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Cavaliers Find Unique Inspiration for Abstract 70th Anniversary Program

June 27, 2018

The Cavaliers’ 70th anniversary production all stems from one musical piece — “Boléro.”

In its 2018 show, “On Madness and Creativity,” the corps draws its inspiration not only from the famous early 20th-century piece by Maurice Ravel, but also a work of art by Anne Adams that visually depicts Ravel’s work, measure by measure. Ravel was affected by a neurological syndrome called Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) when composing “Boléro.” When Adams began working on “Unraveling Boléro,” she ultimately came down with the same condition.

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Bluecoats Take First Chair with Season-Opening Victory

June 22, 2018

By a margin of just three tenths of a point, the Bluecoats topped a group of six returning finalists, Thursday night at the DCI Tour Premiere presented by DeMoulin Bros. & Co. for the second consecutive season.

According to executive director David Glasgow, the corps’ brand new program, “Session 44,” follows the journey of a budding recording artist, looking “through the lens” of the stories of musicians like Billie Holiday and Joni Mitchell to create a dazzling and energetic production.

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Play a Part in Selecting the DCI Hall of Fame Class of 2018

January 30, 2018

The DCI Hall of Fame is where the legends of drum corps are celebrated for the indelible impressions they leave on the marching music activity. Each year you have the special opportunity to be an integral part of the award process by submitting a letter of nomination and support for those who you deem worthy.

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