Cadence

Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom

Active International
DCUK
YearPositionScoreTheme/Songs
1996 Russian Festival - Russian Christmas Music * Romance (from Lieutenant Kije Suite) * Russian Dance (from the Nutcracker) * Mother Gigoyne (from the Nutcracker) * Great Gate of Kiev (from Pictures at an Exhibition)  
1997 Piano Concerto No. 3, First Movement * Bacchanale (from Samson and Delilah) * Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix (from Samson and Delilah) * Piano Concerto No. 2, Second Movement * Overture (from Ivan the Terrible) * Alexander's Entry Into Pskov  
1998 Italian Voices - The Trevi Fountain at Mid-day (from Roman Fountains) * The Harvest Festival in October (from Roman Festivals) * Si. Mi chiamano Mimi (from La Boheme) * The Epiphany (from Roman Festivals) * Non Piangere, Liu (from Turandot) * Pines of the Appian Way (from Pines of Rome)  
1999 Force of Destiny - Festive Overture * Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (variation 18) * Fifth Symphony  
2000 Symphonic Voices - Caprice BohĂ©mien * Symphony No. 10 * Piano Concerto No. 2 * Symphonic Dances * Belshazzar's Feast  
2001 A NEW ODYSSEY 2001 - Gavorkna Fanfare * Year of the Dragon * To Tame the Perilous Skies  
2002 To the Heart of the Ocean - The Gentle Sea (from Waterworld) * Sinfonia Voci * Short Ride in a Fast Machine * Themes from Legends of the Fall * Niagara Falls  
2003 Dies Irae - The Day of Wrath - Fourth Ballet Suite * Symphonic Dances * Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (variation 18) * Concerto For Orchestra  
2004 Remembrance - Images of War - In the Spring, at the Time When Kings Go Off to War * Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) * 1812 Overture  
2005 Artistic Impressions - William Tell Overture * Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque) * A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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Cadence, a junior marching and maneuvering corps based in Reading, Berkshire, UK, was formed from the remnants of several smaller groups in the early 1990s. The corps reached DCUK A Class Finals in 1995 and won the A Class Championship the next year.

After a merger of the Raiders of Guilford with Cadence in 1997, the combined corps (called Cadence) reached sixth place in open competition, and building on that success, took the Open Class DCUK Championship in 1999.

In 2000, with a program built around the powerful "Belzhazzar's Feast," Cadence finished second in a hotly contested finish, followed by another second in 2001. In 2002, undergoing a transitional year, the corps placed fourth in the DCUK Championships. The corps was one of the most improved groups in 2003, moving back up to second place, with a show entitled "Chiaroscuro."

[DCW, 1/93, p.7; DCW, 11/02, p.4; DCW, 3/03, p.8; DCW, 11/03, p.10]

Members (8)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Law, Chris Hornline 2004
Newman, Mandy Colourguard Staff 1996
Riddell, Paul Soprano Bugle 1997
Riddell, Paul Drum Major 1999 to 2001
Riddell, Paul Mellophone/Visual staff 2009; 2011 to 2012
Riddell, Paul Corps Manager 2010
Rios, Jacob Timpani-PIT 2000
Wood, Steve Low Brass Tech / Visual Tech 2002 to 2003
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