WATCH: Compass in the Lot ’19 | San Antonio, TX
Jul29

WATCH: Compass in the Lot ’19 | San Antonio, TX

The drum line of Midland, Texas-based SoundSport team Compass warms up outside the Alamodome on Saturday, July 20, 2019 before the DCI Southwestern Championship Presented by Fred J. Miller, Inc.

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2019 SoundSport San Antonio Results
Jul29

2019 SoundSport San Antonio Results

The summer season of Drum Corps International’s SoundSport® program continued during the DCI Southwestern Championship event on July 20th, hosted at the Alamodome. Featuring two ensembles from Texas and New Mexico, these performers took center stage to display their talents and audience-engaging programs for enthusiastic crowds. The competitive ratings awarded are as follows: Compass – Gold, 85.10, Best of Show Arsenal – Silver, 80.80...

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Arsenal caps off four-week mini-tour at San Antonio regional
Jul29

Arsenal caps off four-week mini-tour at San Antonio regional

 Human nature is to look ahead. On to the next chapter. On where we might end up, where we could advance to. Be it a better car, a job promotion or another new experience acting as the shiny new toy ready to be played with. The young performers of Arsenal, a SoundSport team from Albuquerque, could easily get caught looking into the future, where they may hope to one day take part in a World or Open Class drum corps. Instead, they’ve...

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The 2019 DCI Annual Meetings: A Weekend You Can’t Afford to Miss
Dec17

The 2019 DCI Annual Meetings: A Weekend You Can’t Afford to Miss

As one of the most unique benefits to SoundSport membership, all SoundSport directors and their guest are invited to take part in the DCI Annual Meetings each winter. The DCI Annual Meetings are the official start to the season, bringing together more than 350 attendees from across the drum corps activity for a weekend full of can’t-miss information. Featuring a highly valuable SoundSport Directors track, the DCI Annual Meetings...

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Phenom providing accessible marching music opportunities to young Arizona musicians
Jun12

Phenom providing accessible marching music opportunities to young Arizona musicians

By Jeff Griffith Rachael C., a rising high school junior from Phoenix, Arizona, was invited by a friend to attend an audition camp for The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. By all measures, it was the drum corps experience at its peak — all-day practices, multi-hour rehearsal blocks, and an unprecedented level of demand. “It was a bit too much for me at that point,” she said. Enter Phenom, the perfect opportunity for young musicians from...

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