2010 Pageant Of Drums Report

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Fireworks sparkled in the night sky over Michigan City, Ind. as drum corps performed on Ames Field Saturday, July 3. It was the 50th anniversary of drum corps in Michigan City, with the Pageant of Drums DCI Tour event celebrating a momentous milestone. Fans enjoyed riveting performances from nine World and Open Class corps, including exhibitions and encores from the Classic Cavaliers, the Toronto Optimists, and the National Anthem played by the Michigan City High School Marching Wolfpack.

Attending fans saw significant improvement from all the corps this night as the 2010 summer season advances into July. The Cadets (84.900) took the top spot, performing “Toy Souldier” in their first-ever appearance at the Pageant of Drums. Drum Major Ben Pouncey said the energy level from his fellow corps members was noticeably higher during the last few days.

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Posted by on Monday, July 5th, 2010. Filed under DCI World.