Author: Lauren Poussard

Effective Tuesday September 25th, Soundsport rehearsals will take place on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:30 in order to not conflict with alumni corps Sunday rehearsals.   Soundsport is open to anyone who is interested in performing throughout the year at local venues and compete on the SoundSport Stage...

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Dear Alumni, Family, and Friends,   2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Arbella's crowing achievement - winning the DCI All-Girl Championships in Birmingham Alabama in 1979.   [caption id="attachment_19711" align="aligncenter" width="764"] Denise Berube Pantanella with the 1979 All-Girl Champion Trophy - photo from Gail Jalbert[/caption]   Everyone in the drum corps...

...and like that, the Winter Guard season is over! THANK YOU Thank you to the entire cast, crew, instructors, board and families of Arbella Independent.  EVERY body helped to contribute to the success of our 2018 Winter Guard. To all the kids - thank you.  Thank you for...

We will be hosting our first informational session and music read-through night on Thursday night January 11 from 6-8:30 at our "hall" at Lauren Poussard Studios, 44 Maple Street, Danvers. If you haven't received an email from DropBox inviting you to the music folder, please email...

We were recently approached by a law firm in California to share this scholarship opportunity with our seniors.  I wasn't at first convinced, so I reached out to verify that there were no catches and apparently there aren't, which was very nice to hear.  Attorney...

There really are no words to express the immense amount of gratitude that Joel and I have for everyone who helped make this weekend such a success. This was a big weekend for us.  We had been working on Arbella for many years, so to finally see...

One of the greatest paradoxes of old school drum corps in our area, not just Arbella, is that the quality of the programs were so astounding - and yet virtually none of the brass players could read music!  And, hardly any of them ever continued...

If you missed our Open House but want to catch up on what you missed or are interested in joining, here's the Welcome Letter that was handed out that includes what is expected from members and the 2015 basic schedule outline.   Arbella2015Welcome...

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To the Color is a bugle call to render honors to the nation.  It is used when no band is available to render honoros, or in ceremonies requiring honors to the nation more than once. To the Color commands all the same courtesies as the...

It is important to always stretch prior to spinning.  Isolation exercises to focus on each part of the body is instrumental in order not to strain or hurt yourself.  Preparation is the key to success.  Also, having tan fingerless gloves help.  You can purchase practice...