This Holiday Season, Support The Boston Crusaders

On November 21, 2022, in News, Support

This season, make sure the Boston Crusaders are on your list. Support our holiday campaign by making a year-end tax-deductible donation. By supporting the Boston Crusaders during the holiday season, you are providing the corps with a gift that supports us through the off-season. No matter how large or small…

Jam With Us on December 11th – Jingle Jam Returns

On November 10, 2022, in Events, News

Jim Ancona Headlines Percussion Staff Additions

On November 9, 2022, in News

The Boston Crusaders are excited to announce new additions to our percussion staff for the 2023 season! Headlining these additions is accomplished educator Jim Ancona in the new role of Percussion Advisor. Jarod Sullivan (battery) and Jay Rodriguez (front ensemble) also join the percussion staff as technicians. Meet our staff…

BAC 2023 Begins Now!

On September 12, 2022, in Events, News

Fresh off of a historic summer, the Boston Crusaders are now casting for our 2023 season! Spots are open in all sections including brass, battery, front ensemble, our three-time George Zingali Award-winning color guard, and drum majors/conductors. This fall, one-day auditions will be held throughout the month of November in…

BACBattery to Perform at PASIC 2022

On September 9, 2022, in News

We are proud to announce that the BACBattery will be performing at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) this year! Our entire battery will travel to Indianapolis in November to perform excerpts from our 2022 production, “Paradise Lost” alongside Director of Percussion Colin McNutt. PASIC is one of the…

Hit The Course With The Crusaders

On August 31, 2022, in Events, News

Join us at the 24th Annual Crusader Classic Golf Tournament! This year’s tournament will be held at the scenic Canterbury Woods Country Club in Canterbury, NH on Friday, September 23rd, 2022. Driving range and registration will be open at 7:30 a.m. with a shot-gun start at 9 a.m. Players may…

BAC Writes History With First Silver Medal and Third Zingali in 2022

On August 20, 2022, in News

After a truly historic summer, the 2022 Boston Crusaders returned home with a new chapter for the books. For the first time ever, the Boston Crusaders medaled at the DCI World Championships, tying for silver with the Bluecoats from Canton, OH. The color guard also came home victorious, earning their…

All Rehearsals Closed to the Public

On July 27, 2022, in News

Effective immediately, all housing, rehearsal sites, and rehearsal stadiums will be closed to outside guests (family, friends, alumni, fans). We have been fortunate with our health to date, but the amount of people coming to rehearsals is growing exponentially. We appreciate the support, the excitement and the love, but we…

Introducing Our New Equipment Truck

On May 25, 2022, in News

A championship level corps requires a world-class infrastructure. Over the last eight decades, our fleet has evolved from a singular secondhand bread truck to a multi-vehicle fleet featuring six buses, three semis, two Sprinter vans, a box truck, and a handful of chase vehicles. As our aging fleet slowly reaches…

2022 Boston Crusaders Production: Paradise Lost

On May 22, 2022, in News, Show Announcements

Featuring Music Inspired By: A Child’s Garden of Dreams – David Maslanka What a Wonderful World – Bob Thiele/George Weiss Bad Hombres (y mujeres) – Antonio Sanchez Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio Symphony No. 7: Mvmt-3 – David Maslanka Requiem in D Minor, K. 626:…