Sunrisers


Other Names:Long Island Sunrisers

Rockland County, NY United States
Founded: 1954

Active Senior
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Results from final championship competition of the year
  • Position: 9
  • Score: 86.800
Repertoire for 1990
Moorside March (from A Moorside Suite) by Gustav Holst Music for Brass & Percussion / London Brass Virtuosi
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The Sunrisers is a senior marching and maneuvering corps based in Orangetown, New Jersey. The corps was formed in 1954.

DCI Hall of Famer Wayne Downey marched with the Sunrisers in 1969.

The Sunrisers took two consecutive world championships, in 1977 and 1978. The man who rebuilt the corps, Eugene F. Bennett, was elected to the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame in 2002.

The corps came close to disbanding in 2002, but enthusiatic recruiting by corps members kept the group alive. In 2003, after a three-year layoff, the Sunrisers finished second in DCA Class A competition.

The corps' 2004 finish was 16th in DCA Prelims, with a show entitled 'Something Old, Something New, Something Orange, Something Blue.'

[DCW, 6/28/02, p.9; DCW, 3/02, p.10; DCW, 3/04, p.8]

Members (84)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Aldrich/Thorpe, William Percussion 1985 to 1988
Austin/Schaffer/Fallon, Carol Ann Soprano 1973 to 1977
Bausum, Bob Brass 1987
Boroden, Joe Snare 1974 to 1983
Brown, Sandra Colorguard 1979 to 1980
Cabrera, Dania Colorguard/Drill Staff 1977 to 1984
Carbonell, Larry Brass Caption Head 2002 to 2004
Carbonell, Larry Show Consultant 2005 to 2006
Case, Joshua Baritone/Euphonium 2008
Chin, Jason Mellophone 1981; 2006 to 2007
Cicchino, Patty mellophone; administration 1990 to 2003
Clougher, John Sop, Fhorn, Drumline 1980 to 2007
Cohen, Joshua Baritone 1998 to 1999
Colon, Brian Baritone 1990 to 1991
Dailey, Gary Brass instructor 1983
Daunt, Paul F.H. 1977 to 1978
Dougherty, Karen Mellophones 1979
Dressler, Andrew Snare 2006
Dumond, Philip PR Director/M&M Instructor 1978 to 1980
Duncan, Bill Mellophone 1976
Esquivel, Carlos Hornline 1992
Fallon, Ray Baritone/Brass Instructor 1975 to 1977
Fallon, Ray Instructor 1990
Floro, Timothy Front Ensemble (Mallets) 2004 to 2005
Ford, Wayne percussion 1976
Giampa, Frank color guard 1980 to 1984
Grady, Sean Baritone 2006
Grigg, Chuck Drumline 1985 to 1991
HOARD, ALLEN (JERRY) PERCUSSION 1983
Haring, Fran French horn 1977 to 1982
Hazelwood, Glen baritone 2003
Hazelwood, Glen percussion staff 2004
Hedling, Meiko Mellophone 2007
Hedling, Paul Soprano 1969 to 1971
Hedling, Paul Baritone 1972
Lea, George Instructional Staff 1997 to 1999
Lopez, Emma Front Ensemble 2011 to 2014
MacIntyre, Scott Mellophone 1990 to 1992; 1994 to 1998
Mackiewicz, Dawn Marie Baritone 1993 to 1996
Mignemi, Chris Mellophone 1994
Mignemi, Chris Soprano 1995 to 1996
Mignemi, Chris Baritone 1997 to 2000
Mignemi, Chris Visual staff 2004
Miller, Terri Colorguard/Pit 1992 to 1998
Newman, Bob drum line snare 1954 to 1957
OConnell, Brian French Horn; Soprano 1964 to 1973
Oatman, Geoffrey baritone 1976 to 1978
Olochwoszcz, Gabriel Baritone 2005
Parisi, Anthony Soprano 1998
Petrunchio, George Asst. Drum Major 1976
Petrunchio, George Visual Instructor 2003 to 2007
Ponzo, Frank Soprano 1982 to 1983; 1985 to 1989
Ramos, Luis 2nd Bari 1987
Randazzo, Lou Soprano 2002
Read, Dana Soprano 1985
Reilly, Tony Mellophone 1977 to 1979
Reilly, Tony Baritone 1982
Schwartz, Bob Brass & Brass staff 1968 to 1983
Seaman, Doreen soprano 1986 to 1989
Sederquist, Howard Webmaster 1998 to 2005
Sitler, Joe Baritone 1991 to 1992; 1994 to 1997
Spigarolo, Elliott brass 2000 to 2005
Spiro, Lee Baritone 1972 to 1977
Stevens, Laura Michele' Soprano/Mellophone 1994 to 1998
Tejada, Josiel Tuba/Contra 2014
Thorpe, William Drumline/Hornline 1985 to 1989
Thorpe, William Brass 1989
Thorpe, William Front Ensemble 1985 to 1987
Thorpe, William Soprano Horn 1989
Van Deusen, Neal Bass Baritone 1977 to 1981
Ventrice, Brieana trumpet 2012
Ventrice, Brieana mellophone 2013
Vincoli, Matt Mellophone 2006 to 2007
Voltaggio, Frank Horn 1977 to 1979
White, Tony Asst, DM/Guard Capt. 1975 to 1976
White, Tony Support Staff 1977 to 1978
White, Tony Honor Guard/Asst. "Uncle Nick" 1979
White, Tony Drum Major 1980 to 1985
Willms, Tom Mellophone 1991 to 1992
Willms, Tom Drum Major 1995 to 1998; 2003
Zappalorti, Laura Michele Soprano/Mellophone 1994 to 1998
gourlay, billy drum line 1968 to 1973
morris, james Snare drummer 1966 to 1967
schwab, john mellophone 1966 to 1970

CORPS 22 items

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Sunrisers from the Bill Ives Collection
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Sunrisers SuffolkCounty NY from the Bill Ives Collection
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Sunrisers Shirt from the Bill Ives Collection
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Sunrisers Uniform 1980 from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Bill Adamson
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Sunrisers Uniform 1980 from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Bill Adamson
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Mariners Uniform 1967 from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Harry and Pat Shrot
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Sunrisers 1965 button from the Bob Carell Collection
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402-405, Sunrisers from the Steve Vickers Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 1 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 10 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 11 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 12 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 13 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 2 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 3 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 4 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 5 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 6 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 7 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 8 from the Wayne Hiller Collection
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Long Island Sunrisers 9 from the Wayne Hiller Collection

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