Drum Corps International

Corporate partners

OFFICIAL MUSIC EDUCATION PARTNERS
National Association for Music Education National Association for Music Education 

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world's largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.
CORPORATE PARTNERS
Jazz Wealth Jazz Wealth

Other financial advisors are like a tuxedo: stuffy and expensive. At Jazz Wealth Managers, we're more like a well-worn pair of jeans and a comfy t-shirt - we help clients of all sizes plan for retirement, achieve financial freedom, and build wealth along the way! Because hey, money shouldn't have to be boring!

Ultimate Drill Book Ultimate Drill Book

Ultimate Drill Book creates educational tools for drum corps, marching bands, winter guards, and indoor percussion ensembles. Their revolutionary mobile application, UDBapp, is used by over 35 drum corps and tens of thousands of marchers in the United States, Europe, and Japan.

Pearl Corporation Pearl Corporation 

Pearl is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of percussion products including drumset, hardware, Pearl percussion, concert percussion, Adams musical instruments, and marching percussion.

Yamaha Corporation of America Yamaha Corporation of America 

Established in 1960 as Yamaha International Corporation, Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) offers a full line of musical instruments and audio/visual products to the U.S. market. YCA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, Japan, and is one of the largest global subsidiary companies.

Fred J. Miller, Inc. Fred J. Miller, Inc. 

Fred J. Miller Inc. is a family owned business with more than 60 years experience in all phases of the pageantry arts. Known for the breadth and diversity of its products and services, FJM supplies corps, bands and guards with a wide range of performance wear as well as flags, accessories and instructional clinics.

Visit Indy Visit Indy 

Visit Indy is responsible for promoting the city of Indianapolis. As an unprecedented level of cooperation between business and government boosts Indianapolis to a completely new level, Visit Indy revels in the opportunity to show its city off.

U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps 

"The Commandant's Own," The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps performs martial and popular music for hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. The Drum and Bugle Corps travels more than 50,000 miles annually, performing in excess of 400 events across the nation and abroad.

WeScanFiles.com WeScanFiles.com

WeScanFiles.com is a document scanning service Company. Based in the Dallas/Ft.Worth area, the company specializes in onsite document scanning and management needs in various industries such as medical offices, law firms, and local governments through document scanning, imaging and paperless solutions.

DeMoulin Bros. and Co. DeMoulin Bros. and Co.

DeMoulin Bros. and Co. is the oldest and largest manufacturer of music performance group apparel in the world. The company manufactures an endless range of uniforms for marching bands, concert bands, color guards, choirs and many other music related performance groups.

Stanbury Stanbury

After nearly 100 years of producing uniforms for the marching arts, the fire still burns bright. It is Stanbury's commitment to continue the legacy of founder William Stanbury. His philosophy to provide exceptional customer service, impeccable attention to detail and quality products that stand the test of time will continue to guide the company.

Fruhauf Fruhauf

Known for craftsmanship. Appreciated for durability. Envied by marching bands nationwide. The legacy of Fruhauf's high-end, custom-fit and flexible garments is rooted in 100 years of tradition, adding to the experience of all musicians who’ve dawned one of its uniforms. Fruhauf Uniforms are the only multi-generational, family-owned, band uniform manufacturer in the country. Guided by artisan craftsmen and intertwined with the history of band uniforms, from design to delivery, they ensure excitement and satisfaction with every garment produced.

TAMA | Bergerault TAMA | Bergerault

TAMA offers Drum Kits, Snare Drums, Original Percussion, Hardware, Microphone Stands and Sticks, plus drum accessories like bags, cases and practice goods.

Director's Showcase International Director's Showcase International

Director's Showcase International (DSI) is the leading wholesale distributor of marching band accessories, guard equipment, and concert & choral attire. Their most notable brands include the MTX marching shoe, Viper marching shoe, Velocity marching shoe, Command Center podiums, Ever-Dri performance gloves, Ever-Jazz dance shoe, StarLite 2 dance boot, Excalibur Sabre and Elite Rifles.

Innovative Percussion Inc. Innovative Percussion Inc.

Innovative Percussion is a manufacturer of drumsticks, keyboard mallets, and many other percussion implements. The company also publishes percussion solo and ensemble pieces of music.

Kaleidoscope Adventures Kaleidoscope Adventures

Kaleidoscope Adventures is a full service tour company specializing in student group travel with an  emphasis on developing festival and performance tours for middle and high school bands, choirs, and orchestras. The company also specializes in senior class trips, dance and theater as well as educational tours for science and history groups.

Digital Performance Gear Digital Performance Gear

Digital Performance Gear provides creative and inspired choices for uniforms, flags, floors, props, and more for the pageantry arts. They utilize state of the art technologies and manufacturing techniques, offering constant innovation to a diverse set of products.

Pageantry Innovations Pageantry Innovations

Pageantry Innovations is the industry leader in concert and field accessory racks, synthesizer carts, mixer carts, speaker carts, gong stands, floor carts, and a variety of percussion accessories. The company also has a team in place to help design and build props for any production, including customizable options beyond their standard line of products.

Field & Floor FX Field & Floor FX

Get the custom look your marching band, color guard, and drumline needs to set you apart from the competition. Field & Floor FX's award-winning team brings more than 30 years of marching experience to create eye-catching flags, backdrops, props, and indoor floors with a state-of-the-art printing process for strong, superior color!

Band Today Band Today

Band Today, LLC began operations on May 1st, 2010 with a vision of becoming an accessory company providing products to bands throughout the United States. In 2023 the focus is on design services including band and guard wear, custom printed flags, fabric and vinyl props and staging as well as our original offerings of band and guard accessories.

PepWear PepWear

PepWear is dedicated to commemorating the achievements and accomplishments of youth, whether in music, sports, or the arts. Through their custom apparel services and official event merchandise, PepWear serves their mission of making school memories last forever. They work directly with teachers and organizers all over the country and attend more than 700 school and youth events each year. PepWear is our official event and apparel merchandise provider.

Apolla Socks Apolla Socks

Apolla offers patented compression socks loved by thousands and trusted by top celebrity artists and athletes. Our socks empower you to do more and always feel great. We are driven by a mission to help empower those that need a hand (or foot) to reach their goals. Because when you have less pain, you really can do more to conquer the world!
STRATEGIC PARTNERS
Music For All, Inc (BOA) Music For All, Inc (BOA)

Music for All is one of the nation's biggest and most influential organizations in support of active music-making. Music For All's mission is to create and provide positively life-changing experiences for students, teachers, parents, and communities.

WGI Sport of the Arts WGI Sport of the Arts

WGI Sport of the Arts, a non-profit youth organization, is the governing body leading the winter guard and indoor percussion activities. It is called the Sport of the Arts because it brings music to life through performance in a competitive format.

Percussive Arts Society Percussive Arts Society

The Percussive Arts Society is the world's largest percussion organization and is considered the central source for information and networking for percussionists and drummers of all ages. Established in 1961 as a nonprofit, music service organization, PAS's mission is to inspire, educate, and support percussionists and drummers throughout the world.

USBands USBands

Formerly known as the USSBA, USBands is America's fastest growing scholastic music organization hosting more than 140 events in 22 states each fall. More than 700 high school marching bands participate in USBands' events as the organization provides quality performance opportunities through the administration and facilitation of competitions and festivals.

Cavalcade of Bands Cavalcade of Bands

Cavalcade of Bands is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization, composed of over one hundred member schools coming together to compete on the interscholastic level. Our motto is “Education Through Musical Involvement”. It is our firm belief that controlled competition can be a positive educational tool wherein the process of music education can greatly enhance general education and life skills. Membership is open to any elementary, middle or high school wishing to compete and/or participate along with any college or university wishing to participate in exhibition or educational roles.

Tournament of Bands Tournament of Bands

The Tournament of Bands is one of the largest competitive band organizations in the country. Founded in 1972 by the National Judges Association, the TOB has grown to more than 400 active schools and organizations. The organization provides performance opportunities in field band, indoor guard, majorette, percussion and dance team as well as comprehensive festivals with instrumental and choral events.

Japan Marching Band Association Japan Marching Band Association

Headquartered in Tokyo, the Japan Marching Band Association is dedicated to the promotion and development of the marching arts in Japan.

Drum Corps United Kingdom Drum Corps United Kingdom

Drum Corps United Kingdom, part of Marching & Performing Arts UK, is a charitable organisation which seeks to promote and support its member Drum and Bugle Corps within the United Kingdom. Established in 1980, DCUK currently has a membership of Drum Corps spread geographically right across the country. DCUK organises Drum Corps contests throughout the summer for corps of all experience and abilities.

Indonesia Drum Corps Association Indonesia Drum Corps Association

The Indonesia Drum Corps Association is Drum Corps International’s official strategic partner in Indonesia. The IDCA produces the annual Indonesia Drum Corps Championship which features DCI’s SoundSport and DrumLine Battle programs, live learning clinics with DCI instructors and adjudicators and a variety of other activities that strengthen the marching arts in Southeast Asia.

Marching in Okayama Marching in Okayama

The annual Marching in Okayama is a city-wide music festival featuring marching bands, drum corps, color guards and baton twirlers from across Japan and around the world. DCI’s SoundSport program has been an integral part of the competition since 2013.
MEDIA PARTNERS
FloMarching FloMarching

FloMarching is a division of FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company based in Austin, Texas. Focused on three areas – live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love.

Marching.com Marching.com

Marching.com is an authoritative online destination for marching-related events, links, resources, news and photos. Coverage encompasses marching activities around the world. Marching.com speaks with a passionate and positive voice, and the site welcomes an average of 75,000 unique visitors each month.

Drum Corps World Drum Corps World

Publishing since the 1970s, Drum Corps World (DCW) has provided decades of continuous coverage of the drum and bugle corps activity. Including a wide variety of information and feature articles about the corps and events of Drum Corps International, the publication's world-wide team of writers and photographers also cover other marching arts activities in North America, Europe, Asia and even Africa.

Jolesch Enterprises Jolesch Enterprises

Jolesch Enterprises is a professional photomarketing organization specializing in high-quality, high-volume, photography of music groups, festivals, grads, and other special events.

Marching Roundtable Marching Roundtable

The Marching Roundtable Podcast's goal is to help everyone achieve greater excellence and to have a more meaningful experience in their marching musical endeavors. Podcast hosts talk about everything in the world of marching band, drum corps, winter guard, or indoor percussion.

Marching Express 21 Marching Express 21

First issue February 2001 — Japan's only magazine dedicated to marching bands; introduces marching events and organizations in Japan, including DCI. Published by RAINBOW PROJECT Inc.
FUNDING PARTNERS
Arts Council of Indianapolis Arts Council of Indianapolis

Since its inception in the 1980s, the Arts Council of Indianapolis has been providing central Indiana with a wide variety of culturally enriching events, programs, and opportunities.

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