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Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition:

A Jersey Surf alum who helps put the Blue Angels in the air

• New staff appointments for the Boston Crusaders, Cavaliers, Crossmen and Spirit

• You can "Bring Change" to support the Spartans

• And more!



Blue Devils

Blue Devils artistic director and DCI Hall of Fame member Scott Chandler has penned a book, “FWD March: Living in a World of Music and Motion,” which is now available on Amazon.


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Blue Knights

Check out the Blue Knights’ latest installment of the “Volunteer Spotlight.”


AscendPerformingArts.org


Boston Crusaders

Inspire Arts & Music, the parent organization of the Boston Crusaders, has hired Chris Holland as its Chief Operations Officer and Executive Director.


BostonCrusaders.org


The Cadets

Youth Education in the Arts, the parent organization of the Cadets, is looking to hire a finance department manager to work from the company’s office in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


YEA.org


The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers appointed David McGrath to the role of program coordinator, in charge of leading the corps’ creative design staff in 2016. “Our objective is to present audiences with a contemporary production that, while embracing our storied past, challenges our members and looks boldly toward the future of modern design and entertainment," McGrath said. 


Cavaliers.org


Crossmen

Chris Considine has been named Crossmen’s new visual caption head. Considine will bring a staff of new and familiar faces on board to teach the corps’ 2016 visual program.


Crossmen.org


Gold

This week the drum corps community was saddened to learn of two Gold members who were killed while traveling as passengers in a car that crashed in San Diego County.


GoldDrumCorps.org


Incognito

Incognito has plans to field an ensemble as part of Winter Guard International’s Winds division.


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Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf profiles Justin Kramer, an alum who now works as a crew chief with the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron.


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Mandarins

In partnership with the Sacramento State School of Music, the Mandarins will present its annual series of performing arts camps beginning September 13.


Mandarins.org


Music City

Music City announced the return of caption heads Tom Grant (brass), Chris DeBerry (percussion) and Lori Gaskins (color guard).


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Pacific Crest

Registration is now open for Pacific Crest’s annual charity golf tournament.


Pacific-Crest.org


Phantom Regiment

You can save up to 25 percent on Phantom Regiment merchandise during the corps’ end of summer sale.


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Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard will help mold the minds of young musicians with a 10-week beginner music theory course that will start on Saturday, September 19.


SCVanguard.org


Spartans

This Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET, Spartans will be the organization supported by TD Bank in their "Bring Change" event in Nashua, New Hampshire.


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Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta last week named Jeff Nelson as interim chairman of the organization’s board of directors.


SpiritDrumCorps.org


Troopers

The Troopers were honored to be a part of a group of individuals who helped spread the ashes of the late DCI Hall of Fame member Fred Sanford on August 20.


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