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...
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.
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...
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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.