2011 Production Announced!

Pacific Crest is excited to announce our 2011 production: Push, Pull, Twist, Turn.

Program Coordinator Dale Leaman describes it as "a program that melds music with the movement of body and form into a four-movement suite."

The Design Team has spent the past six weeks discussing a variety of concepts, and the music guys initiated the process by listening to dozens of musical sources. "There’s been a ton of activity — phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings, and we’re all fired up about the show," said Executive Director Stuart Pompel.

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PC Family Comes Together at Banquet

More than 320 people attended the Pacific Crest Annual Awards Luncheon on Sunday, September 19, 2010. The event was held at the Shilo Hilltop Suites in Pomona, and those in attendance included performers, family, alumni, staff, Board, and friends of the corps.

 

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Teal and (G)old Tuesday – Sep 21

Come Join Pacific Crest Alumni and Friends for a night of Food , Fun and Fundraising at El Torito on Tuesday, September 21st!   We will be at the El Torito in Fullerton Town Center at 101 E. Orangethorpe Avenue (see link below for flyer with more details), starting around 6pm.

The kind people at El Torito have offered to donate back 25% of ALL food purchases on Tuesday Sept 21st at this location only, and only if you present the flyer to your server. This offer also applies to take out orders, so if you cant come in and stay for awhile just stop in and present your flyer for your to-go order. Just like that you will be helping the corps be that much better for our future alumni.

This offer does not apply to any alcoholic beverage or cantina food purchases.

I hope to see you all there, and don’t forget to print and bring the flyer with you.

Chris "Stixs" Vester,
Pacific Crest Alumni Representative

The Walk to Indy — A Focus Group Film

Written by Antoinette Ochoa, Class of 2010

In the stands people put their hands together and applaud the corps at the completion of their best show yet.  On the field is a girl using everything she has left to hold herself up.  Once the bass drum hits, signaling the dismissal of the corps, her body goes out and she hits the ground.  The corps begins to exit the stadium as two staff members are left behind carrying her off the sideline.  The conditions in drum corps are less than ideal, yet something in the activity is appealing to high school and college students, bringing them back every summer to sacrifice a vacation for one thing: music performance.

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Teal and (G)old El Torito Wednesday

Join Pacific Crest Alumni for a night of Food, Fun and Fundraising in West Covina.

We will be at the El Torito Mexican Grille located at 3133 E. Garvey N., West Covina, CA starting at 6pm. The phone number is (626) 966 7516.  The kind people at El Torito have offered to donate back 25% of all food purchases made throughout the ENTIRE DAY on Wednesday, July 14th – at this location only and only if you present the flyer to your server. This offer also applies to take out orders, so if you can’t come in and stay for awhile – just stop in and present your flyer for your to-go order. Just like that you will be helping the 2010 season be that much better for our future alumni.

This offer does not apply to any alcoholic beverage or cantina food purchases.

We hope to see you all there, and don’t forget to print and bring the flyer with you.

Sneak Preview Raises $11,000!

More than 600 spectators attended Pacific Crest’s 2010 Sneak Preview on Saturday, June 12. The event, held at Irvine High School, introduced Pacific Crest alumni, parents, and fans to its 2010 production, Maze. All proceeds raised help fund the 2010 tour. We hope you enjoy this brief photo montage of the day, courtesy of photographer and long-time drum corps supporter, Charlie Groh.

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