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Mandarins Announce their 2020 Percussion Team

2020 Season Auditions Begin in California and throughout the U.S. The Mandarins are pleased to introduce our 2020 percussion team led by Caption Manager and Battery Arranger Ben Pyles and Front Ensemble Arranger Bryan Harmsen. “The experience and talent that this team brings to the Mandarins is very exciting, I have no doubt that the

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Mandarins Announce 2020 Design and Caption Manager Team

2020 Season Auditions Begin in California and throughout the U.S. The Mandarins are pleased to welcome back for 2020 their design team of Peter Beckhart (Visual Designer), Key Poulan (Brass Arranger), Mario Ramirez (Creative Director & Color Guard Designer) and Caption Managers Tim Snyder (Brass), Joseph Hayes (Visual), Mario Ramirez (Color Guard) and Beno Morris

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2020 Auditions Coming Up!

It’s getting closer to being real – 2020 is just around the corner! Phew – can you believe it?  We wait months and months for the drum corps summer competitive season to start and then POW – it’s there and then it’s gone just like that!  How does that happen?  I’m still not sure on that

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Mandarins Academy Begins Fall Season

The first session of the 12th year of Mandarins Academy is already here. Check-in is at 12 noon on Sunday, September 8, with instruction from 12:30-4pm, at Sacramento State’s Capistrano Hall. Once again, Mandarins Academy benefits from the partnership between the Sacramento Mandarins and the Sacramento State School of Music. In addition to being on

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2020 Mandarins Interest Group

Are you interested in or thinking about joining the Mandarins for the 2020 season? Do you have questions? Ask them, and get answers in our 2020 Mandarins Interest Group Facebook page. Corps Director JW Koester will be pleased to provide more information or share some of our 2019 experiences. We look forward to hearing from

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Mandarins Take 10th Place at Finals

The Mandarins placed 10th at the 2019 Drum Corps International Championships. Their production, subTerra was an audience favorite all season long. With a highest-ever World Class score of 89.300, the Mandarins rank 10th of all drum corps worldwide. Thank you to all of our fans and volunteers who joined us in person or online as

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