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Getting a drum corps on the road requires help from volunteers, sponsors, and donors. Consider helping Music City while they are on the road by sponsoring a meal, making a donation, volunteering, joining a membership club, or purchasing items from our wish list. No gift is too small!
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What is Music City up 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[…]
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.[…]