The 2018 drum corps season is just around the corner. Music City still has openings at all positions 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?
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[…]
Music City’s new brass caption head for the 2018 season says he only has one setting, and “that setting is go.” Paris Foreman, who was head of the low brass sections in 2016 and 2017, has been promoted to oversee the horn line, from delivering fundamentals to maximizing individual performances. “My goal for 2018 is[…]
When Elliott Davis learned a family friend was conducting a shoe drive to secure funding for an adoption, he immediately had an idea of how to help. Davis called on the Music City Drum Corps, where in 2013 he aged-out as a member of the front ensemble. “I remember the corps having massive piles of[…]
Despite the snow and freezing temperatures, over 150 turned out for Music City’s January camp for brass and percussion. Auditions proceeded as the corps continued to work on their 2018 production. Stay tuned for a show announcement soon! Congratulations to those individuals offered a contract at the conclusion of camp. The corps still has openings[…]
New brass and percussion prospects are invited to attend Music City’s upcoming January 12-14 camp. While many spots in the 2018 corps have already been filled, there are still openings at every position. The staff hopes to fill most if not all brass and percussion spots at the camp. For more information including the audition[…]
Music City Drum and Bugle Corps is proud to help preserve the legacy of one of its former members with the creation of the Finis Sparkman Memorial Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Finis’ love of music, his passion for the activity, the value he placed in education, and the enduring impact[…]
Music City’s executive director Kent Baker discusses the corps’ December audition camp in this highlights video and encourages new prospective members to consider auditioning. You can also find a photo gallery from the camp on the corps’ Facebook page. Even with the winter weather in the region keeping some from attending, there were still over[…]