppe on the company's milestone 50th anniversary.
Audition registration for The Academy will open on Monday, September 21.
System Blue brass instruments used by the 2019 World Champion Blue Devils are now available for sale.
A number of different styles of Blue Knights-themed face masks are now available for sale.
Take another trip up the mountain in this clip of the 2019 Blue Stars' "Call of the Wild" production.
The Bluecoats School of the Arts is gearing up for educational sessions in brass, percussion, color guard and visual in the month of October. Here's how you can get registered.
Never-before-seen videos like this one of the Crusaders bass drum line and much more educational content is available as part of the new Boston Crusaders Backstage platform.
The Cadets will feature a special live webcast on Sunday, October 25, “The 2020 Cadets Story,” which will recap the corps’ virtual summer season and celebrate the corps members who stuck with it to make it happen.
On Thursday, Crown visual designer Jeff Sacktig walked a full marathon in honor of his late wife Michelle Owens and to help raise funds for the Michelle Owens Scholarship Series and ovarian cancer research.
Carolina Gold is hosting several upcoming online educational sessions for brass players.
The Cavaliers announced plans to be a featured performer as part of the virtual Percussive Arts Society International Convention in November. The session, titled “Zero to Sixty - The Cavaliers Past, Present, Future,” will feature the current Cavaliers percussion section demonstrating iconic excerpts from each decade of the Green Machine's history.
Crossmen gave a shout out to residents of the corps' local San Antonio community who have recently banded together to sew nearly 5,000 instrument bell covers and masks in an effort to keep middle and high school music students performing safely during the pandemic.
Genesis is partnering with FloMarching.com to host the corps' virtual FENIXperience educational events.
It was a "Magic Moments Monday" after Gold posted this clip from the corps' 2018 production, "Through Our Eyes."
The latest Impulse watch party brought together a panel of former performers and staff members to talk about the corps' 2014 "Dusk to Dawn" production.
Meditation and mindfulness is the topic of the latest entry in Jersey Surf's "Self-Care Sunday" video series.
There's still time to get involved with the fall semester of Madison Scouts' MadU educational program. The registration deadline has been extended to September 30.
Former Mandarins member Forrest Powell returns to the organization as the assistant director of the Mandarins Music Academy. "It is my pleasure to now be able to reciprocate the gift of music through the organization that has been a huge help in my personal development as a player, teacher and human," Powell said.
No golfing experience is necessary to get involved with the Music City Topgolf Invitational on Sunday, October 25 in Nashville.
Pacific Crest has a staff opening for a battery percussion co-caption head for the corps' 2021 season. Applications are due by September 23.
Calling all graphic artists: Phantom Regiment wants you to design their next poster.
River City Rhythm
This past summer and into the fall River City Rhythm has created a number of virtual programs to keep its corps members engaged. Here's an easy way you can support the organization's ongoing efforts.
Santa Clara Vanguard
"The Stepout" is a new 10.5-inch resin statue depicting an iconic Vanguard percussion move. Here's how you can get your hands on one of these hand-painted collectibles.
Seattle Cascades published its audition interest form for those who would like to get involved with the corps in 2021.
Spirit of Atlanta
Join the Delta Group to help "uphold the legacy of Spirit of Atlanta for many years to come."
Troopers announced that former brass caption head Tim Snyder will return to the corps in 2021 to serve as program coordinator. "Tim Snyder is the perfect person to lead the creative future of the drum corps," director Kristy Jackson said. "His knowledge and appreciation for the Troopers history heavily influences his vision for what we can be."
Vessel congratulated former member Frank Dachille who performed with the Vanguard Cadets bass drum ensemble as part of the virtual 2020 DCI Performers Showcase this summer.