Blue Devils Registration for the Blue Devils' System Blue educational summer camps is now open. Students have several options to choose from including leadership, marching band skills and color guard camps.
Blue Knights The Blue Knights' latest summer tour DVD is now available. On the field and behind the scenes, this DVD covers the group's 2010 "Europa!" production in detail.
Blue Saints The Blue Saints have canceled their U.S. audition camp scheduled for Feb. 18-20. Currently unsure if the camp will be rescheduled for a later date, the corps will accept video auditions from prospective members.
Boston Crusaders Former Boston Crusaders color guard member Melissa Bruneau will join the organization as its new director of development. "We are very happy to add Melissa to our growing team," said Executive Director Tom Spataro. "Her cross-platform experience in education, marketing, and both public and private sector work make her an invaluable addition. This is a very exciting time for our organization!"
The Cadets The Cadets will be back in action this weekend in New Jersey for their latest winter rehearsal camp. "We are taking advantage of camp falling on President's Day Weekend to allow the battery and front ensemble stay on for the evening Sunday and get in some extra hours of solid practice time," said assistant director Justin Heimbecker.
Cascades More than $12,000 has been raised to date in a fundraising campaign by the Cascades to reveal a brand new uniform design. "I believe [the new uniform] is a great combination of what the fans enjoy about the Cascades style while kicking up a huge notch and making a bold statement," said design coordinator Kurt Jull.
Colt Cadets The Colt Cadets will officially get their 2011 season underway with a rehearsal on Sunday, Feb. 20. Membership in the corps is open to all students with or without performance experience. No audition is required.
Crossmen A small ensemble from the Crossmen performed at a Super Bowl XLV party that welcomed local dignitaries to the event. Among the notable attendees were Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former presidential candidate Ross Perot.
Glassmen Support the Glassmen on Thursday, March 3, as they host a fundraising event at the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Perrysburg, Ohio. Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance.
Gold With stops scheduled in Colorado, Gold will tour outside of the state of California for the first time this summer. "The corps is embarking on a new journey. Their growth in the past five years has been amazing. This opportunity is paving the way for what I hope is even more success to come," said executive director Donald Flaherty.
Legends Legends' winter percussion ensemble recently took first place in the Independent A Class at a WGI regional event in Troy, Mich.
Madison Scouts Longtime Madison Scouts supporter Jim Seefeldt passed away last week. Playing "surrogate parents" to more than 50 corps members over the years, Seefeldt and wife Jean would open their home to Madison Scouts during winter rehearsal camps and before the start of the summer season.
Pacific Crest Check out a new video posted on the Pacific Crest website featuring interviews with corps members about the corps' February rehearsal camp and a performance clip of Mahler's Symphony #5.
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment will host its first annual Spring Kickoff on March 5 in Rockford, Ill. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to meet with members of Regiment's board of directors, management, and creative staff, in addition to DCI Executive Director Dan Acheson who will be attending as a special guest.
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard will be attending the California Band Directors and Music Educators convention this coming weekend in Fresno. SCV Executive Director Jeff Fiedler and Operations Director George Brown will be in attendance to discuss the corps' summer tour schedule and more.