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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

7th Regiment It's not too late to join 7th Regiment. The corps meets for its next rehearsal camp Jan. 13-15 in New London, Conn.
7thRegiment.org
Blue Devils A team of more than 30 Blue Devils staff and members recently traveled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to give a series of educational clinics and performances. After nearly a week away, the group arrived home on Monday, Dec. 19. Check out a series of videos, photos and blog posts covering their trip on the corps' website.
BlueDevils.org
Boston Crusaders The Boston Crusaders kicked off a new fundraising campaign, "Push the Percussion Program Forward," which is intended to raise funds to cover the cost of a new vehicle to move the corps' front ensemble percussion equipment on and off the field for rehearsals and competitions. The corps is looking to raise $15,000, and donations are tax-deductible.
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets It's not too late to join the 2011 World Champion Cadets. The corps is still in need of mellophone and tuba players to fill out its roster for the 2012 summer season.
YEA.org
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers announced its 2012 roster of percussion staff members led by returning Caption Head Brian Tinkel. "I am especially excited about the instructional staff we have assembled for 2012," Tinkel said. "Members of the team exhibit a breadth of knowledge from posts they've held in the activity and beyond."
Cavaliers.org
City Sound City Sound's auditions are coming up on Jan. 7 and 8 in Lynwood, Calif. Openings are available in the brass, color guard and percussion sections.
City-Sound.org
Crossmen The Crossmen will be helping feed the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band when the elite high school group travels to San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 3-6 to prepare for its performance at the All-American Bowl at the Alamodome. The corps is in need of volunteers to help with the food service that will feed nine meals to about 170 members and staff.
Crossmen.org
Genesis Genesis named two of its three conductors for the 2012 season. Fred Barrera will move from the trumpet section to the front conducting podium, while Jocelyn Flores will come in for her first season with the corps as assistant conductor.
GenesisDBC.org
Gold Pete Sapadin joins Gold's 2012 percussion staff. "As Gold builds on our tradition of excellence in percussion, Pete is a perfect fit for where we want to go," Director Dr. Don Flaherty said.
GoldDrumCorps.org
Mandarins The Mandarins announced their 2012 brass staff members who will be led by Caption Manager Dennis Aquilina.
Mandarins.org
Oregon Crusaders Oregon Crusaders report completing another "record-setting audition camp season" with its highest turnout ever at its November and December audition camps.
OregonCrusaders.org
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest is selling its used Dynasty marching brass and percussion instruments including trumpets, mellophones, baritones, euphoniums, tubas, front ensemble equipment, and a full set of marching battery percussion with stands and carriers.
Pacific-Crest.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment wishes you the happiest of holidays. Watch a special holiday greeting for fans and supporters on YouTube.
YouTube.com
Revolution Revolution announced its 2012 visual staff members who will be led by co-caption heads Noel Navejas and Chris Brown.
RevolutionYPA.org
Santa Clara Vanguard New videos have been added to SCV-TV, Santa Clara Vanguard's premium online content channel, for December.
SCVanguard.org
Spartans The Spartans are seeking members to fill out all sections of its brass line. The corps' next rehearsal camp takes place Jan. 13-15.
SpartansDBC.org
Spirit of Atlanta Check out a video update that covers Spirit of Atlanta's first rehearsal camp of the 2012 season on YouTube.
SpiritDrumCorps.org
Teal Sound Teal Sound's 2012 production title has been announced as "CircO: Circus for a Modern World."
TealSound.org
Thunder Thunder posted news about additions to its design and executive staff.
SpokaneThunder.org
Velvet Knights Velvet Knights will host its auditions Jan 14 and 15 at Bell Gardens High School in Bell Gardens, Calif. The first day will focus on brass and percussion with full corps auditions taking place on Sunday the 15th.
VKYAO.org