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The Cadets is one of the world's oldest and most honored continually operating drum and bugle corps with members ages 16 to 22 from all over the country and world. The corps was founded in Garfield, N.J. in 1934 as the Holy Name Cadets and has won 10 American Legion National Championships and 10 Drum Corps International World Championships. The Cadets travel an average of 15,000 miles nationwide each summer, competing and performing for hundreds of thousands of fans.

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   is a regionally performing drum and bugle corps made up of approximately 128 young men and women ages 16 to 25 that competes in the Drum Corps Associates circuit. Founded in 2012 as a weekend-only alternative to the 10-time DCI World Champion Cadets nationally touring ensemble, Cadets 2 maintains The Cadets' standard of excellence while offering a more time- and cost- effective drum corps experience to young people in and around the Lehigh Valley.

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USBands  serves as a competitive circuit for scholastic music programs nationwide, providing world-class performance venues and the best adjudication to tens of thousands of students. Each year, over 700 scholastic ensembles participate in 150 USBands-sanctioned events. The organization is divided into three seasonal departments: USBands Fall for competitive marching band, USBands Winter for competitive indoor color guard and percussion, and USBands Concert for symphonic festivals.

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  offers low-cost, comprehensive dance education to Allentown youth ages 6 to 22. Class offerings include ballet, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary/modern dance. Xcape aims to inspire and motivate students while fostering an appreciation for the arts. Instructors provide a fun and nurturing environment where students of all personalities and backgrounds can explore their creativity while learning valuable life skills such as teamwork, self discipline and work ethic.

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Abby Malloy
Colo Guard Instructor, The Cadets

Abby Malloy has had many years of colorguard experience as both a performer and educator. 

Born in Miami, she attended G. Holmes Braddock High School and joined the winter guard her freshman year, thus beginning her color guard career. After only one season, Abby became a member of the local guard, Braddock Independent World, where she marched from 2005 to 2009 and again in 2011. She received two Distinguished Service Awards during her time at Braddock Independent and served as Captain for the 2008 and 2009 seasons. 

Abby's drum corps career began in 2005 when she marched in the Magic or Orlando Colorguard, later serving as captain in 2006. In 2007, she joined The Cadets Colorguard where she marched through her age-out summer in 2010. Abby was a featured soloist in 2009 and a captain in 2010, and she received Distinguished Service Awards in both 2009 and 2010. 

Professionally, Abby began teaching in the visual program at John A. Ferguson High School in 2006 and the movement program at Cypress Bay High School in 2011. She kept both positions until 2013 when she moved to Massachusetts to pursue a degree in Elementary Education at Salem State University. 

Abby continues to apply her passion for teaching, as she is currently working with multiple color guards throughout the New England area. She is looking forward to returning to her home at The Cadets for her fourth year on staff. 


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