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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 Corps International Division I finals since 2001, the corps is as strong...

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 corps.

April 25, 2008 — Baltimore, MD . . . It has been 15 years since...

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 the legendary Roosevelt Stadium. Having marched parades on the Jersey Shore...

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 online,” said Auditore, chair of DCI’s marketing advisory board, who...

August 10, 2008

DCI will telecast World Class quarterfinals to 350 movie theaters August 7

DCI release
Precision marching, resounding percussion and the ability to rock the stadium are once again featured in the Drum Corps International World Championship Quarterfinals in its exclusive, annual in-theatre even, “Big, Loud & Live 5″ on Thursday, August 7. Celebrating its fifth anniversary bringing the best-of-the-best marching music ensembles to the big screen, the presentation will be seen in more than 340 movie theatres this year, nearly triple the number of venues from last year.

Tickets for “Big, Loud...

July 31, 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.

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.