RCC Indoor Percussion – 2018 WGI World Champions

Congratulations to RCC Indoor Percussion for winning the gold medal and becoming the 2018 WGI World Champions. RCC’s show, LISTEN, explored the progress of life, love and art, through the poignant poetry of Charlie Schmidt.

RCC performs on System Blue Professional Marching Battery, tuned percussion, drum set, concert toms, and concert bass drums. They won the World Championship with a score of 97.863.

System Blue Educational Event Featuring RCC Indoor Percussion

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The System Blue Educational Event featuring RCC Indoor Percussion is coming up on March 18.

This clinic for marching percussion students, instructors, and directors will provide a unique insight into the organizational and educational methods of the 5-time WGI World Championship ensemble. The students will have the opportunity to work with the RCC staff on developing music and visual techniques that are unique to RCC and the indoor activity. There will also be a separate track for directors and instructors to discuss design, rehearsal, and organizational strategies for running a successful indoor program.

Register now.

 

BKSteppers – The Late Night Show With Stephen Colbert

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The BKSteppers performed live with Portugal. The Man last night on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert. The marching group joined the Grammy winning band on stage to play their song,”Live In The Moment.” The BKSteppers proudly perform on System Blue Professional Marching Percussion.

RCC Indoor Percussion Announces Their 2018 Production

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Throughout our history, visionaries have inspired us all to see the world in a new way. Though their impact is far reaching, the beginning always started with a place. A place to gather, a place to create. A safe haven where the seeds of progress are sown.“Progress sounds like the rhythm of change”

RCC welcomes you to their creative space in their 2018 production Listen, which explores the progress of life, love and art, through the poignant poetry of Charlie Schmidt.

“When doubters build walls, we tear down barriers with believers of infinite possibilities”

Now more than ever, it’s important for us to hear the call of progress, to Listen…

“and in turn you shall be heard too”

Learn more about RCC → 

Blue Devils B Audition Clinic January 19 – 22

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The Blue Devils B Audition Clinic powered by System Blue will be held in Concord, CA January 19 – 22. Join the DCI Open Class for the journey of a lifetime and perform on System Blue.

2018 Blue Devils Drum Line

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The Blue Devils Drum Corps has set the drum line for 2018. The battery will proudly perform on System Blue Professional Marching Percussion.  We can’t wait to see what the 18 time world champions have in store.

John Meehan Educates The Lowndes High Georgia Bridgemen

John Meehan, Brass Captionhead at The Blue Devils and product designer and educator at System Blue spent a few days with the Lowndes High Georgia Bridgemen this past week. Both John and the high school marching band were excited to collaborate. The Bridgemen proudly perform on System Blue instruments.

For inquiries on how you can work with System Blue educators and perform on System Blue products, please email erik@systemblue.org.

 

  

BD Entertainment Teams Up With Indianapolis Colts – System Blue Drums Of Choice

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BD Entertainment, a division of BD Performing Arts, provides live performance entertainment opportunities in professional settings. The organization has and continues to work with clients in various industries and locations, both domestic and abroad. From movie soundtracks to television commercials, sporting arenas to corporate events, over the past decade “BDE” has played a leading role in the growing pageantry entertainment industry.

For several years, BD Entertainment has provided fun, high-energy entertainment for Bay Area sports enthusiasts as the San Francisco 49ers Niner Noise and the Golden State Warriors “Aftershock” performance ensembles.

This year, the NFL season is kicking off with even more excitement. With the cooperation of Drum Corps International, BD Entertainment is thrilled to introduce the Official Drumline of the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday at the team’s home opener at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The drumline will perform for both pre-game festivities and in-game entertainment, featuring sixteen talented performers from the Indianapolis area. The group has been rehearsing at the DCI offices in downtown Indianapolis, utilizing the System Blue drums that were worn by the Blue Devils in the DCI World Championships just a few weeks ago at Lucas Oil Stadium.

If you’re enjoying a 49ers or Colts game this season, be sure to look for a drum corps connection through BD Entertainment!

Learn more about BD Entertainment