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Stop by our booth this week at DCI in Indianapolis!

Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

Drum Corps World will have a booth in the DCI MarketPlace on the lower level of Lucas Oil Stadium this week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We hope you will stop by and pick up a complimentary copy of our 32-page, two-section, all-color August 2009 edition.

It’s full of show coverage, features and a photo of every DCI World Class and Open...

August 02, 2009

Part 2: An interview with Carl Ruocco about his 50+-year involvement

by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff

This interview originally was published in the April 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (37th Anniversary edition — Volume 38, Number 1).

In this part, Carl and I discussed more of his recent experiences and fond memories from over 50 years in an activity he deeply loves and appreciates greatly.

Harry Heidelmark: A few years ago, DCI rules were changed, allowing...

July 31, 2009

An interview with Teal Sound’s director, Randy Blackburn

by Steve Vickers, DCW publisher

This interview originally appeared in the April 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1).

Teal Sound has been Florida’s lone representative on the DCI tour almost since the corps began in 1999. It has been fascinating watching the growth of the program, especially over the last two or three years as the organization had broken...

July 19, 2009

Massachusetts Hall of Fame inducts legends

by Art Kellerman, Drum Corps World staff

This article was originally published in the April 2009 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1). This edition marked the 37th anniversary of the newspaper that began in 1971.

The Massachusetts Drum Corps/Music Educators Hall of Fame induction and dinner dance is a can’t-miss affair for drum corps fans this spring. It was held on...

July 11, 2009

My daughter’s life in drum corps

by Bob Fields, Drum Corps World staff

This article was originally published in the April 2009 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1).

As a writer, I have always wanted to tell the story of our little girl, who has made her dad and mom very proud growing up in the activity that we love so much. So here is the story of our little Leighann, who came from parents who both marched with and have been involved with drum...

July 06, 2009

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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.