We are extremely excited to announce our 2018 production for Arbella Independent "The Power of Silence". Please be sure to catch one of our performances this upcoming season at a NESBA show or the WGI Regional at Salem High School in Massachusetts.
The staff was quite pleased with talent in the gym at our auditions for the 2018 season. We are already a step above last year. It was exciting to see our last season cast members along with many new faces. We want to also introduce our new staff members to the color guard this year:
We want to thank Cameron Cary, Meghan Root, and Tyrone Cabral for their contributions towards our August Spin Camp. We had some great combinations in movement, rifle and flag. Now it is on to Auditions for our 2018 Production. Wishing all those who participated in our summer spin camps an AWESOME Fall and Winter season.
Our clinicians Nicole Bussard and Cameron Carey were so very impressed at our recent Arbella Independent SPIN CAMP. Lot's of local talent coming as far as Bedford, NH were ready to make themselves better and take on new challenges. Our final SPIN CAMP for the Summer will be held on Sunday August 27th from 9AM-1PM
We were fortunate to have the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps staying in our area, at Beverly High School, so we were able to go and watch them practice on the 5th. Now, our Linda O'Connor is an experienced tour manager, and had an idea to bring the Colts some fresh strawberry shortcake. If you
We are extremely pleased with the outcome of our first of a series of SPIN CAMPS this Summer! We had representation from over 7 area High/Middle Schools and Arbella Independent members as well. Our focus on Movement, Flag and Rifle proved to be quite successful and challenging. We had intermediate, and beginner sessions then culminated
Our official season is over, but it's never really over for color guard. In fact, for those who love drum corps too, it's only just ramping up! 4th of July Parade, Beverly Farms You've seen on the facebook page and newsletter that we have a parade on the 4th of July in Beverly Farms. This
A huge THANK YOU to the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation for their support of $500 towards Arbella Corps and Arbella Independent. Bringing the sport of Color Guard to the North Shore is no small feat, and we truly couldn't do it without the support of our local community. At Arbella, we do more than just
Contest Place Score 1.28 NESBA Evaluation Show, Salem MA n/a n/a 2.11 NESBA Melrose, MA 3rd 65.59 2.18 WGI Regional, Salem, MA 2nd 68.03 2.26 NESBA Tewksbury, MA 1st 75.64 3.11 NESBA Medford, MA 1st 81.76 3.18 NESBA Triton, MA 1st 84.32 NESBA FINALS, Salem, MA 2nd 90.95
Less than half of our members had ever competed in a WGI Regional so this was a long and eye-opening day for the rest of our members! We started our day assembling at 5:45 for a 6am practice at Essex Tech, and didn't get home until around 11:30pm - probably even later for some of