SoundSport’s flexibility a perfect fit for Impact
Jun08

SoundSport’s flexibility a perfect fit for Impact

By Michael Boo For a long time, Sayre Kulp, the director of Impact Drum and Bugle Corps, wanted a program for his ensemble with less rules than a typical drum corps competition, lower costs to operate, and a way to attract more performers. SoundSport, which formed in 2013, was exactly the platform he envisioned. “SoundSport allows us to do things on a scale that’s right for us,” Kulp says. Based in Orlando, Impact’s ensemble is made...

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LakeShoremen find their niche in SoundSport
Jun08

LakeShoremen find their niche in SoundSport

By Michael Boo LakeShoremen, a SoundSport team based south of Detroit, Michigan, has taken on many forms in the marching arts since the early 2000s. An extension of a local drum line named Mavericks, the ensemble got its start in 2002 performing in parades. After a stint as a Drum Corps Associates (DCA) all-age corps from 2005-2009, the ensemble has more recently reinvented itself as both a SoundSport team and a WGI Winds group....

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SoundSport Virtual 2017 Events
May31

SoundSport Virtual 2017 Events

For the second consecutive year, the SoundSport Virtual Preview and SoundSport Virtual World Championships will make it possible for teams around the world to participate in SoundSport performances through online video submissions! Participating teams will receive invaluable input and feedback from nationally­-recognized performing arts education professionals along with insightful commentary designed to help maximize performance...

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2017 SoundSport University Sessions
May31

2017 SoundSport University Sessions

Online Form – 2017 SoundSport University Sessions

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SoundSport’s Rocketeers blast off into the community
May04

SoundSport’s Rocketeers blast off into the community

By Michael Boo The Rocketeers is a SoundSport team that started in 2011 as an all-adult brass ensemble. Since then the group has grown and found success in taking its act into the community. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, known as “The Rocket City” due to its long involvement with NASA, the ensemble, consisting of about 20 horns and a drum set, made one of its first performances during the DCI North Alabama show at Alabama A&M in...

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New unit started in UK – inspired by SoundSport
Apr17

New unit started in UK – inspired by SoundSport

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that, under the banner of the Southern Knights Performing Arts organisation, a new musical ensemble has been setup in Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom. Under the direction of Paul Townsend, this group will comprise of G brass instruments plus a small percussion section. The repertoire will include fun and funky music that is instantly recognizable, and the sole aim is to entertain....

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