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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.

2018 Distinguished Professional Achievement inductees announced

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

NEWS RELEASE:  April 3, 2018 World Drum Corps Hall of Fame chooses two giants of the music world to be inducted this year for their Distinguished Professional Achievement   Diane Nicholeris, a former color guard captain who now performs with a major symphony orchestra, and iconic jazz pianist Chick Corea, who once played lead soprano […]

2018 Regular Member voting has started

Posted on April 2nd, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Voting for Regular Members for the 2018 World Drum Corps Hall of Fame is now open and will remain open until midnight on April 15.  If your a Regular voting member and did not receive your email request to vote from Bob Zarfoss, please contact Bob directly at bobpatz1@comcast.net.

2019 Cruise Information Posted

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

The 2019 World Drum Corps Hall of Fame cruise information has been posted to website. Link to 2019 Cruise page

Passing of member Vince Macciocchi

Posted on January 7th, 2018 by Dan Rippon

Canadian Hall of Fame member Vince Macciocchi passes away Christmas Day World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Vince Macciocchi, who served as music director and brass instructor for many of Ontario’s top drum bugle corps for more than three decades, passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Day at age 88. He had been […]

Passing of member Dick Burns

Posted on December 17th, 2017 by Dan Rippon

November 23, 2017 Dick Burns passes away in Florida following heart attack Dick Burns, a World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member inducted in 2003, passed away November 19 in Palm Coast, Florida after suffering a heart attack. A celebration of his life will be presented following the holiday season. His drum and bugle corps […]