DCI partnering with Varsity Performing Arts to launch “SoundSport Scholastic” events
Aug26

DCI partnering with Varsity Performing Arts to launch “SoundSport Scholastic” events

MEMPHIS — Varsity Performing Arts, a division of Varsity Spirit—the global leader in apparel, camps and competitions for cheerleading teams, dance teams, and bands—and Drum Corps International (DCI) announced today that they are joining forces to expand, reimagine, and reintroduce SoundSport® as a Scholastic Performance Event Series in Fall 2021. Launched in 2013 as a part of the DCI Summer Tour, SoundSport® empowers musicians and...

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Digital DCI “Together As One” performance debut
Aug24

Digital DCI “Together As One” performance debut

Debuted during Drum Corps International’s MarchOn! Telethon on August 8, 2020, this “Digital DCI” ensemble made up of more than 200 current, former and aspiring drum corps performers combined to play “Hope For America.” The piece, arranged by DCI Hall of Fame members Jay Bocook and Paul Rennick, is part of Varsity Spirit’s “Together As One – One Nation” initiative. Created in part as a...

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PHOTO GALLERY: 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival
Sep12

PHOTO GALLERY: 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

The 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival was an event to remember. With ensembles representing Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ireland, and the United States, fans and performers alike got a taste of music, food, and art from around the world and full of flair. Check out the recap below as we celebrate the accomplishments of all our ensembles in attendance. Then, click here to view the event’s photo gallery on...

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Sonus Brass Theater thriving on SoundSport center-stage
Aug22

Sonus Brass Theater thriving on SoundSport center-stage

In the last five years, Sonus Brass Theater has become a SoundSport staple. The group from Woodbridge, Virginia walked into Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta last Saturday and led off all performances at the DCI Southeastern Championship pres. by Lone Star Percussion. It was Sonus’ biggest show of the season, to date, by far, and allowed the corps to experience a big-stage feel before heading to Indianapolis in just over a week for the...

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SCORES: 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival
Aug16

SCORES: 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

  After an exciting day of competition, international flair, and fun music for all, SoundSport ensembles from around the world gathered in the Pavilion at Pan Am Plaza in Downtown Indianapolis on August 10th for the results of the 2019 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival: 12. Conquest | Silver | 75.33 11. The Diplomats | Silver | 77.00 10. That! | Silver | 78.67 9. Railmen | Silver | 80.67 8. Banda Comunal La Fortuna |...

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SoundSport teams showcase international flair at annual Indy event
Aug16

SoundSport teams showcase international flair at annual Indy event

INDIANAPOLIS — William Clark needed to improvise. The drum major of the SoundSport team, That!, began talking to the crowd, explaining the show’s theme revolving around a girl winning the Tour De France. But the group was still having trouble getting power to their keyboard. So DCI Hall of Famer Steve Rondinaro, Saturday’s PA announcer, walked over to Clark with a microphone, explaining why perhaps that moment was the perfect...

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