Help Patrick march with Boston Crusaders

Hello, my name is Patrick O'Brien! I am a senior in high school and I am an avid trombone/euphonium player. One of my greatest passions in this life is Drum Corps International (DCI). DCI is commonly referred to as marching music's major league for a reason. And that is because the members in a drum corps need to have the athleticism of a world class sprinter and have the ability to play in the New York Philharmonic at the same time. And yes, it's just as difficult as it sounds!
However, there are many pluses that come with the very few minuses involved in this activity. I will be a member of a group of 150 kids aging from 16-21 that have the once in a lifetime opportunity to tour the country and perform our music for crowds of 30,000+ people in them. I will be a member of a huge family. Through marching drum corps, I will create lifelong friendships that will never waver.
One would ask, do you get paid for performing in a group with such a high performance level? Unfortunately, it is quite the opposite. In order to participate in the activity, I need to pay a tuition of $3,500 this summer. A minuscule amount with a little help from all of you! So here's the question, will you please assist me in achieving my goal?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qotu8GWXPfc


PS: Here is a small part of the Boston Crusader's show last year entitled "RISE". Enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scv7KCIpk5k
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