Join the corps in Operation: GrowDrumCorps! During this special period (April 16 to May 21), all of Drum Corps International's World, Open and All-Age Class corps are banding together to engage in a special contest designed to give you, your friends, family and neighbors an added incentive to enjoy a 2012 DCI Tour event in your area. Learn more at DCI.org/growdrumcorps.
Blue Knights Blue Knights have a work day scheduled at the corps hall in Denver this Saturday, June 12, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT. Minor repairs to the corps' food truck in addition to general organizing and cleaning is on the list of projects. Contact the corps if you can attend and lend a hand.
The Cadets Prior to their "move-in" for 2012 spring training, several Cadets members have arrived early at the corps' headquarters in Allentown, Pa., to participate in the organization's annual Call-a-Thon fundraiser and Cadets in the Classroom initiative.
Cascades Check out a video recapping the Cascades' April rehearsal camp, which marked the first time the corps headed outdoors to rehearse its 2012 production, "Shinto."
The Cavaliers Get ready for the Cavaliers' Family Day BBQ on Sunday, May 27, at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill. "It's been great to see so many family members, fans and alumni kick off the season at our annual BBQ," Cavalier Alumni Association President Chris Hartowicz said. "This event has grown each of the past eight years, and we expect to have another fun day celebrating the Green Machine on May 27!"
Colts.org The Colts announced the title of their 2012 production, "Boundaries," which will feature music by Mark Mancina, David Nelson, Rachmaninoff and Eric Carmen.
Forte Forte program coordinator Dallas Burgess recaps the events of the corps' April rehearsal camp in a recent blog post on ForteCorps.org.
Genesis Genesis is in need of two passenger certified bus drivers to join the corps' transportation team between June 20 and Aug. 13.
Jersey Surf Jersey Surf is proud to launch its brand new "Taste of the Surf" product line that features "delicious grilling, steak and smoky barbecue sauces, Picant?© salsa and signature spice rubs just in time for the summer grilling season." "We've launched this new venture primarily as a way for our members to offset their costs of participation in our program as an ongoing fundraiser, with corps members receiving credit for each sale," Executive Director Bob Jacobs said.
Madison Scouts Read about the Madison Scouts Color Guard Fellowship, a program that has raised and awarded more than $40,000 in tuition scholarships to aid in the recruitment of color guard performers.
Mandarins Watch the Mandarins' Spring 2012 VideoLetter to catch up on the latest news and info from the corps.
Phantom Regiment Check out a gigantic photo gallery with more than 200 shots from Phantom Regiment's April rehearsal camp on the corps' official Facebook page.
Racine Scouts The Racine Scouts will celebrate their 85th anniversary on Saturday, July 28, with a community wide birthday celebration at Lakeside Park and an evening concert at the Racine Zoo Amphitheater in Wisconsin. The evening concert will be headlined by professional trumpet artist and drum corps alum Al Chez. $10 tickets ($5 for children 12 and under) for this very special anniversary event will go on sale beginning Monday, May 14 online at RacineScouts.com and at several locations in Racine and Kenosha.
Revolution Revolution is seeking a CDL driver to operate the corps' equipment truck on its 2012 summer tour.
Teal Sound Watch Teal Sound perform selections from its 2012 production "CircO" at the corps' Memorial Day Drum Corps Event coming up on Monday, May 28 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Velvet Knights Don't miss the Velvet Knights' Comedy Caliente fundraiser on Saturday, June 9, in Alhambra, Calif. Host Sebastian Cetina will be bringing the laughs as he and three other comedians entertain. Dinner will be available with dancing after the show.