Dayton, OH - This year at the WGI World Championships the percussion section of the Marine Drum and Bugle Corps will be performing in a first-ever exhibition event. The ensemble will appear during the World Class Finals on Saturday night at the University of Dayton Arena. The corps typically performs each year the Drum Corps International World Championships along with nearly 400 other events spanning 50,000 miles annually.
From the WGI Sport of the Arts website:
"WGI Sport of the Arts and “The Commandants Own,” The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, are pleased to announce a partnership for the 2015 WGI season. This partnership will serve to raise awareness of music education and the Marine Music Program...
The U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps is made up of 80 active duty Marines who’s mission is to motivate, entertain and inspire audiences around the world. Known worldwide as a premier musical marching unit, these Marines commit selfless service to our great nation while traveling more than 50,000 miles per year and performing for thousands of spectators. "