Conn-Selmer and BD Performing Arts Join Forces to Advance Excellence in Marching Arts

( Conn-Selmer Instruments and BD Performing Arts (BDPA) are pleased to announce that The Blue Devils, RCC Indoor Percussion, and all other BDPA programs will be performing exclusively on marching instruments manufactured and distributed by Conn-Selmer. This will be an exciting partnership between two iconic organizations in the marching arts that will include products, education, … Continue reading “Conn-Selmer and BD Performing Arts Join Forces to Advance Excellence in Marching Arts”

Cancellation of Drum Corps Associates 2020 Season It is with great sadness that Drum Corps Associates has made the difficult decision to cancel its upcoming 2020 season. The events worldwide with the COVID-19 crisis have impacted our strategic partners both at Winter Guard International as well as Drum Corps International, forcing cancellations for both of their organizations. DCA must be responsible … Continue reading “Cancellation of Drum Corps Associates 2020 Season”

Member corps vote to cancel 2020 DCI Tour

( We know this is a difficult time for everyone as we all respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The events worldwide have impacted Drum Corps International as well, forcing cancellation of the 2020 Summer Tour as of Wednesday, March 25. DCI’s voting membership unanimously reached the difficult decision with great regret after thorough evaluation of … Continue reading “Member corps vote to cancel 2020 DCI Tour”

Coronavirus update (March 23)

( On Sunday, March 22, the Board of Drum Corps Associates held an emergency conference call with all their member corps directors to discuss the ongoing concerns and impact of the Coronavirus on its member corps as well as the entire DCA community. The corps directors shared their concerns, challenges and options as it relates … Continue reading “Coronavirus update (March 23)”

Coronavirus update (March 18)

( In response to the most recent developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19), Drum Corps International convened a special meeting of its voting membership on Tuesday, March 17 via teleconference to discuss the current impact on the DCI community. Representatives from member organizations shared mitigation strategies and discussed planning options for the 2020 DCI Summer Tour. … Continue reading “Coronavirus update (March 18)”