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Staff Announcement: Herbert Washington & Kylee Hubbard

On August 26, 2016, in News

Herbert Washington – Color Guard Caption Head, Co-Designer, Choreographer Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Herbert Washington graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance Performance and Theatre. Herbert currently resides in Avon, Indiana where he teaches Avon High School Color Guard. He has performed, taught, designed,…

Staff Announcement: Iain Moyer & Zach Schlicher

On August 25, 2016, in News

Iain Moyer – Front Ensemble Arranger Dr. Iain Moyer joins Inspire Arts & Music as Front Ensemble Arranger for the Boston Crusaders. Previously, Iain has served on the Percussion Staff of The Cadets since 2007, where he served as Front Ensemble Arranger from 2009 through 2016. During his time with The…

Staff Announcement: Gino Cipriani & Colin McNutt

On August 16, 2016, in News, Staff News

Gino Cipriani – Director of Music Gino Cipriani joins Inspire Arts & Music as the Director of Music, which includes the role of Assistant Music Coordinator, and Brass Caption Supervisor. Gino served prior with The Cadets as the Brass Caption Supervisor from 2000-2001 and 2005 through 2016. He led the brass program to…

Fleetwood Sounds added to Inspire Arts & Music Portfolio!

On August 2, 2016, in News

Inspire Arts & Music is proud to announce that it has been selected to run Fleetwood Sounds, a leader in providing historical recordings to the drum corps activity. We are grateful for the leadership of board member Michael J. Woodall in acquiring this precious asset. The aquisition will allow Inspire…

Passionate Boston Crusaders Keyboard Player Goes Viral

On July 15, 2016, in Member News, News

Anna Eberhart’s wild performance of our 2016 production, Quixotic, has garnered over three million views and counting. Her great musical and theatrical performance was caught on video by drum corps superfan Mike O’Neill and spread like wildfire through the internet, expanding well past the drum corps community. A gif of her passionate performance picked up traction on reddit.com and made it’s to outlets like ESPN, Cosmopolitan, TMZ and Huffington Post before spreading overseas.

2016 Production – Quixotic

On May 12, 2016, in News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to bring their 2016 production, Quixotic, to the field; a reflection of the masterpiece The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Considered one of the most influential works of literature from the Spanish Golden Age, Don Quixote has been called “the best literary work…

Camp Update – April

On April 29, 2016, in News

This past weekend the Boston Crusaders wrapped up the 2016 camp season with a camp at Lakewood Ranch High School in Florida. The color guard focused on auditions and had a very successful weekend. We saw a lot of talented candidates and the guard is now set. Brass and percussion…

Boston Crusaders welcomes Tom Santino into the 2016 Hall of Fame

On April 21, 2016, in News

The Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps are proud to announce the induction of Tom Santino into the Boston Crusaders Hall of Fame.  Tom received his bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of South Florida, and his master’s degree in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Tom began…

Brass Camp Update – March

On March 15, 2016, in News

From Corps Director, Jeff Pearson: On Sunday, the Boston Crusaders brass line wrapped up the second of two brass camps that were both held in the Atlanta area. The members worked on three pieces of music for the 2016 production that is designed around Don Quixote. Everyone at the camp…

Getting to know Jonnie’s Goodguys

On February 10, 2016, in News

Inspire Arts and Music is so fortunate to have a relationship with the wonderful Jonnie’s Goodguys organization.  Please read a bit about the Goodguys and learn about the wonderful work and services they are providing.  We hope to see you at the 3rd annual Street beat 5k this summer in…