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Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

With the January 2007 edition of Drum Corps World coming up in 10 days (mailed to subscribers on December 14), now’s your chance to get an introductory price on a subscription and start the new year right with the drum and bugle corps activity’s only publication that covers division I, II, III, senior, all-age, alumni, parade and standstill groups worldwide!

Call Publisher Steve Vickers at 1-800-554-9630 anytime between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM Central time between now and Monday, December 11, and we’ll add you to the list to get you started with the January issue.

You can also get a very special price on volume 2 of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” and the recently released DVD featuring 18 corps from the American Legion and CYO Nationals in Boston, MA, filmed during late August in 1967.

Here’s what the issue includes this time . . .

* Part 2 of an interview with arranger Larry Kerchner, covering topics like the DCA mini-corps event, his experiences arranging and composing for dozens of big and small junior, senior and alumni corps, writing original compositions for several very successful Broadway shows, arranging for the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus, and helping produce nightclub acts for major performing talent.

* Columns by regular contributors Bob Fields, Cozy Baker, Col. J. P. Brancati.

* Press releases on the Madison All-Stars, Michigan’s growing LakeShoremen, the New York Skyliners, Minnesota Brass, Inc., the Crusaders Senior Corp in Boston, Louisiana Masquerade, Blue Saints and Dutch Boy.

• A photo feature on a November 18 parade in New England featuring six top alumni corps.

* Brian Tolzmann’s regular “The Amazing World of Drum Corps World” full of interesting tidbits from the activity’s history.

* Four “old friends” are featured in pictures from the 1960s by photographer Moe Knox.

* A feature on the Dallas all-age corps Frontier performing with the Turtle Creek Chorale in a Christmas concert.

* In Memoriam remembers three drum corps personalities who have recently passed away.

* News about big changes with the British Youth Band Association, Drum Corps United Kingdom and Drum Corps Europe that is bringing the various circuits closer together.

* And an article with statistics on the DCI Championships in Madison and how it stacked up with recent events in other larger cities.

CALL STEVE VICKERS TODAY AT 1-800-554-9630 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM Central time, seven days a week.

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About DCW

Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.