June 2017

April 2017

The Final Chapter of GEORGE D’IORIO’s Chronical of Arbella’s rise to DCI Champs now up on the blog.

By | 2017-06-21T09:21:31+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: History, News|Tags: , , , |

When George D'Iorio offered to document the years leading up to our 1979 DCI All Girl Championship, I was of course thrilled and grateful, but I had no idea just how amazingly detailed his accounts would be. I didn't even march those years, but as one of the 'caretakers' of the next generation of

July 2012

June 30th – Arbella makes drum corps history again in Salem.

By | 2017-06-20T16:16:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Captain's Blog, Featured, History, Performances & Appearances, Startup News|

Arbella Color Guard stops for photos on Salem Common with Salem Mayor Kimberly Driscoll and WCVB Anchorman Randy Price, June 30th, 2012. June 30th was a big day for us.  Despite our small size, Arbella made a big impact in the first-ever North Shore Pride Parade hosted in Salem.  Joel Dube ('82-'83) led

February 2012

Article: What might drum corps be like now if it had stayed with the VFW (and reference to Arbella 1980)

By | 2017-06-20T16:16:20+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Categories: History|

Fanfare: What if? By Michael Boo | boomike@dci.org Friday, August 27, 2010 - 1:54 PM Earlier on Thursday it was brought to my attention that the Veterans of Foreign Wars held its national convention in Indianapolis this week, Aug. 21-26. For those of you who have an historical perspective: If drum corps had stayed under the auspices