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Colts 2015 Information Request :: Server Issue
August 25, 2014
We have recently discovered a problem with how our server is handling 2015 Information Requests. IF YOU SUBMITTED AN INFORMATION REQUEST FOR RECEIVING 2015 COLTS AUDITION INFORMATION, WE ASK THAT YOU SEND THE INFORMATION AGAIN VIA EMAIL. 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...
Colts And Colt Cadets Complete Magical Summer
August 18, 2014
The Colts and Colt Cadets concluded their 2014 seasons with performances at the Drum Corps International World Championships in Indianapolis, August 7-9. Much congratulations goes out to all members; the talented staffs, volunteers, and drivers of both corps; and all the parents who support this amazing opportunity for their kids. Read more...
Colts Return To The Big Screen For DCI Prelims
August 5, 2014
The Colts will appear in the theaters nationwide on Thursday, August 7th, as Drum Corps International presents Big, Loud & Live 11. AMC Star 14 will broadcast the event in Dubuque. The Colts return to the annual cinema event for the first time since 2010. 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...
Colt Cadets Clinic & Performance in Cuba City, WI - July 19
July 18, 2014
The Colt Cadets will be rehearsing at Cuba City High School on Saturday, July 19 in Cuba City, Wisconsin. The rehearsal is open to the public, and will conclude with a free clinic and performance starting at 6:00pm. 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.
There's No Place Like Home
July 9, 2014
The Colts Youth Organization presented Music On The March at Dalzell Field in Dubuque on Tuesday, July 8th. The hometown crowd is likely the most appreciative audience anywhere along the DCI tour. Thank you to everyone who had a hand in making the evening a success. Read more...
Music On The March
July 8, 2014
The Colts' home show is here! MUSIC ON THE MARCH, Dubuque's summer tradition for over 50 years, is being held Tuesday, July 8th in Dalzell Field at Dubuque Senior High School. The weather forecast is spectacular and GREAT SEATS REMAIN in all sections. Read more...
No Boundaries Documentary Showing At Mindframe
July 7, 2014
Mindframe Theaters is the place for the screening of No Boundaries, the documentary film produced about the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps. The film is showing Monday, July 7th, ONE NIGHT ONLY. Doors open at 6:30 PM. The screening will begin at 7:00 PM, and there will be a chance for Q&A afterwards. The showing is FREE and open to the public. Read more...
Everybody Loves A Parade
July 4, 2014
The Colts and Colt Cadets will perform in a variety of parades in the Chicago area today! Read more for specifics...
It's Showtime!!
July 1, 2014
The Colts sponsor Brass Impact in Overland Park, Kansas on Tuesday, July 1 and Celebration In Brass in Waukee, Iowa on Wednesday, July 2. The weather forecasts for both evenings are spectacular. IF YOU PLACED A TICKET ORDER AFTER JUNE 22, PLEASE PICK UP YOUR TICKETS AT THE WILL CALL WINDOW OUTSIDE THE MAIN GATE. Read more...
Colts Summer Band Concert
June 30, 2014
The Colts Summer Band will conclude their summer lesson series with a concert in the band shell at Eagle Point Park on Tuesday, July 1 at 7:30 pm. Read more...
Plan B: Colts DeWitt Performance In Full Uniform UPDATE
June 19, 2014
THANK YOU, DEWITT FOR A WONDERFUL CROWD AT OUR PERFORMANCE! [Unfortunately for our fans in the tri-state area, the Colts Summer Premiere was canceled due to weather. But back up plans are bliss. The Colts community performance scheduled for Friday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. in DeWitt, Iowa will now be in full uniform.] Read more...
Weather Update: SUMMER PREMIERE CANCELED
June 19, 2014
We were as optimistic as we could be that the weather would move through but it now is apparent that the storm is going to stick with us longer than expected. Tonight's Colts Summer Premiere event is canceled and cannot be rescheduled because both Colts and Colt Cadets depart on their summer tours tomorrow. Sorry for any inconvenience. We hope this means we have a BEAUTIFUL night in store for Music On The March on July 8th.
Colts Summer Premiere Thursday At UD
June 19, 2014
The 4th Annual Colts Summer Premiere takes place Thursday, June 19th at the University of Dubuque's Chalmers Field. The evening gets underway with preshow entertainment by our Pandemonium Steel Drum Ensemble at 7:00 pm. Read more...
Colts Perform At Field Of Dreams 25th Anniversary
June 13, 2014
The Colts brass line will perform their parade tune, "March America," to accompany the honor guard of the Dyersville American Legion post, and "The Place Where Dreams Come True" from the Field of Dreams soundtrack. Click for all Saturday details...
Colts Car Wash Reaches New Heights
June 10, 2014
The Colts Booster Club, who organizes and manages the Annual Colts Car Wash, reached both of their lofty 2014 goals of 800 cars and $40,000. Read more...
Julien Dubuque Film Festival Premieres "No Boundaries"
April 25, 2014
The film documenting the 2012 season of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps will be shown as part of the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival on Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. Click headline for times!
Colt Cadets Program Gets Crazy In 2014
April 4, 2014
The Colt Cadets are excited to announce their 2014 program, "CraZed." Featuring the music of Bjork, Eric Whitacre, Gnarls Barkley and more, the Colt Cadets will take you on an adventure that greets hope with despair, acceptance with rejection, and balance with insanity. Click the headline to read more on the 2014 show and staff!
Colts Announce 2014 Program
March 5, 2014
From the creative minds of program coordinator, Marc Sylvester and writer/storyteller, Wayne Harris, comes a story of a quite different Emerald City. Click headline to read more...
Mayor Buol Honored For Support Of Arts And Culture
January 24, 2014
Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), presented Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol with the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population of less than 100,000. Read more...
Holiday Greetings From The Colts
December 24, 2013
Sincere best wishes to our entire Colts family for a wonderful holiday season. Click on the headline to enjoy a bit of "Winter" as performed by the 1993 Colts Drum & Bugle Corps.
2013 Banquet Awards And Recap
December 5, 2013
What a great weekend for the Colts family! 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. Special thanks to Poor Man's Catering for a delicious meal. Click headline for details...
Colts Prepare For Next 50 Years
November 25, 2013
Following a memorable season in which it celebrated its 50th Anniversary, the Colts Youth Organization is preparing for the next 50 years without its most familiar face. Greg Orwoll, the group's development director and former executive director, recently accepted a new challenge as executive director of DuRide in Dubuque. Executive Director Jeff MacFarlane manages the Colts business operation and will take on many of the duties vacated by Orwoll's departure. Read more...
The Year In Review :: 2013
August 31, 2013
As August draws to a close, what a great time to reflect on all that's transpired over the past year. We welcomed in our 50th Anniversary, having been founded in 1963, and celebrated throughout the summer as alumni, parents, fans and friends. Click the headline for some highlights from this memorable year.
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