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Drum Corps World office will be closed between January 18 and February 1

The Drum Corps World office in Madison, WI, will be closed for two weeks between Tuesday, January 18, and Tuesday, February 1. If you submit an order for any of the products listed on our Web site through our “store,” it will be processed and filled after Wednesday, February 2. Callers to the office’s toll free or regular telephone numbers can leave a voicemail message, but it will not be returned until after the beginning of February.

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January 17, 2005

Dates listed for spring indoor concert season

We have been able to put together a partial listing of the alumni and senior corps indoor concerts that have been scheduled in the Eastern United States. Dates for the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame and Harrisburg “Serenade In Brass” shows are not yet available.

* April 2 — Baltimore, MD, “Dixie Stinger” sponsored by the Yankee Rebels

* April 9 — Harrisburg, PA, “Serenade in Brass” sponsored by Five Star Brass

* April 16 — Upper Darby, PA, “Brass Reunion” sponsored...

January 17, 2005

ALS benefit scheduled by Madison Scouts alumni

Attention Madison Scouts Alumni and drum corps fans!

A Benefit for ALS Research

Representatives of the Madison Scouts Alumni are happy to announce the date and location of the 2005 ROCKIN FOR A CURE benefit to raise research funds and public awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Steve Weekes, former Madison Scouts member (1981-1983) and instructor, was stricken with ALS in 2000. He passed away on January 14, 2005.

Please join us as we celebrate our...

December 29, 2004

Chippewa Valley Brigade picked as name of new corps

Wisconsin’s newest junior drum and bugle corps has just been named. They will be The Chippewa Valley Brigade.

The corps’ sponsor, The Chippewa Valley Drum & Bugle Corps Association, has been in operation since September and has the successful development and management of the corps as its sole purpose in life.

The organization began as an idea which grew out of a reunion of the Eau Claire Scouts, Eau Claire Boys and the Sundowners which took place last summer. The corps started becoming a reality this fall when weekly...

December 18, 2004

Warrington Drum Corps Association in fifth year; inducts five to hall of fame

Now in its fifth year, the Warrington Drum Corps Alumni organisation has gone from strength to strength in ensuring the drum corps heritage in this city is celebrated on a regular basis.

Warrington is a mid-size town situated in the Northwest region of England, between the cities of Manchester and Liverpool. The town covers approx 12 square miles and has an estimated population of 193,200 within its centre and surrounding suburbs. However, the town, which once boasted 12 competetive drum and bugle corps of various standards and sizes, now has...

December 18, 2004

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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.