by Gary Dickelman, DCW staff
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...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
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...
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...
by Dave Scott, DCW staff
This article originally was published in the May 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 2).
• Amoskeag Sound, Hava Nagila, Annunsio Montovani, Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Pegasus, Hank Levy, Oye Como Va, Tito Puente, Brazil, Russell Barroso and The Lonely Bull, Herb Alpert.
• Archer-Epler Musketeers, TBA.
• Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights Alumni, With You I’m Born Again, Free Again,...
by Cozy Baker, DCW Features Editor
This article was originally published in the May 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 2).
South Africa is on another continent from most of corpsdom, yet conducts ceremonies of cherished traditions. Herman Mashaba is the chairman of the Field Band Foundation. In a country that seeks to reduce apartheid, AIDS, poverty and more, performing arts is employed as a powerful tool, just as television hostess Oprah Winfrey’s school...