IN THIS EDITION:
• Louisiana Stars pen “Letters to Home”
• Remembering Surf’s collab with Janina Gavankar
• Last surviving Cadets charter member passes
• And more!
With the cancelation of the 2020 DCI Tour and 2021 serving as a "bridge" to Drum Corps International's 50th anniversary 2022 season, DCI's performing ensembles are in need of your assistance. A donation of any amount to the organizations of your choice will go a long way to ensure that we will #MarchOn for the benefit of some of the best and brightest young adults across the globe!
Marking the corps' 20th anniversary in 2021, The Academy detailed its plans for resuming operations this summer culminating in a trip to Indianapolis this August to perform in the Drum Corps International "Celebration Events" at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Blue Devils threw it back this week to a clip of 2019's standstill performance at Mile High in Denver.
Blue Knights' latest #ThrowbackThursday post features snare drummer Nick Angelis in a 1995 Individual & Ensemble Competition performance.
Blue Stars is working to assemble a 94-person brass section for the corps' 2021 summer season. These spots are still open for those interested in joining.
Here's how you can get involved with a Bluecoats experience "unlike any before" this summer.
Boston Crusaders outlined the projected stops on the corps' 2021 summer tour.
Frank "Babe" Patrisso, the last surviving charter member of the Holy Name Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps in 1934, recently passed away at the age of 95.
The start of the 2021 edition of Carolina Crown is less than nine weeks away.
The Cavaliers celebrated the year of the corps' founding (1948) on April 8 (04/08).
With spots open in the Colts' battery and front ensemble percussion sections, the next virtual rehearsal will take place Sunday, April 11.
No experience of any kind is required to join the Colt Cadets in 2021.
A position reporting to the chief executive officer, Crossmen has a job opening for a corps director.
Genesis is partnering with local businesses to celebrate pets and promote better health for all with the organization's first-ever Fenix Fur Friends Virtual 5K.
Gold will host an in-person audition event April 17 in Murrieta, California.
Guardians will host an in-person rehearsal camp April 25 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jersey Surf fondly looked back this week to their music video collaboration with Janina Gavankar.
"Letters to Home" is a series where Louisiana Stars alumni share their story and what made Louisiana Stars a home for them.
The Madison Scouts' Forward Leadership has formed a partnership with Marching Arts Education to bring Forward Leadership programming into schools across the country.
Corps director JW Koester provides an April update on the latest summertime developments with the Mandarins.
Music City's Virtual Audition Experience is ongoing from now into the month of May.
Pacific Crest's Pandemic Preparedness Plan outlines how the corps plans to safely operate during the summer of 2021.
Phantom Regiment is refreshing its merchandise offerings. In particular, the "Basics Block Collection" is the corps' "salute to an identity that endures through the decades."
Raiders has made the decision to focus its efforts on a return to the field in 2022. However, in 2021, the corps continues to "explore other options to provide excellent marching arts experience, entertainment and training."
River City Rhythm
River City Rhythm is making a return in 2021, and the audition process for all sections is completely virtual and free.
Santa Clara Vanguard
The Vanguard Alumni Association is organizing a virtual 5K run/walk to be completed anytime between May 15-31. All participants will receive an official race patch. Proceeds will support corps member scholarships.
Seattle Cascades has made the decision to focus its efforts on a return to the field in 2022.
Southwind will be hosting a series of five educational clinics in May, June and July for brass, percussion and color guard students.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta's next virtual audition camp will take place April 24.
With positions open in the brass and color guard sections, the next Troopers virtual rehearsal camp will take place April 24.