The Young American Patriots Fife & Drum Corps of Pleasanton, California

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YAPS, PO Box 1583
Pleasanton, CA 94566

2013-2019 ---too many to list! 116+ performances thus far! 

9/22/12: Concert for Son's of the American Revolution in Chinatown (San Francisco), kids met & got autographs with a NASA Astronaut.

9/15/12: Concert for Constitutional Celebration

8/1/12:  YAPs performs at "Parade of Dogs" fundraiser for guide dogs for the blind.

7/4/12: YAPs individual musical competition, gold & silver medals awarded. Concert at Ardenwood Historic Farm.

6/30/12: YAPs performs for US Olympic Trials, HP Pavilion, San Jose. Free tickets to YAPs members & photo/autograph session with Olympic contenders afterwards.

6/09/12: Performance for VFW fundraiser for military families

5/28/12: Memorial Day performance on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier

4/14/12: Senior corps performance in downtown San Francisco.

3/31/12: Performance in San Francisco for DAR, rededication of 13 colonial trees

3/17/12: St. Patrick's Day Parade, Dublin CA (our 24th performance in total!)

3/8/12: Performance at a Technology & Investment VC  high tech trade show at San Francisco's Design Center

2/4/12: Scholarship awards concert for Daughters of the American Revolution

1/26/12: Presentation to Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) in San Francisco

12/3/11: Individual fife and drum musical competition, and Hometown Holiday Parade, Pleasanton

11/12/11 Good Guys Car show, Alameda County Fairgrounds

11/6/11 Veterans Day Parade, Pleasanton

10/15/11: YAPs play and present to Daughters of the American Colonists meeting.

9/11/11 9-11 Ceremony, Alameda County Fairgrounds

8/4/11 Pre-Labor Day show, Alameda County Fairgrounds

7/4/11  YAPs play hometown 4th of July concert at Wayside Park, Pleasanton.

7/3/11  Pre-fireworks 4th of July concert for Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

6/10/11 Twice-annual YAPs competition and awards dinner

6/4/11  VFW fundraiser for military families, pancake breakfast, Pleasanton

5/30/11 Concert for USS Hornet, Memorial Day

4/11/11 YAPs performs at the MOSCONE CENTER in San Francisco

3/12/11 YAPs performs for the first time in Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Parade

2/19/11 YAPs performs at new Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center

2/12/11 YAPs to lead ceremonies at VFW, Pleasanton, Bagpipe Association Spaghetti dinner and awards banquet

2/5/10 YAPs plays for for Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) US history essay awards ceremony

12/4/10 YAPs hosts its second "East Coast-style" individual fife & drum musical competition in downtown Pleasanton. 
The competition was followed by YAPs marching in the Pleasanton's evening Christmas Parade. CONGRATULATION TO OUR GOLD MEDAL WINNERS: On fife: Ashni and Shashank, on drum: Jainam.  Special thanks to our volunteer judges.

11/13/10 YAPs featured at Alameda County Fairgrounds "Good Guys" custom car show.

11/7/10 YAPs marches with the Daughters of the American Revolution in Pleasanton's Veteran's Day Parade

9/11/10: YAPs performs free concert for Patriots Day at Pleasanton's downtown Saturday Market. 300+spectators (& shoppers) in attendance. 

7/4/10: YAPs marches in its first ever parade in Danville. YAPs selected by 5 parade judges as first place category winners, receiving one of only 22 performance awards given out to the over 130 parade entrants. 

7/1/10: YAPs holds first instrumental competition. Congratulations to Harry who won a gold medal for his drum playing and to Ashni who won a gold medal for fife.

6/12/10: YAPs first public performance at a benefit dinner for the Wheelchair Foundation 

4/23/10: The hand-made Revolutionary War-style uniforms begin to arrive from Jas Townsend & Co.

3/19/10: YAPs holds its first rehearsal--a huge success!  We had four fifers and eight drummers come for music lessons, and we celebrated with some juice and homemade cake afterwards.

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