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Heading to DCI Ft. Worth

We are packing up the car and heading to Saginaw, Texas for the first DCI show of the year. The Top 8 from last year’s Finals will be there and we will try to get as much video footage from the lot as possible. We are running all new recording equipment so all drumline videos will be YouTube HD from here on out. We are currently taking a poll over on snarescience.com to see which drumlines people want us to record.  Put in your vote before tomorrow night!

The performance order for DCI Ft. Worth in Saginaw, Texas:

Blue StarsLa Crosse, WI
Santa Clara VanguardSanta Clara, CA
Phantom RegimentRockford, IL
The CadetsAllentown, PA
Carolina CrownFt. Mill, SC
BluecoatsCanton, OH
The CavaliersRosemont, IL
Blue DevilsConcord, CA

 

We also have one more trick up our sleeve, check back around 5pm CST Saturday to see what’s up.

Chase Community Giving 2011

CHASE Community GivingThe Chase Community Giving Project we blogged about last year is on again. Round 2 is underway and a few corps and the organizations that support music activities (DCI, WGI, BOA) need your vote. Each organization has presented a video about their “big idea” on what they would do with the grand prize of $500,00. Each one needs your help, but there are more music-based groups than you have votes. So watch each video, and vote for your favorite ideas. Voting ends on May 25th so you need to hurry!

CHASE Community Giving Main Page

Santa Clara Vanguard

Youth Education in the Arts (The Cadets)

Glassmen

The Blue Devils

Drum Corps International – DCI

Winter Guard International – WGI

Music For All – BOA

 

DCI 2011 Tour Begins in 30 Days


In exactly one month from tonight, we will see the beginning of the 2011 Drum Corps International Tour in a new and exciting way. The top 8 drum corps from last year will converge on Fort Worth Texas for the kickoff the 2011 season. That means the performing corps at the DCI Ft. Worth show will be the Blue Devils, The Cavaliers, Bluecoats, Carolina Crown, The Cadets, Phantom Regiment, Santa Clara Vanguard, and the Blue Stars. This looks to be quite the start to the 2011 DCI Tour. For more information about this show and others that might be close to you, check out the DCI schedule: http://www.dci.org/schedule/

DCI Denton, TX Review

CH Collins Stadium - DCI in Denton, TX

(Denton, TX) – You better be in shape if you decide to go to a show with me. Why? Well, I usually take in a hybrid show of sorts: half stands, half lots. While the shows are cool, sometimes you want to just see what the drumlines are up to. This just happened to be one of those shows…

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