October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

August Spin Camp Completes our Summer Sessions!

By | 2017-08-31T21:50:18+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent|

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.


By | 2017-08-01T17:35:51+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent|

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

July 2017

Cardinals Alumni and Arbella Independent serve up some grub to Colts Drum & Bugle Corps

By | 2017-07-07T07:56:14+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent, News|Tags: , , |

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

June 2017

June Spin Camp-A SUCCESS!

By | 2017-06-25T19:33:26+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent|Tags: |

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

4th of July Events with Arbella Independent

By | 2017-06-20T17:12:48+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent|Tags: , , |

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

Thank you to EASTERN BANK for your generous support

By | 2017-06-20T16:51:09+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent, Captain's Blog, News|

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

April 2017

Arbella Independent 2017 Season Recap

By | 2017-06-23T19:28:56+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent, News|Tags: , |

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

February 2017

Arbella Independent takes 3rd place in first WGI Regionals – February 2017

By | 2017-06-20T16:16:12+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: Arbella Independent|Tags: , |

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