by David Welch
This article originally appeared in the April 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 1). David has occasionally written for Drum Corps World. He is now dealing with serious health issues involving a brain tumor. He is one of the most courageous people I know and I am pleased that he re-published his book in 2006 (“Middle Horn Leader 1984″) using original artwork that Don Daber produced years ago to appear in my newspaper that illustrated much of the book when it was first released. David is now...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This article originally appeared in the December 2007 edition of Drum Corps world (Volume 36, Number 16).
While the sound of a drum and bugle corps is still distinct among marching musical groups, long-time followers know it’s evolved and is now quite different than Drum Corps International’s first year in 1972. Few can deny that instrumental advancements have elevated the activity’s performance sophistication, allowing corps to explore...
by David Hill, DCW staff
This article originally was published in the October 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 7).
The Drum Corps International version of the drum and bugle corps experience has certainly evolved, having nothing to do with “red-meat” programming choices. Mediums as messages in the delivery of entertainment and information converged to such a pique this season that the non-profit venture could have been confused with major...
by Daniel Buteau, DCW staff
This article originally appeared in the April 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 1).
For the first time in 30 years, no drum and bugle corps from the province of Québec competed at the DCI World Championships in 2006. In fact, for the first time in more than 40 years, no competitive junior drum and bugle corps was in existence in the province this past season.
Les Stentors of Sherbrooke made a valiant attempt at building a...
by Jeff Davis, DCW staff and member of the Anaheim
This article was originally pubished in the August 11, 2006 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 35, Number 10.
It’s the Monday before Kamp and emotions are high. Everyone is stoked! I’ve scheduled myself in Riverside so I can be at the opening of Kamp on Wednesday and I’ll be staying Thursday and Friday nights.
Now for a medical update. After three months of therapy, two cortisone injections and one...