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Corps news and announcements

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Drum corps audition season is in full swing, and all corps across the country are looking for members! Learn more about the audition process and dates for upcoming camps near you at DCI.org/audition.
Boston Crusaders The Boston Crusaders completed the first round of their audition process last weekend at Lakewood Ranch High School in Florida. ""The staff was really inspired by the talent level of this year's applicants, and we're excited to continue to raise the bar with our 2010 program," said color guard instructor Kim Bolduc. Crusaders.com
The Cadets The Cadets report that more than 200 attendees turned out for the corps' experience and audition camp Nov. 20-22 in Woodstown, N.J. Assistant director Justin Heimbecker said that prospective members came from nearly a dozen states including Texas, Florida and Massachusetts, as well as Canada and Japan. YEA.org
Carolina Crown Like many corps across the country, Carolina Crown also kicked off its audition season Nov. 20-22. The camp included a "show and tell" session on the last day where attendees showcased all that they had learned throughout the entire weekend. CarolinaCrown.org
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers got their 2010 season started Nov. 20-22 in Rosemont, Ill., with their first audition camp for prospective brass, percussion and color guard members. "Auditionees and returning members worked incredibly hard all weekend, and it was one of the smoothest running camps I've ever attended," said Cavaliers drum major Brandon Cave. Cavaliers.org
Glassmen The Glassmen announced that the corps' 2010 production will be titled "The Prayer Cycle" and will feature the music of Jonathan Elias, Philip Glass and Ron Nelson. Glassmen.org
Incognito Incognito will take the field in 2010 performing a program titled "Transformation," featuring the original music of Incognitus and Inconspicuous. Check out a video about the production and the corps on YouTube. YouTube.com
Jersey Surf The Jersey Surf kicked off its 20th anniversary season at Camden County Technical School in Merchantville, N.J., Nov. 27-29. "The November camp is always one of my favorite weekends of the year," said Executive Director Bob Jacobs. "Not only is it fun to welcome back the returning members of the corps who performed so magnificently during the summer, but it's great to welcome all of the new people to the Jersey Surf organization." JerseySurf.org
Madison Scouts A new video on the Madison Scouts homepage features an interview with the corps' artistic director Jim Mason about all that's in store for the corps this coming season. MadisonScouts.org
Mandarins The Mandarins officially wrapped up the 2009 season during the corps' end-of-year banquet on Nov. 27 in California. Drum major Santiago Sabado was recognized as Joe Fong Outstanding Corps Member of the year. Mandarins.org
Music City Music City welcomed many new faces to the corps' first audition camp Nov. 28-29 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The percussion and color guard focused camp took students through various warm-up and technique exercises while prospective members were evaluated by staff members in group and individual settings. MusicCityDrumCorps.org
Oregon Crusaders The Oregon Crusaders recently revealed the title of their 2010 production, "Dance of the Flames," along with a brand new look to the corps' Web site. OregonCrusaders.org
Pacific Crest Students can now learn and play along with the 2009 Pacific Crest snare drum line in new episodes of "Center Snare," an educational video feature on the Pacific Crest Fan Network. TheFanNetwork.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment announced that the corps' 2010 production will be called "Into the Light," featuring a symphonic poem by Michael Kamen. Phantom fans can also check out a new video introducing the corps' conductors with a look into the corps' recent audition camp. Regiment.org
Revolution Revolution says that "Things will never be the same again," after the corps explores good and evil in its 2010 production "Light to Dark." Source material for the program will be drawn from a variety of composers including Eric Whitacre, John Mackey and Gustav Mahler, among others. RevolutionYPA.org
Les Stentors More than 100 members and alumni of Les Stentors gathered in Sherbrooke, Quebec on Nov. 29 to march in the city's Santa Claus Parade. Check out photos from the event. Stentors.net
Teal Sound Teal Sound had a last minute location change for its audition camp scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6. The camp will now take place at Lexington High School, 2463 Augusta Highway, Lexington, SC, 29072. TealSound.org
Troopers The Troopers revealed the title of their 2010 program, "Wanted," in a new video on the corps' Web site.
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