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The birth of a drum corps
text and photos by Chris Maher, Drum Corps World staff (chris@corpsreps.com)     For the past few months my social[...]
Suicidal depression and drum corps
I saw the chilling article in the Web-exclusive edition of Halftime Magazine -- “Broken Arrow Band Student Dies at Football[...]
Scout House Alumni turns 80 in 2018, still in step with times
After winding up 2017 with a lively Christmas banquet and long service award ceremony, Preston Scout House Alumni Band will[...]
Rogues Hollow Regiment performs at “Perfect Season Parade”
It started with a simple message on their Facebook page, “The parade is on.  No matter how cold, RHR will[...]
Drum Corps in Indonesia
​In 2015 an Indonesian corps named Gita Sorosowan from Banten participated at the DCI Championships in the International and Open[...]
A Search for Excellence
​My first memory of drum corps was being in a small corps from the Bronx and just trying to get[...]
Legendary CMCC Warriors alumni host second annual gala and awards night
​The New York Warriors Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps held its cornerstone fund-raising event November 5.  It was a rainy[...]
20th Century Ltd. Corps Keeps Activity Alive in Mid-Hudson Valley, New York
While I’ve never had the privilege of witnessing performances by 20th Century Ltd. (TCL) over the years, I have certainly[...]
Honorary Doctorates Awarded to Chick Corea, Steve Gadd, Both Former Drum Corps Members
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music awarded Honorary Doctor of Music degrees to renowned drummer Steve Gadd (BM[...]
Meet Sidney Mautte
Almost every day every one of us has problems to solve, projects to finish on time or obstacles to conquer[...]
A Drum Corps Experience
This past summer I attended a drum corps show in Concord, CA. My wife Edie, granddaughter Madison and I found[...]
Yamaha marks more than 32 years supporting Drum Corps International corps
With the culmination of the DCI World Championship Finals in Indianapolis, Yamaha celebrates 33 years of collaboration with Marching Music’s[...]
Lighthouse drummer, Ronn “Skip” Prokop, got his start with Canada’s National Champion Toronto Optimists
R​onn “Skip” Prokop, drummer and a co-founder of the rock group Lighthouse, passed away on August 30. What you might[...]
Jubal sets sights on 2018 U.S. tour
International drum and bugle corps Jubal from Dordrecht, The Netherlands, has announced plans to again tour the United States as[...]
John Sasso leaves bright musical legacy
One of the most influential talents in the long history of drum corps left us when John Sasso passed away.[...]
Al Chez joins New York Skyliners Alumni 2018 instructional staff
The 2018 season is not far away and the New York Skyliners Alumni Corps is already in the planning stages.[...]
A 50-year celebration unfolds before a record DCI Semi-finals for Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni
As Jim Morrison, voice of the Doors, once said, “The West is Best!” So very true this year! Well, the[...]
Three-decade effort makes debut August 10 during DCI Prelims in Indy
What began as a very sketchy idea in the early 1980s went through a number of concepts, but was finally[...]