Several Cadets and Colts members are garnering attention in their local papers for their participation in the upcoming Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington D.C. Announced at the beginning of December, the two drum corps are among less than 100 groups selected from an applicant pool of nearly 1,400 to participate in the parade that will recognize U.S. President-Elect Barak Obama on Jan. 20, the day he is sworn into office.
To Washington they'll go Jacksonville, Fla. area natives Thomas Baker, Randy Salinas, Robert Solomon and Daniel Valdelamar will all be a part of the Cadets' trip to the inaugural parade. The four brass musicians are profiled in a recent feature by the Florida Times-Union. Read the article at Jacksonville.com.
Drummers headed to Obama inauguration Galeburg, Ill. teens Kyle Barshinger of the Colts and Chris Deligiannis and David Fitch of the Colt Cadets are included in an article by the local Register-Mail. The three percussionists will be helping to keep the beat as the Colts march down Pennsylvania and Constitution avenues later this month in the U.S. Capitol. Read the article at Galesburg.com.
Windber teen to participate in inaugural parade Ninteen-year-old Stephanie Barrick was recently featured in the Somerset, Pa. Daily American. As a prospective member of the color guard section and able to meet the time commitments, Barrick was invited by the Cadets to be a part 150 member group as they march on Capitol Hill. Read the article on DailyAmerican.com.