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...
by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
Publisher’s note: part 1 of the interview appeared in the December 2006 issue of DCW (Volume 35, Number 15), mailed to subscribers on November 16. It i also posted on the Drum Corps World Web site. Correction: Larry’s last name was mispelled in the headline for part 1. We apologize for the error. There will be one more part, published in the February 2007 issue, mailed to subscribers on Thursday, January 18.
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Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
This fall, a history book covering the years leading up to the formation of Drum Corps International (1969-1972) and through to the present day will be produced by the publisher of Drum Corps World, in cooperation with Drum Corps International.
The co-authors of the book, Nic Waerzeggers and Dave Wilson, will be working to include personal comments from those who have first-hand experience as members of Drum Corps...
Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
Publisher’s note: This four-part interview began with this segment, published in the December 2006 edition of Drum Corps World. The content covers not only Larry Kerchner’s involvement in the drum and bugle corps activity, but his other musical endeavors that include Broadway, nightclubs and the circus!
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For many years, I have enjoyed the musical charts written by Larry Kerchner and I’m sure I am not alone in my...