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Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition ...

• Familiar face returns to Spirit of Atlanta design staff

• Southwind appoints new corps director

• Other corps staff updates and changes

• Plus much more!


The Battalion

As they start to gear up for their 2017 season, members of the Battalion took a moment on National Dog Day to celebrate the official corps dog Ike.


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Blue Devils B

Blue Devils B was featured this week in Contra Costa County newspaper, “The Press.”


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Blue Knights

After 25 years of service and more than 250,000 miles traveled, Blue Knights is looking to replace its well-worn food truck.


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Blue Stars

Blue Stars is inviting all alums to participate in the upcoming Oktoberfest Parade in La Crosse, Wisconsin.


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Bluecoats

Audition packets are now available for the Bluecoats’ 2017 audition experience camps.


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Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders continues to add to its growing list of instructors, this week bolstering its color guard staff.


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The Cadets

The Cadets announced that Drew Shanefield will take over this season for longtime arranger Jay Bocook, who will take on a consultant role in 2017.


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Carolina Crown

Vic Firth went behind the scenes with an up-close video of Carolina Crown’s front ensemble during the final week of the season.


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The Cavaliers

Determined to build on the success of the corps’ 2016 production, the Cavaliers have signed all of the primary members of its design team to a multi-year agreement.


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Colts

Colts introduced Chad Miller as brass caption head and Benjamin Pyles as percussion caption head and arranger.


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Crossmen

Crossmen posted information about its annual eXperience audition camps.


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Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars was recognized as the Most Improved Open Class Corps at the 2016 DCI World Championships.


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Madison Scouts

Madison Scouts has its “gently used” Yamaha marching brass instruments for sale.


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Mandarins

Mandarins revealed the dates of its Performing Arts Educational Sessions, held in partnership with the Sacramento State School of Music.


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Oregon Crusaders

The Oregon Crusaders’ winter guard ensemble has changed its name to Compass Rose. Here’s info on registration and auditions.


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Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment program director Dan Farrell was inducted into the DCI Hall of Fame last month. Check out his speech from the induction ceremony.


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Raiders

Raiders give a shout out to the numerous high schools who have provided corps members with fundamentals in music and education.


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Santa Clara Vanguard

Information is now available on how to sign up to audition to be part of the three-time World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard Winter Guard.

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Southwind

Southwind appointed Dr. Lawrence LeClaire as its new corps director. An assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama, LeClaire previously served as vice president of the Southwind Alumni Association Board of Directors and as a recruiting manager for the corps.


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Spirit of Atlanta

Developing the corps’ color guard program in the 1980s, Spirit of Atlanta announces the return of Sal Salas to serve as artistic director and program coordinator.


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Troopers

Information on how to audition for the 2017 Troopers is now available. .


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Past Editions


Corps news and announcements (8/26/16)

Corps news and announcements (8/19/16)

Corps news and announcements (8/5/16)

Corps news and announcements (7/29/16)