Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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Photographs needed for new book! Did you march in one of these groups?

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

This fall I will complete work on a new history book that contains nearly 2,200 drum and bugle corps images. The vast majority of photographs have been accumulated from the extensive archives of Drum Corps World, but there are a number of units that were not among the nearly 15,000 prints at the DCW office in Madison, WI.

I have sent this list...

May 31, 2006

Madison Scouts will stage golf outing during DCI week

The Madison Drum & Bugle Corps Association, Inc. and its premier performance group, the Madison Scouts, will stage their first annual “$1,000,000 Shoot-Out” golf outing at Hawks Landing Golf Club in Madison, WI, on Wednesday, August 9. The start time is 11:30 AM.

Scheduled during the week of the Drum Corps International Championships that will be held at the University of Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium, it is open to local golfers from across Southern Wisconsin, as well as drum corps fans in Madison for the competition. The $150.00...

May 08, 2006

Part 2 — Madison poised to welcome DCI Championships in August

by Nic Waerzeggars, DCW staff

This article originally appeared in the May 2006 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 35, Number 2), mailed to subscribers on April 20.

A promising student turns 150

It seems outlandish to compare a city celebrating its sesquicentennial to a young, precocious student, but the inseparable nature of Madison to the University of Wisconsin-Madison beckons such a comparison.

Madison’s recent string of ‘best-ofs’ and ‘top 10’s’, as well as its ambitious array of expansions and forward...

May 07, 2006

Part 1: On the road again– Can you go home?

by David Endicott, DCW staff

This article was originally published in the April 2006 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 35, Number 1), mailed to subscribers on March 16.

All across the country — and in Canada, too — thousands of young men and women are now working in weekend rehearsal camps to develop on-field marching programs. The programs will culminate during the week of...

May 04, 2006

Did you march in one of these corps?

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

I am working on a new book project that involves locating approximately 2,200 different photographs of various corps from over the past three and a half decades. The Drum Corps World photo archives are quite extensive — well over 10,000 prints — but there are a number of corps I have been unable to locate. Because I want this book to be...

April 25, 2006

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.