IN THIS EDITION:
• Bluecoats reveal sequel to 2019’s “The Bluecoats”
• “Vanguard Voices” spotlights AAPI alums
• Crusaders brass debuts selection from '21 production
• And more!
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20 years of Academy history in 20 days. The Arizona corps continues its campaign in the lead-up to the organization's virtual gala event on Sunday, May 30.
The Battalion threw things back this week to a video of the Utah corps' 2016 drum line warming up in the lot.
Blue Devils will host a summertime series dubbed the #BDX2021 Workshops + Talent Search. The one-day educational events will take place in June, July and August at locations in Texas and Georgia.
Daniel Belcher, who served as a Blue Knights drum major from 2016-2019, will take on a new role in 2021 as assistant corps director. “Daniel has proven himself to be a leader and a change-maker within our organization for years,” corps director Jordan Helwerda said.
Bluecoats revealed their 2021 production titled "Lucy," a show that will be programmed to be the "second act" of the corps' 2019 Beatles-themed "The Bluecoats."
In a new virtual performance video, members of the Boston Crusaders brass section debut a selection from the corps' 2021 production, "Zoom."
Tickets are now on sale for The Cadets' 2021 Homecoming Weekend events, October 9-10.
Colts has positions available in the front ensemble percussion section for the corps' 2021 season.
Sectional rehearsals for the 2021 Colt Cadets will take place Sunday, May 23. No experience is necessary to join.
Crossmen recently hosted an online drum corps trivia night.
Genesis has a limited number of positions open in the corps' trumpet, mellophone and color guard sections.
Gold's next educational audition event will take place May 22 in Murrieta, California.
Golden Empire will host a series of educational workshops and auditions in May and June at Bakersfield College in California.
Meet the members of Guardians' brass staff led by caption head Phil Wingfield.
Impulse still has spots to fill in the corps' brass, percussion and color guard sections.
Jersey Surf is surveying fans of marching music as the corps "hones in on the future" and "works to build a strong program for the years to come."
Les Stentors' longstanding lobster dinner fundraiser returns on May 29 in a new takeout/delivery format.
Madison Scouts has a need for trumpet, mellophone, baritone and color guard performers as the corps gets closer and closer to the start of its 2021 summer season.
Mandarins announced a new partnership with Titan Field Frames "to develop a customized, high-quality field frame package specifically tailored to their pro audio and front ensemble needs."
Music City is just days away from the restart of their in-person auditions.
In-person auditions for Pacific Crest color guard members will take place May 23 in Southern California.
From beer steins to dog bowls, a whole lot of new home good merchandise was just added to Regiment's Phan Shop.
A monthly recurring donation is one of the best ways to support Phenom's return to the field in 2022.
Raiders will offer a hybrid educational program this summer giving students access to in-person group rehearsals and virtual private instruction.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Episode seven of the “Vanguard Voices” video series honors Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a roundtable discussion featuring three AAPI Vanguard alums.
Time is running out to take part in Shadow's 2021 Virtual Summer Experience.
Southwind's next in-person educational workshop will take place Saturday, June 5.
Spartans are mourning the loss this week of Jim Miller, a longtime volunteer with the corps.
Spirit of Atlanta
Spirit of Atlanta will host a rehearsal for brass and color guard performers on May 22.