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Corps news and announcements

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7th Regiment It's not too late to join 7th Regiment for 2012, and the corps says that no experience is required for membership, "just a strong desire to learn." The corps rehearses next Jan. 13-15 in New London, Conn.
7thRegiment.org
Blue Devils The Blue Devils' documentary "Inside the Blue Devils 2011" is now available to watch online on the corps' premium content Mediabox. "Inside the Blue Devils" takes viewers behind the scenes of the corps' summer tour from the practice field to performances and all stops in between.
BlueDevils.org
Blue Stars Blue Stars are seeking head and assistant cooks to run its food service during the corps' 2012 summer tour. Interested individuals should have "experience in large-scale food preparation, maintaining a budget, and nutritional guidelines."
BlueStars.org
Boston Crusaders Boston Crusaders have named two new drum majors to assist fourth-year conductor Thompson Vou during the corps' 2012 season. "Thompson will be sorely missed next year," Boston Crusaders Executive Director Tom Spataro said. "By introducing the new assistant drum majors this year, we'll be able to establish some continuity of leadership and institutional knowledge for the position from 2012 to 2013."
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets The Cadets recently highlighted the "Top 12 Moments of the 2011 Cadets." Check out articles and videos recapping each moment on the corps' website.
YEA.org
Cascades Learn why physical training is so important to the Cascades in a new video recapping the corps' December rehearsal camp.
SeattleCascades.org
The Cavaliers Director Adolph DeGrauwe asks you to consider a monetary gift to the Cavaliers as the corps gears up for its 64th season of operation. DeGrauwe says, "In this challenging economy, the Cavaliers remain committed to providing incredible, life-changing experiences for our members, as well as entertaining and inspiring fans across the country."
Cavaliers.org
Colts It's not too late to march with the 2012 Colts. The corps invites you to its January rehearsal camp the 13th through the 15th at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque, Iowa.
Colts.org
Forte Forte has launched a new store that will allow you to purchase logo apparel and other items online to show your support for the corps.
ForteCorps.org
Gold Mark Irons will return to Gold in 2012 for his second year as brass caption head. "Mark is an absolute professional and has much more to offer Gold," Director Donald Flaherty said. "With his high standards of excellence in music performance, I am confident that he will take us to great heights this upcoming season."
GoldDrumCorps.org
Jersey Surf Jersey Surf will take part in the Global Drummers Alliance for Hunger Relief's "Hunger Beat-Down" during its January rehearsal camp on Saturday the 14th. Simultaneously playing a drum solo called "Three Camps," the corps percussion section will join groups from around the world to support the cause. "We're participating in this event because world hunger is something we, as a country, need to do more about. We're looking forward to joining our fellow drummers across the globe to remind everyone that there are children everywhere in need of nourishment. We hope that this small gesture will help serve as a reminder that there are things we can all do to help," the corps' public relations spokesperson Christopher Ferry said.
JerseySurf.org
Music City In addition to its brass and percussion sections rehearsing, Music City will hold drum major auditions during its January camp the 13th through the 15th.
MusicCityDrumCorps.org
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest will continue its auditions January 14-15. Those who were busy with the Rose Parade or others who couldn't make it to the auditions in December are invited to attend.
Pacific-Crest.org
Pioneer Pioneer recognizes its "Best of 2011" with a number of awards for members and support staff including "Veteran of the Year" and "Rookie of the Year."
Pioneer-Corps.org
Raiders Prospective members are encouraged to bring a friend when attending the Raiders' rehearsal camp January 13-15, in Bristol, Pa. Attendees should "come to camp with a great attitude and the desire to be a better musician and performer."
RaidersDBC.org
Spartans The Spartans are looking to fill their ranks with as many brass players as possible for the 2012 season. All are welcome to attend the corps' January rehearsal camp the 13th through the 15th in Nashua, N.H.
SpartansDBC.org
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard is looking to hire a part-time transportation manager to "oversee all aspects of SCV Fleet vehicles and administration of day-to-day operations, including, all related fiscal responsibilities and coordination of volunteers and vendors to support the needs as required."
SCVanguard.org
Velvet Knights Velvet Knights recently announced its staff members for the 2012 season. "Every year we strive to provide our members with the best experience we can throughout the summer. I am excited to have a staff of educators and mentors who have a passion to teach and a sincere desire to make our members' better musicians and performers," Director Mayra Iraheta said.
VKYAO.org

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