2013 December

Auditions Continue In January

There is still time to register for the 2014 corps.  Go to the drum corps page and start your journey today. It has begun – December is a busy month for drum corps, and this was certainly true for The Academy.  The first official audition weekend was the fifth recruitment event of the season for us, having hosted four pre-audition Open House sessions in Florida, California, and Arizona.  Nearly 400 participants have been served at these events in the past four weeks, making this the busiest early season we have ever encountered. Banding together - While the camp served as a way to evaluate participants and the launch the member selection process, it also provided the corps with its first opportunity to train and grow as a community.  Much of the weekend was spent on developing performance techniques, and setting a tone for the season with rehearsal etiquette, corps standards, and…

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2014 Season Begins This Weekend!

With only three days until the start of the first Audition Camp, there is much anticipation for the start of the 2014 season.  Already hundreds of students have walked through the doors to sample The Academy experience at our four Open House sessions in November.  Now, the time has come to begin the challenging process of membership selection. We are excited with the prospect of a strong corps this year.  To date more veteran members have already applied than in 3 of the last 4 years, which speaks to the experience that our members received last season.  In addition, a strong crop of prospective first-time members have  submitted their application to join the corps.  Register to audition for the corps here. Our 2014 Design Team has been hard at work for weeks honing in on the field production for next season.  With weekly phone and internet conference calls, the team…

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