The 2018 drum corps season is just around the corner. Music City still has a few BRASS and COLOR GUARD openings and invites you to audition for a spot in our tenth anniversary season and have the summer of a lifetime.
For more information about auditioning for the corps, including audition materials, please submit an interest form. Additional information can also be found on our Membership page.
Trumpet, Mellophone, Baritone, Tuba
Snare, Tenors, Bass, Front Ensemble
Flag, Rifle, Saber
All positions filled
What is Music City up to?
Jacob Kalemba brings extensive DCI and WGI experience to his new role joining Music City’s 2018 design team as color guard designer and choreographer. “I want to help create a unique identity for Music City for its debut in DCI World Class from a visual and color guard perspective,” Kalemba said. “The creative and design[…]
Percussion supervisor and arranger David England returns to Music City in 2018 to join a design team working to deliver a show he says will be creative, unique, yet accessible to all audiences. “The ideas for the show are based from moods and textures from various sources,” said England, a band director in Murfreesboro, Tenn.,[…]
Music City’s 2018 show will venture into new territory while honoring the drum corps’ roots and its members’ experience, according to visual designer Jeffrey Thompson. The Lexington, Ky. based designer wrote the drill for Music City’s 2017 show “Tribe,” and returns in 2018 as both Drill Writer and Visual Caption Supervisor. “This season brings many[…]
For the past eight years the Music City Drum Corps has been lucky to call Freedom Middle School its winter home, thanks to the efforts of a group of supportive educators. The Franklin, Tenn. campus has been host to weekend camps since 2011, and served as a summer training site in the corps’ early years.[…]
As a former band director and member of the U.S. Air Force band, the new executive director of the Music City Drum Corps has seen first-hand how music can transform lives. So it’s no surprise why Kent Baker was drawn to Nashville’s W.O. Smith Music School. “The W.O. Smith School of Music is one of[…]
Music City Drum Corps’ success depends upon a team of volunteers who fill many key roles, including feeding hungry corps members and staff during weekend camps. First-time volunteer Mark Watkins of Maryville, Ill. talks about his experience helping in the kitchen at the February camp and why you should consider volunteering, too. Watkins’ daughter Chloe[…]
Color Guard Caption Head Tracy Carter returns to Music City in 2018 with an expanded leadership role overseeing design and performance goals for the entire corps. Carter has been appointed as Program Coordinator, a new position responsible for the team managing show design, costuming and storyboarding, as well as facilitating communication between music and percussion[…]
Music City Drum Corps has awarded its inaugural Finis Sparkman Scholarship to Wade Craig of Lebanon, Tenn. Craig is currently a senior at Wilson Central High School and a member of Music City’s color guard. “I nervously auditioned the first time for Music City in 2016 and was ecstatic to be offered a contract,” Craig[…]
Music City’s visual caption head Josh Meyer has one simple goal for the corps’ 2018 season: “Be the best version of Music City that has ever existed.” Meyer returns to Music City for a second year after helping lead the corps to a DCI semi-finalist finish in 2017. “This activity is about world class musicianship[…]
Chris DeBerry returns to Music City in 2018 to serve as percussion caption head for a fourth season. This will mark DeBerry’s eighth season with the corps, having served as a snare tech and battery coordinator before moving into the caption head role. “I love seeing the talent and personalities that show up every year[…]