Our Autumn 2015 issue is here!
The St. Marcellinus Drumline recently announced that their 2015 production will be titled INSTINCT. The Canadian Drumline Association’s Concert Class Champions from 2014 will be moving to Intermediate Class and marching for the first time this year. Here are some photos of them at a recent rehearsal.
NAMM 2015 Anaheim, CA Jan. 22-25 by Doug Crooks It’s that time of year again, for the North American Music Merchants (NAMM) annual Winter Convention. This is the largest music trade shows on the planet, and a time for companies in the music […]
Product Review: ON2 PERCUSSION DRUM SLIPS Recently Oak Ridge Percussion and the Colborne PS Drumline (who share equipment) purchased drum slips from ON2Percussion. ON2Percussion is a manufacturer and distributor of drum slips which precisely wrap around the hardware of marching percussion instruments in order to instantly change the design and colour of a drum. The […]
The 2015 Ontario Solos Competition was held on Saturday January 10th at the St Michael’s College School Centre for the Arts in Toronto ON. Adjudicators Jack Broumpton and Ian Borak evaluated performances from individuals of CDA Ontario ensembles. Congratulations to all performers, and thank you to St Michael’s theatre staff, CDA staff, and all […]
Sunday Oct 5th, 1pm St Michael’s College School, 1515 Bathurst St, Toronto Guest Speaker: Davide Di Giorgio Motivational Conditioning: Inspiring the attitude of championsTM Davide Di Giorgio is a creator, teacher, motivator and yogi. He has run the music program at Craig Kielburger / E.C. Drury Secondary School for the last 8 years while also […]
January 11th was our Ontario Solo Championships! We had a wonderful turn out and amazing performances from all the competitors. Congratulations to our new champions! Solo Multitenor Fourth Place, score 59, Kirkland McCauley from Malvern C.I. (Toronto) Bronze medal, score 67, Julia Clayton from Malvern C.I. (Toronto) Silver medal, score 78, Jason Fletcher from […]
This Saturday, January 11th is the date of our first annual Canadian Drumline Association “Ontario Solos Competition”. The CDA would like to thank St Michael’s College school in advance for hosting the event in their Centre for the Arts. Competitors will begin arriving at noon, and the doors open to the public at 1:30pm.The competition begins […]