Nick Williams Named as 2008 Brass Caption Supervisor

Chris K. Staff

September 19, 2007 – Madison, WI – The Madison Scouts have announced that Nick Williams has accepted the role of Brass Caption Supervisor for 2008. Williams is the conductor of the Concert Band and the Director of Athletic Bands at …

Ramiro Barrera Announced as 2008 Program Coordinator

Chris K. Staff

September 15, 2007 – Madison, WI – The Madison Scouts are pleased to announce that Ramiro Barrera will serve as the corps’ Program Coordinator in 2008. “Ramiro’s track record speaks for itself,” said Executive Director Jeff Spanos. “If the best …

A Letter to the Madison Scouts Association

Chris K. Staff

Hello MDBCA, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to those of you I do not yet know. My involvement with the Madison Scouts organization began in 1989 as a member of the Madison Junior Scouts. After …

Dann Petersen Named Corps Director

Chris K. Staff

Madison, WI  – Dann Petersen has been named Corps Director of the Madison Scouts. “Having Dann as our Corps Director will help us build off the positive momentum we finished the season with” stated Executive Director Jeff Spanos.  “Aside from being …

Thanks to You for 2007!

Chris K. Staff

As part of our preparations for 2008 and beyond, we are putting a significant effort into looking back for a moment… looking back especially at the year that’s just passed. There are many things we can learn from the past year.  …

San Diego Housing Location

Chris K. Tour

For those of you in the Southern California area looking for the Scouts, here’s a housing note just in from Chairman of the Board Jeff Manion: Hi All: Housing for Aug 5 is (drum roll)…………………………………………………. San Ysidro High School 5353 …

DCI Week Facilities Information

Chris K. Tour

Starting Monday, Aug 6 through Saturday, Aug 11th The Scouts will be housed at: Motel 6 2470 S Garey Ave Pomona, CA 91766 (909) 591-1871 The corps will rehearse at: Glendora High School 1600 Foothill Blvd Glendora, CA 91741 (626) …

Alumnus Stu Shade Reports from Indianapolis

Chris K. Alumni, Tour

Stu Shade (contra, 1976 & ’06), now living in Fishers, Indiana, got to spend some time with the corps on-the-road in Indianapolis over the weekend. Here’s his brief report. “Stayed with the Scouts at Indy through practice, warm-up and watched …

Alumnus Chris Komnick Reports from the Scouts’ Tour

Chris K. Alumni, Tour

Alumnus Chris Komnick (mellophone, 1984-85 & ’06) is now filing daily reports on-the-road as the Scouts work their way to Pasadena. Fascinating comments and GREAT photos. Here’s the link to his reports: http://www.motocats.com/Scouts/. Many thanks, Chris!

Alumnu Myron Wilson Reports from Tennessee

Chris K. Alumni, Tour

Executive Director Jeff Spanos recently received this e-note from Myron Wilson, a fellow snare alumnus, and asked that we post it for you to read. It’s a terrific note. “Hey peeps, Myron here. Just got back from Savannah, TN to …