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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

7th Regiment 7th Regiment's 2014 drum major Dalton Gyorda will be back with the corps in 2015.
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Blue Devils For the holidays, take advantage of free shipping from the Blue Devils' online store through December 19.
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Blue Knights Blue Knights reported that the drum corps' very first director and longtime supporter Ray Route recently passed away. Funeral services were held Friday, November 7 in Colorado.
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Boston Crusaders Boston Crusaders welcomes Matt James (drill designer), Ryan George (music coordinator), and Lloyd Puckitt (soundscape designer) back to its design staff in 2015.
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Carolina Crown Carolina Crown profiles its visual caption supervisor Ron Hardin in a recent feature on the corps' website.
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The Cavaliers The Cavaliers announced the members of the corps' educational instructional staff. "We've enhanced our caption teams with key additions to our list of experienced educators," Director Mark Ackerson said. "Each caption's educational staff speaks to our commitment of fostering excellence in training, performance and pedagogy."
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Colts You can save $25 on the audition fee for the Colts by registering by Tuesday, Nov. 18.
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Crossmen Crossmen revealed the members of the corps' brass and visual instructional staffs who will be led by caption heads Anthony Cruddas (brass) and Brad Slusarczyk (visual). "We are particularly encouraged by the inclusion of so many Texas-based educators this season," Executive Director Fred Morrison said.
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Madison Scouts The Madison Scouts are in the news as the corps gears up for its trip to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 27.
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Mandarins A Mandarins brass ensemble representing six decades of the corps, played a special tribute this month in honor of Jimmie Yee. Yee, who is a longtime supporter of the corps, became involved with the Mandarins as a parent and color guard instructor in 1963. He recently retired after years of public service to Sacramento City.
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Oregon Crusaders Christopher Cordova will join the Oregon Crusaders in 2015 as the corps' color guard caption head and choreographer. Cordova is a former member of the Blue Devils color guard.
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Phantom Regiment In honor of Veterans Day, Phantom Regiment paid tribute to its long list of Armed Forces alumni.
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Raiders This week Raiders posted its roster of 2015 color guard and visual instructional staff members.
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Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard gave its Facebook fans a mini history lesson on how corps founder Gail Royer was introduced to the drum corps activity.
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Troopers The Troopers will be at the Bands of America Grand Nationals in Indianapolis this weekend. Visit the corps at booth #106 and talk to staff members about the group's upcoming auditions.
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