2011 News Articles
Exciting Drum Corp competition returns to Lisle-Benedictine Sports Complex 

Exciting Drum Corp competition returns to Lisle-Benedictine Sports Complex 
March 16, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Drum Corps 052Lisle, Illinois ~ The Cavaliers of Rosemont, Illinois will headline a performance by eight drum and bugle corps at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.

Also performing at the "Cavalcade of Brass" are: the Carolina Crown of Fort Mill, S.C.; the Blue Stars of LaCrosse, Wis.; Glassmen from Toledo, Ohio; Troopers from Casper, Wy.; Pioneer from Milwaukee, Wis.; Colt Cadets from Dubuque, Iowa; and Racine Scouts from Racine, Wis.

The Classic Cavaliers are also scheduled to perform an exhibition routine.

Competitive drum and bugle corps is an intense, choreographed musical experience staged on football stadium fields by students achieving high levels of excellence in performance. Through the drum and bugle corps experience, young people develop life skills including self-discipline, teamwork and leadership.

Tickets for the Cavalcade of Brass are on sale online at www.cavaliers.org or by calling (630) 968-0419.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.