Beth Smith Memorial Commission

Beth Smith Memorial Commission

We are overjoyed to announce that, thanks to all of your incredible generosity, we have reached our goal of raising $12,000 to commission a piece by acclaimed composer Julie Giroux in honor of our beloved Assistant Symphonic Band Director, Beth Smith, who passed away...

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Symphonic Band Open House & First Rehearsal

Symphonic Band Open House & First Rehearsal

Join us for our open house and our first rehearsal of the season! Whether you're a returning member or new to the band, we can't wait to make music together. Here's what you need to know: 📅 Date: August 19 🕒 Time: 7:00pm 📍 Location: Lutheran Church of Reformation, 212...

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Join Us in Making Waves of Harmony! Volunteer Opportunity!

Join Us in Making Waves of Harmony! Volunteer Opportunity!

Calling all community champions! Are you passionate about music, camaraderie, and spreading joy? The DC's Different Drummers Marching Band needs YOUR help to make their upcoming events a resounding success! **Water Distributors Wanted:** Are you a master of hydration?...

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Jazz Band Assistant Director Search

Jazz Band Assistant Director Search

Jazz Band Assistant Director Search and Position Information Search Announcement and Organization Information D.C.’s Different Drummers (DCDD) announces a search to fill the position of Jazz Band Assistant Director. Applications are due by April 12, 2024 via Google...

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Globetrotting – Jazz Concert

Globetrotting – Jazz Concert

**Embark on a Musical Journey: Globetrotting with DC’s Different Drummers Jazz Concert!** Join us for an extraordinary musical adventure as DC’s Different Drummers presents “Globetrotting,” a captivating jazz concert inspired by locations around the world. Immerse...

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Winter Guard Season Starts

Winter Guard Season Starts

It sounds like DCDD's Winter Guard is gearing up for an exciting 2024 season, and it's fantastic that they're welcoming individuals over the age of 18, regardless of experience. If you're interested in joining, here are a few steps you can take: 1. Contact DCDD: Reach...

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Beth Smith Memorial Commission

Beth Smith Memorial Commission

In summer of 2023, DC’s Different Drummers tragically lost one of our most passionate and dedicated members, Beth Smith. Joining DCDD in 2004, Beth played the euphonium in the Symphonic Band and the trumpet in the Marching Band. Over the years, she served as the...

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DC Children’s Pride Parade

DC Children’s Pride Parade

A Parade with the Little Ones In a celebration of diversity and inclusivity, DC's Different Drummers Color Guard delivered a dazzling performance at the DC Public Library's Children's Pride Parade, leaving the audience spellbound with their artistry and energy. The...

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