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Imperials make a comeback

by Kelly Bitter, DCW editor

Impulse to perform in Hollywood Christmas parade


November 19, 2002

See what’s in the December 2002 issue of DCW!

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...

November 18, 2002

Second volume of ‘A History of Drum & Bugle Corps’ is planned

by Steve Vickers, DCW publisher

Less than...

November 11, 2002

ABC News to air segment on bugler shortage

ABC News with Peter Jennings is scheduled to air a segment on the lack of buglers for military funerals November 8. Check your local listings for more...

November 08, 2002

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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.

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.