Drum Corps World has an extensive collection of historical drum and bugle corps publications that have been published over the last 50-plus years. We are missing a few issues of the following newspapers and magazines. We are asking fans visiting our Web site and who subscribe to our newspaper if they have any of these editions and would be willing to help us complete the files by sending them to us.
On a number of occasions, individuals from corps have come to our office in Madison, WI, to research their organization’s history. We also...
by Lauren Vogel Weiss, DCW staff
With 5,669 people spending at least one day at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the 2002 edition of the Percussive Arts Society International Convention held in Columbus, OH, November 13-16 was the second-best-attended convention in the Society’s history (after PASIC 2000 in Dallas, TX).
Events covered all of the percussive arts — from orchestral to African, from drumset to drum circles — but marching percussion was prominently featured throughout the convention. In addition to...
by Kelly Bitter, DCW editor
The amazing world of drum corps
Fascinating facts from drum corps history
Changes proposed for DCI Division II/III
Division II/III member corps voted to shorten the minimum time requirement and alter the championships week schedule.
Second volume of ‘A History of Drum and Bugle Corps’ is planned
The book is tentatively scheduled to be printed in the spring, and DCW is looking for people interested in writing chapters or articles.
DCI names new division II/III executive
J.W. Koester is the new...