In This Edition:

• Phantom Regiment has a new brass arranger

• Spirit names a new director and assistant director

• Instructional staff transactions

• And more!

The Academy

Got on the field with the Academy in this montage of clips from the corps’ 2015 season.

Blue Devils

After a successful tour during the summer of 2015, the Blue Devils International ensemble is recruiting talented performers to join the group for its next voyage overseas.


All remaining T-shirts from the Bluecoats’ 2015 production “Kinetic Noise” are now on sale but only while supplies last.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders announced the members of its 2015 design staff, which includes DCI Hall of Fame members Tim Salzman and James Campbell.

Carolina Crown

Your purchase of a Carolina Crown “Dash for Cash” raffle ticket can help fix the corps’ fleet of vehicles.


Led by newly installed program coordinator Howard Weinstein, Colts revealed the members of its 2016 visual staff.


Brannon Baker will run the Genesis percussion section during the corps’ 2016 season while Dillon Ingle returns to lead the corps’ front ensemble section.


Guardians have added an indoor percussion ensemble to be run under the organization’s nonprofit umbrella.

Jersey Surf

Third-year Jersey Surf member Michael Halcovage has been selected as horn sergeant for the corps’ 2016 season. Halcovage, a music education major with a concentration in saxophone studies, did not start playing a brass instrument until his first year of college.

Music City

Mitch Rogers joins Music City’s 2016 staff as drill designer.

Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment named former drum major Will Pitts as brass arranger for the corps’ 2016 season. “I’m excited to be back home with Regiment. It’s where I grew up in drum corps as both a fan and performer,” Pitts said.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard has a stock of brass instruments used by the corps during its 2014 and 2015 seasons for sale.


Hear what people have to say about being a member of Southwind.


Justin DeJoy and Matt Vayanos have been named drum majors of the 2016 Spartans.

Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta appointed Chris Moore as director and David Coheley as assistant director to lead the corps through its 2016 40th anniversary season.

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