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1983 Dutch Boy Drum & Bugle Corps

     
 

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Repertoire:Rocky / drum solo From Tears of Joy / Rampart Street / Ballad from Silence and I / (re-entry) El Gato Triste
Final Position:23rd place in Open Class in Miami, Florida Score: 59.6

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This year Dutch Boy competed in "Open" class and many people watched, wondering how the Corps would fare making the tough transition from "A" class to "Open" class. Fielding a Corps of over 100 members they won the Great Lakes and Canadian Open Championships and were finalists in DCI East, Canadian DCI, Toledo Key To The Sea, and the U.S. Open. At DCI Miami they were finalists finishing 23rd.
 
Soloists:
Rocky - Donny Huras
Quartet in drum solo - ??
Rampart Street - Dan Douglas, Donny Huras, Hugh Dunbar,
Greg Sebastian (quartet) Baritone Solo - Dan Douglas
Silence and I - Greg Sebastian
El Gato Triste - Matthew Jones, Donny Huras, Shawn Seeds, Paul Clare (quartet)
 
Season Highlights:


Tour Schedule:
May 20–23 - Camp
June 4 – Streetsville Parade
June 5 - WRPA Band Tattoo – Kitchener
June 11 – Frankenmuth, Mich. Contest – 41 - 1st Place
June 12 – Frankenmuth, Mich. Parade
June 18 – Saginaw, Mich. Contest – 44 - 1st Place
June 19 – Grand Rapids, Mich. Contest – 45 - 2nd Place
June 25 – Cleveland OH. Contest – 46 - 1st Place
June 26 – Marion OH. Contest – 53 - 1st Place
July 1 – Windsor, ON – Parade
July 2 – Windsor, ON – Contest – 57 - 1st Place
July 3 – St. Charles, IL – Contest – 65 - 1st Place
July 4 – St. Charles, IL – Parade
July 8 – Hamilton, ON – DCI Canada – 53
July 9 – Ipsilanti, MI – DCI North - 48
July 16 – Peterborough, ON – Contest
July 17 – Kitchener, ON – Dutch Boy Invt. – 59.05 - 1st Place
July 20 – Lynn, Mass. – Camp
July 21 – Lynn, Mass. – World Open – 49 - 10th, 50 - 8th
July 31 – Sheffield, Penn – Contest – Rained Out
Aug 1 – Toledo OH – Key to the Sea Contest – 52 - 2nd Place
Aug 3 – Marion OH – U.S. Open Contest – 58 - 1st Place
Aug 6 – Butler, Penn – American Int’l Contest – 58 - 3rd Place
Aug 12 – Orlando, Florida – Disney World
Aug 16 – Miami, Florida – DCI Prelims – 63 – 8th place
Aug 18 – Miami, Florida – DCI ¼ Finals – 64 - 22nd place
Aug 19 – Miami, Florida – DCI Semi Finals – 59 23rd place
Aug 20 – Miami, Florida – DCI Finals
 
Miscellaneous Extras:
View the Tour Schedule
 
 
Corps Director:John Robins

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Teaching Staff
Brass:Doug Huras, Monty Kirkpatrick
Percussion:Gus Barbaro (Arranger), Terry Kirkpatrick (Arranger), Felix ???, Larry Blandford, Mark Blandford
Visual:Ken Becker, John Dileo, Jamie Scott, Sean Williams
Auxiliary:Cheryl Blandford, Debbie Miller, Cathie Wilke

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Support Staff:Souvenirs - Janet Franzkowiak
Driver - Walter Franzkowiak

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Drum Major:Gary Preddy
Brass:Soprano: Vic Franzkowiak, Steve Gingerich, Dixi Huras, Matt Jones, Kim Lansing, Chris Moorley, Brian Murphy, Shawn Seeds, Kevin Tierney, Janine Williams
Mellophone: Dave Meikle, Greg Sebastian, Kathie Smith, Derek Totten
Flugelhorn: Jim Torcov
Baritone: Tim Brideau, Dan Douglas, Sven Frehe, Mark Kennedy, Kelly Krpan, Allan Sage, Alan Stewart, Craig Walton
Contra: James Glen, Scott Montani
Percussion:Snare: Lee Beddis, Scott Blandford, Jamie Edwards, Rick Gallagher, Gary Hollings, Tim Milani, Ronald Rooth, Terry Sebastian
Tenors: Paul Janzen, Chris Robinson
Bass: Brenda Daters, Scott Duff, Mike Stumpf
Cymbals: Brent Hughes
Pit: Scott Clark, Tyrone Dowling, Shane Morriss, Chris OBrien, Penny Schnarr, Dave Tedd
Auxiliary:Sheri Bowman, Sheila Clark, Christine Densmore, Mary-Jane Geisel, Nancy Glousher, Christine Higgins, Annette Hollis, Lynne Hughes, Dana Jantzi, Kim Kline, Tammy Piccinetti, Diane Smith, Mary Jo Stumpf
Unknown:Debbie Miller, Christine Poole
  
61 of 117 marching members registered for this year
 
     


 
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