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Due to overwhelming demand and in an effort to maximize our reach, we are very excited to announce that the Santa Clara Vanguard will begin accepting Color Guard video auditions for the 2020 season effective immediately! All materials must be submitted to the Google Form listed below by Saturday, February 15 for consideration. Video Audition […]Read more...
With 2020 auditions just over two months away, Vanguard Music and Performing Arts is pleased to welcome long-time Vanguard staff member and alumni Rafael Bretado as Vanguard Cadets Corps Director for the upcoming season! “This is shaping up to be a year of fresh, exciting leadership for our Vanguard programs,” said Kevin Brooks, VMAPA Board […]Read more...
The Board of Directors of Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA), an internationally acclaimed non-profit performing arts organization and the home of multiple performing programs including two world champion drum and bugle corps, the Santa Clara Vanguard and the Vanguard Cadets, today announced the appointment of Brett A. Bernardini as executive director. “This organization is […]Read more...
Are you ready to start your 2020 drum corps adventure with the Santa Clara Vanguard? Whether it’s your first time auditioning or you’re hoping to return to the organization for another season, we are eager to welcome you at one of our 6 upcoming audition events! Your journey to excellence starts here, with just 3 […]Read more...
Could your marching band use an instrument upgrade? Are you looking for a new personal horn to play as you prepare for 2020 Auditions? Maybe you just want to own a piece of Vanguard History. In any case, you’ve come to the right place because VMAPA is gearing up to sell our current inventory of […]Read more...
SCV 2020: What Are You Waiting For?
“There’s no time like the present, and there’s no place like Santa Clara!” – Terri Waldron, Color Guard (SCV 17-19) Auditions start THIS week but there is still time to sign up and start your drum corps journey with SCV. Visit scvanguard.org/2020 to learn more and RSVP!