Drum Corps International

Drum Corps International

For nearly a half century, Drum Corps International, Marching Music’s Major League™, has been the leader in producing events for the world’s most elite and exclusive marching ensembles for student musicians and performers.

Thirteen original founding member organizations formed the Drum

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DCI World Championships & DCI Summer Tour

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Program description

For nearly a half century, Drum Corps International, Marching Music’s Major League™, has been the leader in producing events for the world’s most elite and exclusive marching ensembles for student musicians and performers.

Thirteen original founding member organizations formed the Drum Corps International collective in 1971 to organize and unify leadership for youth-focused

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip, Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Multi-Discipline, Music, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Fine Arts: Dance, Fine Arts: Music
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adults, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No
 Available dates:

DCI Summer Tour spans from June 20th to August 4th in cities across America.  Event sites in Indiana include Indianapolis, Zionsville, Muncie, Plymouth and Evansville.

The DCI World Championships events in Marian & Indianapolis, IN convene Aug 5-10th in a series of elimination down to the DCI Finals gold medal round on Saturday, Aug 10th.

 Available times:

Varies based on event.  Visit DCI.org and click on “schedule & tickets.”

Location(s):

100+ sites across the nation PLUS two theatre events in 500+ theatres across that nation and in Canada (June 20th & Aug 8th competitions).  As well, DCI live webcasts several events – go to FloSports.com for subscription information.

Fees / Ticketing:

Varies depending on event.  See DCI.org and click on “schedule & ticket” for information regarding specific events.

Group discounts apply to may events.

IDOE STANDARDS

FINE ARTS: GENERAL MUSIC:
Anchor Standard 1 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music and personal experience:
Anchor Standard 2 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
Anchor Standard 4 - Listen and respond to a varied repertoire of music by audiating music.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

PHOTOS

VIDEOS

  • Spanning 52 days, the 2019 DCI Tour will feature more than 70 drum corps and SoundSport teams participating in 108 competitive events in 35 states.

Cancellation Policy

Ticket sales are final.

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