Genesis enters exclusive partnership with Pearl/Adams for Brass and Percussion Instruments

Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps, Inc. is proud to announce an incredible new partnership with Pearl/Adams for the exclusive use of Adams Marching Brass with Pearl and Adams Percussion instruments. This new partnership brings together a titan in our industry and one of the “new kids on the block” in drum corps for the first time.

Genesis DBC Executive Director Chris Magonigal- “I have admired the Pearl brand since I was a performer back in the late 90’s. That brand always stuck out to me as the brand champions recognize as the best, and I was a brass kid. Now a bit older I still see the Pearl brand as THE brand in our activity and have recognized their commitment to quality and the dedication to their artists, which were the main factors in choosing Pearl/Adams over other bids. We are all extremely excited to be entering into this new partnership and to the future of our organization, especially in light of recent events in our country. To be able to continue to do business and provide our current and future students with this standard of equipment is such a positive message with all that we are facing in this world. Genesis will now be able to expand its mission further and provide offerings to more students through this partnership. To have a partner who is committed to helping students and sees the need to have young people succeed using the best instruments possible has been an incredible ray of light for our organization.”

Shawn Lafrenz, Sr. Marketing Manager for Pearl Corporation; “We are excited to partner with Genesis DBC. The driving force of the corps’ “Education Through Performance” philosophy is a perfect fit for the Pearl/Adams team of world-class artists and the championship design quality of our products. We look forward to the exciting results on and off the field with this new chapter for both organizations.”

From Austin Texas, Genesis recently celebrated its 10th anniversary season and is considered one of the up and coming organizations in DCI World Class competition. Genesis is a 2-time DCI Bronze Medalist in the Open Class and is an 8-time World Class Semifinalist. The organizations mission is “to provide life enriching experiences and lessons to our youth through the medium of the marching arts.” Genesis has consistently achieved artistic and performance excellence and is recognized as an exceptional and excellence-driven group. With the inclusion of a leadership curriculum drawing upon top training methodologies used in corporate America, the organization provides educational, cultural, interpersonal, physical and emotional growth necessary for our young people to become leaders.

Pearl/Adams is the world’s leading percussion equipment manufacturer supplying the best quality instruments for professionals, ensembles, schools, and players of all ages since 1946.  Adams Musical Instruments of Thorn, Holland added Marching Brass instruments in 2013 to its world-renowned product line of tuned percussion and Adams Custom Brass products.  Adams Musical Instruments are exclusively distributed in the US and Canada by Pearl Corporation of Nashville, Tn.

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