IN THIS EDITION:
• Mandarins appoint new creative director
• Cavaliers mourn the loss of well-known alum
• A “Top Secret” Blue Devils throwback
• And more!
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Open to the public, 7th Regiment will host its annual meeting via Zoom video conference on Sunday, November 22.
Take a minute to check out this preview of one of the sessions for drum majors offered as part of The Audition Academy.
The first of The Battalion's educational BEX Clinics is on the schedule for Saturday, November 21.
Blue Devils recently threw things back to a very special performance of the corps' drum line with the Top Secret Drum Corps in Switzerland.
Time is running out to get registered for the first BKXperience educational clinic.
Just in time for the holidays, all orders over $20 from the Blue Stars online store will ship free.
"Symposium I," which the corps calls "the most ambitious learning events ever programmed by Bluecoats," is just a few days away.
"With a Little Help From My Friends," the Boston Crusaders took things back this week to one of the corps' encore performances during the 2019 DCI Tour.
Donors to The Cadets' holiday campaign can pick out a card to personalize and send to a 2020-21 member of the corps.
Mark your calendar for December 12 as Crown wants you to join them "as we look back at some of our favorite memories and share our story."
The Cavaliers are mourning the loss this week of Michael Boo, a corps alum who served as a staff writer for Drum Corps International for many years.
Colts went into the archives this week to look back at a series of photos of the corps' color guard through the years.
Don't miss out on Crossmen's Bidding for Bones silent auction event. 61 items and gift baskets are up for bid, but only until November 21.
Registration is still open for Genesis' FENIXperience. "The FENIXperience is a virtual audition to be a part of the Genesis ensembles for 2021 which includes the 2021 drum corps. It is also designed to be an introduction to the Fenix Family."
Check out the replay of Guardians' town hall meeting hosted November 18 on Facebook.
The latest Impulse watch party event last Saturday, November 14, featured a panel discussion with horn sergeants from throughout the corps’ history.
This week Jersey Surf wished everyone peace, love and prosperity on the kickoff to the five-day celebration of Diwali.
If you've ever wanted to learn how to write drill or want to take your skills to the next level, the Madison Scouts have the online course for you.
Mandarins have appointed Becca Anderson as the corps' new creative director. "To be included in an organization that leads by example with its diversity, inclusion and creativity is deeply humbling," Anderson said.
Music City executive director Joe Roach will lead a town hall meeting on Monday, November 23 to talk about the latest news and updates from the corps including what's in store for the group in 2021.
Phantom Regiment has a number of pieces of unique memorabilia up for bid as part of the corps' Hall of Fame Gala auction including an original 1981 "Spartacus" T-shirt and a 1983 conductor baton.
River City Rhythm
River City Rhythm participated in Give to the Max Day, a fundraising campaign focused on Minnesota nonprofits.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Led by president and chair Jennifer Bauman, Vanguard Music and Performing Arts announced the members of the organization's board leadership team. “The organization is facing so much uncertainty due to the current state of the world, but it is during times of adversity that VMAPA shines the brightest,” Bauman said.
Seattle Cascades launched a new fundraising campaign focused on "instrument and equipment enhancement."
As you're getting ready to take your decorations out for the holidays, consider adding one of these limited-edition Troopers stockings to your fireplace mantel. Available while supplies last for a donation of $58 or more.