IN THIS EDITION:
• Pacific Crest names 2021 drum majors
• "Vanguard Voices" talk SCV experiences during Black History Month
• The time Blue Devils reached K-pop superstardom
• And more!
With the cancelation of the 2020 DCI Tour and 2021 serving as a "bridge" to Drum Corps International's 50th anniversary 2022 season, 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!
Meet the members of The Academy's 2021 brass instructional team.
The Battalion's next virtual rehearsal camp will take place February 27.
It was a year ago that the Blue Devils were performing with K-pop superstars, BTS.
Blue Knights laid out the schedule for how their 2021 summer is shaping up, from training to performances.
Take a look inside Blue Stars' brand-new custom-built food truck that rolled off the assembly line this past fall.
Hear Bluecoats' Greg Lagola talk about the design of the corps' 2019 Stanbury Uniforms costuming in this video.
Openings are available in all sections of the Boston Crusaders. Here's how you can get your start.
The classic Holy Name Cadets patch is now available for purchase, but only while supplies last.
Carolina Gold's virtual audition camp has been rescheduled to March 20.
Check out this throwback video to The Cavaliers drum line warming up during the 2019 DCI World Championships Semifinals in Indianapolis.
In this throwback video, the Colts, Cavaliers and Cadets circled their food trucks for a post-show feast.
Columbians announced plans to field an ensemble during the summer of 2021. "While this season will undoubtedly be different than what we are used to, we want to announce a modified 2021 summer experience," the corps said in a Facebook post. "Our goal is to include an in-person all-days and a local performance. Local health restrictions will dictate whether the performance will be open to the public or closed and live broadcast."
Kicking off on March 4, Genesis will be taking part in Amplify Austin, a 24-hour fundraising event that supports local nonprofits.
Guardians has an open spot to fill for a drum major.
Heat Wave's next virtual rehearsals will take place Sunday, Feb 28 for brass and Sunday, March 14 for percussion.
Impulse is currently recruiting for the Impulse Xperience. "Looking for those individuals that love the theater, dance, jugglers, baton twirlers, Lion Tamer (the last 3 not really) or just a clown at heart."
Jersey Surf dropped some drum corps wanderlust this week with a high-flying flashback video of one of DCI's most iconic venues.
In episode five of Madison Scouts' "Behind the Fleur" video series, we learn that the brass and percussion parts for the first nearly two minutes of the corps' 2021 production is almost complete.
Mandarins were featured in a local news report after opening drive-in bingo games at the corps' Sacramento, California headquarters.
Pacific Crest named the three drum majors who will lead the corps during its 2021 season.
Fourteen years ago, this is what a day in the life of a Phantom Regiment conductor looked like.
Brass players and percussionists can join the Raiders for “X-Stream,” a virtual performance opportunity with a four-week session starting mid-March.
Santa Clara Vanguard
The latest episode of the "Vanguard Voices" interview series pays tribute to Black History Month as Wayne Harris, Ralph Hardimon, Marlieta Matthews and Michael James come together to talk about their drum corps experiences.
The Spartans Virtual Training Program will host its next Zoom virtual workshop for battery percussionists on February 24.
Spirit of Atlanta
Join this Facebook group for the latest updates and info on Spirit of Atlanta auditions.
Troopers will host an online Zoom event on March 3 where the corps will reveal details about its 2021 production, “Unleashed,” and more.