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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…

Gino Cipriani And The Brass Team Welcome T. André Feagin

On November 2, 2017, in News, Staff News

Dr. T. André Feagin is currently the director of bands at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music where he studied with Maestro Gregg I. Hanson. Feagin’s responsibilities at CCU include the…

Staff Update: Operations and Administration

On October 30, 2017, in News

“I am pleased to add these experienced gentlemen to the administrative team. I know each will be a great resource to me and the organization. I am equally excited to have RON LAMBERT and STEPHANIE AARONS returning in their current roles along with MARYMASON MCWHORTER pivoting to the Membership Coordinator role….

The 2017 Boston Crusaders Present: Wicked Games

On May 19, 2017, in News

Musical Selections Include: Full Moon Forest and Rising of the Sun – Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven and The Adoration of Veles and Ala (From Scythian Suite) – Sergei Prokofiev Whispers and Accusations – Whispers – Colin McNutt, Iain Moyer, Michael Zellers and Cortege Macabre (from Grohg) – Aaron Copland Tortured…

77 Day Annual Drive

On April 6, 2017, in News

From Executive Director, Chris Holland Time flies and here we are at the critical Annual Campaign… but this year we are calling it an ANNUAL DRIVE! I have been inspired by the intensity of our members, staff, and design team over the last 7 months. We have a product, staff,…

Meet the new Media Team Supervisor

On March 30, 2017, in News

Originally from Hazlet, NJ, Julia Cardillo will serve as the Media Team Supervisor for the Boston Crusaders this summer. In college, Julia marched in the color guard for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Minuteman Marching Band and multiple drum corps. After graduating with a B.A. in Journalism, she immediately set…

March Camp Update & Spring Preview

On March 28, 2017, in News

The Boston Crusaders brass and percussion assembled at Lakewood Ranch, FL this past weekend and continued the intense 2017 preparation. The commitment of the members and staff with the steady camp preparation was obvious. Attendance was excellent for the brass with over 70 in attendance and fierce competition for single…

Boston Crusaders Choose Remo

On March 15, 2017, in News

The Boston Crusaders and Inspire Arts & Music are excited to announce a new sponsorship and partnership with Remo. The sponsorship is effective immediately and the 2017 Boston Crusaders will perform on Remo drum heads and a wide variety of Remo membrane percussion instruments. “The partnership with Remo allows us to create…

Midwinter Update – 2017

On March 1, 2017, in News

With the February camp in the books, the 2017 Boston Crusaders continue to carry great momentum as the winter months give way to March. The full brass and percussion sections were on hand this past weekend and focused on two minutes of ensemble music, consisting of fast tempos and virtuosic moments…