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          Drum Corps World is going on-line!

          The electronic age has arrived for Drum Corps World newspaper! ?After 39 years as a print publication, the Madison, WI-based newspaper will begin a new era on May 2. The decision was not an easy one according to Publisher Steve Vickers. ?“I’ve looked into transitioning over the years, but it wasn’t viable until recently. ?It […]

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          Marching Band Movie Needs Help To Make It To Big Screen

          Screenwriter David Yarbrough’s voice is filled with enthusiasm as he describes the journey his film script has taken in the past few years. After several false starts, the project is riding a wave of momentum and Yarbrough is now working around the clock to move the film to the production stage. To ensure that the […]

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          Registration Open For 2010 Percussive Arts Society Marching Percussion Festival

          Registration is available for the Percussive Arts Society?s annual indoor Marching Percussion Festival that takes place November 11 and 12, 2010 at the Indiana Convention Center, located in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. The PAS Marching Percussion Festival is recognized as one of the nation?s premier indoor festivals for presenting some of the most cutting-edge, contemporary marching […]

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          2011 Green Thunder Auditions, Chop Sessions

          After a very successful 2010 season, Green Thunder Percussion will begin its 4th season of offering serious students an advanced comprehensive percussion studies program designed to improve rudimental and orchestral percussion skills in the Chicagoland area. The organization is open to gentleman, and concurrently serves as an ideal preparation resource for those interested in auditioning […]

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          Odello Investigates Drum Corps Phenomenon

          Denise Odello, assistant professor of music, received an Imagine Fund Award to support her drum corps research, an investigation titled Music, Sport, and Morality: Competition and the Drum Corps. A musicologist, Odello studies how people use music. Her project focuses on wind bands, technically drum and bugle corps, specifically Drum Corps International (DCI), headquartered in […]

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          In The News: Sutherlin Woman, First Female Bugler In Army Dies

          Last year, Donna-Mae Smith of Sutherlin was inducted into the Buglers Hall of Fame, partly because she had been the first female bugler in the U.S. Army. Not too long ago, Smith played taps at an average of 100 veterans’ funerals a year in Douglas County. The Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guard with which […]

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          SDCA Moves Forward

          There are a lot of details necessary to put together an organization from an idea to a functioning association. It has not been a smooth road and at times we have been met with some real challenges. Jeff Williams, Viscounts & Royal Airs Sr., and Chris Ferrara, Royal Airs, would meet in the McDonalds think […]

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          Calgary Stampede To Host 2012 World Association Of Marching Show Bands World Championships

          The Calgary Stampede is pleased to announce that the Stampede’s Visiting Bands committee has been sanctioned to host the 2012 World Association of Marching Show Bands World Championships. The call is now going out to show bands around the world to attend this prestigious event in 2012 which also marks the 100th anniversary of the […]

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          Drum Corps World Connects With Fans Through Social Networking

          The primary newspaper and a respected source of news on the drum and bugle corps activity for 38 years, Drum Corps World has now created a greater ways for fans to connect with it through social media. Fans can now become a “fan” of Drum Corps World on the publication’s new Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DrumCorpsWorld, […]

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          Las Vegas Marching Arts, Sin City Chamber To Benefit Positively Kids Clients

          Las Vegas Marching Arts, the Sin City Chamber of Commerce of Las Vegas and The Foundation for Positively Kids, are partnering to provide the ride of a lifetime to some local children who are terminally ill and medically fragile. The children will ride atop a 1971 International Harvester Fire Truck in the annual Helldorado Parade […]

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