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Welcome to Vanguard Music and Performing Arts, home of The Santa Clara Vanguard and The Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets Our mission is to inspire communities and enrich lives by increasing opportunities for participation, education, and excellence in the performing arts.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...