Connecting with the Green Machine
Friday, May 18th, 2012 - 10:01 PM
By Christopher Lugo
Connecting with The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps has never been easier. From member email and care packages, to Facebook and YouTube - we want our dedicated friends, fans, family and alumni to know exactly how to interact with the Green Machine this summer!
c/o Recipients Name
P.O. Box 501
Rosemont, IL 60018
Yes, the guys love care packages. Please be advised, There is NO set mail schedule. Please don't send perishable goods or time-sensitive items. Depending on when your mail and packages arrive, there may be in a slight delay getting them into the hands of the recipient.
The Cavaliers Website
Cavaliers.org is where the official headlines and press releases are published. Also, find the tour schedule, merchandise and show tickets, message forums, current member and staff pages, history and much more on cavaliers.org.
Signup now for Machine Mail, the official e-mail newsletter of The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Machine Mail is your ticket to the most up-to-date happenings with The Cavaliers. Be the first to know about the latest Cavalier news, updates and merchandise specials.
Enter e-mail addresses in the signup box in the left-hand column below the “Headlines” section, or click here to subscribe today.
Drum Corps International
Check out dci.org for the latest news, ticket information, scores and more for the drum corps activity. Drum Corps International (DCI) is the world leader in producing events for the world's most elite and exclusive marching ensembles for student musicians and performers.
The Cavaliers take pride in engaging with our friends, fans, family and alumni across multiple social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. We think this is a perfect way to connect with the people we care most about (where they're already hanging out). We look to ask and answer questions, engage in conversation, highlight those in our network, share exclusive content, create special contests and much more.
The Cavaliers' Facebook Fan Page is where we interact with over 79,000 fans with content you can easily share with your friends. Look for regular media and contests, as well as frequently updated tour information, on Facebook.
We use Twitter to engage in conversation and rapidly share content with more than 11,000 followers. We pride ourselves on interacting with followers on a day-to-day basis (and following back). We don't use Twitter to exclusively publish stories from cavaliers.org.
The Cavaliers' YouTube Channel features our produced videos, as well as raw tour footage. Keep an eye on our YouTube channel for fresh new videos.
The Drum Corps International Fan Network is a media subscription service starting at $39 for 2012. You'll be able to watch performance videos from the summer (and past) and LIVE video webcasts from select competitions.
The Cavaliers will have a branded Internet video portal that pops open from cavaliers.org. You'll find four categories of content: Spotlight, On The Field, Off The Field, and Podcasts.
The Cavaliers plan to continue to use live video webcasts this summer to give our fans a unique look into rehearsals. We'll keep you posted when to expect these live video events.
This is for our FanMail Video Series.
1) Email your question to the guys: email@example.com
2) We’ll put them on camera, unrehearsed, to answer you directly.
3) Tune-in to The Cavaliers YouTube Channel and Fan Network to hear what they have to say!
About The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps
Founded in 1948, The Cavaliers are one of the most successful drum and bugle corps in history, winning 20 national championships, including seven Drum Corps International world championships since 1992. Each summer, 150 male brass, percussion and color guard performers aged 16-22 present a marching music show considered among the most challenging and original in the world.
The group performs at more than 30 competitions across the US and for more than 100,000 fans. Along the way, the young men not only learn about music and performing, but have a life-changing experience based on excellence, teamwork and camaraderie.
The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization sponsored by The Village of Rosemont, Illinois.