In This Edition ...
• Colts, Academy, Blue Devils reveal 2017 productions
• Places you can still march this summer
• Spirit remembers the person who named the corps in ‘76
• Plus much more!
7th Regiment is launching a campaign to upgrade the corps' front ensemble instruments and sound system. Contributions are tax-deductible.
This week the Academy revealed the title of its 2017 production and offered a glimpse at the corps' new uniforms.
The Battalion has a few spots open in its color guard, trumpet, euphonium, and cymbal sections.
“Metamorph” is the title of Blue Devils' 2017 production, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the organization.
Blue Devils B
Blue Devils B's 2017 production, “The World the Children Made,” is inspired by the art style of anime.
Blue Devils C
Blue Devils C asks everyone to “Come Fly With Me” during the corps' 2017 summer season.
Facebook profile pics and mobile phone graphics are available for download to help promote Blue Knights' 2017 production, “i.”
Blue Stars announced that two University of South Carolina students are the winners of the corps' 2017 “On Corps!” competition. The corps will perform their arrangement of Snarky Puppy's “Shofukan” this summer as a musical encore.
Bluecoats have launched a fundraising effort to replace the corps' two ATVs and transportation cart that were stolen from the corps' property in March.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Boston Crusaders Hall of Fame Class of 2017.
The Cadets have an immediate need for a trumpet player and a tuba player to join the corps for its 2017 season.
CrownCARES, Carolina Crown's newest initiative, looks to further engage corps members and the drum corps community through giving back to those who need help.
Colts revealed the title of the corps' 2017 production, “Both Sides Now.“
Crossmen has a large variety of used instruments and equipment available for sale. All brass instruments have been sonic cleaned and serviced and include a new mouthpiece and case.
Genesis is in search of a driver for its pickup truck and trailer. A CDL is not required.
Golden Empire has openings for nine brass players across four different sections.
Guardians has openings in its brass, percussion and color guard sections.
Heat Wave is sponsoring a March-A-Thon Fundraiser on May 27, when the corps will march 40 laps around a football field to raise funds for members' tuition.
Legends has immediate openings in its color guard section. Prospective members may submit a video to audition.
Louisiana Stars has openings for a baritone player and a tuba player.
There are just a few days left to help Oregon Crusaders reach its goal to replace an aging equipment trailer that was built in the late 1970s.
The Pacific Crest has once again partnered with the California Leadership Academy to help train student leaders of Southern California high school bands.
The Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association has named former Phantom Regiment conductor Mark Hourigan as District 4 Band Teacher of the Year.
Santa Clara Vanguard
The Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni Corps will be performing at the SoundSport International Music & Food Festival the day of the DCI World Championship Finals.
Seattle Cascades announced a $150,000 capital campaign to replace the corps' 30-year-old food truck.
Southwind has openings in its brass and color guard sections. The corps' “last chance” camp will be held May 19-21.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta mourns the passing of Bette Meeder, who, along with her son, a charter member of the corps, won the 1976 contest to name the corps.
Troopers have two paid positions open to work with the corps during its 2017 summer tour.
Corps news and announcements (5/5/2017)