Overview – INpact Indiana's Future Band

Coming to Indianapolis for its fourth consecutive year, Drum Corps International is proud to present the 2016 INpact Indiana’s Future Band!

This middle school music ensemble features students from across the state of Indiana who will have the opportunity to perform as a part of the DCI World Championships Week festivities.

Participation in this program motivates middle school students to consider the arts as they make important skills development decisions for their high school years and beyond, and impact lifelong arts behaviors.

Students who participate in the INpact Indiana’s Future Band will enjoy the following opportunities:

• Perform as part of the INpact Indiana's Future Band in front of an expected audience of more than 12,000 spectators at the 2016 Drum Corps International World Championship Finals in Lucas Oil Stadium.

+ Students are nominated to the ensemble by their band directors based on talent, effort and leadership criteria.
+ Musical instruction and support will be provided by local middle school directors serving in a volunteer basis.
+ One honorary band director will be selected through state association committees to lead the ensemble in their final performance.

• Participate in a Kick It In! leadership session with industry renowned motivational speaker Fran Kick that is specifically designed to inspire and excite the minds of the middle school students.

• Take part in additional structured educational activities with professional artists which promise to be packed full of performances and speakers who will engage young audiences on future opportunities in the performing arts.

• Some meals will be provided.

• The opportunity to observe performances of the "best-of-the-best" marching music ensembles.

• Tickets to the Drum Corps International World Championship Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium with guaranteed "Super Level" seating.

• Family and Friends wishing to attend the performances and watch the DCI event with their student, may purchase additional add-on packages.

Additional Information

Parents, please note that students will be released after activities back into parental custody (or to another adult authority if specified by the legal guardian). A valid driver's license or ID is required and must match parental permission documents.

If required, Drum Corps International will supply a list of convenient overnight accommodations. You will be requested to supply your plan for transportation and housing upon registration.

For questions or information on how to become a sponsor or partner of the INpact Indiana's Future Band, please contact the Drum Corps International office at 317.275.1223.