DCW Publisher Steve Vickers would like to expand the scope of coverage for this summer’s eight issues. If you are interested in providing reports for one or more shows this season, please send an e-mail to email@example.com that includes a list of shows you plan to see and would like to write about.
Writers are needed in the following areas:
* Northern California
* Southern California
* Pacific Northwest...
by Dave Scott, DCW staff
* Blue Devils, Southwind, The Academy — TBA
* Blue Knights –
Piano Concerto #1, Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony #10, Dmitri Shostakovich
* Blue Stars — “Power & Grace”
Swan Lake, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Swan from “Carnival of the Animals,” Camille Saint-Saens
Firebird Suite, Igor Stravinsky
* Bluecoats — “Criminal”
Criminal, Fiona Apple
Battle Music, David Holsinger
Small World, Trilok Gurtu and Robert...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the April 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 1), mailed to subscribers on March 15. The first part appeared in the March issue and is in this Web site’s archives.
A drum corps’ creative team is typically thought to be the staff members who create the show. But with most touring corps now having annual budgets in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, some of the best...
We are pleased to announce that the section of our Web site reachable by clicking on the DCA logo above is now more complete and easier to navigate.
You can order 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006 DVDs, videotapes and CDs by year and by product. Previously it was challenging to place an order for more than one year’s products.
Also included are complete lists of the participating open, class A, alumni and mini-corps for each...
It might not seem immediately evident how a bandana worn by drummer Alex Van Halen and a guitar signed by Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter relate to a terrible tragedy, the murder of Pittsburgh resident Paula (Lockhart) Lanz, 39. But for Mark Petrocelli, national salesman for Houston-based drumstick company Pro-Mark, and high school classmate of Mrs. Lanz’s, the eBay auction of this and other music-related memorabilia seem a fitting way to raise money for Paula’s two young daughters.
Ever since Mrs. Lanz’s body was found on February...