In The News: Marching Teams Don’t Miss A Beat

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Storms over Orchard Park Saturday were muffled by the thunderous music booming out of Ralph Wilson Stadium.

The roar of trumpets echoed off the stadium’s scoreboard and seats, and the in-sync beat of bass drums seemed to signal an ensuing battle on the field. Snare drum players shuffled their feet in unison and feverishly banged their instruments at a flawless pitch.

And this was just practice. The music will reach a crescendo at the 12th annual Drums Along the Waterfront starting at 6:30 today in the stadium. Nine drum and bugle corps, six of which are ranked among the top 12 in the world, will compete and perform.

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Posted by on Wednesday, August 6th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.