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An interview with Drum Corps International Executive Director Dan Acheson

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

Publisher’s note: This interview was originally published in the October 2005 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 34, Number 13), mailed to subscribers on Sepember 29.

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This has been a particularly successful year for Drum Corps International and Dan Acheson has been busy making changes, adding programs...

November 16, 2005

Photographs needed for new DCW/DCI project

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

Drum Corps World and Drum Corps International are working on a project that requires photographs dating back to the 1972 championship event at the University of Wisconsin’s Warhawk Stadium in Whitewater, WI. Most of the material will come from the archives of Drum Corps World in Madison, WI, but there will be a number of smaller corps that very...

October 23, 2005

Here is what’s in the November issue of Drum Corps World

Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

The November 2005 edition of Drum corps World was mailed to subscribers on Thursday, October 20. Here is a list of the articles and features included in this 24-page tabloid newspaper (Volume 34, Number 13), one of 18 issues totaling 400 pages of information produced yearly —

On the front page are color photos of: Blue Stars, La Crosse, Wi;...

October 17, 2005

Former drum corps judge, band director killed in bus crash

by Pat Seidling, Phantom Regiment director

This past Saturday night, the Wisconsin State Marching Band Championships were held in Whitewater. Though not near as serious of an event as we see in states like Indiana, and few if any bands are as sophisticated as are in Texas, it is an enthusiastic event, with over 30 bands in four classes competing.

Chippewa Falls High School from Northwest Wisconsin has proudly sent their band to compete at this event and has done so since the early 1980s. They always do well and place near the top of the...

October 17, 2005

DCW is looking for these Web sites

If visitors to the Drum Corps World Web site could help us locate workable addresses for the following organizations, we would appreciate the assistance . . .

* Westchester Brassmen, Westchester, NY

If you can helpl, please contact DCW Publisher Steve Vickers at publisher@drumcorpsworld.com at your earliest convenience. Thank...

October 05, 2005

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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.