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Boston Crusaders Inks New Deal with Band Shoppe

On February 16, 2017, in News

Boston, MA, February 16, 2017 – The Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music are proud to announce the renewal of our sponsorship with Band Shoppe for the historic 45th season of Drum Corps International. “The Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) are excited about extending this sponsorship into the future,”…

2017 Visual Staff

On December 17, 2016, in News, Staff News

Another exciting announcement! Aaron Bailey will lead a team of talented visual and movement technicians. They are eager to work with all of our 2017 performers! Aaron Bailey Aaron has been active in the marching arts activity teaching and performing since 2000. While Aaron studied business and design at Western…

Meet the 2017 Drum Majors

On December 16, 2016, in News

Three outstanding candidates from a field of over 25 were selected to lead the 2017 Boston Crusaders. Mark Hambleton returns to the podium for his age out season and BAC vets Kaitlin Oresky and Nick Winckel will join Mark on the podium.  Mark Hambleton (middle) is a four year member, conductor…

Boston Crusaders welcomes Ken Flanagan and Tom Spataro into the Hall of Fame

On November 22, 2016, in News

The Boston Crusaders are proud to announce the induction of Ken Flanagan and Tom Spataro into the Boston Crusaders Hall of Fame. Ken Flanagan Kenny Flanagan first got involved with the Boston Crusaders in the summer of 1987. Kenny was working at Paul Pitts’ school (Oliver Ames High School), and…

2017 Brass Staff

On November 17, 2016, in News, Staff News

Under the leadership of Gino Cipriani, this outstanding team of brass educators joins the Boston Crusaders. We are happy to welcome them and they are excited to work with all of the talented performers. Join us! Steve Bentley 2017 is Stephen Bentley’s twenty sixth year as a Music Educator. Stephen…

2017 Guard Staff

On November 15, 2016, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders added more talented people to the 2017 Guard Staff. We are all excited for an extraordinary summer . . . Let’s complete our team by adding YOU, performers! Aaron Gantt Aaron Gantt is a native of Wagener, South Carolina where he was a graduate of Wagener-Salley High School….

Boston Crusaders partner with 7th Regiment

On November 9, 2016, in News

Inspire Arts & Music, and the Boston Crusaders, along with the 7th Regiment Youth Performing Arts Organization and 7th Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps are excited to announce that the two organizations will be operating under a Partnership Agreement effective immediately. The Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, entering its…

Staff Update: Operations/Administration

On October 31, 2016, in News, Staff News

We’re excited to announce our Operations and Administration Team! We are looking forward to getting the 2017 season on the road! Gabe Flores – Tour Director Gabe is excited to be joining the Boston Crusaders as the Tour Director for 2017! This will be his fifth summer of DCI in an administrative role…

2017 Percussion Staff

On October 20, 2016, in News, Staff News

 Under the leadership of Colin McNutt, the 2017 battery educators are: Battery: Alex Beltran is a writer, educator, and performer based in New England. He is currently finishing his Masters Degree in music history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he received an undergraduate degree in percussion performance. While…

Staff Announcement: Music Design Team

On October 12, 2016, in News, Staff News

Boston Crusaders’ Music Design Team is ecstatic for this collaboration! But we are even more excited to partner with the greatest performers in the world . . . Join us for an unforgettable experience this summer! Colin McNutt – Director of Percussion Colin joins Inspire Arts & Music, as the Director…