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February Production Camp Recap

On February 12, 2019, in News

February 2019 brought the Boston Crusaders to The Colony High School, just outside of Dallas for the first of two Texas production camps. The Colony High School was an amazing host. In anticipation of the delivery of our 2019 Yamaha brass instruments, one of our 53 foot equipment trailers arrived…

January Production Camp Recap

On January 8, 2019, in News

The Boston Crusaders rang in the new year with our first production camp; returning brass and percussion members reported to Lakewood Ranch HS, along with all three 2019 drum majors. An exciting weekend of drum corps unfolded, culminating with a Sunday afternoon ensemble performance of the 2019 show music. Both…

2019 Auditions Recap

On December 19, 2018, in News

Five states… Nine different 1-day auditions… plus video auditions. Over 500 auditionees for the chance to join our returning members and cast the 79th edition of the Boston Crusaders. With shows like “Wicked Games” and “SOS” fueling a surge in the BAC brand – and competitive success – the influx…

Happy Holidays From The Boston Crusaders!

On December 12, 2018, in News

With your generous support in 2018, we… Purchased and customized a brand new commercial kitchen truck House our members in dormitories for 30 days during move-in at Castleton University Employed the greatest drum corps design and teaching staff in the activity Increased office staff in critical support and programming areas…

2019 Brings… FL & TX Winter Camps!

On October 18, 2018, in News

In 2019 we will host production camps in both the Sunshine State of FL and the Great State of Texas! This will allow for more cost effective flights and more equitable travel requirements for our brass and percussion members… it will also allow for our FL and TX alums and…

Erik Kosman Joins Design Team As Head Of Audio

On October 13, 2018, in News, Staff News

“We are fortunate to bring Erik and his talent into the fold here at Boston. Our design team remains fully intact and adding Erik opens up even more creative opportunities. Mike Zellers and Erik Kosman will bring us to the cutting edge in electronics.” – Chris Holland, Executive Director Erik…

Introducing The 2019 Boston Crusaders Drum Majors

On October 11, 2018, in Member News, News

The 2019 Boston Crusaders will be lead by Josh Ballinger, Coral Navarre, and Gavin Schmidt. The three drum majors – chosen from a deep pool of talented candidates – bring outstanding pageantry and drum corps experience, leadership and musicianship. “I am fortunate to have this group driving the corps to…

2018 Boston Crusaders Production: SOS

On May 25, 2018, in News

Musical Selections Include: Salvation is Created – Pavel Tchesnokov A Breathless Alleluia – Philip Wilby Marimba Spiritual – Minoru Miki Sensemaya – Silvestre Revueltas Extinguished – Ryan George, Colin McNutt, Iain Moyer, Michael Zellers End Credits (from Cast Away) – Alan Silvestri Amazing Grace – John Newton

Great East Music Festivals and Music Store Are Proud Sponsors of the MMEA Conference

On March 1, 2018, in News

Great East Music Festivals & Music Store are proud to support the dedicated music educators of Massachusetts. We are excited to be the 2018 Platinum MMEA Conference sponsor. The MMEA conference is taking place March 1-3 at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center, in Boston, MA. The All-State Conference features over…

February Production Camp Recap

On February 20, 2018, in News

The Boston Crusaders 2018 February production camp is in the books and the members continue to impress. The brass and percussion continue to work incredibly hard in between camps so that time together is completely maximized and the focus is on creating musical synergy when all the performers assemble. The…