In The News: Drum Corps International Event In Dublin June 22

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More than 700 musician athletes from across the United States will march into Central Ohio this weekend.

For the fourth year, the Emerald City Music Games will give local fans the chance to watch drum corps from around the United States show off their precision and musicality. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. June 22 in Dublin Coffman High School’s stadium.

"Take the finest high school or college marching band that you’ve ever seen … but it’s like way above that. This is like Olympic caliber," said Gary Hodges, the contest director. Hodges directed bands at Coffman and Dublin Scioto High Schools and is now percussion instructor for the Ohio State University Marching Band.

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Posted by on Wednesday, June 18th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.