Condolences to Family of Finis Sparkman

Please join the members and staff of the Music City Drum Corps in extending our condolences to the family of Finis Sparkman, one of our snare drummers who passed away on Tuesday after experiencing complications from an ongoing medical condition. Finis was a dedicated corps member who enjoyed the friendship and respect of his fellow[…]

Finis Sparkman

Corps Member Needs Your Prayers

The Music City Drum Corps family would like to ask you to keep one of its corps members Finis Sparkman in your thoughts and prayers. A snare drummer in the corps, Finis is being monitored in a local hospital after experiencing serious medical issues late this past Tuesday night. Our thoughts are also with his family and[…]


Become a Meal Sponsor

Music City Drum Corps’ 2017 season is underway! The members eat a lot to fuel their high-intensity rehearsals. We provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and an evening snack each day, as well as plenty of Gatorade to help them rehydrate. If you multiply this by 150 members plus staff, the cost adds up quickly. Will you[…]


Knoxville Drum Corps Show July 19

Music City Drum Corps is excited to announce that it will host the first annual Drums Across the Smokies drum and bugle corps competition on Wednesday, July 19 at Farragut High School in Knoxville, TN. Performances by six DCI open class corps will get underway at 7 PM Eastern. Individual ticket prices on the day[…]


Corps Takes to Drill Field at April Camp

Seasonal record high temperatures provided an appropriate backdrop as Music City began learning drill at its April camp. Corps morale hit record highs too as staff urged members to reach organizational new levels of execution. Check out a photo gallery from the camp as well as a video of the corps playing segments of the[…]


Come Take the Leap with MCDC

Music City will hold auditions for its 44-member color guard at the April 28-30 camp. Approximately 10 positions remain to be filled. The camp will get underway on Friday, April 28 at 8 PM at Freedom Middle School in Franklin, TN and conclude on Sunday at 2:30 PM. Housing and meals are provided. The fee[…]


Brass Fine Tunes at March Camp

Music City’s horn line was all alone at its camp held March 17-19. The brass and visual staffs put the 60+ brass performers through their paces polishing the first three movements of their 2017 production “Tribe.” Check out a photo gallery containing several pictures taken throughout the camp. Thank you to the numerous volunteers who[…]


Video and Pics from Feb Camp

Music City held a very successful rehearsal camp for brass and percussion on February 10-12. Thank you food moms and instructional staff for all of your hard work. Check out a photo gallery and a highlights video from the camp. The corps still has a trumpet opening as well as color guard openings. For more[…]

2017 Drum Majors

Drum Majors for 2017

Music City has selected its drum majors for the 2017 season. Pictured on the left is new assistant drum major Scott Smith from Erin, TN. Scott is a music education major at Austin Peay State University. This will be Scott’s first year marching with Music City. Pictured on the right is third-year drum major Jeremiah[…]


Listen to Opening of “TRIBE”

Music City has started rehearsing its 2017 production entitled “Tribe.” The corps performed Part 1 of the show for family and friends at the conclusion of its January camp. You can watch a video of the performance and view photos from our last camp. Over 80 brass and 40 percussion performers were in attendance at the camp.[…]