7th Regiment 7th Regiment posted its 2011-2012 rehearsal schedule. It all kicks off on Nov. 20 with an open house for prospective members.
Blue Stars Frank Sullivan will return to the Blue Stars this season as brass arranger. "Frank's wonderful arrangements have been the foundation for our success over the past six seasons, and I can't wait to hear what he brings to the field in 2012," said Executive Director Brad Furlano.
Bluecoats Registration for the Bluecoats' upcoming audition camps is now available online.
The Cadets The Cadets have appointed Patrick Duncan as assistant director and tour director for the 2012 season. Duncan was a member of the corps' visual staff in 2010 and 2011.
Carolina Crown Carolina Crowns "2011 Field Studio Recordings" featuring the group's "Rach Star" production are now available for download.
Cascades Cascades will offer free bus transportation from several locations in the Pacific Northwest to its upcoming audition and rehearsal camps. Those interested can signup on the corps' website.
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers posted their off-season schedule of rehearsals. Things get started on Nov. 18-20 in the Chicagoland area with the corps' first educational clinic and audition camp.
Crossmen The Crossmen announced their visual staff members who will be led in 2012 by returning caption head Paul Nye. "Paul and I have assembled some of the finest experienced instructors to teach the Crossmen how to march well," said Program Coordinator Ed Devlin.
Jersey Surf As the 2012 Drum Corps International Tour schedule begins to take shape, Jersey Surf has announced its intentions to travel to Texas to take part in the DCI Southwestern Championship in San Antonio. Since first competing as a World Class corps in 2009, the Surf has typically stayed close to its New Jersey home as the DCI Tour takes its annual swing into Texas.
Legends Legends will kick off its 2012 season with an "Experience Camp" weekend Nov. 26-27. "This is a great way for interested members to learn about Legends, what we will expect for auditions, learn about our approach and techniques, meet the staff, and hear about plans for our 2012 production," said Executive Director Ibe Sodawalla. The corps will follow the November camp with auditions Dec. 9-11.
Madison Scouts The Madison Scouts will kickoff their audition season for brass players on Nov. 12 in Denton and Nov. 13 in Houston, Texas. Battery percussion members will audition Nov. 19-20 in Indianapolis with front ensemble and color guard auditions following in early December also in Indy.
Mandarins Mandarins announced its roster of 2012 design staff members. Among the new additions to the staff is Key Poulan who will serve as design coordinator and brass arranger.
Racine Scouts Racine Scouts are in the running for a $5,000 gas card as part of Citgo's Fueling Good promotion. You can lend your support by voting for the corps once a day. The campaign runs throughout October.
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard wants you to get the jump on holiday shopping by taking 30 percent off some of its most popular merchandise items.
Spartans Spartans made a handful of staff announcements in an October update on its website. The corps is gearing up for its open house for prospective members on Nov. 20 in Nashua, N.H.
Spirit of Atlanta Spirit of Atlanta has launched its 2012 Step Off Campaign. Your contribution to this fundraising effort will help house, feed and instruct Spirit's corps members this coming season.
Teal Sound Teal Sound announced new and returning members of its 2012 design staff. Among the key appointments are Robert W. Smith as brass arranger and music designer and John Campese as program and artistic designer.
Thunder A member interest form for those interested in marching with Thunder in 2012 is now available on the corps' website.
Troopers Troopers' entire 2011 design staff will return in 2012. "Building on the successes that this team had attained in 2011, I am very excited with having them all back and building on that success and preparing us for the upcoming season," said Director Fred Morris.