For 40 years, the Crossmen have enriched and shaped the lives of young musicians through music education and the performing arts. The 2014 Drum Corps International summer tour represents Crossmen's 40th competitive season. Follow along as Crossmen Executive Director and Corps Director, Fred Morrison, records the daily highlights of the Crossmen Alma Gitana Tour.


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Fragile Tour Blog-2012 Crossmen presented by Gotta Go Trailways.com- Day 44, Sunday, July 29th


Fragile Tour Blog - 2012 Crossmen presented by Gotta Go Trailways.com


Band Director, Jamie Walker, and her band boosters from the Chuckey Doak Black Knight Marching Band really rolled out the welcome mat for the Crossmen today. At breakfast time they served donuts, coffee and juices to the staff, members and admin to go along with our meal. At lunch timeand EPL they served snowcones to the corps in order to help them cool off. The weather conditions were very comfortable compared to some of the days we have had lately. Things were great all around.

We made some real progress today and are very grateful to our hosts and to our friend Bill Clendenon for helping by introducing us to Ms. Walker, her students and her band booster parents. They made a great audience for us at ensemble time. Thank you for allowing us to share your facilities. We look forward to our next visit!

Its EPL time and we depart for the laundry mats in order for the corps to get in the last laundry block of the summer. We rendevous after the clothes are clean and head to Seth, West Virginia.

Posted by Fred Morrison on 29th July, 2012 | Comments | Trackbacks
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