Year/Corps Name Repertoire Arranged/Written by Facts
1957 The Lady is a Tramp
Rollin' Along
John LoBue
John LoBue
27 Horns
9 Drums
Mel Tierney Vanguard Red Sails in the Sunset Ed Riemer 11 Color Guard
Drum Major - Bobbie Nielsen
Manager - Bob Briske

Staff
Horns - Ed Riemer
Drums - Larry LaVita
Drill - Bert Person

Corps was all male
Uniforms: Red and Gray cadet style
Horns: Brass
1958
Skokie Vanguard
Yesterdays (Fanfare)
It's a Most Unusual Day
Rollin' Along
America - Fanfare
Bye Bye Blues
Birth of the Blues
Tammy's in Love
Drum Concert
Bali Hai
Liberty March
Etude (A2)
Bloody Mary
March Slav
Almost Like Being in Love
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
Larry LaVita
John LoBue
John LoBue
Ed Riemer
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
24 Horns
6 Drums
9 Color Guard
Drum Major - JoAnn Pamper
Manager - Larry LaVita

Staff
Horns - John LoBue
Drums - Larry LaVita
Drill - Bob Haase

JoAnn Pamper was the first female in the corps
Plastic drum heads were introduced
1959
Skokie Vanguard
Song of Songs - Fanfare
March from "The Robe"
Liberty March
March Slav
Almost Like Being in Love
Crazy Rhythm/I Got Rhythm
Bloody Mary
I Had a Dream
Americans We
Bali Hai
If I Could Tell You
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
Rick Tarsitano
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
27 Horns
9 Drums
15 Female Color Guard
Drum Major - JoAnn Pamper
Manager - Larry LaVita

Staff
Horns - John LoBue
(died in 1959, replaced by Rich Tarsitano)
Drums - Larry LaVita
Drill - Bob Haase

New Uniforms (red and black)
Chrome Horns (Getzen)
New Drums (Ludwig)
1960
Skokie Vanguard
Original Fanfare
March from "The Robe"
Seranata
Americans We
I've Got You Under my Skin
Conquest
Patricia
Song of Songs - Fanfare
Bloody Mary
Bali Hai
If I Could Tell You
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
John LoBue
30 Horns
12 Drums
19 Female Color Guard
Drum Major - Larry Johnson
Manager - Larry LaVita

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey
Drums - Dick Brown
Drill - Bob Haase
1961
Skokie Vanguard
Original Fanfare
Exodus
Frenesi
Conquest
Full Moon and Empty Arms
American in Paris
Seranata
Moonlight in Vermont
(replaced late season by "Mama Inez")
Look Homeward Angel
Original Fanfare
Burgess/Reeves/Burkett
Morrissey/Reeves/Burkett
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Burgess Reeves
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey

Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
30 Horns
9 Drums
19 Female Color Guard
Drum Major - Larry Johnson
Manager - Larry LaVita

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey
Drums - Dick Brown
Drill - Frank Pamper
1962
Skokie Vanguard
Theme from "One Eyed Jacks"
Mountain High, Valley Low
Battle Cry of Freedom
America the Beautiful
Frenesi
The Continental
Exodus
Love theme from "El Cid"
Look Homeward Angel
Reeves/Burkett
Reeves/Burkett
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Morrissey/Reeves/Burkett
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
30 Horns
9 Drums
19 Female Color Guard
Drum Majors - Tom Barrett & Tim Smith
Manager - Herb Hammarquist

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey
Drums - Dick Brown
Drill - Frank Pamper
1963
Skokie Vanguard
Theme from "One Eyed Jacks"
Mountain High, Valley Low
Battle Cry of Freedom
Frenesi
Bizet Has His Day
Manhattan Beach March
Love theme from "El Cid"
How Come 'Ya Do Me?
Can't Get Out of This Mood
Reeves/Burkett
Reeves/Burkett
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Lou Voss
Lou Voss
30 Horns
9 Drums
21 Female Color Guard
Drum Majors - Don Hertel & Mike Deane
Manager - Bob Stoll, Sr.

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey/Lou Voss
Drums - Dick Brown
Drill - Frank Pamper
1964
Skokie Vanguard
Luck be a Lady
Navajo Trail
Fanfare
Manhattan Beach March
Bizet Has His Day
How Come 'Ya Do Me?
Battle Cry of Freedom
Bill Bailey
Luck Be a Lady (reprise)
Hy Dreitzer
Lou Voss
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Lou Voss
Ed Morrissey
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
30 Horns (24 late in season)
9 Drums
21 Female Color Guard
Drum Majors -Tom Barrett & Don Hertel
Manager - Bob Stoll, Sr.

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey/Lou Voss/Hy Dreitzer
Drums - Dick Brown
Drill - Frank Pamper

1st Contra Bass
Whaley-Royce Euphoniums
1965
Skokie Vanguard
Fanfare
Luck be a Lady
Over There
West Side Story - Maria
West Side Story - Tonight
West Side Story - Somewhere
When the Saints Go Marchin' In
Chicago
Bill Bailey
Fanfare (reprise)
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
39 Horns
16 Drums
21 Female Color Guard (plus Male Guard)
Drum Majors - Steve Vitello, Dave LaCasse, Don Hertel
Manager - Frank Pamper

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey, Hy Dreitzer
Drums - Al Lemert
Drill - Frank Pamper

1st Mellophones (Whaley-Royce)
New Drums - Roger's
Drum Line Uniform Change (to white jackets)
1966
Skokie Vanguard
Fanfare
Chicago
Over There
When the Saints Go Marchin' In
West Side Story - Maria
West Side Story - Tonight
West Side Story - Somewhere
Why Don'tcha Do Right By Me?
Bill Bailey
Fanfare
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Ed Morrissey
Lou Voss
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
39 Horns
12 Drums
21 Female Color Guard (plus Male Guard)
Drum Majors - Gordy Hoke, Chip LaCasse, Bill Agnello
Manager - Scotty Wild

Staff
Horns - Ed Morrissey, Lou Voss, Hy Dreitzer
Drums - Al Lemert
Drill - Frank Pamper
1967
Des Plaines Vanguard
Man of LaMancha
Over There
So in Love
Spellbound
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Bill Bailey
Spellbound (reprise)
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
39 Horns
16 Drums
21 Female Color Guard (plus Male Guard)
Drum Major - Bill Agnello
Manager - Scotty Wild

Staff
Horns - Dave Richards, Hy Dreitzer
Drums - Al Lemert
Drill - Frank Pamper
1968
Des Plaines Vanguard
Fanfare from "The Captain from Castille"
Man of LaMancha
Fanfare for the Common Man/Simple Gifts
Bali Hai
Spellbound
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Bill Bailey
Simple Gifts/Fanfare for the Common Man (reprise)
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Hy Dreitzer
46 Horns
15 Drums
24 Female Guard plus 15 Male Guard
Drum Major - Bill Agnello
Manager - Jim Unrath

Staff
Horns - Dave Richards, Hy Dreitzer
Drums - John Thirion
Drill - Frank Pamper

Introduced marching Tympani, Tri-drums
1969
Des Plaines Vanguard
Aquarius
Simple Gifts/Fanfare for the Common Man
Bali Hai
Drum Interlude
Let the Sun Shine in/Flesh Failures
Spellbound
Where Do I Go?
Let the Sun Shine in/Aquarius (reprise/fanfare)
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Dave Richards
John Thirion
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
Dave Richards
Hy Dreitzer
56 Horns
30 Drums
26 Female Guard plus 14 Male Guard
Drum Major - Mike Krueger
Manager - Tom Barrett

Staff
Horns - Dave Richards, Hy Dreitzer
Drums - John Thirion
Drill - Frank Pamper

Complete new set of Smith horns
1970
Des Plaines Vanguard
Fanfare
Paint Your Wagon
Pilgrim's Chorus
The Oracle Speaks
Ya' Give Me Fever
Where Do I Go?
Pilgrim's Chorus (reprise)
Dave Richards
Dave Richards
Dave Richards
Dave Hill
Dave Richards
Dave Richards
Dave Richards
34 Horns
11 Drums
24 Female Guard
Drum Major - Mike Krueger
Manager - Frank Pamper

Staff
Horns - Dave Richards, Dave Hill
Drums - Dick Brown, Jay McGuffin (Assistant)
Drill - Frank Pamper

Downsized due to age outs and Vietnam draft
1971
Des Plaines Vanguard
Mars (from Holst's "The Planets")
Fanfare for the Common Man/Appalachian Spring
Selections from West Side Story
Oh Happy Day
Bill Bailey
Not Listed Drum Major - John McClellan
Manager - Tom Barrett

Staff
Horns - Dave Richards, Dave Hill, Bill McClellan
Drums - John Osinski
Drill - Frank Pamper
1972
Des Plaines Vanguard
Holst's "The Planets" (Jupiter and Mars)
Selections from "West Side Story"
Selections from "Hair"
Dave Hill Drum Major - John McClellan
Manager - Bill Agnello

Staff
Horns - Dave Hill
Drums - Mike Kumer
Drill - Frank Pamper
1973
Des Plaines Vanguard
Holst's "The Planets" (Jupiter and Mars)
Selections from "West Side Story"
Selections from "Hair"
Dave Hill Drum Major - John McClellan
Manager - Jim Unrath

Staff
Horns - John Zimny
Drums - Mike Kumer
Drill - Frank Pamper
1974
Des Plaines Vanguard
(inactive status)
Corps was inactive Corps was inactive Drum Major - David Bevill
Manager - Dwayne Walker

Staff
Drill - Frank Pamper
1975
Des Plaines Vanguard
Overture to The Wasps
Promises, Promises
M*A*S*H
Corner of the Sky
William McClellan Drum Major - Keith Carlson
Manager - Wayne Jaros

Staff
Horns - William McClellan
Drums - Ted Berg and Bill O'Connell
Drill - George Lindstrom
1976
Des Plaines Vanguard
Pictures at an Exhibition
J.S. Bach Drum Solo
Hungarian Rhapsody # 5
African Symphony
More J.S. Bach Drum Solo
Raisin in the Sun
Feelings
William McClellan Drum Major - Keith Carlson
Manager - Dwayne Walker

Staff
Horns - William McClellan
Drums - Ted Berg and Bill O'Connell
Drill - Frank Pamper
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