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'Philadelphia Inquirer' Releases Investigation Of Drum Corps Misconduct
Dec 13, 2018Andy Schamma
An investigation by "Philadelphia Inquirer" into misconduct between instructors and participants in youth organizations of the marching arts was released today.
ONYX: The Three-Part Series
Dec 10, 2018Andy Schamma
Get an intimate look at one of the most recognizable organizations in the Winter Guard International world, ONYX. We spoke with some of the most incredible and creative minds in the marching arts to give fans a deeper look than they've ever had into a top, world-class organization.
ICYMI: FloMarching Offseason Update & News
Dec 6, 2018Andy Schamma
With Thanksgiving behind us, we can finally breathe and start taking in this 2018 offseason as fall band quiets down and the WGI/DCI rehearsal schedules pick up. I thought I'd put together a quick update since we've been doing a lot of planning behind the scenes to get some pretty cool content over the next couple months and we're ready to share some of that.
YEA Discontinues Cadets2 To Reign In Finances
Nov 28, 2018Andy Schamma
Youth Education in the Arts, or YEA!, announced today that they would cease the operation of their Drum Corps Associates (DCA) participating corps Cadets2 and reduce their in-office staff in by one-third in Allentown, PA.
Drum Corps Embrace #GivingTuesday In 2018
Nov 27, 2018Andy Schamma
After a week of crazy, celebration-induced holiday shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes a day to look inward and give to organizations in the marching arts—Giving Tuesday.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Bands To Look Out For
Nov 20, 2018Andy Schamma
As one of the most mainstream opportunities to watch great marching bands, the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has a lineup worth paying attention to! Twelve marching bands will be featured in this year's parade on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.
Drum Corps Come Out Of Hibernation For Auditions
Nov 19, 2018Andy Schamma
Grab your fanny packs, it's time for the 2019 drum corps audition season!
DCI Releases 2019 Tour Schedule With Exciting Changes
Drum Corps International released their schedule for the 2019 DCI Summer Tour this morning, just days after the door swings closed on a fantastic season of high school marching band in Bands of America. The last spectators are still leaving Lucas Oil Stadium as we speak—pretty sure the security guards are STILL asking for the last Carmel parents to stop taking pictures.
Thought we were done? Nope! One more event coming to you for the fall marching band season, possibly the last state championships in the country--Florida! They don't have to experience the snow and sub-freezing temperatures like the rest of us.