by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This summer’s rebirth of Troopers one year after their near extinction is a “rags to riches” story that sounds like a Hollywood script. And thanks to one of their former drum majors, that story will actually make it to the big screen as a documentary fittingly titled “America’s Core.”
The film will be the first solo documentary for director Michael D. Gough of Boise, ID — a three-year soprano for the Troopers before becoming drum major in 2003 and 2004. Gough and sound engineer Aaron...
Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
This weekend in Rochester, NY, at the 2007 Drum Corps Associates Championships, Drum Corps World will have a table in the souvenir area offering a special price for new subscribers who sign up for a one-year subscription or current subscribers who wish to renew for an additional year. The introductory price is $40.00 for U.S. residents and $51.00 for...
by Bob Kennedy, in memory of Neil O. Connolly
This article was originally published in the August 10, 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 10).
The 1973 season was one very difficult, yet special year in the 67-year history of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. To tell the story of this one season is a feat in itself, for many decades have passed us by and the memories seemingly blend together as one.
The Boston Crusaders were hit by two major catastrophes two years before the 1973 season. These two...
by Christine Hoeffner, DCW staff
Publisher’s note: Christine and Peter Hoeffner have written this series of articles to help DCI fans plan ahead for their trip to DCI’s first West Coast championship event. The series began in the February 2007 edition of Drum Corps World and concludes with this article. We hope this information will be helpful. This segment was published in the July 13, 2007 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 6).
1. Do a little homework — The “lost tourist” look is definitely out — the...
This article originally appeared in the June 1, 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 3).
Welcome to Los Angeles! Drum corps fans visiting Pasadena will discover downtown Los Angeles is only a few miles away, easy to visit, compact and spectacularly entertaining (yet again, for free). Here, you will find the heart of the city. And yes, it does have a heart — after all, this is the City of the Angeles.
Experience LA’s history and scope by leaving your car in Pasadena and enjoying the short...