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Donations being sought for George Zingali scholarships

Mae Zingali, mother of the late George Zingali who gained fame with the 27th Lancers, Garfield Cadets and Star of Indiana, among others, is re-energizing her efforts this year to jump-start the George Zingali Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The fund is dedicated to the memory of George Zingali, a brilliant designer and innovator of the drum and bugle corps and color guard activities and, more importantly, a great mentor and champion of the young adults who were lucky enough to perform with the organizations George influenced.

She has asked...

February 24, 2004

FAMQ-sponsored show tours province for seven performances

by Daniel Buteau, DCW staff

La Fanfare réinventée, a stage show based on drum corps-type design elements, opened its seven-show Provincial tour on January 30 in Dorion-Vaudreuil. The FAMQ-sponsored group showcased 46 artists, all former drum corps and winter guard members.

A crowd of 250 drum corps fans traveled down memory lane, experienced the hallmark creativity of top Québec drum corps designers, and marveled at the proficiency exuded by adult performers who can only rehearse during the weekend.

FAMQ vice-president...

February 24, 2004

2004 worldwide schedule of drum corps competitions released

Drum Corps World has been able to assemble a nearly complete listing of drum and bugle corps competitions that will be held this summer around the world. The only circuit that is not included at this point is FAMQ in Quebec. Their shows will be added later in the spring.

Please note that this schedule is still tentative. While it is probably 95% complete and accurate, there will still be some minor tweaking of dates and locations. As they come to us, we will make adjustments.

The same schedule was published in the March 2004 edition of...

February 23, 2004

22nd Drum Corps World Historic Record Auction now online

Start bidding now!

Drum Corps World has been offering an opportunity for drum corps fans to locate and bid on old recordings for the past 11 years. The most recent historic record auction is now underway. The complete list of nearly 200 items was printed in the March 2004 edition of Drum Corps World, mailed to subscribers on February 12.

The list is now also available on-line by clicking on the link found below. It contains record albums, cassettes, compact discs, reel-to-reel tapes, videotapes and printed matter.

The auction...

February 19, 2004

DCI hosts winter meeting for board, event partners, judges and instructors

The Cadets...

February 16, 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.