News archive

You are here: Home / News archive

Wednesday 6 July 2016

The Company in the lead in the UK, Jubal remains in the lead in Europe

The Company has topped the second DCUK show of the season in Woking on Sunday. Jubal maintains its lead in the European Premier Class ranking.

Sunday 3 July 2016

Starriders win DCE show at Rasteder Musiktage

The Starriders have won the DCE contest during the Rasteder Musiktage on Saturday. The corps from Bad Münder stayed ahead of Spirit of 52 by 1.2 points with their show 'About Time'.

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Participate in DCI’s SoundSport without leaving home

For the first time anywhere, 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual Preview' and 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual World Championships' make it possible for teams around the world to participate in SoundSport performances through online video submissions.

Sunday 26 June 2016

Brianza wins first IMSB contest of 2016 season

The first contest of the 2016 IMSB season took place on Saturday 18th of June in Caronno Pertusella (Italy). In front of almost 800 people, four groups performed their shows in a beautiful and festive atmosphere. The contest was also the occasion to celebrate the 120th birthday of the Academy Parade Band that hosted the event.

Friday 24 June 2016

Bluecoats steal the show with ‘Down Side Up’

Six World Class corps escaped the Indianapolis summer heat under the roof of Lucas Oil Stadium on Thursday night, as the DCI Tour Premiere presented by French Lick Resort kicked off the 2016 Drum Corps International Tour.

Friday 24 June 2016

IMBA competition venue moved to Mullingar

The IMBA competition scheduled for Clonmel on the 21st August has been moved to the Downs GAA Club Mullingar. This decision follows the Clonmel BlueHawks' decision to withdraw from all competition in 2016.

Tuesday 21 June 2016

The Company tops first DCUK contest of 2016

The Company has started the 2016 Drum Corps United Kingdom season with a win. On Sunday, the corps received a score of 69.30 at the first DCUK show of the year in Barnsley.

Sunday 19 June 2016

Unity announces 2016 show: ‘Again’

Unity, better known by its former name Mosson Secutores, has announced its show theme for this year. The programme is called 'Again', for several reasons.

Thursday 16 June 2016

Director of Japanese Tama Drums opens Juliana’s training field

The director of the Japanese instrument brand Tama Drums, Ken Hoshino, will be opening the new training field for Juliana from Middelburg next week. Juliana is moving to the new location because the old location has to make way for houses.

Monday 13 June 2016

Spirit of 52 receives support from Vic Firth

Spirit of 52 has found a partner in Vic Firth. Starting this season, the complete percussion of the corps will be playing with drumsticks from the manufacturer.

Saturday 11 June 2016

Mosson Secutores as ‘Unity’ at DCE Championships

The two Italian groups of the Mosson Secutores project will appear under the new name 'Unity' at the DCE European Championships this year. The Drum Corps Europe board has approved the name change in the list of participants.

Thursday 9 June 2016

DCE Championships: selling the last tickets for Block B

Just a handful of tickets left and then Block B will be sold out for the DCE Championships. All business seats (Blocks A and B) will be completely sold out.

Tuesday 7 June 2016

DCE uses Facebook to communicate with corps

Drum Corps Europe has chosen Facebook as the new communication tool with corps. Until now, they used a platform called Yammer, but that is becoming increasingly unsuitable, leading to a need for change.

Thursday 2 June 2016

New German performance ensemble in the competition

Both the Rasteder Musiktage and the German Open in Hameln can count on a new participant on the field this year: Phoenix Performance Ensemble will participate in both events.

Monday 30 May 2016

Double victory for ‘Dordrecht’ at the first DCN contest

Double success for Jubal at the first DCN show in Roosendaal. Both Jubal and Jong Jubal managed to top the Premier Class and the Junior Class respectively on Saturday.