7th Regiment

New London, CT United States

Active Junior
Open Class
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Results from final championship competition of the year
  • Position: 28
  • Score: 71.875
Repertoire for 2018
In a Different Light
Finale (from The Abyss) by Alan Silvestri
Serenada Schizophrana by Danny Elfman
All Love Can Be by James Horner
A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics by James Horner
The 7th Regiment is an Open Class junior field competition corps based in New London, Connecticut. 

The corps was started in 2003, with alumni of the New London Surfers participating in the founding of the corps. The corps became the first junior corps to represent the state of Connecticut since 1983.

7th Regiment presented its debut performance in March, 2004, in the New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade, and entered Drum Corps International (DCI) Division III competition in the summer. The 36-member corps performed a program called "Beethoven's Last Night."

The 96-member 2014 corps  finished 5th in Open Class and 25th in World Class, which earned full DCI membership. Although the corps has continued to grow in size, that was its best finish to date.

Through 2017, 7th Regiment has attended the DCI World Championships every year but 2007. That year, the championships were held at the Rose Bowl in Pasedena, California. In a fortuitous decision, the corps leadership determined that going way out west was too expensive and opted to save the money--- right on the verge of the Great Recession that severely damaged the drum corps activity along with so much more.

Also through 2017, 7th Regiment has advanced to DCI Open Class Finals nine consecutive years, 2009-17.

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Members (5)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Fallon, Ray Arranger 2010
Gerke, Andrew Staff 2007
Richard, Kristen “KK” Brass Staff 2012
Socha, Kate Drum Major 2004
Williams, Jack Front Ensemble 2017 to 2019

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7th Regiment Jacket from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Steven Klepner
7th Regiment

7th Regiment Jacket from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Steven Klepner
7th Regiment

7thRegiment from the Bill Ives Collection