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Blue Devils Blue Devils have teamed up with software company Sample Logic to create two "Kontakt sound libraries" for brass and percussion. In a press release from the corps: "These superbly flexible virtual instruments will give educators, composers, and musicians an imaginative, innovative and inspiring new sonic palette for creative music-making."
The Cadets Youth Education in the Arts, parent organization of the Cadets, is currently seeking a director of recruiting for its performing ensembles. "Regardless what program we are involved in, recruiting is a specific and crucial part of the effort. From the Cadets to Cadets2, to Hand Drumming, and to the U.S. Scholastic Band Association, we are recruiting. We are building relationships. We are bringing the message of the programs of Youth Education in the Arts to the people of our community. And to do that, we need someone who is willing and able to carry the torch," Director George Hopkins said.
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown recently kicked off its holiday fundraising drive. Visit the corps' website to donate online.
Cascades Cascades launched a new video series. The first installment covers the corps' recent open house and audition camp.
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers will bring back its instructional staff leadership team from 2011 in 2012. "It's no secret that quality and consistency are some of the keys to success in any organization. We trust this experienced team of educators to not only lead and inspire their caption's instructional staff and performers, but also to motivate the entire organization," Cavaliers Executive Vice-President Dave Flynn said.
Colts Colts and Colt Cadets recently hosted their season-ending awards banquet. As part of the festivities, recognitions were awarded for Member of the Year, Outstanding First Year Member and Most Improved Member, among others.
Legends Legends' 2012 production "The Edmund Fitzgerald," will tell the story of the freighter ship lost in a 1975 storm on Lake Superior. "The design team has put in many hours in developing this concept which also focuses on Michigan history," Executive Director Ibe Sodawalla said.
Mandarins Check out the Mandarins' winter video newsletter to catch up on the latest news and happenings with the corps.
Pacific Crest If you've ever had burning question about the drum corps experience, Pacific Crest has current corps members from each of its sections on call to answer you! Submit your query through on online form on the corps' website.
Revolution Revolution has partnered with Premier and MarchingUSA to play on Premier Percussion and Elite Marching Brass instruments for the 2012 season.
Spartans Spartans will incorporate Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" and "Firebird Suite" into its 2012 production "Renewal."