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Through the light — the Music Endowment for kids

by Officer Walter L. Edwards II

This article was originally published in the July 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 4).

As a law enforcement officer and bodybuilder, I firmly believe that those who do good for others will have good returned to them. Myself, putting a smile on a kids face is my project, no matter the obstacle. I had attempted in the past to join several area youth-based organizations, but as youth members and staff members of these organizations left in droves, and the internal in-fighting and public...

September 22, 2008

A Q&A with the Colts’ Greg Orwoll, 2008 DCI Hall of Famer

by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
Mferlazzo@yahoo.com

This article was originally published in the July 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 4). This is the type of quality coverage provided in the monthly issues. Subscribe!

Colts Executive Director Greg Orwoll has already experienced the best and worst of times this season, even before the corps left for summer tour. Coming off their first berth in the Drum...

September 04, 2008

2008: Not just a “BLAST!” from the past

by Gary Dickelman
gdickelman@epsscentral.net

This article originally appeared in the June 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 3). We encourage you to subscribe to our tabloid newspaper that is printed monthly and contains a wide variety of feature-type material like this one, as well as show reviews during the season for World and Open Class junior corps, as well as Open and Class A all-age...

August 28, 2008

A tribute to Monsignor Edward F. Wojtycha

by Gary Dickelman, DCW staff
gdickelman@epsscentral.net

This article originally appeared in the June 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 3). This is the type of article and the quality of writing that is included in each issue. We encourage you to subscribe for one year of monthly issues about the worldwide drum and bugle corps activity.

In 1963, I witnessed my first National Dream contest at...

August 18, 2008

Part 2: DCI audience survey not perfect, but fans are largely satisfied

by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
mferlazzo@yahoo.com

This article originally appeared in the June 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 3).

Steve Auditore will be the first to tell you that the 2007 Audience Profile Project he led for Drum Corps International isn’t perfect.

“Yeah, it was self-selecting, self-reporting [among the respondents] — clearly bias toward people who could do things...

August 10, 2008

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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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