Golden Garrison

Ypsilanti, MI United States
Founded: 1977

Inactive Junior
1981 206 64.600 (Repertoire not available)  
1982 206 55.800 Enter the hours of the Night (from Dance of the Hours) * Brass Roots * Dark Orchid * Hawaiian War Chant * Easy to be Hard  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

CORPS Photos

The Golden Garrison, formed in 1977, competed from 1978 through the 1982 season. It was based in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Although beginning as a high-school-based unit, the Garrison finished well in DCI Class A competition in 1981 and 1982.

[; DCW, 3/02, p.3]
Organized in 1978, the Golden Garrison Drum & Bugle Corps has 90 members with an average age of 14-15. Barbara Weiss is the Executive Director and Ken Miller is the Personnel Manager. Instructors include: Drums--Dave Wallace; Horns--Chuck Whitmore; Flags--Mark Hoover; Rifles--Annette Kove; Drum Major--Jeff Clark; Guard Captain--Liz Coker; M&M--Dick Swinsick. Off the line the corps will play "Celebration," production will be "On the Town," from Times Square; concert will be "Mad Hatter,
closer will be "Children of Sanchez." The corps is sponsored by the Garrison Booster Club.
[From the 1979 US Open Program]

Members (10)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Baker, Lauren Percussion 1982
Bassett, Patti Drum Line 1979
Bassett, Patti Color Guard 1982
Boyer, Lee Drum and Horn 1980 to 1982
Davis, Theresa Soprano 1981 to 1982
Fine, Les Bass Drum 1981 to 1982
Guinn, Randy Soprano 1978 to 1981
Heldreth-Fountain, lisa Horn 1981
Mittelstadt, Adrian Drum Corp/ Keyboard 1980 to 1982
Stephenson, Hope contra 1980 to 1981

CORPS 3 items

Golden Garrison

GoldenGarrison,Ypsilanti,MI,Patch1-Soprano(DCOM)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection Contributed by Drum Corps Online Museum
Golden Garrison

GoldenGarrison,Ypsilanti,MI,Pin1-Green(RE-2.25)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection
Golden Garrison

GoldenGarrison,Ypsilanti,MI,Pin2-GoForTheGold(RE-2.5)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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