Similar to the original Saints Drumline Inc (SDL), this new ensemble would be adjudicated, and travel on weekends during the spring and summer to events. The drum line would be instructed and perform in the manner of high performing HBCU drumlines such as Norfolk State University, Virginia State University, South Carolina State, C.R.E.A.M Percussion, and BYOS. The ensemble will perform cadences, and short mutli-percussion shows such as this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tVMi8QanTk
Overview of this new percussion ensemble:* Ages 13-21* Program runs from February - August* Rehearsals Bi-Monthly on Sat OR Sun* 5 Competitions (HBCU Events, Drumline Battle)* 3 Parades or Standstills* 1 Weekend Summer tour* Nominal cost for participation* Must have the ability to read music & apply rudiments* 3 Snares | 1 Tenors | 4 Basses | 2 Cymbals | 3 Auxiliary (Drum Set, Electronics)
The questions below will help gauge interest and gain details in helping us develop the ensemble.