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Westshoremen members get engaged at ‘Serenade in Brass’

Jeff Ream and Christine...

May 02, 2003

New Indonesian band promotes discipline, values in local youth

A new marching band called Marching Eternity was recently established in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. In Indonesia, many groups take their inspiration and style from the American drum and bugle corps movement.

The new band was established by Julius Fahlevi Harahap, Sony Yudianto, Dody Julian Purnama and Joko Budiono April 6 to develop the marching band world in Indonesia and to accommodate youths’ interests and talents in marching band in Jogjakarta.

The band’s purpose is to show children that dedication and hard work enable them to...

May 01, 2003

2003 ‘Brass Reunion’ features alumni groups

by Gary Dickelman

The evening of April 12 marked an exciting annual drum corps event and, at the same time, a unique occurrence. On the one hand the Archer-Epler Musketeers and Haverford Band Parents Association brought us the 2003 “Brass Reunion.” On the other hand, it was the second weekend in a row for a gala alumni drum corps event — unique because we old-timers do not typically abide back-to-back performances! It was, nonetheless, an evening to remember.

The Bon Bons Chorus returned for its 10th “Brass...

May 01, 2003

Winter Guard International holds 2003 championships

by Daniel Buteau, DCW staff

On April 11 and 12, two days of original presentations performed in a constructive competitive climate that fostered creativity and uniqueness were staged in Dayton, OH. The city was home to the championships of an organization that is able to expand its creative boundaries while, at the same time, remaining true to its core purposes. Winter Guard International, after nine years of seeing no winter guard or percussion show, felt like a breath of fresh air compared to the high tensions experienced by the drum corps...

May 01, 2003

Colts perform spring concert

April 25, 2003

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