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From Drum Major to Corps Director

” From Drum Major to Corps Director ” Every day we are faced with decisions we have to make. Right or wrong, good or bad we make them in the best interest of ourselves or our families. Shortly after last season’s DCA Championships, Brian Maroldt, Drum Major of...
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Berks Arts Council Announces the Reading Buccaneers as Recipient of the 2017 Pagoda Award

Berks Arts Council Announces the Reading Buccaneers as Recipient of the 2017 Pagoda Award Pagoda Award and special concert by Al Chez and the Brothers of Funk Big Band to be held Monday, April 3, 2017, at DoubleTree by Hilton Reading as part of the 27th annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz...
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” DCA Holds Winter Meeting and Rules Congress “

” DCA Holds Winter Meeting and Rules Congress ” Drum Corps Associates recently held their Rules Congress and Winter meeting in Baltimore, Maryland with a few new changes added. The use of all brass instruments was approved by the directors. All brass instruments...
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Kidsgrove Scouts Return To DCA in 2017

” Kidsgrove Scouts Return To DCA in 2017 ” Paul Revere may have said ” The British Are Coming “, however Drum Corps Associates can say that the Kidsgrove Scouts from Staffordshire, United Kingdom, are returning this season for the fourth time ! Established...
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Meet the Katz Family

Meet the Katz Family   We all know that many things are measured in time. Your age, how long you have been married or in a relationship with someone, or how long you have been at your job are only a few things that are determined by time. IN our activity of drum corps, time...
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” Meet The Ripley Family “

” Meet The Ripley Family “ Over the past several months we have been posting articles on families involved in a drum corps. Some families have over one hundred plus years. Some not as many. One similarity in all of these articles, is that they have been doing it as a...
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DCA Appoints New Treasurer

Drum Corps Associates is pleased to announce that John Carr has been appointed as the new Treasurer of DCA. Lou Tierno has accepted the position as Director of the Reading Buccaneers and John Carr has been voted in by the members to finish out Lou’s term. We thank Lou for...
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Govenaires Travel to China

” Govenaires Travel to China “ After competing in the DCA World Championships, the Govenaires accepted an invitation to participate in the 2016 Shanghai Tourism Festival. This once-in-a-lifetime trip started on Wednesday September 7, and featured various sight-seeing...
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