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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…

Meet Our New Individual And Corporate Donor Administrator

On January 29, 2018, in News

We are pleased to welcome Carly Sheehan to our team as the Individual and Corporate Donor Administrator. Carly holds a BA in Communications & Media Studies from the University of Connecticut – Storrs. Her professional experience includes Melange Media and HomeAdvisors, both based out of New York City where she…

January Production Camp Recap

On January 23, 2018, in News

The 2018 Boston Crusaders brass and percussion assembled January 19 through January 21 at Lakewood Ranch High School in Bradenton, FL. Over the three days all sections worked to put together the first four minutes of the 2018 music production. Brass and Battery performers spent time on movement and choreography…

Boston Crusaders “Return Home” to Vic Firth Products

On January 3, 2018, in News, Sponsors

Effective January 1, 2018 Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) and the Boston Crusaders have “returned home” and will perform exclusively with Vic Firth sticks and mallets! The organization has been a long time endorser of Zildjian cymbals, and now returning to Vic Firth makes for a very special association. Since…

2017 Holiday Campaign

On December 18, 2017, in News

Click to Donate In 2017, Inspire Arts & Music experienced incredible growth and success. We honored Mayor Walsh with the “Champion Award” at Concert in the Park and raised over $500,000 in corporate support for our programs. We added music programs in Hyde Park and Dorchester – free of charge…

NOW ON SALE! East Coast Classic and CYO Nationals Tribute – 2018

On December 6, 2017, in News, Show Announcements

Sunday, July 1, 2018 Veterans Memorial Stadium 70-71 North Parish Road Lawrence, MA 01843 EAST COAST CLASSIC TICKETS Thursday, August 2, 2018 Veterans Memorial Stadium 70-71 North Parish Road Lawrence, MA 01843 CYO NATIONALS TRIBUTE TICKETS

Michael Tarr Joins The 2018 Visual Team Headed By Leon May And Aaron Bailey

On November 7, 2017, in News, Staff News

Michael Brady Tarr is originally from Wyandotte, Michigan and is grateful to have enjoyed a successful career in the pageantry and performing arts that spans nearly three decades. Teaching and consulting with many drum corps and high school programs throughout the world, Michael’s extensive and successful career includes previously working…

Colin McNutt And Iain Moyer Welcome Samantha Cope To The Percussion Team

On November 6, 2017, in News, Staff News

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sam began her percussion career at Kings High School where she taught from 2005 to 2013. During that time she was also a performing member of Rhythm X from 2005 to 2008 and a staff member from 2009 to 2013. Sam was also a member…