The Oregon Crusaders holds a deep-seated philosophy of Education Through Performance. This is manifest through exceptional training in the areas of percussion, brass, dance and visual ensemble artistry.
OC has achieved artistic and performance excellence, and is recognized as an exceptional and driven group nation-wide. The organization provides educational, cultural, interpersonal, physical and emotional growth necessary for over 200 students from our community to become leaders.
Portland-area supporters - We want you to mark your calendars for a great fall event coming up on October 18th - Fire on the Columbia 2014 presents "Harvest!". If you're not involved in the band shows in Grants Pass or Tacoma, and are in the Portland area, please plan on joining us for great pumpkin carving, great entertainment, a really great bonfire, and a great way to support OC... All at Dr. Phil's on Sauvie Island... the pumpkin capitol of the world (according to people in Portland). RSVP today through the Fire on the Columbia website! http://www.fireonthecolumbia.com/
What a great day for the Oregon Crusaders organization. Following the best performance yesterday in our organization's history #oc14, the OC drumline THREW DOWN and nailed the gold medal at the 2014 Drumline Battle. What a great tribute to our performers and staff. And now, we relax and enjoy Indy before the journey home.
Your OC drumline had been crowned the world champions in the 2014 Drumline Battle!!!!
The OC Drumline has won the world class division of the Drumline Battle in Indy - next up, we battle against the International division. Congratulations to our OC Drumline!