In This Edition ...
• Blue Devils percussion will head to PASIC
• Show announcements from the Blue Knights, Scouts, Crossmen and Cadets
• New uniforms for the Academy
• Plus much more!
A new partnership between the Academy and Fruhauf Uniforms is going to result in a new uniform designed to lead the corps through the next several years.
The Blue Devils drum line has been selected to perform at the 2017 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis this coming November.
Blue Knights announced that the title of the corps' 2017 production will be “i.” Musical selections will include works by Beck, Joseph Schwantner, Bjork, and Imogen Heap.
Blue Stars marked down the prices on a wide variety of pre-owned Yamaha instruments.
Bluecoats has internship opportunities with the corps this summer in a variety of fields.
The Cadets announced that the corps will be bringing back Leonard Bernstein's “MASS” to the field in 2017, the theater piece that brought the corps its first DCI World Championship title in 1983.
“TeamCROWN” members have until May 30 to submit their letters of support for the six nominees to the 2017 Carolina Crown Hall of Fame.
Colts is now accepting nominations for the Colts Youth Organization Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Current members of the hall include board members, alumni, volunteers, and staff.
Crossmen recently announced the title of its 2017 production, “Enigma.”
Genesis is selling its 17-passenger staff minibus, which can easily be converted for a variety of uses.
At its recent rehearsal camp, Guardians brought in Los Angeles hip-hop choreographer Daniel Fish to work with the corps. Fish has experience marching and working with a number of drum corps.
Heat Wave has a few openings for prospective members in its brass, percussion and color guard sections.
A Boy Scout will take on the task of renovating the Impulse equipment trailer for his Eagle Scout project. He is looking for contributions to fund new carpeting, lighting, painting, cabinets and electrical appliances.
Madison Scouts announced this week that the theme of the corps' 2017 production is “The Last Man Standing.” Musical selections will include works by Bartok and Husa.
Check out this rehearsal camp clip of the first four minutes of Music City's 2017 production, “Tribe.”
Phantom Regiment has partnered with PreSonus Audio Electronics, a leading designer and manufacturer of audio recording software, hardware, and related accessories.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Volunteers are still needed for Santa Clara Vanguard's spring training stretch in Aptos and Weed, California.
Seattle Cascades will perform the national anthem at the Everett (Washington) Memorial Stadium 4th of July festivities, prior to a baseball game between the Everett AquaSox and the Tri-City Dust Devils.
Spartans needs you to vote online for the corps to receive a $500 donation from a local business.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta has received an offer of $5,000 in matching funds toward the corps' 2017 capital campaign, which is being undertaken to upgrade the corps' mobile kitchen.
Watchmen will hold auditions at Patriot High School in Riverside, California the weekend of May 6.
Corps news and announcements (4/28/2017)