“Drum corps is an odd term to try and explain to those who don’t know exactly what it is. Simply put, it is professional marching band. It involves sleeping on gym floors and being on coach buses all night long, showering in low-pressure showers in high school locker rooms, and washing my clothes every 2 weeks if I’m lucky. To those who don’t know anything about it, it seems like the worst kind of hell, but to me? This is my escape, it is my paradise. This is where I strive for perfection every second of the day, and have a performance quality that is unparalleled and untouched by anyone who dared to mimic it. It’s where we cry, laugh, sweat, and bleed. It’s where I watch my body crumble, but also become the strongest it’s ever been. This is my niche, my sanctuary. This is my family, and it’s where I walk away holding onto relationships that make what I have back home shallow in comparison. I couldn’t imagine any other activity shaping the person I am today.”
“Drum corps is an odd term to try and explain to those who don’t know exactly what it is. Simply put, it is professional marching band. It in...”
Corps as high school students
Blue Devils: the kinda weird hipster kid that always gets super good grades and all the teachers love Troopers: the cowboy guy that drives a truck to school and you can see the skol can in the pocket of his jeans Carolina Crown: the hot chick that comes to school in a different style every day but...
Hey DCI Friends have some music for ya
DCI 10 Finals DCI 2011 DCI 2012 Carolina Crown Phantom Regiment Santa Clara Vanguard The Bluecoats The Cavaliers The Troopers Lots of Band
- Music Director:Here we go. Last time and then we're done for the day!
- Me:Alright......... That sounds fake but okay
Can you imagine how much different your life would be if you didn’t play the instrument you play?