Latest News

Vanguard Music and Performing Arts to Put Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets On Hiatus

Santa Clara, CA- (September 2022) After much consideration and internal discussion amongst executive leadership, program leadership, and the Board of Directors, Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) is placing The Vanguard Cadets on hiatus. While the summer of 2022 was a historic and successful season for The Vanguard Cadets, it was also the most expensive […]
Read more...

Santa Clara Vanguard Announces New Corps Director

Santa Clara, CA- (September 2022): Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) is excited to share that Gio Bastante has accepted the prestigious position of Corps Director for The Santa Clara Vanguard (SCV). Gio has been an active member of the administrative team at Santa Clara Vanguard since 2018. Throughout her time with the organization she […]
Read more...

Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets Win Drum Corps International Championship

Santa Clara, CA- (August 2022): Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) is incredibly proud to announce that on August 7th, 2022, The Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets (SCVC) won the Drum Corps International Open Class Championships! Winning this title through Drum Corps International (DCI), commonly known as Marching Music’s Major Leagues, is the highest title a […]
Read more...

Board Member William Huston Named Top 100 Most Influential Advisors of 2022

Board member William Huston is thrilled to share that he has been named as one of Investopedia’s Top 100 Most Influential Advisors of 2022 for the second year in a row! William said, “It is truly an honor and privilege to be named alongside celebrated colleagues who continue their meaningful work in our industry.” This […]
Read more...

International Women’s Day Spotlight: An Interview with Vanguard’s First Female Corps Director

For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we are shining a spotlight on Vanguard’s FIRST female corps director, Rebecca Compton-Allen, best known as RCA! VMAPA is proud to be a vehicle for RCA, and all of the women who presently work at Vanguard, to help pave the way for female leadership in the activity! […]
Read more...

DCI Ticket Blocks Are Live!

Vanguard ticket blocks are available to purchase for select DCI Regionals, as well as all three DCI championship performances in Indianapolis, IN. When you book your tickets with a Vanguard block, a portion of the purchase will go back to the corps to aid in their continued excellence in providing education and competition for members of […]
Read more...

DCI Hotel Room Blocks Now Available!

Join us in Indianapolis for finals week and help us cheer on our beloved corps! The link is provided below to reserve your rooms in the Vanguard block. No access code is required if you are booking online. Deadline to book reservations is June 22nd. After that, any unbooked rooms will be released to the public. […]
Read more...

VMAPA Names Southwest Airlines as Official Airline

Santa Clara, CA – Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) has announced Southwest Airlines® as the new Official Airline of VMAPA. Southwest has generously donated a select number of flights and is providing VMAPA with promotional support as they relaunch their performing arts programs and return to their national tour in 2022. Each year, The […]
Read more...

VMAPA & BDPA: The Future Starts NOW – Our Roadmap to 2022

  For more than 60 years, Blue Devils Performing Arts (BDPA) and Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) have lived by one mission: to enrich lives by providing opportunities for excellence in the performing arts. As we face critical decisions through this global pandemic, this North star has guided both organizations well and has provided […]
Read more...

SCV California Sun T-Shirt

$31.00

Choose Options

2022 SCV Tour Shirt

$31.00

Choose Options

SCV Full Zip Jacket

50.00

Choose Options

1795 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054    (408) 727-5532