Spirit U – A Pathway To DCI

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In 2017, Kevin Shull and Melissa Lanier were two students who signed up for Spirit U – looking to get a little closer to their dream of someday marching in a World-Class corps like Spirit of Atlanta. The 3-day camp at Carrollton’s University of West Georgia gave them the opportunity to meet and work with Spirit of Atlanta staff, and to stand alongside the corps and perform at their preview show.

Fast forward to summer 2018 – and both Shull and Lanier have seen the results: they are members of Spirit of Atlanta, working hard to prepare for the summer 2018 tour. Shull says the experience at Spirit U was an important step in earning a spot in the drum corps. “It opened up my eyes to how they do things with the corps. It clicked in my brain that ‘I want to be in Spirit of Atlanta next summer.”

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Posted by on Sunday, June 10th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.