Back And Forth For Beatrix Drum Line
Last September, Beatrix’ Drum & Bugle Corps? drumline won the Best Percussion caption award. It was won in both the Dutch DCN Championship and the European DCE Championships. To win it is one step; the art is in keeping it.
Every season the drumline starts the season by going back to basics. This year is no exception. It seems to be a step backwards but in reality it will get the line a giant step forwards. This way every player gets to adapt and reach the same style and skill level. The technique is defined in detail, and the members are reminded of all the basics. Even simple 8th notes are perfected and later good rolls and more. Exactly, back to basics!
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