A Corps Group

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The auditorium of Campbell County High School holds pure chaos. Teens and twentysomethings are draped around their temporary living quarters, pounding on drum pads, shimmying into skintight tangerine unitards, polishing black dress shoes, stuffing hair into buns, searching for lost white gloves, rolling trampled sleeping bags, tripping on gigantic duffel bags and shoving hunks of frozen fruit into their mouths.

In a few minutes, the same 130 people will be unrecognizable, standing tall in perfect lines on a football field, Lexington’s disciplined and focused Southwind Drum Corps. Once in uniform, they don’t curse, eat, kiss their mothers or hold hands with their boyfriends.

Appropriately, the corps’ show this year is called Duality.

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Posted by on Sunday, June 25th, 2006. Filed under DCI World.