Colts Finals Week Schedule Posted
August 5, 2015
A detailed daily schedule of the Colts week at the Drum Corps International World Championships is posted on the Tour page on the website. Read more...
Colts Itinerary Through DCI Championships
August 1, 2015
As the Colts prepare to step off at the Allentown regional, the corps now turns its sites on the DCI World Championships in Indianapolis. Click headline for details through the end of tour...
A Great Trumpeter, Colts Fan, And Father Leaves The Stage At 83
July 28, 2015
On Sunday, July 26, 2015, the Colts were left with a trumpet hole and this time around there would be no replacement. Bud MacFarlane was a wonderful man. He entertained thousands through the years with his musicianship, and I would like to use this opportunity to tell the world a little bit more about him.
Colts Summer Band Concert
July 9, 2015
The Colts Summer Band will conclude their summer lesson series with a concert at the Alliant Energy Amphitheater on Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 pm. The Colts Summer Band will be joined by our Pandemonium Steel Drum Ensemble and the Colt Cadets. Read more...
Everybody Loves A Parade
July 3, 2015
The Colts and Colt Cadets will perform in a variety of parades in the Chicago area on the fourth! Read more for specifics...
Colts Announce 2015 Hall Of Fame
June 24, 2015
The Colts Youth Organization is proud to announce its 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees. These honorees join 31 previous inductees in the Colts Hall of Fame whose history of outstanding contributions to the Colts has played a significant and long-term role in our organization and in the marching arts. Click the headline for the Class of 2015...
Colt Cadets Announce 2015 Program
May 7, 2015
The Colt Cadets are excited to announce their 2015 program, "Fire & Ice." Featuring the music of Robert W Smith, Stravinsky, Elfman and Reed, the Colt Cadets will explore the apocalyptic dilemma of Robert Frost's famous 1920 poem. "Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice." Click the headline to read more on the 2015 show, staff and schedule!
Great Give Day THANK YOU!
May 6, 2015
Thanks to all who sent gifts for the Great Give Day fundraising challenge sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. Click headline for result of the day...
Grand Opening Of The Colts Mall
March 22, 2015
The Colts Youth Organization has launched a new online store to coincide with the start of ticket sales for our 2015 DCI summer tour events. In addition to tickets, you can find a variety of corps merchandise, dozens of used flags and guard uniforms, and an online payment method for student fees, member sponsorships, and donations. Click for additional details...
Colts Announce 2015 Program
March 20, 2015
The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps follows up its innovative 2014 production with another adventure into the conceptual blend of drum corps and theatrical arts. Read more about the 2015 program titled, "...And A Shot Rings Out: A Johnny Staccato Murder Mystery."
DCI World Championships Tickets And Hotel
January 8, 2015
The Colts are pleased to announce that we will once again be offering some of the best Drum Corps International World Championships tickets to our families, alumni, fans and friends. Use code DCICOL0815429 to book a room at the Courtyard by Marriot in downtown Indy. Click for details...
2014 Banquet Awards & Recap
December 8, 2014
On November 22, our annual banquet allowed us to recognize members from both corps, and our return to the Five Flags Center in downtown Dubuque was wonderful once again. Click headline for details...
On This GIVING TUESDAY, We Give Thanks
December 2, 2014
Following a whirlwind couple of weeks, the staff at the Colts Youth Organization is combining special days as we take this opportunity on Giving Tuesday to GIVE THANKS to all those who make our programs so unique and life-changing. Read more...
Colts Booster Club Feeds The Corps
October 29, 2014
The Colts Booster Club has paired up with Schwan's Foods fundraising program, Schwan's Cares, to support our summer food program. Purchase a great Schwan's product and up to 40% of the proceeds are donated to the Colts. Click the headline to find out more...
Colts Return All Caption Heads For 2015 Season
October 10, 2014
The Colts are pleased to announce that all of the caption heads from their successful 2014 season will be back to lead our educational programs again for 2015. "Like our design team, I felt it important for the corps to develop continuity in building the fundamentals of how we approach performance," said Corps Director Vicki MacFarlane. Read more...
Colt Cadets Announce Assistant Director Along With 2015 Design & Caption Heads
September 29, 2014
The Colt Cadets are excited to announce many returning faces, along with a few new ones, to lead the corps into 2015. Read More...
Colts Announce 2015 Design Team
September 23, 2014
The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce the design team for the corps 2015 season. All of the designers from 2014 will be returning under the direction of Marc Sylvester, who is returning for his third season as program coordinator and visual designer. Click headline for additional details...
Colts Expand Chris Tomsa's Role On Admin Team
September 16, 2014
The Colts Youth Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Tomsa as Colts assistant director for the 2015 season. Chris' role will provide administrative support to corps management in many areas including operations, communications, and educational programs. Read more...
Colts Receive $12,500 Grant From Dubuque Racing Association
August 18, 2014
When the Dubuque Racing Association announced their 2014 grant awards just before summer, the Colts Youth Organization was pleased to learn it received $12,500 for the purchase of Colt Cadets percussion instruments. This was the 18th consecutive year that the Colts received a grant of $5,000 or more from the DRA. Read more...
Medical Associates Foundation Grant Fuels Drum Corps Research
July 22, 2014
The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps was recently honored to receive a grant from the Medical Associates Clinic Foundation of Dubuque to fund a three-year medical research project to study the effects of the drum corps performance on its students. Read more...
Colts Receive $40,000 Operating Grant From City Of Dubuque
July 11, 2014
The Colts Youth Organization is pleased to announce it has received a $40,000 grant from the City of Dubuque as part of the City Council's Arts & Culture Grant Program for Operating Support. A total of $210,000 was appropriated to 16 area nonprofit organizations. This is the tenth year of the program.
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