2016 April

The Academy Alumni Association – “The More You Give the More you Get” Campaign

“The More You Give the More you Get” Alumni, Do you remember the first time you put on your uniform? Were you there in Stockton, CA, wearing bibbers and The Academy corps jackets going on the field for the first time?  How did you feel marching onto the field for your first DCI competition and hearing the announcer introduce The Academy? Don’t you want future members to have those same experiences and feelings you had? Now is your opportunity to make that happen. Below is The Academy Alumni Association donation campaign, “The More You Give the More You Get.” In reality, it should be the more you give the more THEY get. All the funds raised from this campaign will go towards supporting The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps by sponsoring meals, providing scholarships and backing the Corps we all know and love. It is our mission to help The…

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The Academy Extends Partnership with Jupiter, Mapex, and Majestic

***For Immediate Release*** Media Contact: Kevin Philbin, kphilbin@khs-america.com Mt. Juliet, TN – March 12, 2016– KHS America, home of Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums, Majestic Percussion, and XO Professional Brass in the U.S. is proud to announce the extension and expansion of their partnership with the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts of Tempe, Arizona. This relationship will continue to feature The Academy and Bugle Corps performing exclusively on Jupiter Marching Brass, Mapex Drums, and Majestic Percussion, but has also been expanded to feature XO Professional Trumpets. “The Academy has been a great partner, showcasing the Quantum series of instruments from inception. With an ever-expanding range of options available, we are honored that they choose Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic. Expanding this to include XO trumpets makes sense in given the increasing demands of ensembles competing on this level,” states Chris Hankes, School Music Business Unit Manager for KHS America. “Additionally, the educational...
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The Academy Alumni Association – April (RE)cap

Alumni and Friends, The winter season is coming to an end which means Drum Corps Season is upon us. This past camp contained only the brass and they were working on putting music onto the field. They also have music for the whole show! Who is excited to hear their show? Upcoming Events: Alumni Bowling – April 23rd at 4PM (Main Event in Tempe, AZ) Alumni Donating Campaign – April 25th – May 23rd  (Information Coming Soon) Alumni Meeting – April 30th at 2PM (Campo Verde High School) Meet The Academy – April 30th (Campo Verde High School)   Alumni Recognition This past Sunday we had an Alumni meeting at the Academy brass camp. We had two newcomers Tasha Nguyen and Mitch DePalma. It was great to see some familiar faces and to learn what they have been up to. Tasha Nguyen marched two years at The Academy. Her first…

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