DENVER, CO – We are very excited to announce the participation information for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps’ 60th/Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble’s 25th Anniversary Celebration! The weekend of events happening at Drums Along the Rockies (DATR) on July  14th, 2018 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO that promises to be filled with fun, laughter, and lots of great reminiscing with friends and family.

The Blue Knights Alumni Performance is available to past members of the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps, Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble (World and Open), Blue Knights Winter Brass, The Stampede Drumline, Broncos Brass, Opus X Winter Guard, Oracle Winter Guard, Blue Knights-Taiwan and Blue Knights-Bahrain performers. Available sections will be Bb/F marching brass (trumpet, mellophone, baritone, tuba), battery percussion (snare, tenors, bass, cymbals, and front ensemble), and color guard (flags and rifles).

Alumni who are unable or choose not to perform with the brass, percussion or color guard can still be part of the performance by joining the American Flag Color Guard detail (all performance fees still apply).

The Anniversary Party is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend with a ticket!

To be a part of the first Blue Knights Alumni Corps, participants will need to pay the performance fee of $200 by no later than November 30th, 2017

Performance Fee includes:

  • Lunch on rehearsal days during DATR 2018 week
  • Blue Knights Alumni Polo Shirt & Khaki Pants for performance. Measurements necessary for registration (performers will supply their own black shoes (brass & percussion), or black leggings and shoes (color guard)
  • Ticket to Drums Along the Rockies show
  • Ascend Performing Arts Alumni Association 2018 Membership
  • Ticket to Anniversary Party
  • SmartMusic subscription with access to warm-up and show material

We are also offering additional add-ons to help remember the event and to have your family and friends join in on the fun:

  • Special Alumni VIP Package – $40
    • Includes Barbecue Dinner before show, Blue Knights Alumni Sticker, Blue Knights Alumni Shirt
  • Blue Knights Age-Out Dog Tags (for BK age-outs only) (link) – $15
  • Performance Flag – $40
    • One of the actual silks used in performance (limited number available)
  • Additional Ticket to Anniversary Party – $30 each
  • Additional Drums Along the Rockies tickets for guests – To Be Determined
  • Additional Lunch Tickets for guests – $15 each

If you are unable to be part of the performance or choose not to be in the performance, you are still welcome to join in the festivities by purchasing the add-on options. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Please contact alumni@ascendperformingarts.org for more!

Options can be purchased up until May 31st, 2018.

The performance will consist of medleys of Blue Knights’ “greatest hits” including but not limited to:

  • Trittico
  • Chaconne from First Suite in E Flat
  • Savannah River Holiday
  • I Go On
  • A BKPE Percussion Piece
  • …and more!
  • Followed by a special combined performance of Can’t Take My Eyes Off You with the 2018 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps

Preparation will involved the following:

  • Warm-up, practice, and performance material available in the Fall of 2017
  • Local sectional rehearsals on a monthly basis (currently in Colorado and Utah and planning more locations!)
  • Music will be available on SmartMusic or via email upon request
  • Color Guard work will be distributed via YouTube video in the Fall of 2017
  • Minimal drill involving field entry and several stand & play sets will be taught during rehearsal days prior to 2018 DATR performance.

Note: Drill will be easy enough for all participants and accommodations will be made for those who want to play but are unable to march.

Registration and Deadlines:

  • November 30th, 2017 – Deadline to register/pay to participate

Join the Blue Knights Alumni Corps Facebook page to be a part of the discussion.

All questions should be asked through our event Facebook page (here) or email alumni@ascendperformingarts.org.

We look forward to welcoming Blue Knights Alumni from all over the world to celebrate 60 years of tradition, success and lifelong friends!


This is a 2 step process:

  1. Complete the registration form below first and then…
  2. Pay for your Blue Knights Alumni Corps participation fee second.  

If you have any registration or payment questions, please contact the office at: alumni@ascendperformingarts.org.

STEP 1:

STEPS 2: Pay Blue Knights Alumni Corps participation fee here:

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2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance (Participation Fee)

--FOR: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY & DRUM MAJOR ALUMNI PARTICIPANTS--

This is the official Participation Fee for the 2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance for Drums Along the Rockies in Denver, CO. Pay before February 28th and save $50 before the fee increases to $200.

The Participation Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, music/drill, meals, Blue Knights Alumni Association Membership, Blue Knights Alumni Polo Shirt & Khaki Pants for performance, ticket to 2018 Drums Along the Rockies show, ticket to the 60th Anniversary Party, SmartMusic subscription with access to warm-up and show material and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

*Please complete the Blue Knights Alumni Corps online registration (if you have not already done so).  This is different than the "interest form" sent out earlier in 2016.

NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. Questions? Email: BKMarketplace@AscendPerformingArts.org

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2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance (Participation Fee PAYMENT PLAN #1)
--FOR: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY & DRUM MAJOR ALUMNI PARTICIPANTS--

This is the official Participation Fee Payment #1 for the 2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance for Drums Along the Rockies in Denver, CO. Pay $100 by February 15, 2017 and pay $100 by November 15, 2017 to complete payment of your Participation Fee.

The Participation Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, music/drill, meals, Blue Knights Alumni Association Membership, Blue Knights Alumni Polo Shirt & Khaki Pants for performance, ticket to 2018 Drums Along the Rockies show, ticket to the 60th Anniversary Party, SmartMusic subscription with access to warm-up and show material and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

*Please complete the Blue Knights Alumni Corps online registration (if you have not already done so).  This is different than the "interest form" sent out earlier in 2016.

NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. Questions? Email: BKMarketplace@AscendPerformingArts.org

not rated $100.00 Select options
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2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance (Participation Fee PAYMENT PLAN #2)
--FOR: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY & DRUM MAJOR ALUMNI PARTICIPANTS--

This is the official Participation Fee Payment #2 for the 2018 Blue Knights Alumni Corps Performance for Drums Along the Rockies in Denver, CO. Pay $100 by February 15, 2017 and pay $100 by November 15, 2017 to complete payment of your Participation Fee.

The Participation Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, music/drill, meals, Blue Knights Alumni Association Membership, Blue Knights Alumni Polo Shirt & Khaki Pants for performance, ticket to 2018 Drums Along the Rockies show, ticket to the 60th Anniversary Party, SmartMusic subscription with access to warm-up and show material and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

*Please complete the Blue Knights Alumni Corps online registration (if you have not already done so).  This is different than the "interest form" sent out earlier in 2016.

NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. Questions? Email: BKMarketplace@AscendPerformingArts.org

not rated $100.00 Select options