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Tom Santino Rejoins BAC Brass Staff

On May 13, 2024, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce that renowned educator Tom Santino will be rejoining the BAC Brass staff in 2024! Tom previously served as a caption head and advisor for the Boston Crusaders throughout the early 2000s and returns to serve under the leadership of Gino Cipriani. Read Tom’s…

Jim O’Toole, Charles Poole To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

On May 10, 2024, in News

Drum roll please, we’re excited to announce our 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees! Congratulations to our very own: Jim O’Toole Charles A. Poole, Jr. This year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place during the BACyard Bash in Quincy, MA on Friday, June 14th. Please join us backfield for…

Kennith Watts, Nathan Bashline Headline 2024 Audio Team

On April 5, 2024, in News, Staff News

We are proud to announce the promotion of Kennith Watts to Audio Caption Head and the addition of Nathan Bashline as Lead Engineer! Kennith and Nathan bring decades of audio engineering experience to the field and will work under the leadership of our long-time Electronics Designer Michael Zellers. Meet Kennith,…

Hang With Us In Hyde Park March 23rd

On March 7, 2024, in Events, News

Join Boston Crusaders family and friends for a social event right in BAC’s hometown! We’ll be gathering at the Riverside Theatre Building (which houses our headquarters here in Hyde Park!) for an evening all about the members! Enjoy a drink and light snacks with our family and friends, tour our…

March for the Members Tuition Drive

On March 1, 2024, in Member News, News

This month, it’s all about the members. As the cost of drum corps continues to rise, we’re putting our members front and center to ensure every Boston Crusader can afford the summer of their dreams. Today, we are launching the March for the Members Tuition Drive to connect our members…

Introducing Our 2024 Drum Majors

On February 20, 2024, in Member News, News

We are proud to introduce our three drum majors who will be leading the corps in 2024! Please welcome Wes Booker, Joe Zishka, and Marielle Chrupcala to the podium. Wes Booker Wes Booker is entering his third season in drum corps and second with the Boston Crusaders. Previously, he served…

Tampa Alumni and Friends Meetup at FMEA

On January 8, 2024, in Events, News

We’re heading back to Tampa for FMEA! Whether you’re attending the conference or just in town, all BAC family, friends, and alumni are encouraged to join us for an informal gathering at Hattricks on Thursday, January 11th at 9:30 pm! RSVP on Facebook so we know to save you a…

East Coast Showcase Tickets Now On Sale

On January 4, 2024, in Events, News

The East Coast Showcase returns to Lawrence this summer on Thursday, August 1st! Get your tickets today to see a star-studded line-up featuring the Boston Crusaders, Carolina Crown, The Cavaliers, Santa Clara Vanguard, Troopers, and Crusaders Senior, all live in Lawrence just one week before the DCI World Championships! While…

2024 Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open

On January 2, 2024, in News

Nominations for our 2024 Hall of Fame are now open! Start off the new year right by nominating a notable Crusader who made a significant, impactful, and sustained contribution as a marching member, teacher, creative designer, administrator, or volunteer. Nominations are accepted through April 1st. To nominate a notable Crusader,…