In The News – Students Dedicate Summer To Drum Corps International

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Working 12 hour days in the hot sun while lugging instruments and flags around is not everyone’s idea of a fun summer. Many UNT students, though, gave up sleeping in and their Netflix binges to dedicate their summer to music with Drum Corps International (DCI).

DCI began in 1972 and has been growing bigger ever since. It is a nonprofit organization that governs different corps comprised of brass, percussion and colorguard. DCI musicians audition for corps and typically range between 14 and 21 years of age. Drum corps train and tour during the summer, meaning musicians dedicate their lives to the corps for the whole three months.

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Posted by on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019. Filed under Current News, DCI World.