A strong winter program will rap up in Arkport on the 27th and 28th of April, which can mean only one thing…time to bring the Color Guard into the mix! If you are interested in being a part of our world class color guard, please click the JOIN button at the top of our site and we will be in contact with you. In the meantime, please enjoy this teaser, more info will be released in the next few days! Thank you all for your continued support of the White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corps!
After a very strong winter, it is with great pleasure we announce our 2019 Drum Majors. Joanna Rocco will serve as our Lead Drum Major, and Mikaela Brown will serve as Assistant Drum Major. Joanna is currently a music teacher in the Hicksville Public Schools as well as the assistant marching band director. In September, she is excited to begin teaching in the Roslyn School District teaching general music and chorus at Harbor Hill Elementary. Joanna obtained a Masters Degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Instrumental Wind Conducting at Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music where she also served as the Assistant Conductor of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble. […]
We are very excited to announce that the 2019 White Sabers Color Guard will be lead by Shannon Spaulding. Shannon has been involved in the color guard world for a long time with experiences ranging from Winter Guard, NYSFBC Marching Band, and Drum and Bugle Corps. Her experience in performing includes Trumansburg WInterguard, Patriots Drum and Bugle Corps, Patriots Independent Winterguard and the Syracuse Brigadiers Drum and Bugle Corps. Shannon’s teaching experience includes Brigadiers Winterguard, Baldwinsville Marching Band and Winterguard, Horsehead Marching Band and Homer Marching Band. Assisting Shannon with an unbelievable wealth of knowledge and experience at all levels (DCI, DCA, Winterguard and Marching Band) are Jess Sideleau, […]
The White Sabers are pleased to announce their design team and Caption Heads for the 2019 season! Ben Chaffee will return as the Show Coordinator and Brass Arranger for his fifteenth season with the White Sabers. Joe Stork will return as the Staff Coordinator and Ensemble Coordinator for his seventh season with the corps and his second season in these roles. The Brass Caption Head will be Mathew Jaeger which will be his eighth season and he will be assisted by Randall Bennett, who is returning for his second season with the corps. Marc Garside will return for his third season with the White Sabers as both percussion writer as […]
With sincere gratitude and well wishes, the White Sabers Drum and Bugle Corps is announcing that Stephanie Pellittieri (Waugh) and Nicholas Gerling have decided that they will not be returning for the 2019 season. Over the last three seasons Nick has been an integral part of designing, teaching and inspiring the members of the White Sabers Color Guard. He has also been an incredible force on the design team and a joy to work with at all levels. His leadership on the design and educational team will be missed amongst both the staff as well as the members. Stephanie took on the White Sabers Color Guard program in 2012 and […]