Fusion Core Drum and Bugle Corps
|Type||Drum and Bugle Corps|
|Location||Morris County, New Jersey|
|Division||Class A (2007–11)|
Open Class (2012–present)
|Executive Director||Holly Marino|
|Championship titles||DCA Class A Champion, 2010|
|Uniform||Light blue top with purple florecent pattern on bottom half fading into black, with white atom on the top left side. Black halves, Black shoes, no headgear.|
Founded in 2006, the corps' first competitive year 2007. The founding director, Holly Marino, said the corps began as a "group of best friends." Fusion's mission is to "provide young adults with an educational program of the highest quality" so they may continue to their music education within a "balanced environment." The corps accepts members of all ages.
In 2010, Fusion won Class A championships. Two years later, the corps was advance to Open class.
Show Summary (2007–present)
Gold indicates DCA Championship; blue background indicates DCA class finalist.
|2007||The Journey Begins||"Minuano (Six Eight)" (from Still Life (Talking)) by Pat Metheny / "Loss" and "Cherry Blossom" by Don Ellis||81.875||4th|
|2008||Momentum||Kinetic Energy by Killian and Bechtel / "Fractal Speak" by Jeff Beal / "Today is the Gift and Ride (Ghost Riders in the Sky)" by Samuel Hazo||82.463||2nd|
|2009||Progress||Reflections of Earth, Chaos, Order and Meaning by Gavin Greenaway||73.188||5th|
|2010||Fusion Core: Changing Perception||Selections from Wicked by Stephen Schwartz and Jekyll & Hyde by Frank Wildhorn||84.463||1st|
|2011||AfriCore … Untamed||"Survival" (from Africa) by Robert W. Smith / Burning Dance by Osvaldo Camahue / Savannah by Wataru Hokamata / "Moroccan Nights" (from Africa) by Robert W. Smith / "The Stampede" (from The Lion King) by Hans Zimmer||83.930||2nd|
|2012||The Hit||Ave Maria by Franz Schubert / Theme from The Godfather by Nino Rota / Gansta Jazz (original) / "Nessun dorma" (from Turandot) by Giacomo Puccini / Selections from La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi / Selection from Scootin' on Hardrock by David Holsinger||84.600||9th|
|2013||Til We Meet Again||"When a Man Loves a Woman" by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright / Theme from City of Angels by Gabriel Yared / "For the Love of a Princess" (from Braveheart) by James Horner / "Joy" (from Awakening) by Joseph Curiale||90.880||7th|
|2014||Dreamscapes||Selections from Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, gute Nacht by Johannes Brahms / Selection from Rhapsodic Celebration by Robert Sheldon / "Pure Imagination" (from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory) by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley / "Over the Rainbow" (from The Wizard of Oz by Yip Harburg Harold Arlen / "Dies irae" (from Requiem) by Giuseppe Verdi||94.400||4th|
|2015||All Aboard||"Empire State of Mind" by Alicia Keys / Selection from JungstAPOSED by Craig Fitzpatrick / "Hot Honey Rag" (from Chicago) by Bob Fosse / "Sing, Sing, Sing" by Louis Prima / Selection from And Hope Led Them Home (A Hero's Journey) by Patrick Roszell and Justin Williams||89.750||7th|
|2016||UP||Selections from Ignition by Todd Slater, Asphalt Cocktail by John Mackey and Windsprints by Richard Saucedo / "Landslide" by Stevie Nicks||92.450||5th|
|2017||Connexion||Vesuvius by Frank Ticheli / "The Sound of Silence" by Paul Simon / "Uffe's Workshop" (from Central Market) by Tyondai Braxton||92.050||6th|
|2018||When I Grow Up…||Theme from Silverado by Bruce Broughton / Selections from Apollo 13 by James Horner / "Jupiter" (from The Planets) by Gustav Holst / Selection from Abram's Pursuit by David Holsinger||92.875||4th|
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- "Founding Fathers - Fusion Core". www.fusioncorenj.com. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
- "DCX - Drum Corps Xperience". www.dcxmuseum.org. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
- "About Us - Fusion Core". www.fusioncorenj.com. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
- "Drum Corps Associates » Historical Scores". dcacorps.org. Retrieved 2018-09-02.