Colts’ spring debut announced

The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps from Dubuque, IA, will hold their annual spring debut concert on Sunday, April 25 at 2:00 PM. The Dubuque Senior High School Nora Gym will be the location and admission is free. The Colts will perform their entire summer musical show.

Also appearing will be the Colt Cadets, presenting a portion of their summer show, and the Colts Youth Chorale, presenting excerpts from their recent concerts. A special guest will be the state champion senior high school color guard in their final performance of the season. The senior guard is a partner in education with the Colts organization.

Colts programs now have 305 members, in grades three through age 21.

The Colts have been holding monthly rehearsals since December and over 350 young people have auditioned for one of the 135 positions in the 2004 corps. The Colt Cadets began rehearsing in late February and have had over 100 attend at least one rehearsal.

Colts members will be present from England, Taiwan and 15 states, in addition to their local and Iowa members. This is the first public performance for the Colts and Colt Cadets in 2004.

The corps’ annual “Music on the March” will be on Monday, July 5, and “Music on the March II” is scheduled for Tuesday, July 27, both a Dubuque Senior High School Stadium, beginning at 6:30 PM.

For information, call 563-582-4872 or visit the corps’ Web site at: