01.01.2004 // Bill Bachman cranks LIVE!
Catch Bill Bachman playing his solo here on the Dynasty USA website LIVE! Bill is an incredible drummer, musician and an all around great guy. Dynasty USA is proud to have Bill in the FAMILY.

12.30.2004 // Dynasty USA Welcomes Mark Ford, University of North Texas Percussion Coordinator
Dynasty USA Percussion is proud to announce that Mark Ford has joined Dynasty USA as an endorsing artist and clinician. In addition Mark will assist in the development of a new line of Dynasty USA concert percussion instruments including a new five octave signature marimba. Mark Ford is the coordinator of percussion activities at The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas and Immediate Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society. He is a marimba specialist and the director of one of the largest percussion programs in the United States at UNT. Ford has premiered a variety of new works for solo marimba, and he has been a featured performer/clinician throughout the states at universities and at music conferences including PASIC, MENC, TMEA Mid-West and CBDNA. Mark has also performed at International Music Festivals in South America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

12.24.2004 // Northern Star and Dynasty USA announce Partnership
The Northern Star Group and Dynasty are pleased to announce the formation of a formal partnership for the 2005 season and beyond. Northern Star will play Dynasty Bb brass and percussion instruments exclusively, including new battery and melodic instruments and all new brass. The change over to Bb instruments was in their future plans, initially Northern Star had only planned on changing our battery but after much discussion it was decided to change to Bb as it was the perfect time and opportunity to take a huge step in achieving their goals. Dynasty brings to the Northern Star organisation everything in terms of top quality instruments, a strong commitment to education and exemplary service and support.

12.23.2004 // Spartans from New Hampshire to march in Inaugural Parade
The Nashua, NH Spartans have been invited to march in the 2005 Inaugural Parade for President George. W. Bush. This is a great honor for the group and they have accepted the invitation. Please see this link for more information and Dynasty USA congratulates the Spartans and their Executive Director Peter LaFlamme on the honor.

12.15.2004 // The future has just begun – Wölper Löwen will endorse Dynasty USA/Europe
Starting with the new European Drum Corps Season, W

02.25.2004 // Dynasty USA and Robbie Robinson together at last!
Dynasty USA and Robbie Robinson have agreed to work together and develop an educational clinic program for the North East United States.

10.31.2004 // Dallas Mavericks and Dynasty USA
On Friday October 29, 2004 the Dallas Mavericks took possession of a set of new Dynasty USA marching drums to be used during their pregame, game and post game activities.

10.27.2004 // Thunder Clam Senior Drumline Parades in Pacific North West
Thunder Clam Senior Drumline headed by Jim Nevermann paraded on July 4th in the Pacific Northwest. Using Dynasty Wedge Snare drums and Dynasty Wedge tenor drums, Thunder Clam parades around the Pacific Northwest having fun playing and performing.

10.26.2004 // MN Brass, Inc. and Dynasty USA Announce New Relationship for 2005
For Immediate Release: Dynasty USA and Minnesota Brass, Inc. proudly announce that the two organizations have signed an agreement that allows MBI to replace every piece of their musical equipment for the 2005 Season. Brent Turner, Corps Director states that, "after opening a bid process that has been about 18 months long, we feel confident that continuing our relationship with Dynasty Marching Brass and expanding our inventory to include Dynasty Percussion is one that will continue to develop and grow to benefit both corporations well into the future." This contract will allow MBI to transition their hornline into a Bb configuration. Gavin Burnham, MBI Executive Director, is excited about, "being able to replace all of our equipment in a fiscally responsible manner."

10.20.2004 // Marian Catholic High School at IL State Championships
Marian Catholic High School under Director Greg Bimm was crowned State Champion on Saturday October 16, 2004. Dynasty USA would like to take this opportunity to wish the band the staff and it's supporters all the best of luck in the upcoming Grand Nationals in Indianapolis in the next two weeks.

10.05.2004 // "A Day in the Woodshed" Drum Clinic
On November 20, 2004 from 10AM until 5PM at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA there will be a drum clinic called "A Day in the Woodshed" sponsored by Dynasty USA, Innovative Percussion, Evans, Remo, Vic Firth, Pro Mark and Columbus Percussion. Clinicians for the day will be Nick Angelis on Snare Drum, Bill Bachman on quads, Mark Reynolds on the Front Ensemble and Tim Jackson on Bass Drum. The clinic tickets are $20 and it includes all clinic materials for the master classes, access to door prizes and 4 hours of small group instruction with your caption head. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Hayfield Band Boosters and you can call Paul Price at 703-395-3794 or Dan Helm at 703-924-7448 for more information. This will be a great day for all percussionists and you will not be disappointed. http://wwwfreewebs.com/hawkdrumline

08.24.2004 // Seattle Seahawks add a professional entertainment DRUM LINE!
"The Seattle Seahawks are proud to announce a new brand of entertainment for the fans in Seattle, the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline.

12.07.2004 // The "Littlest" Blue Thunder
Billy Cassidy poses with Keith Rousu, head of The Blue Thunder Drum Line of the Seattle Seahawks. Billy is the "littlest" member of the Blue Thunder but he packs a huge punch. Billy performs with the Blue Thunder during their pre and post game performances and he has a special groove going.

12.07.2004 // Dynasty to offer Large Bore Trumpets in 2005
Dynasty USA announced today that it will offer three bore sizes on it's trumpets for 2005. All Dynasty USA "EXTREME" Marching Brass Trumpets will be available in the following bore sizes. Medium 11.7mm or .461" Large 11.8mm or .465" Extra Large 11.9mm or .469" These trumpets will be available beginning immediately in January 2005 from Dynasty USA.

11.16.2004 // Mike Stevens Interview
Mike Stevens from Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio has finished his interview with Dynasty USA. Don't miss this!

02.20.2004 // Dynasty USA announces partnership with the Glassmen!
Toledo, Ohio - The GLASSMEN Drum and Bugle Corps is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dynasty USA/DEG Music Products, Inc. to produce and present ENTERTRAINMENTTM - an educational collaboration focused on 'training the leaders of tomorrow through the music and movement of today.'




02.18.2004 // TMEA and Winston Churchill High School Students!
Five Winston Churchill students played for and at an Edward Freytag clinic this past week at TMEA in San Antonio, TX.

02.11.2004 // Bill Bachman cranks clinic in Portland, OR
Bill Bachman performed at a Guitar Center clinic last week in Portland,OR. Bill, playing his purple Dynasty USA quads was once again the star performer at a weekend long gig that was held at the Guitar Center and at a local high school.

08.13.2004 // From Steve Connell, Director, The Pride of the Dutchmen Band
MOC-Valley High School Receives New Dynasty Drums! I just wanted to let you know that our new drums arrived yesterday. WOW! What a wonderful experience. This is the fourth set of marching percussion instruments that I have purchased and I can honestly say that it has been the best. Here are some highlights of the extraordinary