The Drum Corps International Annual Winter Business Meetings & Conference Weekend is now underway in the Chicago area as representatives of DCI's voting member corps began sessions on Thursday, Jan. 19. Dan Potter, host of DCI's Field Pass podcast, had the opportunity to catch up with DCI Executive Director Dan Acheson prior to the afternoon start on Thursday, to get a preview of all that's in store for this weekend.
Meetings continue on Friday as corps instructors, judges and drum majors arrive for their respective sessions. Highlights of this weekend's events will include various conferences and workshops, including discussion on a new proposed judging system and a special leadership series attended by drum majors representing 23 of DCI's World and Open Class corps.