New Year Update from Corps Director JW Koester

Greetings All! The audition camps have been completed. They were successful in every measurable category. More amazing young musicians attended than ever before in the Mandarins history. Excellent information was provided to all the auditionees by the instructional staff. The food was delicious and on time (as always.) You go volunteers! The drivers and admin …

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Mandarins Bring Unified Energy with 2019 Percussion Staff

The Mandarins are excited to announce their Percussion team, consisting of new and returning faces of some of the most influential instructors and designers in the marching activity. The percussion caption will continue to be headed by Caption Manager Darren VanDerpoel. Corps Director JW Koester is excited to continue the momentum from the 2018 season. …

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Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Presents Resolution

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors issued a County Resolution commending the Mandarins’ achievement as one of the Top 10 Drum and Bugle Corps in the world and also for enriching students in the Sacramento region. Supervisor Phil Serna recognized the tremendous amount of hard work that goes into the Mandarins, and he thanked all …

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Mandarins Continue Tradition of Visual Creativity with their 2019 Color Guard Staff

We are pleased to announce the Mandarins 2019 Color Guard Staff with a focus on continuing the tradition of visual creativity. Once again leading the color guard team will be returning Color Guard Caption Manager Mario Ramirez. Program Coordinator Ike Jackson stated, “I’m extremely proud that joining us again this year will be our Creative …

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Mandarins Staff Up for Brass Educational Excellence

We are pleased to announce the Mandarins 2019 Brass Staff with a focus on Brass Educational Excellence. Once again leading this team will be returning Brass Caption Manager Tim Snyder. Corps Director JW Koester shared his views that “The Mandarins 2018’s brass staff was exceptional in their educational approach to teaching brass. They were able …

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