Music Fit For Royalty

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Murmurs of drums, xylophones, and brass instruments have filled the void of silence on the typically quiet summer campus of Gardner-Webb University during June. These sounds, played by 16—21-year-olds are notes from the Carolina Crown Drum Corps, one of the 22 competitive “world-class” marching bands. Based out of Fort Mill, S.C., Carolina Crown has been conducting their “spring training” on the Gardner-Webb University campus for three years. It is during this time that members learn the sounds and steps to their new performance. This year, Carolina Crown is excited to reveal their show called, “The Grass is Always Greener,” a theme that will explore how human nature prompts the desire to want what it does not have. Their first competition was held in Pennsylvania on June 19..

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Posted by on Saturday, June 27th, 2009. Filed under DCI World.