Updated: Apr 27
Sing that title in your best Madonna voice!!
Fusion Core has quickly been adapting to this new way of life. It's been a bit of a challenge and in some ways we're busier now than we ever imagined we would be, but what would life be without challenges?
Here's what we've been up to:
Some time in March: Fusion Core presented our very first Virtual Parade. It was a challenge since we've NEVER tried anything like it. We were so bummed about the cancellation of our Bergenfield and Holyoke parades. Especially since we spent the previous camps getting our members in uniform. So, thanks to one of our motivated members, he put together a virtual St. Patrick's Day parade. Not a bad first try at all. You can check it out by visiting our Fusion Core Facebook page.
2020 Guard Appreciation Day
April 18, 2020: Fusion Core Brass & Fusion Core Percussion hosted our first online rehearsal. At first we were a bit apprehensive, but we realized the only way to see if it will work is to give it a try. It turned out to be a success overall. There's a lot to learn about this virtual world we're living in but you should never stop learning. Our next rehearsal will be May 2nd. We'll be updating our schedule shortly, so keep an eye out for our "virtual summer" schedule.
April 25, 2020: Today we hosted our very first Colorguard Virtual Appreciation Day. What a great day it was. Casey McCoy, 2020 FCCG Caption Head and Kerri Newlander, Colorguard staff member and inaugural cast member, hosted the event. Participants started the day by introducing themselves and sharing a fun fact. We found out one of our members has 23 horses!! Now that's a fun fact! After introductions, members either performed live or shared a prerecorded video performance. We also shared videos of our favorite indoor/outdoor performances. We all agreed that we can't wait for our next event.
Prior to the shutdown of the season, Fusion Core was making solid relationships within the community. Jefferson Township has been our gracious host pretty much since our beginning and we were looking forward to another season of rehearsing on our JTHS/MS fields.
Our new Brass Caption Head, Chris Rusca, was opening doors for us in Passaic County which was going to open up new opportunities for us and finally, we were most excited about our 2020 production "What a Wonderful World". We can't to bring it to you all next year!
Stay safe everyone and keep up with everything Fusion by checking back often.