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The Cadets is one of the world's oldest and most honored continually operating drum and bugle corps with members ages 16 to 22 from all over the country and world. The corps was founded in Garfield, N.J. in 1934 as the Holy Name Cadets and has won 10 American Legion National Championships and 10 Drum Corps International World Championships. The Cadets travel an average of 15,000 miles nationwide each summer, competing and performing for hundreds of thousands of fans.

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   is a regionally performing drum and bugle corps made up of approximately 128 young men and women ages 16 to 25 that competes in the Drum Corps Associates circuit. Founded in 2012 as a weekend-only alternative to the 10-time DCI World Champion Cadets nationally touring ensemble, Cadets 2 maintains The Cadets' standard of excellence while offering a more time- and cost- effective drum corps experience to young people in and around the Lehigh Valley.

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USBands  serves as a competitive circuit for scholastic music programs nationwide, providing world-class performance venues and the best adjudication to tens of thousands of students. Each year, over 700 scholastic ensembles participate in 150 USBands-sanctioned events. The organization is divided into three seasonal departments: USBands Fall for competitive marching band, USBands Winter for competitive indoor color guard and percussion, and USBands Concert for symphonic festivals.

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  offers low-cost, comprehensive dance education to Allentown youth ages 6 to 22. Class offerings include ballet, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary/modern dance. Xcape aims to inspire and motivate students while fostering an appreciation for the arts. Instructors provide a fun and nurturing environment where students of all personalities and backgrounds can explore their creativity while learning valuable life skills such as teamwork, self discipline and work ethic.

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Philip Traini
Color Guard Designer, The Cadets

Philip Traini is no stranger to The Cadets organization. Having performed with the corps for five seasons, he ended his marching career with the organization as Captain of the color guard in 2004. Later, Philip went on to perform with various Independent World winter guards across the Northeast including St. Ann's, Blessed Sacrament and Alter Ego.

Philip has been teaching and choreographing at the world class level for over a decade. Currently, he is a choreographer for the Alter Ego Independent World and Trumbull Scholastic World. He also taught and consulted at many organizations including the Boston Crusaders, Phantom Regiment, Madison Scouts, Cheshire High School and Claudia Taylor Johnson High School.

In addition, Philip was the Caption Supervisor of the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum & Bugle Corps from 2007-2010, winning two World Championship Color Guard titles in 2008 and 2009.

Aside from designing and instructing within the activity, Philip is a Training Coordinator for one of the world's largest hedge funds, and currently resides in Norwalk, CT.



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