DESERT SOUND DRUM CORPS
Drum Corps located in Ahwatukee
This award-winning Drum Corps Ahwatukee is a program that provides students with the opportunity to learn marching music and belong to a group of like-minded musicians. The drum corps practices indoors at Music Maker Workshops during the summer and outside at Pecos Park during the rest of the year.
Beginners are welcome, and all students practice weekly in a drumline, which is essential to their musical development. This program starts with young children as young as seven years of age into the teens, and with the age differences, this program helps foster mentorship.
Why is it such an excellent program for tweens and teens? Drum crops instill a strong sense of work ethic, dedication to small details, respect, and teamwork.
Benefits from participation include mental and physical exercise, socialization, and of course, the most important is musical development —
Many students us the drum corps to prepare them for high school Drum Line.
Drum Corps participate in a variety of community events, festivals, and parades throughout the year.
Parades Include: Gilbert Town Parade, Chandler Festival of Lights, Festival of Lights, Ahwatukee Easter Parade, 4th of July Parade
Venues: Local Charity and Community Events & Seasonal Festivals
What will they learn?
Students go through training each week to learn a mix of military and street beats, drills, and marching.
Students will learn the rudiments all young percussionists must know to join high school drum programs.
Any Ability Level
Drums are Provided