Kent Baker Named New Executive Director

Music City is pleased to welcome Kent Baker as the organization’s new executive director. For the past 22 years, Baker has performed French horn with the USAF Band in Washington, DC. He has an extensive background in music education that includes serving as a high school band director, as a staff member with the Cavaliers[…]

MCDC Approved as World Class

Drum roll, please!! Drum Corps International’s newest world class corps… IS… MUSIC CITY!!! After months of evaluation, DCI has announced that Music City Drum Corps will be joining 23 other world class corps on the 2018 summer tour. Music City will once again field a full 150-member corps as it travels to several new venues[…]

Audition Dates Set

Music City is excited to announce the dates for its three audition opportunities for the 2018 corps. Auditions will be held in Memphis on Sunday, November 19, in Knoxville on Sunday, November 26, and the weekend long audition camp in Nashville will be held on December 8-10. We are putting the final touches on the[…]

Corps Finishes Season with a Bang

Music City wrapped up its record-setting season with four strong performances during championships week. The corps finished an organization-high fourth place in open class finals as well as an organization-high 24th place in world class semifinals. The corps’ “TRIBE” program was a fan favorite and brought audiences to their feet throughout the summer. You can[…]

Music City Seeks Applications for Director

Music City Drum Corps is excited to announce that the corps seeks to fill a full-time executive director position as soon as possible. Keith Hall, current volunteer director/board member/founder is stepping down as director as part of the organization’s plan for future growth. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. It will be necessary for the[…]

Corps Continues to Improve

Music City is having its best season ever! The corps’ “TRIBE” production continues to enthrall audiences, especially the enormous hometown crowd at the Nashville show held July 28. The uniforms for the brass and percussion sections have changed in order to better depict the tribal theme of this year’s show. Many thanks to all of[…]

Tour is Off to a Great Start

Music City’s 2017 summer tour is off to a fantastic start. The corps is receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and judges alike. The corps has also marched in three parades. Check out a video of Music City performing “Stars and Stripes” as it marches through the town square in East Troy, Wisconsin. The corps is[…]

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[…]

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[…]