DCI Hall of Fame Members
Currently there are 126 DCI Hall of Fame members.
Click on a name for further information on that member
Color Guard Instructor, Blue Devils
Percussion Instructor, Arranger
Director/Assistant Director, Cavaliers
Color Guard Instructor, Staff Coordinator
Brass Instructor and Arranger, Audio Producer
Program Coordinator, Phantom Regiment
Visual Designer, Santa Clara Vanguard
Executive Producer, DCI World Championship Broadcasts
Manager, Guardsmen Drum and Bugle Corps
Program Coordinator, The Cavaliers
DCI Judge Administrator
Visual Design & Instructor, The Cadets
Executive Director, Blue Knights
Founder, Star of Indiana
Brass Arranger, Guardsmen, Santa Clara Vanguard, Cavaliers
Brass Instructor, Bridgemen, Sky Ryders, Star of Indiana
Founder, Carolina Crown
DCI Visual Adjudicator
Phantom Regiment Director 1976-1981
Executive Director, Mandarins
DCI Broadcast Personality
Boston Crusaders Director 1971-1980
Percussion instructor and music educator
Blue Devils percussion director and arranger 1994-present
Brass arranger and composer
Blue Devils visual instructor and designer 1970-1980
Cavaliers visual designer 1998-2011
Brass arranger and innovator
Phantom Regiment program coordinator
Visual caption head and marching instructor
Drum corps arranger
Drum Corps International announcer since 1972
Composer, brass arranger for Suncoast Sound and various corps in the 1980s
Longtime Cadets music arranger
Visual designer, innovator and judge
Music director and arranger, Kilties, 1950s and '60s
Shirley Stratton Dorritie
Color guard educator, designer and consultant, Blue Devils and Santa Clara Vanguard
Longtime brass instructor, arranger and consultant
Executive Director and CEO, Drum Corps International, 1995-present
Percussion arranger, instructor and innovator
Director, Blue Devils B and Blue Devils C
Executive Director, Colts, 1989-2012
Longtime Racine Scouts supporter
Judge educator and musician
Arranger and instructor
Drum corps publisher
Longtime percussion arranger and caption head for the Cadets
Instructor, arranger, adjudicator and show coordinator
Founder and director, Spirit of Atlanta 1976-1993
Director, Anaheim Kingsmen
Longtime arranger, instructor and judge with many different corps.
Director of the Cavaliers 1990-2007; Santa Clara Vanguard CEO
Groundbreaking color guard instructor with the 27th Lancers, Cadets
Musical director, designer, Toronto Optimists
Instructor, Bridgemen, Spirit of Atlanta and the Cadets; program coordinator/choreographer, Blue Devils
Instructor for the Freelancers, Etobicoke-Oakland Crusaders, Spirit of Atlanta and Blue Devils
Principal dance choreographer, Blue Devils, 1980s.
Brass caption head for the Garfield Cadets, Star of Indiana
Charter member of DCI board of directors, director, Argonne Rebels, 1949-1973.
Visual instructor and designer, the Cavaliers, 1957-1968.
Founder and executive director, Madison Scouts, 1938-1967.
Member, instructor, arranger, program director, the Cavaliers, 1953-1977.
Member, instructor, designer, executive director, Blue Devils, 1974-present
Member, instructor, tour manager, director, Blue Raeders, Blue Stars, Phantom Regiment, Star of Indiana, the Cadets, 1949-present.
Founder and director, Royal Airs, 1958-1968.
Percussion arranger, clinician and consultant
Visual designer and instructor, the Cadets, 1982-present.
Brass arranger and instructor, 27th Lancers 1968-1982.
Founder of the Hawthorne Caballeros
Director of The Cavaliers 1979-1990.
Percussion composer and arranger.
Percussion instructor, arranger and innovator.
Show consultant and designer.
Visual designer, instructor, judge and clinician
DCI Judge, 1972-present.
1998Charley Poole, Jr.
Percussion arranger for the 27th Lancers, 1977-1986.
Percussion arranger and instructor, 1950-1977.
Performer, instructor, judge, contest crew, and DCI office staff, 1931-1999.
Brass arranger and instructor, DCI judge.
Director of the Cadets, 1984-present.
Visual instructor, designer and director, the Blue Devils, 1974-1990.
Visual designer and consultant, DCI television broadcast commentator and consultant
Jim Prime Jr.
Brass arranger and instructor.
DCI Judge, 1972-1986.
Percussion arranger and consultant.
Brass instructor for the Argonne Rebels, 1959-1973, DCI judge, 1973-1989.
Brass arranger for the Commodores, Blue Devils and Spirit of Atlanta.
Drill designer and instructor, Phantom Regiment, 1975-1992.
Charter member of the DCI Board of Directors, Director of the Madison Scouts, 1968-1976.
Music arranger for Phantom Regiment, 1968-1996.
Instructor and management with Troopers, 1966-1975, DCI judge, 1976 - present.
Founder and director of the Blue Devils, 1970-1984.
Director of the Madison Scouts, 1977-2002.
Visual designer and instructor, the Cavaliers, 1978-1992.
DCI judge and judge educator.
First DCI public relations director.
Drum Corps Midwest executive director and former Division II & III coordinator.
Judging and DCI contest crew.
Brass arranger and instructor.
Percussion arranger and instructor.
Brass arranger and instructor, Blue Devils, 1974-present.
Brass instructor, Troopers, Blue Devils and Santa Clara Vanguard.
Visual designer and instructor, Blue Rock, 27th Lancers, Cavaliers and Spirit of Atlanta.
Percussion arranger and instructor for the Santa Clara Vanguard, 1968-1980.
Visual designer and instructor, 27th Lancers, Garfield Cadets and Star of Indiana.
Percussion judge and caption head of the DCI Task Force on Judging.
Visual designer and creator of the Bridgmen, Velvet Knights images.
Visual and timing and penalty judge for DCI Championships in the 1970s and 1980s.
A catalyst for DCI Division II & III corps in the 1980s.
Visual designer and instructor, Santa Clara Vanguard, 1968-1980.
First DCI recording engineer; Created Championship records during the 1970s and 1980s.
Visual judge and instructor; First DCI chief judge in 1972.
Author of the original "Blue Book" of drum corps rules.
DCI judge and executive board advisor.
DCI contest director, 1972-1994.
Father of modern judging; Influenced the development of a standard and uniform system of judging.
Percussion judge, 1958-1976.
Executive director of DCI, 1973-1994.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; Founder and director of the Santa Clara Vanguard, 1967-1992.
Longtime DCI judges' administrator.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; Founder and director of the 27th Lancers.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; Founder and director of the Troopers for 30 years.
Charter member of DCI board of directors; First executive director of Western region for DCI; President of Blue Stars, 1968 – 1980.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors; First executive director of eastern region for DCI; Member, instructor and director, Garfield Cadets, 1955-1972.
Charter member of DCI Board of Directors. Founder and director of the Cavaliers.