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09/18/17

BRIG JUICE

MINI CORPS
CONCERT CORPS
HOLIDAY BRASS

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Check out the 2016 & 2015 videos of our DCA Mini Corps performances.

2017 Brig Juice Mini Corps DCA Performance

2016 Brig Juice Mini Corps DCA Performance

2015 Brig Juice Mini Corps DCA Performance

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Read the Drum Corps World Article about the Brig Juice Mini Corps

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The Brig Juice Organization consists of:

  MINI CORPSCONCERT CORPS  and  HOLIDAY BRASS ENSEMBLE 

We are based in the Syracuse NY area.

  We are open to brass players, set drummers, and percussionists. 

1)  The Brig Juice Mini Corps is an all-age (16yo & up) COMPETITIVE Mini Corps made up of 25 select musicians from the CNY area.  The Mini Corps performs stand-still concerts during the Spring, Summer & Fall.  Our "competition stage performance" will be at the DCA Mini Corps Finals in Rochester, NY during the Labor Day weekend.

Click HERE for more info on the Mini Corps.

2)  The Brig Juice Brass Concert Corps is an all-age (16yo & up) NON-competitive Drum & Bugle (Brass) Corps made up of as many brass players that would like to join.  The Concert Corps (along with the members of the Mini Corps) will perform stand-still concerts at music festivals, park concerts and drum corps shows during the Spring, Summer & Fall. 

Click HERE for more info on the Concert Corps.

3)  The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble is an all-age (16yo & up) non-competitive brass ensemble made up of as many brass players that would like to join.  We perform concerts at malls, tree lightings, nursing homes & winter festivals during Nov. & Dec. 

Click HERE for more info on the Holiday Brass Ensemble.

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See our FAQ's section below for more info about all our groups.

LATEST NEWS

FAQ's

(Frequently Asked Questions)

Dateline - 08/28/2016

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Come cheer on Brig Juice at our Sophmore Performance at the DCA Mini Corps Competition in Rochester, NY on FRIDAY September 2nd, 2016 at 9:00PM.

The competition is being held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in the EMPIRE ROOM. 

It is open to the public and admission is FREE.

We will be going on third at 9:30pm. DON'T BE LATE.  There are 4 more great Mini Corps also competing that night after our performance.

Click HERE to go to our Schedule page for complete information. 

The Friday night mini corps competition kicks off the 2016 DCA Championship weekend.  Prelims all day on Saturday.  Then on Sunday the Alumni Spectacular at 10:00am and Finals at 6:00pm.

www.DCACorps.org

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Dateline - 08/22/2016

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The BRIG JUICE MINI CORPS will be doing a Preview Performance of their 2016 DCA show on Sunday Aug. 28th at St. Augustine's Church.  We will perform at NOON.

The Preview show is free and open to the public.  Bring your family and friends and come help cheer us on and enjoy this seek-peek of this years show, "Spanish Heat".

 

Find complete info on our Schedule page.

 

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Dateline - 05/20/2016

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The BRIG JUICE MINI CORPS & CONCERT CORPS has just been booked to Perform at the N.E. Jazz & Wine Festival on Saturday July 30th, 2016 at Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse, NY.  We will perform at 2:00pm.

Find Complete Info on our Schedule page.

 

If you are interested in JOINING the Brig Juice Mini Corps or Drum Corps, please contact either Bob Marsman or Rhys Henson.

 

Find their contact info HERE.

 

Click the Mini Corps or Drum Corps Links above to go to their Main pages.

 

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Dateline - 01/26/2016

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The BRIG JUICE MINI CORPS announces their 2016 show.

"SPANISH HEAT"

1)  "One More Time Chuck Corea"

2)  "My Spanish Heart"

3)  "Malaguena"

 

If you are interested in JOINING the Brig Juice Mini Corps, please contact either Bob Marsman or Rhys Henson.

 

Find their contact info HERE.

 

Click HERE to go to the Mini Corps main page for complete info about the Brig Juice Mini Corps.

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Dateline - 12/26/2015

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Rehearsals for the 2016 edition of BRIG JUICE MINI CORPS will begin on January 24th, 2016.

If you are interested in JOINING the Brig Juice Mini Corps, please contact either Bob Marsman or Rhys Henson.

 

Find their contact info HERE.

 

Click HERE to go to the Mini Corps main page for complete info about the Brig Juice Mini Corps.

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Dateline - 12/26/2015

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The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble had a great 2015 season.  Thanks so much to all who performed with us.

We will start the 2016 HBE season in October 2016.

In the meantime, the Brig Juice Mini Corps will be starting up in Jan. 2016. Check us out.

Click HERE to go to the Mini Corps main page for all the info about the Brig Juice Mini Corps.

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Dateline - 12/21/2015

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The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble will be performing at St. Augustine's Church on Thursday Nov. 24th at 6:30pm.

Click HERE to go to the Schedule page for full details.

Its also not to late to JOIN the HBE.  Click HERE to Contact Us.

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Dateline - 12/14/2015

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The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble will be performing at the Landmark Theater for the Polar Express Movie Day on Sunday Nov. 20th at 2:00pm.

Click HERE to go to the Schedule page for full details.

Its also not to late to JOIN the HBE.  Click HERE to Contact Us.

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Dateline - 12/06/2015

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The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble will be performing at the Skaneateles Dickens' Christmas Festival on Sunday Nov. 13th at 2:00pm.

Click HERE to go to the Schedule page for full details.

Its also not to late to JOIN the HBE.  Click HERE to Contact Us.

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Dateline - 11/15/2015

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The Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble will be performing at the Everson Museum on Saturday Nov. 5th and at the Destiny USA Mall on Sunday Nov. 6th.

Click HERE to go to the Schedule page for full details.

Its also not to late to JOIN the HBE.  Click HERE to Contact Us.

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Dateline - 10/05/2015

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Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble will start rehearsals on Sunday Oct. 18th.

Click HERE to go to the Schedule page.

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Dateline - 09/04/2015

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Brig Juice places 6th in their debut year at the DCA Mini Corps competition with a score of 86.50.

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Dateline - 08/30/2015

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Come cheer on Brig Juice at our Début Performance at the DCA Mini Corps Competition in Rochester, NY on FRIDAY September 4th at 9:00PM.

The competition is being held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in the EMPIRE ROOM.  It is open to the public and admission is FREE.

We will be going on first at 9:00pm. DON'T BE LATE.  There are 7 more great Mini Corps also competing that night after our performance.

Click HERE to go to our Schedule page for complete information. 

The Friday night mini corps competition kicks off the 2015 DCA Championship weekend.  Prelims all day on Saturday.  Then on Sunday the Alumni Spectacular at 10:00am and Finals at 6:00pm.

www.DCACorps.org

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Dateline - 08/23/2015

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Come to our Brig Juice Preview Performance on Sunday August 30th at 11:30am

Open to all current & former Brigadiers, Brigadiers Alumni, Brigadier Winger Guard, Family & Friends.

Click HERE to go to our Schedule page for complete information.

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Dateline - 08/02/2015

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Brig Juice now has Merchandise.

T-Shirts, Sweat Shirts, Ball Caps, etc. are all available on our new Merchandise page.  Click HERE to go there.

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Dateline - 06/07/2015

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Trevor Stoyer comes on board as Drum Major / Conductor.

Award winning Drum Major, Trevor Stoyer, joins Brig Juice to conduct our 2015 show.  Trevor was Drum Major for the Brigadiers in 1999. The year that they played the show we are recreating.  Channel One Suite; Harlem Nocturne; & Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.

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Dateline - 05/07/2015

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First Rehearsal scheduled for MAY 31st, 2015

Click HERE to go to our Schedule page for compete info.

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Dateline - 05/01/2015

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Brig Juice announces their 2015 Show.

Brig Juice will be recreating the Brigadiers' 1999 music show of  "Channel One Suite"; "Harlem Nocturne"; and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy".

Click HERE to go to our 2015 Show page.

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Dateline - 04/13/2015

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Bob Marsman & Rhys Henson announce "BRIG JUICE" as the official name of their new Mini Corps.

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Dateline - 03/10/2015

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Bob Marsman & Rhys Henson join forces to start a new competitive mini corps based in the Syracuse - Central New York area.

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 Q:   How can I join or get more information?

 A:   To Join or get more info, Click HERE to go to our Contact Us page.  You can call or email our Corps Director, Bob Marsman or Music Director / Brass Instructor, Rhys Henson.

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 Q:   What is a MINI CORPS?

 A:   A DCA MINI CORPS is made up of a minimum of 11, to a maximum of 25 members.  Most mini corps are all-age corps. (Usually 16 & up.)  Also, most corps are stand-still corps.  While marching a drill is allowed, the mini corps competition is only judged on their musical performance.  The DCA competition is held indoors on a stage.

The 2016 DCA Mini Corps competition will be held on Friday Sept. 2nd at 8:30pm as part of the DCA Championship Weekend held in Rochester, NY.

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 Q:   What is the Holiday Brass Ensemble?

 A:   The Holiday Brass Ensemble is an all-age (16 & up) brass ensemble that plays concerts of holiday music during Nov. & Dec.  We perform at malls, tree lightings, nursing homes & winter festivals.

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 Q:   Are there any dues or fees to be a part of the Brig Juice Mini Corps, Concert Corps or Holiday Brass Ensemble?

 A:   No.  Belonging to any of the Brig Juice groups is completely free of charge.

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 Q:   Do you use "G" pitched bugles or standard "band" pitched brass instruments?

 A:   Brig Juice uses standard "band" pitched brass instruments for all the groups.

The Mini Corps & Concert Corps use "marching" type brass instruments. (Bb trumpets, F mellophones, Bb baritones & tubas)

Note:  The Mini Corps & Concert Corps supply the mellophones, baritones and tubas. (Trumpet players use their personal horns.)

 A:   The Holiday Brass Ensemble uses the same brass instruments as the Mini & Drums Corps but also allows French horns, Trombones and "concert" type Baritones, Euphoniums & Tubas.

Note:  The Holiday Brass Ensemble does supply some mellophones, baritones and tubas. But everyone is welcome to use their own personal horns.

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 Q:   When are the rehearsals?

 A:   Rehearsals for both groups are on Sundays from 1:30 - 4:30pm

The Mini Corps & Concert Corps rehearsals start in January each year.  Click HERE to go to the Corps Schedule page for complete info.

The Holiday Brass Ensemble rehearsals start in October each year.  Click HERE to go to the Holiday Brass Ensemble Schedule page.

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 Q:   Do I have to memorize the music?

 A:   For the competitive Mini Corps, YES.

 A:   For the non-competitive Concert Corps, NO.

 A:   For the Holiday Brass Ensemble, NO.

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 Q:   How can I JOIN Brig Juice?

 A:   Click HERE to go to our Contact Us page.

Note:  The Mini Corps is by audition only.

Note:  Any brass player can join the Concert Corps or Holiday Brass Ensemble

- We look forward to having you as a part of Brig Juice -

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