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Passing of member Wes Hobby

Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Wes Hobby, voice of drum corps for more than 40 years passes away at age 90 Milton “Wes” Hobby Jr., known widely as the voice of drum corps for more than 40 years, passed away at the age of 90 on November 14, 2018 at Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut. He was inducted into the World […]

Passing of member Ray Cappiccille

Posted on November 4th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Hall of Fame’s Ray Cappiccille passes away from heart failure Ray Cappiccille, who was inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame in 2004, passed away on Wednesday October 24 from congestive heart failure. According to his wishes, there was no public viewing. Expressions of sympathy and cards can be sent to his wife […]

2018 Inductee videos on YouTube

Posted on October 21st, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Congratulations to the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame 2018 inductees! Introduction videos for new inductees in the Distinguished Professional Achievement, President’s Lifetime Achievement and Regular Member categories that were shown during the inductee banquet in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 31 have been uploaded by Gail Langan to YouTube. The links below are in alphabetical […]

Passing of member Jim Cossetti

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Hall of Fame’s Jim Cossetti passes following long standing medical issues World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Jim Cossetti passed away peacefully on June 28 at age 73, following some very serious and long lasting medical issues. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame at ceremonies held in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2002. He […]

Make your Banquet Reservations

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

As we approach the Fourth of July, it’s time to remember to make your commitment and payment for the Hall of Fame banquet.   CLICK HERE for Banquet Information and Form   I hope to see many of you in Williamsport.  

Hall of Fame Pins available for Sale

Posted on June 17th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

The WDCHOF is offering a new Lapel Pin that can be proudly worn by its Regular and Associate members. This circular pin is 1” in diameter, enamel over metal and depicts our Hall of Fame logo. It can be worn on your jacket, hat, lapel or anywhere you would like to show that you are […]

2018 President’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner is Erik Julliard

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Top Secret Drum Corps organizer and director Erik Julliard to be inducted into Hall of Fame as 2018 President’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner It’s no secret that organizer and director Erik Julliard has produced one the best drum corps in the world: the widely popular and admired Top Secret Drum Corps of Basel, Switzerland. He will […]

2018 Regular and Associate Member Inductees

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame will induct 11 new regular and associate members The World Drum Corps Hall of Fame class of 2018 will include 11 new regular and associate members. The 2018 banquet and induction ceremony will take place in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Labor Day weekend, one of several special events to be […]

New Associate Members for 2018

Posted on April 20th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

The World Drum Corps Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the new Associate Members for 2018: Rich Hammond William Ives Charles King Peter Propfe John Riley Look for more information in the coming weeks concerning these great individuals as well as other special people who will be recognized on August 31st.

Voting results for Class of 2018

Posted on April 20th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

The World Drum Corps Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the outstanding Class of 2018: Gino Cipriani Danny McBride Jeff Prosperie Jeff Sacktig Lou Tierno James Wedge Look for more information in the coming weeks concerning these great individuals as well as other special people who will be recognized on August 31st.