7th Regiment 7th Regiment will host a season-ending banquet on Sunday, Oct. 11 in New London, Conn. Admission is free for 2009 corps members and $15 for other guests. RSVPs are requested by Oct. 7. Learn more at 7thRegiment.org.
Bluecoats The Bluecoats launched a new online store featuring the latest in corps merchandise, event tickets and downloads. Check it out at store.Bluecoats.com.
Boston Crusaders Susan Bulger, a Boston Crusaders color guard captain in the late 1970s, passed away last week after a battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 24 in St. Rockland, Mass. Learn more at Crusaders.com.
The Cadets Earlier this month more than 60 alums gathered at the Church of the Most Holy Name in Garfield, N.J. as Cadets director George Hopkins and assistant director Justin Heimbecker recapped the organization's 75th anniversary season and looked ahead to 2010. View photos from the event at YEA.org.
The Cavaliers On Sept. 12, the Cavaliers awarded more than $24,000 in prizes during the corps' annual raffle drawing.
View a list of winners on Cavaliers.org.
Glassmen The Glassmen are back in action with a brand new Web site design at Glassmen.org. During your visit check out the latest news from the group, and keep an eye out for the green boxes in each section that you can use to leave feedback about the new site. Check it out at Glassmen.org.
Legends In the works since 2007, Legends will debut a new color guard ensemble this winter. "I am pleased that the Kalamazoo, Mich. area is excited to see this program offered and supported by its area band directors," said Legends executive Director Ibe Sodawalla. Learn more at LegendsPAA.org.
Madison Scouts Continuing with a flurry of new staff appointments over the last month, the Madison Scouts have announced that Rosie Queen (Miller) will serve in 2010 as color guard caption supervisor, Bryan Sutton as color guard caption head and Charlie Gumbert as color guard consultant. Read more at MadisonScouts.org.
Mandarins The Mandarins' 2010 music design team will include Dan Fong (brass arrangements), Wayne Downey (music consultant) and Tony Nunez (battery and front ensemble percussion arranger). "We are glad to have Dr. Dan back on board to do the brass arrangements this year. Last year's program was a huge success with audiences across the country," said program coordinator Greg Mar. Read more at Mandarins.org.
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment will host its 7th annual fall marching band festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 in Machesney Park, Ill. The competitive event will feature local Illinois marching bands. Learn more at Regiment.org.
Pioneer Auditions for Pioneer's winter drum line ensemble will take place on Nov. 7 in Romeoville, Ill. Pioneer Indoor was the Winter Guard International Percussion Independent A Class Champions in 2007 and 2008. Learn more about the audition at Pioneer-Corps.org.
Revolution Revolution's winter color guard ensemble recently hosted a successful audition camp as the group looks to jump divisions from the Independent Open to the Independent World Class. Those who missed the first audition can try out at the group's upcoming rehearsal on Oct. 10 and 11 in San Antonio, Texas. Learn more at RevolutionYPA.org.
Santa Clara Vanguard Staff and members of the 2009 Winter Guard International Championship-winning Vanguard color guard ensemble will offer a one-day educational session on Sunday, Oct. 11 in San Jose, Calif. The event will be geared toward students who have had at least one season experience with a fall, winter or summer color guard ensemble. Learn more at SCVanguard.org.