• The Dutch Connection

    Growing up Crown: The Age-outs

    Talitha van de Wijngaard and Jan Bakker

    Have you ever traveled to the Netherlands? It’s almost 4000 miles from the US and takes over 8 hours to fly there. The population is nearly 17 million, a little more than North and South Carolina combined, and borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east. The official language is Dutch, but much of the population also speaks other languages such as German and English. Check out the map below. 

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  • Carolina Crown Joins With Jolesch

    Jolesch New Official Photographer for Crown

    At Carolina Crown, we strive for excellence in everything we do. Therefore, we always look to partner with companies that share our values and hold themselves to the highest of standards when it comes to their product and customer service. With this in mind, the Crown organization is proud to announce our new partnership with the official photographer of DCI, Jolesch Enterprises.

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  • Crown Founder Voted Into Hall

    Kevin Smith Enters 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    It is with extreme pleasure, pride and excitement that Carolina Crown acknowledges the selection of our co-founder, long time director and current president of Carolina Crown, Kevin Smith, to the DCI Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. An unselfish leader with Crown and DCI since 1988, Kevin helped bring drum corps to the Carolinas, serving the organization solely as a volunteer. 

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  • Persistence Pays Off

    Growing up Crown: The Age-outs

    William Young

    I'm bummed to not march with you this year, but be sure that I'll be watching and learning. And you can expect to see me at the next November camp for the 2011 season, because from the little taste I got from Crown I absolutely love it.

    This is from a letter that four-year Carolina Crown baritone player, William Young, wrote to brass caption head, Matt Harloff, back in 2010 when he first auditioned for Carolina Crown.

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  • Crown Completes New Uniform

    Fred J. Miller and Crown Meet

    There has been a lot of curiosity surrounding the show design for Carolina Crown this year. That intrigue and interest has also spilled over to the uniform design. Wonder what schocking design and color scheme will be used for the Crown 2014 show?

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  • CrownSOUND

    CrownSOUND – “Inside the Circle”IC-off-season

    Did you ever want to know what it takes to create the Carolina Crown brass sound? During the past 5 years, we have received many requests for the secrets behind the CrownSOUND and for contact information on our brass caption staff.

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  • March Camp Wrap Up

    Only One More Camp Before Spring Training

    March definitely did not go out like a lamb as a surge of Carolina Crown members swept through Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill, SC this past weekend. Check out this video review from Drum Major Linda Harvey and read about the camp below.

  • Coming Back Home

    Growing up Crown: The Age-Outs

    Eric Roundy

    The toughest decision Carolina Crown pit member Eric Roundy had to make in 2013 was whether or not to march. He was financially unable to make the commitment and had to take a year away from Crown. This decision turned out for the best and Eric traveled to Europe for the performance of his life.

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  • CrownGOLF
  • NightBEAT
  • BandBEAT

Golf and YOU!!!crowngolf

A beautiful May morning at the Palisades Country Club near Fort Mill, SC, with the smell of freshly cut grass, beautiful blue skies and manicured greens.

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 CrownLEARNING is part of our ever growing mission to help young performers reach their potential while developing excellence in music and visual arts.


Sunday, July 27, 2014

American Legion 
Memorial Stadium 
Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC 

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BandBeatLogoAs an event program of the Carolina Crown organization, BandBEAT is a premier event for marching bands in the Carolinas. 

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