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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
david@davidendicott.us

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
publisher@drumcorpsworld.com

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

Part 1 — Madison poised to welcome DCI back in grand fashion

by Nic Waerzeggars, DCW staff

Publisher’s note: This article was originally published in the April 2006 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 35, Number 1). The second part is in the May issue, the third part will be in the June 2 edition and part four in the June 23 issue.

This August, when the 2006 DCI World Championships return to Madison, it will be to the venue that is the fourth oldest college football stadium in the United States, but thanks to a three-and-a-half-year, $110 million renovation project , Camp Randall stadium...

April 24, 2006

CD review Third High Brass CD continues fine performances

Dave Scott, DCW staff

Since their formation in 2000, the all-brass British band High Brass has continued to excel and earn quite a reputation in Europe and the United States.

Their newest release, titled “Time For A Change,” is very exciting, featuring a tight ensemble and exceptional solo work, performing several charts written specifically for the group by legendary jazz arranger Bob Curnow. Those selections include: Chicago III Suite, Time For A Change, Scorpion Dance, Quintessence, So May It Secretly Begin and...

April 24, 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.

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