In This Edition ...

Former Academy drummer is a Jazz Ambassador

• Cavaliers rally behind a special young fan

• Getting to know drum majors of the Madison Scouts and Cadets

• And more!

The Academy

A former Academy snare drummer is now touring with the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors. Check out one of his latest solos in this video.

Blue Devils

Take a look at what the Blue Devils’ System Blue educational clinics are all about.

Blue Knights

Your purchase of a raffle ticket from the Blue Knights could win you a shiny new car.


As part of an ongoing partnership with Stark County (Ohio) youth organization EN-RICH-MENT, the Bluecoats are presenting a percussion competition.

The Cadets

The Cadets introduce us to their rookie drum major.

Carolina Crown

Carolina Crown is looking for vehicle drivers to join its convoy this summer.

The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers are rallying behind a special young fan. The seven-year-old with cerebral palsy is part of a contest to win an adaptive bicycle that according to his dad will help him to “more fully participate with his peers and gain more independence, not to mention have some fun!”


The Columbians are raffling off a number of items as part of a new fundraiser.

Heat Wave

Don’t miss Heat Wave this Saturday as the corps marches in the Inverness (Florida) St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Madison Scouts

The Madison Scouts named the three gentlemen who will serve as drum majors during the corps’ 2016 summer season.


Mandarins Executive Director Jim Tabuchi recently penned an opinion piece for the “Sacramento Bee” about the fundamental importance of respect.

Music City

Music City will be in action this weekend hosting a satellite audition workshop for brass and color guard performers in Montgomery, Alabama.

Pacific Crest

Pacific Crest has extended its relationship with KHS America, the company behind Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums and Majestic Percussion.

Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment’s annual Show of Shows DCI Tour event has been nominated for a Rockford Area Music Industry award.


Pioneer will march in this coming Sunday’s South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Vanguard’s 49th Annual Birthday Dinner in the latest episode of “SCV: Backstage.”


About the corps’ 2016 production, “Hero,” program coordinator Donnie VanDoren explains, “It’s probably going to be something that you wouldn’t necessarily expect from the Troopers, but I think you’re going to be really happy that the Troopers are going down this path.”

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (3/4/16)

Corps news and announcements (2/26/16)

Corps news and announcements (2/19/16)

Corps news and announcements (2/12/16)