In The News – Drum Corps Duke It Out In Avon Lake

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For the drum and bugle corps that took the field at Avon Lake High School on Saturday, the competition was just another step toward finals in Indianapolis next week. But for some corps members, it was a chance to perform the shows they’ve been working on for weeks in front of family and friends. For Nick Lawwill, of Grafton, it was a chance to come home.

Drum Corps International, or DCI, is “marching music’s major league,” with corps comprised of musicians 14 to 21 years old from across the country. The shows that groups perform are more intricate and theatrical than normal half-time shows, and Saturday’s Shoremen Brass Classic at Avon Lake High School was no different, featuring performances by eight different corps.

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Posted by on Monday, August 6th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI Open.