Sonus Brass Theater takes the stage in Atlanta
Jul31
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SoundSport teams christen field in new Atlanta stadium
Jul29

SoundSport teams christen field in new Atlanta stadium

ATLANTA, Ga. – Drum Corps International’s first foray into the gleaming new Mercedes-Benz Stadium came in the form of a two-team SoundSport competition on Saturday to kick off the 2018 DCI Southeastern Championship presented by Lone Star Percussion. After a performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner” by the Maneuver Center of Excellence Band from Fort Benning, Sonus Brass Theater of Woodbridge, Virginia and Impact Drum and Bugle...

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SoundSport teams kick off DCI Southwestern Championship
Jul23

SoundSport teams kick off DCI Southwestern Championship

by Michael Boo Pushing triple digits outside in San Antonio, the place to be was inside the Alamodome on Saturday as two SoundSport teams took the stage at the DCI Southwestern Championship presented by Fred J. Miller, Inc. After a performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner” by an ensemble from the University of Texas at San Antonio, the audience was treated to performances by Compass Drum and Bugle Corps of Midland, Texas and Arsenal...

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SoundSport Orlando Results
Jul12

SoundSport Orlando Results

The summer season of Drum Corps International’s SoundSport® program kicked off during the DCI Orlando event on Sunday, hosted at Camping World Stadium. Featuring three local teams, these performers took center stage to display their talents and audience-engaging programs for enthusiastic crowds.   The competitive ratings awarded are as follows: Central Florida Sounds of Freedom – Silver Florida Xpress – Bronze Impact...

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Phenom providing accessible marching music opportunities to young Arizona musicians
Jun12

Phenom providing accessible marching music opportunities to young Arizona musicians

By Jeff Griffith Rachael C., a rising high school junior from Phoenix, Arizona, was invited by a friend to attend an audition camp for The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. By all measures, it was the drum corps experience at its peak — all-day practices, multi-hour rehearsal blocks, and an unprecedented level of demand. “It was a bit too much for me at that point,” she said. Enter Phenom, the perfect opportunity for young musicians from...

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Pliagas steps into new administrative role
Jun12

Pliagas steps into new administrative role

At the end of May, Tina Pliagas joined Drum Corps International and the SoundSport administrative staff in the position of Business Development Programs Coordinator. A graduate of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, Pliagas previously served as an intern within DCI’s business development department. Over the next three months she will begin to take over the day-to-day administration of the SoundSport program and...

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