In This Edition ...

• Shadow’s plans for polar plunge

• Blue Stars reveals title of 2017 production

• Meet Battalion’s drum major foursome

• Plus much more!

7th Regiment

After having to cancel last weekend’s rehearsal camp due to snow, 7th Regiment will reschedule for March 3-5 at St. Bernard School in Uncasville, Connecticut.

The Academy

Take a guided tour of the Academy’s recently completed office space in Arizona.

The Battalion

The Battalion has introduced the four drum majors who will lead the corps during its 2017 season.

Blue Devils

A System Blue educational event for percussionists will be held on April 1.

Blue Stars

Blue Stars announced the title of its 2017 production, “Star Crossed.”


Bluecoats’ trip to Hong Kong is featured this week by a local news outlet.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders has a number of intern positions open for those interested in touring with the corps this summer.

The Cadets

The Cadets' weekly "Hoptalk" webinar series will cover a variety of marching music-related topics hosted by corps director George Hopkins.

Colt Cadets

Iowa television station KWWL stopped by a Colt Cadets rehearsal camp to film a feature for the nightly news.


Looking for a week-long beach house getaway? Crossmen is raffling a stay at the home of two supporters in Sea Isle, New Jersey.


With a rehearsal camp scheduled for this weekend in Texas, Guardians is looking for eight trombonists to join the corps.

Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf is looking for an additional tuba player to join the corps for its 2017 season.


Legends reports a successful recent rehearsal camp for brass performers.

Madison Scouts

In its second year, the Madison Scouts’ “Mad Dash 5K for Music Education” is a health and wellness-focused run/walk event that raises money for arts programs across the country. So far the 2017 series is scheduled for six different cities across the country beginning in April.

Music City

Music City posted a video of musical highlights from the corps’ recent rehearsal camp, including the first two segments of its 2017 production, “Tribe.”

Pacific Crest

Pacific Crest’s liquidation sale gives you access to 22 different styles of T-shirts for just $6.

Phantom Regiment

Check out this video of the Rockford Rhythm, a drum line sponsored by Phantom Regiment.

River City Rhythm

River City Rhythm will have a booth at this week’s Minnesota Music Educators Association convention.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard is hiring for a funds development coordinator in addition to a number of seasonal tour staff members.

Seattle Cascades

Seattle Cascades spent its most recent rehearsal camp working on selections from its 2017 production. “It will be the one of the most mature productions that this drum corps has put on the field in a long, long time," educational director Kyle Thompson said.


About 100 members of Shadow, plus volunteers, will be jumping into a frozen lake on February 25 to raise funds for the corps’ 2017 tour.


The Troopers’ 60th anniversary is the subject of a recent feature in West Winds Magazine.

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (2/10/2017)

Corps news and announcements (2/3/2017)

Corps news and announcements (1/27/2017)

Corps news and announcements (1/20/2017)