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Dennis DeLucia - DCI Hall of Fame

Dennis DeLucia


Inducted in 1991

Dennis DeLucia is one of the most respected percussion teachers, arrangers, clinicians and judges in the United States. A former member of the prestigious West Point Band, he is best known for his success with championship corps such as the Muchachos, the Bridgemen, Star of Indiana and the Crossmen, as well as bands. In 1981, his drum lines won "high percussion" in all three classes of drum corps (Bridgemen, Fantasia III and the Sunrisers). This is the only "Triple Crown" in drum corps history.

Dennis has written four books and has conducted percussion clinics/workshops in 41 states and six countries. He appears as an analyst/commentator on the DCI television broadcast and the World Championship Quarterfinals broadcast shown in select theaters across the country. He serves on the task force for WGI Indoor Percussion and has taught at Rutgers University in New Jersey since 1996.

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