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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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Joshua Brenneis
Visual Instructor, The Cadets

Joshua Brenneis returns to The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps in 2017 for his third season on the visual staff. He is a visual instructor, adjudicator and designer that works with numerous musical programs across the country. These programs are associated with the Florida Marching Band Coalition, Bands of America, Winter Guard International and Drum Corps International. He started in DCI as a performer with the Magic of Orlando Drum and Bugle Corps in 2004. He later joined The Cadets from 2006-2007 where he aged out in Pasadena, California. 

Josh has been teaching several south Florida marching bands since 2007 that have been successful in the FMBC and BOA circuits. He is currently the Visual Caption Head of Park Vista High School and Jupiter High School where both programs won FMBC State Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Park Vista is a BOA Super Regional Finalist Band. Jupiter has made FMBC State Finals every year since 2008 when Josh first took over the visual program. Josh has continuous involvement in DCI and WGI as an instructor. In 2011 he joined Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps out of Jacksonville, FL in their second season of World Class competition. In the 2012 and 2013 winter seasons he taught visual at STRYKE Percussion Ensemble as they transitioned into the World Class division for WGI. He was on the visual staff of the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps from San Antonio, TX in 2013 and 2014, where they returned to World Class Finals for the second time in 10 seasons. In 2015 he returned to his home team, The Cadets. 

Currently, Josh will be returning for his second season with Stryke Wynds as the Visual Caption Head. In 2016 Stryke won the Independent Open Class at the WGI World Championships in Dayton, OH. 



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