In This Edition ...
• Mandarins make a "Fast Pitch"
• River City Rhythm’s wild buzzer-beater
• Troopers member has "big shoes to fill"
• And more!
Three-year 7th Regiment member Leslie Prunier has been named the corps’ drum major for 2016.
Blue Knights is in need of an athletic trainer and food service manager to join the corps for its 2016 summer tour.
The Cadets organization is in need of a licensed athletic trainer to manage the corps’ medical team this summer.
The nomination process for 2016 Carolina Crown Hall of Fame members is now underway.
Cascades is in need of musicians to fill out its trumpet and baritone sections.
This week the Cavaliers named Joe Roach as the corps’ assistant director. In recent years Roach has served as director of the corps’ indoor percussion group. "The Cavaliers organization is a truly special place for me and so many others, and I can't wait to build on our incredible tradition of excellence in 2016 and beyond,” Roach said.
Collin Cartwright joins the 2016 Crossmen as the corps’ newest drum major.
Guardians posted a quick clip of the corps’ horn line captured during a recent rehearsal camp. The corps will make its first trip to the DCI World Championships this summer.
Impulse sent out an invitation to baritone players to join the corps at its rehearsal this Sunday in Huntington Beach, California.
Jersey Surf is starting to gear up for its annual “We the People” event on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The drum corps, as well as community leaders and local ensembles, will gather for an afternoon of performance, reflection and remembrance.
Madison Scouts shared a short rehearsal clip from the corps’ 2016 production, “Judas.”
Mandarins have been named a finalist in Sacramento’s Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch program.
Music City has upcoming one-day audition workshops for brass players on Saturday, March 12, in Montgomery, Alabama, and Saturday, March 19, in Concord, North Carolina.
Pacific Crest posted a new video giving an inside look at the corps’ February rehearsal camp.
Phantom Regiment is hosting the fifth-annual Northern Illinois University Concert Band Festival Friday in DeKalb, Illinois.
Pioneer is still looking for members to join its 2016 corps. The group’s next rehearsal camp is coming up March 11-13.
River City Rhythm
River City Rhythm director Todd Dufault is also an avid high school basketball coach. His team recently earned a spot in the state tournament after a wild four-overtime buzzer-beater finish.
Santa Clara Vanguard
The winter edition of “SCV: Backstage” gives us the latest news on Santa Clara Vanguard and the Vanguard Cadets and a look at the two corps’ recent rehearsal camps.
Southwind invites you to “sling a big horn” this summer. The corps is searching for tuba players to fill out its ranks.
Troopers baritone player Robby Chapa has been named the corps’ 2016 horn sergeant. “I have big shoes to fill in terms of the leaders who have held the title before me, but I'm ready to take what they have taught me and apply it to the 2016 season,” Chapa said.