A report released Monday depicts in new detail Hopkins’ management of the nonprofit, which operates the nationally recognized Cadets drum and bugle corps. It describes the 62-year-old Hopkins, who was ousted as executive director in April amid allegations of sexual misconduct, as “aggressive, combative and unreasonable.” Hopkins declined to be interviewed for the report, which […]
Every time I see a Japanese drum corps or marching band, my jaw drops. Here’s just one example of how excellent they are.
It’s two weeks until the start of the 2018 Drum Corps International season, and I’m going to enjoy it from the comfort of a reclining leather seat in a movie theater. Now, that’s drum corps!
For the first time since 2014, they’re putting the corps back together! Mark your calendars for June 2nd, grab your horns, drums, flags, rifles, and sabers, and get ready for a day of Statesmen Style fun!
It’s just one week away from the 2017 Legends Drum Corps Open, part of the DCI Open Class tour. As you may know, I will be covering the show for Drum Corps Planet as part of our LIVE! From the Stands series, as well as writing the show review for Drum Corps World. Being the […]
In 2008, I got to be a Renegade. No, not that kind of Renegade. THIS kind: That’s me in the honor guard of the San Francisco Renegades all-age drum and bugle corps. During the 2008 DCA World Championships, the Renegades put out a call to anybody interested in participating in their honor guard. Notice how smart they were not […]
Whether you are on the field, in the stands, or following the action from home, be sure to join me LIVE From the Stands! for the 2016 Drum Corps Associates Championships Finals Competition! I will be live from the Sahlen’s Stadium press box, giving you live coverage of each performing unit from the first step […]
Whether you are on the field, in the stands, or following the action from home, be sure to join me LIVE From the Stands! for the 2016 Drum Corps Associates Alumni Spectacular! I will be live from the Sahlen’s Stadium press box, giving you live coverage of each performing unit from the first step off […]
The 2016 DCA Championships weekend kicks off in style with the I&E and Mini Corps competition, taking place at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. I&E starts at 6PM with mini corps taking place starting at 9PM. This is a great chance to meet up with friends and fellow drum corps fans, as well as cheer […]
My review of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Finals drum corps competition is now published in the August 19th edition of Drum Corps World. You can read the review here. You can also check out this and all previous digital editions of Drum Corps World here. My LIVE From the Stands! coverage of […]