- Published: March 11 2020 March 11 2020
Mr. William B. Rotella, Jr, 82, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 10, 2020 at Wolcott View Manor. He was the loving husband of Madeline G. (Geloso) Rotella.
Charles W. Dickerson Exhibit Reception
- Published: February 09 2020 February 09 2020
The Company of Fifers & Drummers would like to inform you that from February 1-February 28, the New Rochelle (NY) Public Library is presenting an exhibit on the historic Charles W. Dickerson Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps. The Company Archives Committee was pleased to provide research support for the project. A reception will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020, from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm.
Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Reunion Announced
- Published: February 04 2020 February 04 2020
To all current and former members of The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, “Fall In”!
The Old Guard will be having a reunion of all current and former Fife and Drum Corps members July 31st through August 2nd, 2020 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington Virginia.
John Benoit Music Books Available
- Published: January 23 2020 January 23 2020
The Company of Fifers & Drummers is honored to have the following music, written and arranged by John Benoit, available for purchase. This music represents the life’s work of John Benoit, and all proceeds from the sale of these books are being donated to The Company.
Alan D. Cavallo
- Published: January 16 2020 January 16 2020
Alan D. Cavallo, 53 of Brookfield CT, passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2020. He was the husband of Catherine (Cuccia) Cavallo.
2nd Annual Juniors Jollification
- Published: December 02 2019 December 02 2019
The Company of Fifers & Drummers would like to invite you and your Corps to the second annual Juniors Jollification at the Company of Fifers & Drummers Museum immediately following the Old Saybrook Torchlight Parade on December 14th.
- Published: November 07 2019 November 07 2019
James Richard Shea Jr. entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the loving husband of Marlene (Stokes) Shea for 27 years.
- Published: November 02 2019 November 02 2019
Salvatore William Chiaramonte, age 89, a longtime resident of Clinton passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at his home with his beloved wife Ruth (Kohm) Chiaramonte by his side.
Eric Perrilloux Recordings Now Available
- Published: September 17 2019 September 17 2019
The Company of Fifers & Drummers is proud to announce the release of a significant body of work related to drumming legend Eric Perrilloux.
Perrilloux Family Visit
- Published: September 07 2019 September 07 2019
On July 29, 2019, the Museum of Fife & Drum hosted a private tour for the family of legendary drummer, instructor, and arranger Eric Perrilloux. Tricia McCall and Susan Dolce, daughters of Mr. Perrilloux, and their families were met by board members Kyle Forsthoff and Scott Mitchell.
- Published: August 04 2019 August 04 2019
Robert "Bobby" Cormier, 55, of Springfield, MA, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep from natural causes at home on July 26, 2019.
- Published: August 04 2019 August 04 2019
Ronald George Chambers, 88, of Higganum, husband of the late Janice (Ford) Chambers, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital.
David W. Maynard III
- Published: July 09 2019 July 09 2019
David W. Maynard III, of Westbrook, passed away one month before his 89th birthday, July 5th, surrounded by his loving family after a valiant fight with COPD.
Ralph G. Sweet, Jr.
- Published: June 22 2019 June 22 2019
Ralph G. Sweet, Jr., 90, longtime resident of Enfield, husband of Carol (Dunbar) Greenfield, entered into Eternal Rest on Thursday, June 20, 2019, in the comfort of his home.
Carl Balestracci, Jr.
- Published: June 06 2019 June 06 2019
Carl A. Balestracci, Jr., age 78, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 3, 2019, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Linda Lascola Balestracci for over thirty years. Carl was born in New Haven, CT, on August 6, 1940, to the late Carlo Balestracci and Edith Perna Balestracci.
- Published: April 20 2019 April 20 2019
On Saturday April 20 The Company of Fifers & Drummers completed its biennial process to elect a Board of Directors with a final vote tally and turnover ceremony at the quarterly meeting.