Beginning in 1948, Carmen Circlincione spent eight years as a brass player with St. Joseph’s Cadets of Newark, NJ, and another eight as a brass player and business manager of Archer-Epler Musketeers. From the late 1960s through the 1990s, he taught a number of corps, including the Oakland Rangers and Newark Marching 100. At various times, he served as business manager or director for St. Joseph Cadets, Patriots of Cranford, NJ, Marching 100 of Newark and Reilly Raider Musketeers. He was a highly-regarded music judge in the All American and National associations from 1957 through the 1990s, also serving as chief judge when required. He was a long-serving president of the Garden State Circuit and a vice president of Drum Corps Associates (DCA) from 1963 to 1975.