Derry Patriots

Derry, PA United States

Inactive Junior
YearPositionScoreTheme/Songs
1976 Ceremonial Entry * New Fangled Preacher Man (from Purlie) * No Goodbyes (from How the West Was Won) * How the West Was Won  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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"PATRIOTS DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS, representing Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.Self-Supporting. Musical Repertoire: Patriots' Entry, Phantom Regiment, Vaquaro-Studio One Theme, Malaguena, Softly, Battle Hymn of the Republic. Instructional Staff: Bugles, Joseph Buncie; Drums, Charles E. Fox; M&M, George R. Adams; Corps Director, Joseph Buncie. Drum Major Karen Stitt. Corps was formed in 1972 and has been in competition for 3 years. Second place Penna. State Fireman's Parade, 1974."............................................................................................................

1976

"PATRIOTS D & B CORPS Derry, Pennsylvania are self supporting and organized in 1973. Their instructional staff is : Horns: Joe Buncie and Don Burd; Drums: Mike Blazer; M&M: Bob Thomas, Jr.; Color Guard/Rifles: Diana Thomas and Cindy Zimmerhnk. Corps Director is Joe Buncie and Drum Majors are Don Burd and Mary Ritter. The 1976 Repertoire consists of: Ceremonial Entry, New Fangled Preacher Man, McArthur Park, No Good Bys, and Theme from How The West Was Won."

[From a post by David D on the 1970's Drum Corps Facebook Group"

Members (8)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Cribbs, Jay Baritone bugle 1974 to 1976
Davis(Bendel), Susan Color Guard 1970 to 1975
Francioni, Doreen Color Guard 1976
Freeman, Jim Horn 1972 to 1976
Narad, Keith Horns 1976
niezelski, andy mellowphone 1974 to 1977
Pharr, William Brass 1976
Sweney, Gregg Lead Soprano 1965 to 1975

CORPS 1 items

Derry Patriots

Derry Patriots button from the Bob Carell Collection

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