by Fred Olin, DCW staff
This article originally was published in the October 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 7).
A couple of months ago I submitted a piece to DCW commenting about my excitement as I prepared to march with the Cavalier Anniversary Corps, also called the Cavalier Alumni Corps (CAC for short). Mr. Vickers was kind enough to publish it.
Well, I did it. To refresh your memory, I’m 70 years old, retired from a career as an orthopaedic...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the October 2008 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 7).
The hottest topic on Drum Corps International’s 2008 summer tour had little to do with the competition, or new uniforms, or even The Cadets’ further exploration of amplified narration. There were more important things for corps to discuss, like how to afford making it home.
A weakened economy, coupled with record high fuel and...
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This article was originally published in the October 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 7).
A bittersweet year for this writer it may have been, but with plenty of great performances during the campaign, it cannot be dimmed by a season without finals.
Kudos are insufficient when it comes to a précis of the Reading Buccaneers’ achievements over the past four seasons. Does “seamless” begin to touch upon what the...
by Christina Mavroudis-Dempsey, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the September 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 6).
“I’m glad that I decided to play again. It’s been a lot of fun.” So says the legendary mellophone player, Bonnie Ott-Thompson, on her decision to return to the activity after several decades’ absence.
A role model for girls across the country during the early years of DCI, Bonnie, 53, was raised...