Throwback Thursday: Bluecoats Alumni Corps Experience – Through Our Eyes

Sticking with the Bluecoats Alumni Corps theme, here’s a montage of photos from our experience this past summer, set to audio of our performance Semifinals night. Enjoy!

12 Corps Of Christmas – 1978-1982 Guardsmen

I’ll admit, this entry onto my list is a stretch since the Guardsmen are playing “Greensleeves”, but considering it is the same melody as “What Child Is This?”, I decided to roll with it. It was a different time for drum corps in the 1970s and 1980s. The uniforms were closer to the military roots… Continue reading 12 Corps Of Christmas – 1978-1982 Guardsmen

Marching Monday – 2010 Bluecoats

NOTE: This article originally appeared on my old website as part of a series of 2010 show reviews. I’ve updated the article with photos, but the text is almost completely untouched. Enjoy! If you had told a member of the 2000 Bluecoats that their corps was going to contend for the title in a decade,… Continue reading Marching Monday – 2010 Bluecoats

12 Corps Of Christmas – 2012 Cadets

I was going to save this one for last. I mean, you can’t get more Christmas-y than doing a show completely composed of Christmas music with the name “12.25”, right? My plans changed when the Cadets dropped the entire 2012 show on their YouTube channel ON CHRISTMAS. If they’re going to give us such an… Continue reading 12 Corps Of Christmas – 2012 Cadets

12 Corps Of Christmas – 2003 Carolina Crown

If you ask fans of Carolina Crown when the corps’ rise to become one of the perennial competitors for the DCI World Championship, a good number of them would point to the 2003 season. After dropping out of finals the season before, Crown made a number of changes, not the least of which was the… Continue reading 12 Corps Of Christmas – 2003 Carolina Crown