Keep the music in Music City
You can help Music City while they are on tour!
The 2019 drum corps season is just around the corner. Music City invites you to join us for our second World Class season. Our audition camp will be held in December. The audition fee, which includes meals, instruction, housing, and an audition shirt, will be posted at a later date.
You must submit an application to gain access to the audition materials. More information about auditions, and everything membership in the corps entails can be found on our Membership page. Hope to see you in December!
Trumpet, Mellophone, Baritone, Tuba
Snare, Tenors, Bass, Front Ensemble
Flag, Rifle, Saber
New applicants are allowed to audition
What is Music City up to?
Nashville native Jon Earl, a tuba player with the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps, has been named a national recipient of the prestigious Friends of Drum Corps International Scholarship. Earl, a graduate of McGavock High School and current music education major at Middle Tennessee State University, was selected from among the thousands of performers[…]
It’s fair to say the Music City train is on track to become a show favorite of drum corps fans in 2018. After 11 performances and 11 standing ovations, the corps continues to pick up steam in its first year in World Class. DCI recently spotlighted Music City in a video that features footage from[…]
Music City gave its first performance as a World Class corps on June 27 at Drums Along the Ohio in Evansville, IN. The corps’ 2018 production “Hell on Wheels: The Final Journey of Casey Jones” received enthusiastic cheers from the always large Evansville crowd. A photo gallery from this performance is available on Facebook. Music[…]
Music City unveiled its 2018 production “Hell on Wheels: The Final Journey of Casey Jones” on June 23 before a packed stadium of family and fans. This dress rehearsal performance was the most polished debut in the corps’ 10-year history, according to organization leaders. Congratulations to the members and staff on a remarkable start to[…]
The Music City Drum Corps relies on parents and other volunteers for many critical roles, from feeding hungry corps members to measuring and fitting members with uniforms. Angie Dear of Florence, Miss. talks about her experience helping out during the April weekend camp and why you should consider volunteering, too. Dear’s son Donnie, a Florence[…]
Providing members a safe environment to grow and develop as musicians, performers and young adults is the top priority for the Music City Drum Corps, according to Executive Director Kent Baker. At its recent April rehearsal weekend, Music City dedicated time to train its members, staff and administrators about this important topic. Shelba Waldron, who[…]
Music City Drum and Bugle Corps’ 2018 inaugural World Class program “Hell on Wheels: The Final Journey of Casey Jones,” will follow the last moments in the final trip of the famous Tennessee train engineer, who, in an attempt to beat a land speed record, seals his own fate. According to Music City Program Coordinator[…]
In light of recent events within the drum corps community, Music City Drum Corps affirms its commitment to enforce its policy of mutual care and respect for all members. We are dedicated and committed to fostering an environment in which each member has value, in which each member is respected, and in which each member[…]
Music City will be led on the field in 2018 by a trio of drum majors with years of experience with the corps. Veteran majors Jeremiah Wooten and Scott Smith are returning to their roles and will be joined by former horn line member Patrick Nelsen. Head drum major Wooten ages out following the 2018[…]
It’s time for the annual Music City Drum Corps fundraising raffle. One lucky winner will receive a cash prize of $5,000 following a drawing in July during The Masters of the Summer Music Games in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Tickets are $10 each and for the first time may be purchased online at https://shop.musiccitydrumcorps.org/product/raffle-ticket/. The approximate odds[…]