Welcome to Historical Perspective

On this page you will find articles / observations on PNW Drum Corps.

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Articles generated by this site.

Pacific NW Drum Corps.com who Are We?  How did we get here?

The Early History of Drum Corps in the Pacific Northwest

1975; A Year of Change

Judging The 70’s

Mergers: Do They Work?

NWDCA History and Championship List   

PNWDC DCI Standings

Tri-Cities Water Follies Parade

Tri-Cities Columbians of AL Post #34

Canadian Confusion – Edmonton All-Girl Band vs Alberta Girls 

Thunderbirds – Cascade Cadets History – Unraveling the early years

Cascades Thunderbird Drum Majors – A history

Inaugural Parades

Optirama – Alpha or Omega

Pendleton Senior D&BC – History

The Golden Skyliners of AL Post #3 – Great Falls Montana

Competition or Exhibition?

Mike Stefanowicz Biography

Royal Lancers, Hawks History




The following articles were submitted by a member from Oregon.

We appreciate this significant contribution of Pacific NW Drum Corps history.  Read on.

Athena-Weston Falcons

Baker Scouts


NW DC Traditions

Pasco Water Follies

Pendleton Rangers

Pendleton Round-up

Pendleton Senior

Pendleton Senior History – as seen in Drum Corps World

Salem Optirama

Seattle-Pendleton Connection