New Mexico’s Arsenal is expanding
Feb08

New Mexico’s Arsenal is expanding

By: Michael Boo First taking the SoundSport stage in 2017, Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Arsenal is growing, with plans for an expanded tour of the southwestern United States this summer. A member of the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps front ensemble section in 2014 and 2015, director Spenser Lotz founded the group as a way to bring a drum corps presence back to the state of New Mexico that hadn’t been felt for four decades....

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Highlights from the Indonesia Drum Corps Championships
Nov01

Highlights from the Indonesia Drum Corps Championships

The annual Indonesia Drum Corps Championships took place October 12-15 in Serang, a municipality on the island of Java.   Let’s roll everybody!!! *BankBJB IDCC 2017 #Celebrating Marching Mu #Letsmakehistorytogether Posted by Indonesia Drum Corps Championship on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 7 judges representing Drum Corps International and SoundSport were invited to attend and evaluate participating groups.   Little story...

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Lineup set for SoundSport International Music and Food Festival
Aug03

Lineup set for SoundSport International Music and Food Festival

The lineup is set for the SoundSport International Music and Food Festival on Saturday, August 12, which will help kick off the excitement of the final day of Drum Corps International’s 45th anniversary summer season. With a star-studded lineup of SoundSport teams from across the United States and around the World including Canada, England and Colombia ready to perform, this second-annual event is slated to be bigger and better...

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‘History means everything’ to Freelancers SoundSport team
Jul14

‘History means everything’ to Freelancers SoundSport team

By Jeff Griffith Not every SoundSport team can boast having been a 10-time DCI finalist. With one of the most storied histories of any SoundSport ensemble, the Freelancers of Sacramento, California, bring an interesting perspective to a relatively new activity, one they’ve taken part in for three of its first five years of existence. “Our history means everything to us,” said Carl Allison, the team’s president. “The corps bases...

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Appalachian Sound looks forward to return in 2018
Jul14

Appalachian Sound looks forward to return in 2018

By Michael Boo Atlanta-based SoundSport team Appalachian Sound recently announced that it will cut its 2017 summer performance season short in an effort to “refocus efforts to offer a high-quality educational experience to more students in the very near future.” The ensemble, which is the brain-child of former Cadets member Christian Stephanos, was inspired after several YouTube views of the likes of the Guardians, a former SoundSport...

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