Drum Corps International Magazine | Spring, 2013 | Vol. 7 No. 1

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In This Issue

Marching Music's Brave New World

Drum Corps International's two new programs, SoundSport and DrumLine Battle, are turning musical competition into a global phenomena and bringing more people onto the "field" than ever before.

Master Class: Band Together

The leader of DCI's popular Kick Start program demonstrates how the teaching techniques used by DCI groups empower and motivate performers. Learn how educators can draw from the drum corps experience to teach their own students to develop the desire to excel from within.

The 2013 DCI tour

Plan your summer by checking out new events, updates, and other highlights from the season ahead.

Commitment to Excellence

Boston Crusaders help President Obama inaugurate his second term.

Teacher Talk

High school music director Scott Spradling explains why taking his students to a DCI event has become an annual pilgrimage.


Madison turns 75 ... The Marching Music Academy for Teachers ... How DCI set a TV composer's career path ... Reliving the classics on Blu-ray, Championships lodging, and more!

Back Issues

Spring, 2012: Volume 6, No. 2

Winter, 2011: Volume 5, No. 1