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BLUE STARS

La Crosse, WI

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Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth is committed to developing life skills in young people through education and achievement in the performing arts. Students learn how applying teamwork, dedication, perseverance, goal setting, and discipline, contributes to their success now and in their future endeavors.

he Blue Stars Vision, quite simply, is to be the marching arts organization of choice for members, staff, and volunteers. We strive to build a lifelong family of camaraderie and friendship for our alumni and supporters.

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CAROLINA CROWN

Fort Mill, SC

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Based out of Fort Mill, South Carolina, this is the largest performing ensemble offered by the Carolina Crown Organization. Students from all over the world come to audition on an annual basis to become part of this national touring group.

 

The general make-up of the 150 member group is young people between the ages of 16 and 22 who aspire to become music educators, performing artist and the leaders of tomorrow. While touring the United States the group performs while participating in competitions held in conjunction with Drum Corps International.

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MADISON SCOUTS

Madison, WI

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The Madison Scouts has established itself as a premier youth performing arts organization on the modern drum and bugle corps scene. “Proud, Loud and Pleasing the Crowd”–an unofficial mantra of the corps–the Scouts are known for their entertainment-focused programs that consistently bring audiences to their feet.

Today’s corps boasts 150 performing members. Maintaining a diverse membership, performers join the corps from across the globe each year. 

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

Fairfield, OH

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The Fairfield Marching band is an award winning music ensemble with a long history of excellence.  The Summer Music Games in Cincinnati is sponsored by FHS Marching band is is the beneficiary of profits generated by the event.  

 

BLUECOATS

Canton, OH

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The Bluecoats are a marching music education organization made up of 150 young men and women between the ages of 15 and 22. The Bluecoats were founded in 1972 as an outgrowth of the Canton Police Boys Club.

The Bluecoats have consistently placed in DCI’s elite “Top 12” since 1987.  We earned the bronze medal in 2010 and 2015, the silver medal in 2014, and were the Drum Corps International World Champions in 2016.

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CADETS

Allentown, PA

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The Cadets, a program of Youth Education in the Arts, is one of the oldest and most honored continuously operating drum and bugle corps with members from all over the country and world.  The corps was founded in Garfield, N.J. as the Holy Name Cadets in 1934 and has won 10 American Legion National Championships and 10 Drum Corps International World Championships.

The Cadets will travel over 14,000 miles this summer entertaining hundreds of thousands of drum corps fans throughout the nation.

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CAVALIERS

Rosemont, IL

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The Cavaliers won their first DCI Championship in 1992, a feat they repeated in 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2006. Using a combination of strong visual presentation, powerful musical arrangements, and aggressive color guard.  The Cavaliers continue to provide a world class experience for the young men in our drum corps, and provide performance and educational opportunities for the members of our Cavaliers Indoor Percussion ensemble and the hundreds of student musicians throughout the United States who take part in our GearWORKS clinics and camps.

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CINCINNATI TRADITION

Cincinnati, OH

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Cincinnati Tradition is a competitive, all age Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The corps has a rich heritage in the activity, and over the last few years has re-branded itself to be a highly competitive performance ensemble within the Drum Corps Associates circuit.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wilmington High School

300 Richardson Pl

Wilmington, OH 45177

BLUECOATS

Canton, OH

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2017 
DCI Finals
5th place

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The Bluecoats are a marching music education organization made up of 150 young men and women between the ages of 15 and 22. The Bluecoats were founded in 1972 as an outgrowth of the Canton Police Boys Club.

The Bluecoats have consistently placed in DCI’s elite “Top 12” since 1987.  We earned the bronze medal in 2010 and 2015, the silver medal in 2014, and were the Drum Corps International World Champions in 2016.

BOSTON CRUSADERS

Boston, MA

2016
DCI
Finalist
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The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, founded in 1940, is the third-oldest junior drum and bugle corps in the nation and is proud to be a founding member of Drum Corps International. The corps, composed entirely of brass players, percussionists and color guard members under the age of 22, travels over 10,000 miles each summer, performing in more than 40 competitions and exhibitions before a combined audience of over 300,000 fans.

 

Hamilton High School

1165 Eaton Ave

Hamilton, OH 45013

CAVALIERS

Rosemont, IL

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2016
DCI Finals
5th place

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The Cavaliers won their first DCI Championship in 1992, a feat they repeated in 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2006. Using a combination of strong visual presentation, powerful musical arrangements, and aggressive color guard.  The Cavaliers continue to provide a world class experience for the young men in our drum corps, and provide performance and educational opportunities for the members of our Cavaliers Indoor Percussion ensemble and the hundreds of student musicians throughout the United States who take part in our GearWORKS clinics and camps.

Mt. Heatlhy Jr./Sr. High School

8101 Hamilton Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45231

CAROLINA CROWN

Fort Mill, SC

2016
DCI Finals
3rd place
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Based out of Fort Mill, South Carolina, this is the largest performing ensemble offered by the Carolina Crown Organization. Students from all over the world come to audition on an annual basis to become part of this national touring group.

 

The general make-up of the 150 member group is young people between the ages of 16 and 22 who aspire to become music educators, performing artist and the leaders of tomorrow. While touring the United States the group performs while participating in competitions held in conjunction with Drum Corps International.

Lakota West High School

8940 Union Centre Blvd

West Chester Township, OH 45069

Twin Valley South High School

100 Education Drive

West Alexandria, OH 45381

2016
DCI Semifinalist
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We are a drum and bugle corps from Dubuque, Iowa. Dubuque is the smallest city nationally to host a Drum Corps International World Class drum corps, but we have extensive community support. Founded in 1963, we have had four names and thousands of members. In our most recent history, we have become a championship corps, placing in the Top 12 at DCI Finals eight times. We are also only one of three corps to support a feeder corps, the Colt Cadets, which is open to children ages 11-17 who live primarily in Dubuque and the tri-state area.

CROSSMEN

San Antonio, TX

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Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth is committed to developing life skills in young people through education and achievement in the performing arts. Students learn how applying teamwork, dedication, perseverance, goal setting, and discipline, contributes to their success now and in their future endeavors.

The Blue Stars Vision, quite simply, is to be the marching arts organization of choice for members, staff, and volunteers. We strive to build a lifelong family of camaraderie and friendship for our alumni and supporters.

Milford High School

1 Eagles Way

Milford, OH 45150

2016
DCI
Finalist

Hamilton Freshman School

2260 NW Washington Blvd

Hamilton, OH 45013

PIONEER

Milwaukee, WI

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Pioneer is a non-profit youth development organization based in Milwaukee, WI, and through the medium of the performing arts, is committed to supporting adolescent achievement towards the pursuit of excellence in all areas of their lives.

Pioneer prepares and inspires young adults to serve as leaders and role models for their peers by maintaining a strong emphasis on instilling positive leadership traits and principles, the development of individual moral character, goal setting and teaching the importance of responsibility and maintaining a strong work ethic.

2016 DCI Semifinalist

TROOPERS

Casper, WY

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The Troopers are the only competitive World Class drum and bugle corps in the state of Wyoming. The corps, founded in 1957 by Casper contractor Jim Jones, represents Wyoming in numerous performance events during the year and participates in the Drum Corps International tour during the summer months.

The Troopers are proud to be a founding member of Drum Corps International. We have been serving the youth of America for nearly 60 years and during that time have held many championship titles, including the World Open, CYO, VFW National, American Legion, North American and DCI regional titles.

Lakota East High School

6840 Lakota Ln

iberty Township, OH 45044

2016 DCI Semifinalist
2016 & 2017 DCA Class A Champions

CINCINNATI TRADITION

Cincinnati, OH

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Cincinnati Tradition is a competitive, all age Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The corps has a rich heritage in the activity, and over the last few years has re-branded itself to be a highly competitive performance ensemble within the Drum Corps Associates circuit.

 

 

2017 DCA
Champions

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

Fairfield, OH

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The Fairfield Marching band is an award winning music ensemble with a long history of excellence.  The Summer Music Games in Cincinnati is sponsored by FHS Marching band is is the beneficiary of profits generated by the event.  

 

 
 

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