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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!

2019 Boston Crusaders Production: Goliath

On May 17, 2019, in News

The Biblical account of David and Goliath is a classic lesson of courage, wisdom and perseverance. Today, the phrase “David and Goliath” refers to an underdog scenario; a competition where a smaller, weaker opponent faces a much larger and stronger adversary. Through careful planning and enormous human will, the “David”…

April Production Camp Recap

On April 30, 2019, in News

The final production camp of the 2019 season is complete after a successful late April weekend in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Without question, the buzz of drum corps season was present throughout the weekend. Guard auditions brought back many familiar faces returning for another season of BACCG. New talent was in…

March Production Camp Recap

On March 19, 2019, in News

The Boston Crusaders celebrated St. Paddy’s day in the great state of Texas, finishing off a brass only weekend production camp. Once again our host, The Colony High School, made our stay productive and memorable. Thank you to the many volunteers who helped provide for our members at the February…

SmartMusic and Boston Crusaders

On March 5, 2019, Posted by , In News,Sponsors, With Comments Off on SmartMusic and Boston Crusaders

 Technology plays a key role in the Boston Crusaders off season development. The Boston Crusaders brass program partners with SmartMusic (https://www.smartmusic.com/), a web based music education platform. SmartMusic allows our brass players to learn exercises, technical studies, and a range of repertoire from chorales to parade music and of…

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…