The Academy seeks to grow Health & Wellness team

Drum Corps is a physically and mentally challenging activity. Members push themselves further than many thought possible to be their absolute best. Over the course of an 80-day season, that drive and determination can take a toll and we need the support of licensed health professionals to help keep the members healthy and doing what […]

Dr. Glenn Waterkotte Tribute

On Thursday, October 28th, the Board of Directors for the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts recognized Dr. Glenn Waterkotte – President Emeritus, whom after more than 20 years is stepping away from the board upon conclusion of his term. In 2001 Dr. Waterkotte became the first president of the Board of Directors where he […]

The Academy paves way for participation in the 2021 Indianapolis Events

Last week, the Board of Directors for the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts (AAPA) approved a plan that will enable its largest program, The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps to participate in the Drum Corps International Celebration Events this Summer.  The decision follows more than a year of planning, waiting, adjusting, and hoping that […]