Drum Corps' Front Line

The front ensemble—also known as "the pit"—is playing an increasingly important role in drum corps' musical programs. But with the rest of the corps moving behind them, members of the pit crew have a special bond all their own.

Olympians to the Corps

On the 30th anniversary of their historic performances at the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, N.Y., members of the 27th Lancers can still feel the chill in their fingers—and the thrill of one of America's proudest sports victories.


Former Troopers member Paul Tice has spent decades helping NASA run the space shuttle.

Scene at PASIC

Faces from around the 2009 Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

Commitment to Excellence

Carolina Crown brass caption supervisor Matt Harloff helps Avon High to a Bands of America Championship.


Lessons in brass, percussion and color guard… DCI.org launches a site for parents… Corps gear up for winter guard and percussion season… Using corps values to build a school marching program… All-DCI Color Guard and All-American Marching Band… The 2010 DCI Tour schedule… and more!