Northern Star

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Northern Star Drum & Bugle Corps
Northern Star on retreat at the DCE contest in Dordrecht, Netherlands in 2005

Northern Star Drum & Bugle Corps based in Leeds, England was founded in 1994 and has continued to develop over the years.

History

Recent successes include 2003 DCE A Class champions, 2003 DCE Open Class 3rd place runners-up, 2004 BYBA Division I Champions 2004 DCUK 4th place runners-up, and more recently, 2005 DCE Open Class 2nd place runners-up and 2005 BYBA Division I Champions, taking all captions with highest score recorded in BYBA

Northern Star are endorsed by Dynasty Musical Instruments, Paiste Cymbals and Vic Firth Sticks & Mallets.

Show History

1994

    • Riders on the Storm
    • When a Man Loves a Woman
    • Paint it Black

1995

  • My Fair Lady
    • I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (from My Fair Lady)
    • Get Me To the Church on Time (from My Fair Lady)
    • On The Street Where You Live (from My Fair Lady)
    • I Could Have Danced All Night (from My Fair Lady)

1996

    • Malaga
    • Spain
    • Spanish Dreams

1997

    • Ensuaino
    • One More Time (Chuck Corea)
    • Echano (from Children of Sanchez)

1998

  • A day in the rain forest
    • Puma
    • For the Beauty of the Earth
    • Man 10 Forest Nil
    • Sunset

1999

  • Sheherezade
    • The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
    • Calendar Prince
    • Calendar Princess
    • The Young Prince and Princess
    • The Festival of Baghdad

2000

  • The Age Of Flight
    • Dawn of Flight
    • Voyage Across the Sea
    • Blitz
    • New Frontiers

2001

  • Pieces of Glass
    • Heroes Symphony
    • Mishima
    • 1000 Airplanes on the Roof
    • Dome
    • Seisouso
    • Caught
    • Serra Palada (from Pomaqqarsi)
    • V2 Schneider
    • Some Are (from the Low Symphony)

2002

  • Soul, Sin and Southern Swing - Music of the American South
    • Georgia on My Mind
    • Ol' Man River (from Show Boat)
    • Precious Lord, Take My Hand (from The Color Purple)
    • Walk Him Up the Stairs (from Purlie)

2003

  • The Music of Pat Metheny
    • Third Wind
    • Letter From Home
    • First Circle

2004

  • Unity (originally Visions In Red)
    • Heat of the Day
    • Candle in the Window (from Civil War: Our Story in Song)
    • First Circle

2005

  • Texture, Melody, Rhythm
    • Jubal step (by Wynton Marsalis)
    • Both Sides Now (by Joni Mitchell)
    • Puma (by Full Circle)

2006

  • Time
    • Time motives - Clocks**
    • Vertical Momentum - Chaos**
    • Persistence of Memory - New World**
    • Rhythmic Time**

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