In This Edition:

Music City adds a Hall of Famer to its 2016 staff

• Behind the baton of the Boston Crusaders

• Off-season fundraisers

• And more!

Blue Devils

The Blue Devils drum line is featured in this video of the corps’ warm-up during the DCI World Championship Semifinals in Indianapolis.

Blue Knights

Former Blue Knights member Alex Factor is the latest individual featured in the corps’ “Alumni Spotlight.”

Blue Stars

A new Blue Stars fundraiser gives you a chance to win money during college football season.


Already looking ahead to the 2016 summer season, Bluecoats are raising funds to prepare its volunteer vehicle for the road.

Boston Crusaders

Aidan Williams and Mark Hambleton have been chosen to lead the Boston Crusaders as drum majors during the corps’ 2016 season.

The Cadets

Youth Education in the Arts, the parent organization of the Cadets, is looking to hire a director of development.

Carolina Crown

Carolina Crown’s “Connect” page gives you a jumping off point to check out the latest videos, photos and more from the corps.

The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers Indoor Percussion ensemble is looking to expand its instructional staff.

Jersey Surf

Check out the fun that was had by current and alumni members of the Jersey Surf during the corps' 25th anniversary celebration on August 2 in Philadelphia.

Madison Scouts

Ian Lewis and KC Perkins have been named Madison Scouts color guard caption heads for the corps' 2016 season.


New staff members have been added to the Mandarins Academy series of educational events that allow students to further their skills in various disciplines of the performing arts.

Music City

DCI Hall of Fame member Robert W. Smith will join Music City in 2016 as the corps’ brass arranger.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Dr. Chip Crotts has been named brass caption manager of the 2016 Santa Clara Vanguard. "The organization has a long tradition of developing and inspiring young musicians, and I look forward to building upon that history and sharing my passion for music and education with the members of Vanguard," Crotts said.

Spirit of Atlanta

You can become a member of Spirit of Atlanta’s Delta Group by pledging a monthly donation of $20 or more to the organiation.

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