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Robert L. Reynolds – 2019 Champion Award Recipient!

We are truly pleased to recognize Robert J. Reynolds as the 2019 recipient of the Inspire Arts & Music Champion Award, which was established to honor an individual who has been an extraordinary leader for the Arts. Reynolds embodies what this award stands for through his civic leadership and philanthropic spirit. Robert's philosophy has clearly…
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Boston Crusaders perform at PASIC!

Congratulations to Boston Crusader's percussion section for a successful clinic and performance at PASIC 2018 (Percussive Arts Society International Convention) this past weekend! The front ensemble and battery reunited in Indianapolis this weekend to present a "Day in the Life of a DCI Percussion Section" with Colin McNutt and Iain Moyer at Percussive Arts Society's annual convention. Check…
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IAM Brings Ben Paulding Into A New Role!

Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is excited to secure Ben Paulding as our Director of Urban Programing. Ben has been with IAM for four years, teaching and developing the Hyde Park Youth Percussion Ensemble (HYPE) in Hyde Park, MA. Ben will continue teaching HYPE and will now add oversight and coordination between all IAM percussion…
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2017 Brass & Percussion Team – Gino Cipriani & Colin McNutt

Gino Cipriani - Director of Music [caption id="attachment_2171" align="alignleft" width="306"] Gino Cipriani[/caption] Gino Cipriani joins Inspire Arts & Music as the Director of Music, which includes the role of Assistant Music Coordinator, and Brass Caption Supervisor. Gino served prior with The Cadets as the Brass Caption Supervisor from 2000-2001 and 2005 through 2016. He led the brass program…
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Passionate Boston Crusaders Keyboard Player Goes Viral

Anna Eberhart's wild performance of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps' 2016 production, Quixotic, has garnered over three million views and counting. Her great musical and theatrical performance was caught on video by drum corps superfan Mike O'Neill and spread like wildfire through the internet, expanding well past the drum corps community. A gif of her passionate performance picked up traction on reddit.com and made it’s to outlets like ESPN, Cosmopolitan, TMZ and Huffington Post before spreading overseas.

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INSPIRE ARTS & MUSIC WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

February 23 , 2016 - Today Inspire Arts & Music, parent organization of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, is proud to announce that Brian Seemann has joined the full-time staff as the organization’s Director of Events. Brian attended Temple University, in Philadelphia, PA, earning a bachelor’s degree in Community and Regional Planning. He…
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INSPIRE ARTS & MUSIC WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING

January 20 , 2016 - Today Inspire Arts & Music, parent organization of the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, is proud to announce that Donna Monte will join the full-time staff as the organization’s Director of Accounting and Administration. Ms. Monte holds a BSBA in Accounting from Suffolk University and attended the Sawyer Business School, also…
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Boston Crusaders Announce Student Leadership

Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps is proud to announce that Aidan Williams and Mark Hambleton will lead the 150 members in the 2016 season. With a combined 8 years of drum corps experience, the Crusaders couldn't be more excited for Williams and Hambleton to represent the membership.
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HpYPE- Hyde Park Youth Percussion Ensemble

World Percussion Program to be launched in Hyde Park, MA – Inspire Arts & Music will bring a new world percussion program (Latin American and African influenced drumming) to school children grades K through 8. Partnering with the Hyde Park Community Center in Hyde Park, MA, Inspire Arts & Music has launched a new program…
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