Spotlight Series: New Face, Same Heart – The Unity Project

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For The Cadets, this year has jump started an era of starting new and moving forward as an organization. Through their tribulations, The Cadets have grown stronger and more unified than ever, and the establishment of this new identity is the foundation for their 2018 production The Unity Project. A last minute decision for the corps, this program embodies the … Read More

Spotlight Series: What all the Babble’s About

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“I’m living in an age, that calls darkness light, though my language is dead, still the shapes fill my head.”  -Peter Gabriel, “My Body is a Cage”The story of Babylon follows a united society riddled with greed. They built a tower to the heavens in an attempt to gain the ultimate power. When God became displeased with the negative intent … Read More

Spotlight Series: A Session (44) to Remember

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“God bless the child who can stand up and say, I’ve got my own.”     – Billie HolidayAs expected, 2018 has been a year of innovation for the drum corps community. Corps have continued to push the boundaries of artistry and achievement and have found new ways of bringing life to both the field and the audience. Above all, #dci2018 has … Read More

The Greatest Show: MFA Color Guard Partnership Giveaway

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Muncie, IN – 2 weeks ago, Ball State University hosted America’s music camp, the Music for All Summer Symposium. Approximately 1,900 students and instructors took over the Ball State campus for one week with the united goal of deepening their understanding of marching band, colorguard, and orchestra through technique development, design workshops, clinics with world class instructors, and leadership opportunities. DSI … Read More

Gearing Up! for the 2018 Music for All Summer Symposium

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​Muncie, IN – On Monday, June 25, 2018 approximately 1,900 passionate, driven musicians and performers, instructors, staff, and SWAGS will take over Ball State University to participate in a week of nonstop “positively life-changing experiences.” The Music For All Summer Symposium has provided opportunities for middle and high school aged students to grow as performers, leaders, and community members for … Read More

Selecting the Perfect Rifle

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Choosing a rifle that compliments the age, experience, and size of your colorguard can be complicated business. Where do you start? What options are available? What if your group has a unique variety of spinners? What if the school board doesn’t approve of the equipment?When I first began spinning rifle I was in 7th grade marching band. The rifles we … Read More

DSI Statement regarding The Cadets/YEA! (and moving forward)

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In light of events that have unfolded recently, we wanted to make a statement about our corporate sponsorship of The Cadets. We are encouraged to see the announcement this morning from YEA! that its board of directors has resigned, effective immediately. We felt this was a necessary step for them to begin moving their organization onto a better path for … Read More

DSI with Carolina Crown & Samaritan’s Feet

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On Saturday and Sunday (July 30 & 31, 2016) Director’s Showcase International was blessed to be a part of an amazing outreach event created by CrownCARES, an initiative of Carolina Crown in conjunction with Samaritan’s Feet. Hundreds of children from the Winston-Salem, NC community received a new pair of shoes and a message of hope from the volunteers serving at … Read More