See what’s in the March 2003 issue of DCW!

Amplification passes, Hopkins declares ‘drum corps is marching band’
Coverage of the 2003 DCI rules congress

DCI Tour Event Partners meet in Orlando
Part one of a two-part series on the DCI tour partners workshops held in Orlando

The amazing world of drum corps
Fascinating facts from drum corps history

20th Historic Record Auction listed in this issue
This auction includes 309 items, which can also be viewed here.

DCI 2004 finals will be in Denver
The championships will be held in Denver’s new INVESCO Field, home to the Denver Broncos and “Drums Along the Rockies.”

Five new members added to DCI Hall of Fame roster
DCI inducted its 18th class of honorees into the Hall of Fame.

Santa Clara will march in Tournament of Roses parade
Members of the three Santa Clara corps will march in the parade on New Year’s Day 2004.

Staff changes
Updates on staff changes for the 2003 season

Around the drum corps world
Updates on what’s happening in the world of drum corps

The way I see it
Paul Stott shares why drum corps has become an interest, rather than a passion, for him.

Bushwackers prepare 2003 production
Coverage of the Bushwackers’ January camp

Royal-Airs will field corps in 2003 season
The Royal-Airs Reunion Corps is back for another season.

Troopers plan to field full-size corps for 2003 season
Attendance at camps is the highest it has been since 1995.

Crawford tribute reservations still being accepted
It’s not too late to make reservations for the Col. Truman Crawford reunion banquet!

Racine Scouts add membership, play entire opener
The Racine Scouts have grown from 30 to 50 members since last season.

A drum corps proposal
A high school friendship took a new twist at a January Racine Kilties rehearsal.

Westchester Brassmen approach 20 years of parade corps success
Since its founding in 1984, the corps has had its ups and downs.

Attendance, average age up at Magic of Orlando winter camps
Coverage of Magic’s preparations for the 2003 season

Meet the DCW staff
DCW invites you to get to know our talented staff members a little better.

In memoriam: Maureen “Mo” Dacey
Dacey passed away January 3 after a long battle with cancer.

This is only a drill
Nikk Pilato attempts to understand ensemble visual scoring.

In memoriam: Kenneth Dissmore
Dissmore, a lifelong supporter of drum corps, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, 2002

What if…
Jeff Davis ponders what drum corps would be like today if events had turned out differently in the past.

Belgian drum corps fans gather to talk
Belgian corps fans gathered to inform people about the activity and share their experiences at the 2002 championships.

Pro-Mark promotes three employees
Staci Stokes of Southwind was among the employees recently promoted by Pro-Mark.

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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.

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