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January Production Camp Recap

On January 29, 2020, in News

It was an exciting weekend for the 2020 Boston Crusaders at our first production camp of the season! Both the brass and percussion sections traveled to Tejeda Middle School in San Antonio, TX to begin work on the 2020 production. This weekend we welcomed back the returning brass members for…

DigitalMarchingFX.com Partners with Boston Crusaders for 2020

On January 23, 2020, in Inspire Guard, News, Sponsors

Inspire Arts & Music and the Boston Crusaders are excited to announce a new partnership with DigitalMarchingFX.com (DMFX) for the 2020 season. In this new partnership, DMFX will provide custom printed flags and tarps for Inspire Guard and flags for the Boston Crusaders. DMFX’s state of the art digital printing…

Boston Crusaders, Inspire Guard partner with Stanbury Uniforms

On January 9, 2020, in Inspire Guard, News, Sponsors

Inspire Arts & Music and the Boston Crusaders are excited to announce a new partnership with Stanbury Uniforms for the 2020 season. Under the creative direction of designer Greg Lagola, Stanbury will provide costuming for the Inspire Arts & Music ensembles. In this partnership, Stanbury will provide custom designed uniforms…

2020 Audition Recap

On December 18, 2019, in News

After four weeks, six cities, and countless hours of practice and preparation, the 2020 audition season is quickly coming to a close. This fall, BAC auditionees attended a one-day audition in either Indianapolis, San Antonio, Dallas, Orlando, Philadelphia, or Portsmouth (NH), or submitted a video audition. After successful completion of…

Holiday 2020 Campaign

On December 14, 2019, in News

Greetings and Happy Holidays, The 2020 season is upon us and what a special year this will be, as 2020 marks our 80th anniversary season! “BAC” holds so many wonderful memories and life lessons for all of us. For me, circling up and singing “Giant” with people who I could…

2020 Tour Schedule Announced

On November 20, 2019, in News

The DCI Summer Tour schedule has been announced! This summer’s tour will bring the Boston Crusaders to new venues in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa, while revisiting familiar stadiums as far south as Texas, Georgia, and back home on the East Coast. After departing from spring training in mid-June, the competitive…

Boston Crusaders Welcome Kevin Shah, Mike Jackson, And More For 2020

On October 8, 2019, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce several new additions to our 2020 educational staff. Our new additions include Kevin Shah and Mike Jackson, percussion consultants, who bring vast creative range and percussion design experience to the team. Our brass and percussion education teams also welcome Samuel Ambrose (Tuba), Geoff…

Get On Board For 2020!

On September 3, 2019, in News, Staff News

The Boston Crusaders look forward to celebrating its 80th Anniversary in 2020 and we are excited to write the next chapter led by Keith Potter, Michael Townsend, Brady Sanders, Leon May, Ryan George, Colin McNutt, Iain Moyer, Erik Kosman, and Michael Zellers. The design team is already planning what is…

2019 Season Wrap-Up

On August 27, 2019, in News

The Boston Crusaders and their 2019 program “Goliath” gave fans an unforgettable summer! The corps placed 6th at the DCI World Championships, earning their highest historical score in DCI competition. Brilliant performances brought the crowd to its feet every night of tour with  new twists keeping them on their toes…

Boston Crusaders Present “Inspire” for WGI 2020

On July 10, 2019, in Inspire Guard, News

Under the direction of Michael Townsend, the Boston Crusaders are proud to present Inspire, a new WGI Independent World Guard from Indianapolis, IN. Auditions for the 2020 season will take place in Indianapolis September 13th-15th. Click here to sign up for more information!