Meadville Thunderbirds

Meadville, PA United States
Founded: 1957

Inactive Senior
1956 (Repertoire not available)  
1957 (Repertoire not available)  
1958 Bonnie Lassie * Rio Rita  
1959 Bonnie Lassie * Rio Rita  
1960 In the Mood  
1961 (Repertoire not available)  
1962 String of Pearls * In the Mood  
1963 (Repertoire not available)  
1964 Exodus  
1965 Exodus  
1966 Maria (from West Side Story) * I Feel Pretty (from West Side Story) * Taboo 67 * Fairest of the Fair * Fools Rush In * Goldfinger  
1967 You Can't get A Man With A Gun (from Annie Get Your Gun) * I Feel Pretty (from West Side Story) * The Impossible Dream (from Man of La Mancha) * Goldfinger * El Cid * Born Free  
1968 The Impossible Dream (from Man of La Mancha) * One More Time Chuck Corea  
1969 American Patrol * How the West Was Won  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

CORPS Photos

The Meadville Thunderbirds, formed in 1957, was a senior marching and maneuvering corps based in Meadville, Pennsylvania. They were sponsored by the Meadville Fire Department, the Linesville American Legion Post 462, and the VFW Post 2006.

The corps’ colors were black and green.

The corps moved to Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1968 and joined with members of the North East, Pennsylvania, Shoreliners to form the Erie Thunderbirds.

[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966; rec.arts.marching.drumcorps 12/26/2001;]

Members (9)

Member Name Section Years Involved
ASHMAN, TOM DRUM 1966 to 1968
Adams, Bill Snare 1967
Adams, Dick Bass Drum 1967
Dunn, Art Horn Line - Soprano 1962 to 1963
Dunn, Jerry Lead soporano 1961 to 1963
Dunn, Jerry Lead Soporano 1965 to 1966
Rennard, Donald Soprano 1961 to 1964
Waclawik, Gene Lead Soprano/Drum Major/Corps Director 1958 to 1967
Wenner, David French Horn 1962 to 1964

CORPS 1 items

Meadville Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds,Meadsville,PA,Pin1(RE-2.0)AA_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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