Boston Crusaders The Boston Crusaders posted a full-time employment opportunity for a director of development. The main responsibility of the position will be to "develop and execute a strategic plan to increase revenue sources through engagement and cultivation of fans, friends and alumni."
The Cadets The Cadets have extended a sale on Yamaha trumpets that are now discounted by more than $100.
Cascades Sean Schwartz and A.J. Pace have been appointed co-caption heads of the Cascades' percussion section. "After looking at a variety of options for the percussion leadership, it was decided that a team approach would maximize results for the 2011 season," said Assistant Director Ron Comfort.
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers posted a recap of their January rehearsal camp which took place the second weekend of the month in Rosemont, Ill. Hard at work rehearsing segments of their yet-to-be announced 2011 production, Program Coordinator Scott Koter said, "It's always challenging for designers to follow up a successful season, but our veteran team loves a challenge. With the performers, program and team assembled, we feel very strong about another remarkable year in 2011."
Crossmen Crossmen's "Full Circle Tour DVD" is now on sale through the corps' online store. The video chronicles the group's 2010 summer season including performance, rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage.
Forte Forte has announced its roster of 2011 percussion staff members. They will be led by caption head and designer Tyler Orbison.
Gold Percussion instructor Ike Jackson will join Gold's design team for 2011. "Ike is an amazing instructor and designer who comes with an impressive competitive and professional resume," said Executive Director Donald Flaherty.
Music City One hundred and twenty-six musicians attended Music City's rehearsal camp held Jan. 14-16 in Franklin, Tenn. Watch highlights from the camp in a new video posted on the DCI Fan Network.
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest's Dale Leaman will present an educational session at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Winter Conference on Saturday, Jan. 22. "I am really excited that SCSBOA has asked him to present on behalf of Pacific Crest. To have Pacific Crest on the SCSBOA Conference Agenda is quite an honor!" said Executive Director Stuart Pompel.
Phantom Regiment Fourth-year color guard member Stephanie Black recaps Phantom Regiment's color guard auditions in a blog post on the corps' website.
Pioneer Charlie Groh will join Pioneer's staff in 2011 as visual caption head. Over many years Groh has served on the staffs of the Velvet Knights, Anaheim Kingsmen and Muchachos. He also is a co-founder of the Open Class' Impulse.
Santa Clara Vanguard The Vanguard recently posted a video wrap-up of its December rehearsal camp on the DCI Fan Network.
Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets The Vanguard Cadets' 2011 production "Balance," will feature original pieces of music by staff composers Key Poulan, Nate Bourg and Murray Gusseck.
Spartans You can check out a gallery of photos from the Spartans' January rehearsal camp on the corps' website.
Spirit of Atlanta Spirit of Atlanta will have informational booths at the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Annual Conference in Savannah (Jan. 27-29), as well as the WGI Atlanta Regional at Whitewater High School (Feb. 26).
Teal Sound Teal Sound recaps its January rehearsal camp in a new video posted on YouTube.