World Class drum corps preparing for weekend competition Your4State.com caught up with the Holy Name Cadets at their rehearsal in Chambersburg, Pa. as they gear up for season starting Music in Motion event on Friday. Check out this news clip that includes an interview with a local band director who speaks about the educational influence the corps has on music students. Read the article at Your4State.com
Drum and bugle corps go techno Blogger Randy Salas discusses the new 2009 DCI rule that will allow corps to incorporate electronic instruments into their productions in his latest entry of "Technobabble," a Minneapolis Star Tribune column. Though unsure if the new sounds will meet the scrutiny of fans and judges this summer, Salas writes, "whatever the results of adding electronic instruments, it will be nearly impossible to keep me from being mesmerized by this amazing display of music and motion." Read the article at StarTribune.com.
Cumberland man to march with Glassmen drum corps Tyler Shreve of the Glassmen drum line is featured in his local newspaper, the Cumberland Times-News. Shreve is a music education major at West Virginia University where he performs as a member of the percussion section in the marching band. Read the article at Times-news.com.
Preview: Mt. Lebanon grads on drum corps tour The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on local students' participation with the Glassmen this summer. "Who are these performers?" writers ask. Read this article to find out what Indiana University of Pennsylvania student Brendan Higgins and Case Western Reserve student Rocco Duranti have to say about the drum corps experience. Read the article at Post-Gazette.com.