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Preserving the legacy: the Drum Corps Collectors and Historical Society

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

Drum Corps World, Drum Corps Associates, Drum Corps International, as well as private collectors and other individuals, have come together in an unprecedented collaborative effort to launch the Drum Corps Collectors and Historical Society, a brand-new initiative intended to preserve the historical records and artifacts, photographs, video/film archives, audio recordings and other memorabilia tracing the history of the drum and bugle corps...

March 27, 2009

Part 2: An interview with DCI judge J. Clarke Williams

by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
DCWphotog@aol.com

This interview originally appeared in the February 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 11).

Picking up where part one (December 2008 issue) left off . . . Clarke Williams and I continued our discussion about various aspects of DCI and his experiences as a judge and as a student of the activity who finds opportunities to learn wherever possible.

Harry Heidelmark: A position in many of DCI’s World Class corps now costs...

March 10, 2009

A life in drum corps for Michael “Red” Corso

by Manny Correira

This article was originally published in the January 2009 (Volume 37, Number 10) edition of Drum Corps World.

Throughout the many years I’ve reported the news, I’ve had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people. Among them is 81-year-old Michael “Red” Corso, founding father and director of the former Rhode Island Matadors that was based in Providence, RI.

I’ve know “Red” since the early 1970s when the Matadors were riding high in Drum Corps Associates circles as one of the premier senior corps...

February 24, 2009

Crossmen, Revolution directors say San Antonio’s big enough for both of them

by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
mferlazzo@yahoo.com

This article was originally published in the December 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 9).

When Youth Education in the Arts! (YEA!) announced two years ago that the 22-time Drum Corps International World Class Finalist Crossmen organization was moving to San Antonio, TX, to operate under a new management team and eventually become independent of YEA, you couldn’t blame the staff of Revolution if it wasn’t enthusiastic...

February 14, 2009

Part 1: An interview with DCI judge J. Clarke Williams

by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
dcwphotog@aol.com

This article was originally published in the December 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 9).

I’ve met so many interesting people at all levels of the activity, including those in drum corps management, instructors, cooks and volunteers in various supporting roles, not to mention hundreds of marching members over the years. I’ve driven corps equipment trucks for the last 30 years along with taking thousands of photographs,...

January 30, 2009

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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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