1995 found the corps moving locations, this time to the Dallas suburb of Seagoville, where they found a warm welcome with
the band director and his band boosters.
A totally different
direction was picked for the show concept. The music selected was from Texas composer David Holsinger. The music
in question was "On The Grand Prarie Texas." With it's intricate rhythms, numerous time changes, and extreme range,
this would be one of the most difficult pieces ever attempted by the corps.
One unfortunate event
occurred with John Carillo not returning as Program Coordinator. His influence was greatly missed. This would
affect the show through much of the DCI tour.
a Regiment alumnus, and her fiancee came in and brought the color guard to its highest level of performance, including the
development of a rifle line.
program took time to develop, due to its complexity and maturity. By the time the corps reached DCI Finals in Buffalo, the
show came together as hoped. Unfortunately, the show did not score (79.4) well enough to make Division III finals.
The corps ended up 12th, but did make top ten in Brass and Visual Performance.
A change in
show philosophy would have to be done over the winter.