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Southwind auditions approaching

Southwind will hold auditions for all sections December 12-14 at George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, KY. The audition camp will begin with an orientation/sign-up session at 8:00 PM Friday. The rest of the weekend will consist of sectional clinics, marching clinics and individual auditions. Camp will end by 4:30 PM Sunday. Southwind is looking forward to a great 2004 season under director Mike Loeffelholz.

“We will be making our staff announcements over the next couple of weeks, but I can tell you now that we have a very...

December 03, 2003

An interview with DCI Executive Director Dan Acheson

by Steve Vickers, DCW publisher

Strutters percussion instructor sets new world record for snare drum solo

November 14, 2003

See what’s in the December 2003 issue of DCW!

Garden State Circuit will discontinue operations
Members of the circuit voted October 11 to discontinue operations

Get the latest scores from the European competitions

Southern Illinois drum corps reunion is a success
Drum corps alumni gathered in St. Louis to celebrate the Belleville Black Knights’ 50th anniversary.

The making of an I&E entry: the Renegades Cover Choir
Christina Mavroudis takes a behind the scenes look at putting together the Renegades’ I&E chorus


November 13, 2003

Madison Scouts alumni form new corps

Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps alumni marked November 2 as the history-making inaugural meeting of the new Madison Alumni Corps Association.

Alumni of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps met to formulate their plans to put a corps on the Drum Corps Associates field in 2005. Initially drawing its members from alumni, the corps plans to make its debut appearance at DCA in 2004 in the mini-corps segment of championships weekend.

According to the MACA organizing board chairman Dan Scerpella, “The Scouts were an important part...

November 13, 2003

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