New associate sponsor-KnightFire Drum and Bugle Corps
Filed under: — Dan Balash @ 10:45 pm

Illinois Marching Online is proud to announce that we have teamed with a new associate sponsor for the 2010-2011 marching band season and beyond-KnightFire Drum and Bugle Corps from Danville, IL!

KnightFire was formed in 2006 as a percussion ensemble with the desire to provide continuing education in the marching arts indoor marching and ensemble percussion. KnightFire has performed in dozens of parades and provided stand-still entertainment around Illinois.

Born from the ranks of Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International, KnightFire provides a competitive forum for musicians to showcase their arts all year long. Their percussion ensembles were formed out of a desire to fill a void in a music and marching rich environment and afford the opportunity for musicians to continue their crafts beyond the traditional marching season.

This year KnightFire Percussion Ensembles received a generous donation from Tom Day and Bugles Across America which allowed us to add horns and guard to our already successful percussion program to become a full bore Drum and Bugle Corps that will compete in its early years in the new Small Drum Corps Association Circuit.

The Small Drum Corps Association is made up 14 junior and alumni corps around the Midwest. The SDCA corps perform during the spring and summer throughout the Midwest. They generally perform on basketball courts, football fields and parades on the weekends.

Illinois Marching Online is pleased to welcome KnightFire as our newest associate sponsor.

Here’s a promotional video from the SDCA:

For more information on SDCA, visit:

For more information on KnightFire:

-The Illinois Marching Online Staff

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