For the first time anywhere, 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual Preview' and 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual World Championships' make it possible for teams around the world to participate in SoundSport performances through online video submissions.
The first contest of the 2016 IMSB season took place on Saturday 18th of June in Caronno Pertusella (Italy). In front of almost 800 people, four groups performed their shows in a beautiful and festive atmosphere. The contest was also the occasion to celebrate the 120th birthday of the Academy Parade Band that hosted the event.
The director of the Japanese instrument brand Tama Drums, Ken Hoshino, will be opening the new training field for Juliana from Middelburg next week. Juliana is moving to the new location because the old location has to make way for houses.
The two Italian groups of the Mosson Secutores project will appear under the new name 'Unity' at the DCE European Championships this year. The Drum Corps Europe board has approved the name change in the list of participants.
Just a handful of tickets left and then Block B will be sold out for the DCE Championships. All business seats (Blocks A and B) will be completely sold out.
Both the Rasteder Musiktage and the German Open in Hameln can count on a new participant on the field this year: Phoenix Performance Ensemble will participate in both events.
Double success for Jubal at the first DCN show in Roosendaal. Both Jubal and Jong Jubal managed to top the Premier Class and the Junior Class respectively on Saturday.
The start of the European Music Games, this Saturday in Roosendaal, will be broadcast live on Facebook. Anyone who likes the official Facebook page of Drum Corps Europe can watch parts of the event while they happen.
The 15th DCE Judges college 2016 took place in Newcastle under Lyme, UK, on 14th and 15th May. College is an intensive program over two days, a full day session on the Saturday, with a half day Sunday morning, allowing Judges time to travel home in the afternoon.