Blue Devils B Blue Devils B will host a "Be a Blue Devil for a Day" educational color guard workshop on Sunday, April 15, at El Dorado Middle School in Concord, Calif. There is no fee to attend and equipment will be provided.
Blue Devils C Blue Devils C will hold its first rehearsal of the season in conjunction with a parents meeting at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, Calif., Monday, April 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. PT. No drum corps experience is necessary to attend.
Blue Knights Tickets are now on sale for the longstanding Drums Along the Rockies DCI Tour event at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday, July 7, in Denver, Colo.
Blue Stars Blue Stars' latest "Tour DVD" is now on sale through BlueStars.org. The disc chronicles the corps' 2011 summer season including its World Championship Finals performance along with behind-the-scenes footage.
Bluecoats The Bluecoats are now accepting applications for "The Blue Way 2012" interactive educational experience for brass, percussion, color guard and drum majors. The summer camp will take place June 2-3, in Granville, Ohio. Save $50 on the tuition fees by registering before May 30, and save even more by registering as a group of five or more.
The Cadets Youth Education in the Arts, the parent organization of the Cadets, will donate half of the proceeds from its annual Food and Wine Fest to the Cadets Scholarship Fund in memory of corps alum and administrator Susan Erben. The event will take place Sunday, May 20, in East Rutherford, N.J.
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown will host its golf tournament fundraiser on Sunday, May 7, at the Tega Cay (S.C.) Country Club. The registration fee for the event will include a round of golf, shirt, lunch, and more.
Cascades If you've got a knack for sewing, hemming, construction, or just want to lend a helping hand, the Cascades are recruiting volunteers to assist with a number of projects during the corps' spring rehearsal camps.
The Cavaliers Music software company SmartMusic announced a new partnership with the Cavaliers and the corps' percussion designer Michael McIntosh. As part of the collaboration, McIntosh will make his percussion arrangements for the 2012 Cavaliers available to the public for download through SmartMusic. "Our goal was to share the music in a way that's fun and educational," McIntosh said. "We want fans to come along for the ride this summer, and see what it's like to be a Cavalier!"
Colts 2004-2006 Colts alum Chase Higgins is taking on the adventure of a lifetime, this summer working with a group of individuals to "raise awareness for the importance of positive mentoring relationships in children's lives." The organization, called Biking for Baseball, will host youth-focused sporting events in cities across the country, spreading its message while biking 11,000 miles across the country and attending events in every Major League Baseball Stadium in the U.S.
Glassmen The Glassmen are mourning the loss of longtime corps volunteer and supporter Joan Anne Zielinski. Services for Zielinski, who served two five-year terms as president of the Glassmen board of directors and countless days traveling with the corps during its summer tours, were held on Wednesday, March 28, in Toledo, Ohio.
Legends Legends will be present at the MCGC State Championships March 31-April 1, at the Ryder Center on the Campus of Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan. Stop by and say hello if you're interested in becoming a member of the corps for the 2012 summer season.
Madison Scouts Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the Madison Scouts' color guard section, which will hold its auditions April 27-29, in Indianapolis.
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest will perform as part of the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Special Olympics LAN/POM Area Games in Pomona, Calif., on Saturday, April 28. "We really appreciate these opportunities to support our community, and these athletes are truly inspirational," Executive Director Stuart Pompel said.
Spirit of Atlanta Be sure to check out one of Spirit of Atlanta's latest YouTube videos, featuring sights, sounds and interviews from the corps' February rehearsal camp.