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OLD CITY DRUM CORPS INC

Old City drum Corps participates in many of Saint Augustine Festivals, Lions Seafood Fest, Alpha-Omega Fest, Beach Blast Off, Surf Illumination Etc. We set-up an Inter-Active Booth & performance area where Children & their Family's can take Photos with "The Corps", Try their skills at authentic 18th century Fife & Drum. Performers are always on-hand to teach & educate. We are looking for Set-up & break down staff that will also run our fundraising efforts.. 50/50 raffles.. Silent auctions, Etc. This is an easy, FUN crew of individuals that must have good communication & people skills..You will be trained in 18th century Matial Music. Old City Drum Corps does make available authentic attier for individuals wishing to "Play the Part"... "VIVA SAINT AUGUSTINE" !

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About OLD CITY DRUM CORPS INC

Location:

PO BOX 840056, ST AUGUSTINE, FL 32080, US

Mission Statement

As a 501-c3 non-profit, tax exempt organization,Old City Drum Corps is an ensemble of period dressed skilled musicians, whose soul purpose is to educate and encourage community unity through the performance of period musical selections using 18th century authentic replica musical instruments including , but not limited to, hand-crafted, period correct, rope-tension field drums and hand-crafted, period correct wooden fifes.It is our goal to share our musical talents with the citizens of our fair city and with the visitor who come to Saint Augustine to observe its enormous history & culture.

Description

While the ancient city's compelling history has been told through nearly every creative outlet imaginable, there is one artistic channel that is being re-introduced to the community after more than four decades. Through years of unrivaled passion, rigorous practice, and fine tuning, Michael Scott Thomas is finally bringing Old City Drum Corps to life in Saint Augustine. Formerly trained by world renowned Master Drum Sergeant George Carroll in Bethesda, Maryland, Thomas moved to Saint Augustine in 2007. After his arrival in the ancient city, Thomas serendipitously found out that his decorated mentor had started St. Augustine's original Fife & Drum Corps in 1975. In that spirit, Thomas says, "We are dedicating our mission to re-establishing what Mr. Carroll started, and what St. Augustine has been missing for over 42 years." OCDC's mission is: "To feed the human spirit by sharing St. Augustine's enduring history & culture, not only through performance & entertainment, but by educating & informing the importance of 18th century martial music." Utilizing their four core values, EXCELLENCE, INTEGRITY, TRADITION & RESPECT, OCDC provides Free public performances alongside the re-enactment community and through educational programs facilitated by the National Parks Dept. as well as Public & Private schools in the area. "VIVA SAINT AUGUSTINE" !

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5205 A1-A Beach Blvd South Saint Augustine Beach,Saint Augustine, FL 32080

(29.79837,-81.26506)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Percussion Instrument
  • Wind Instrument
  • Stage Management

GOOD FOR

  • Kids

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is up to you...Most likely 8-25 hours per month..More if requested.. !
  • Neat professional appearance, along with great people skills..! This is a Fun, inter-active position.

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