Fife and Drum Events

The Company of Fifers & Drummers hosts events designed to support the musical development of its members, increase musical proficiency, and develop a sense of community. You will also find events hosted by its member organizations and important community events. 

Charles W. Dickerson Exhibit Reception

The Company of Fifers & Drummers would like to inform you that from February 1-February 28, the New Rochelle (NY) Public Library is presenting an exhibit on the historic Charles W. Dickerson Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps. The Company Archives Committee was pleased to provide research support for the project.

A reception will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020, from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm.

Event Date 02/23/2020 4:30 pm
Event End Date 02/23/2020 6:00 pm
Location New Rochelle Public Library
Basler Fasnacht

The Carnival in Basel begins on the Monday after Ash Wednesday with the "Morgestraich" at 4 am. All lights in the city centre are switched off, over 200 Carnival themes (sujets) painted on lanterns start glowing in the dark, and the signal is given for hundreds of drummers and piccolo-players to strike up the same march – a magical moment. 72 hrs of celebration follow. 

Event Date 03/02/2020 4:00 am
Event End Date 03/05/2020 4:00 am
Location Basel, Switzerland
Company of Fifers & Drummers Q1 Executive Meeting

Quarter 1 meeting for the Company of Fifers & Drummers Executive Committee. 

Event Date 03/14/2020 2:00 pm
Event End Date 03/14/2020 4:00 pm
Location Virtual
2020 No Foolin' Jam!

Enjoy a great afternoon of music and camaraderie with your fife and drum friends at our 26th annual Jam! We will be serving complimentary beverages and will again be treating all of guests to a delicious mid-afternoon buffet!

A great way to warm up for the upcoming muster season! Past jam attendees keep coming back – that's all you need to know!ow!

Please see the Adamsville Ancients website for more information:
http://fifedrum.org/ adamsville/nofoolinjam.htm

Event Date 04/04/2020 1:00 pm
Event End Date 04/04/2020 6:00 pm
Location Irish-American Center, Albany, NY
William Diamond Jr Muster

Invitational Muster held by the William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps

For more information see http://williamdiamondjrs.org/muster.html

 

 

Event Date 05/01/2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 05/02/2020 4:00 pm
Location Minuteman National Park Visitor Center
The National Civil War Field Music School

TRAIN AS A CIVIL WAR FIELD MUSICIAN in a School modeled on the School of Practice, Governors Island, New York, circa 1861. Participants will your new skills at the closing ceremony and dress parade on Sunday afternoon, open to the public.

LIVE AS A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER from Reveille to Extinguish Lights. From 8:00 pm Friday until 3:00 pm Sunday, the schedule for all activities will be completely regulated by bugle, drum, and fife. Military volunteers provide a 24-hour guard.

Registration for the school includes hearty period meals and housing.


For more information see https://www.nationalcivilwarfieldmusicschool.com/ 

Event Date 06/05/2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 06/07/2020 3:00 pm
Location Fort McHenry, Baltimore
I Can't Believe It's Not Muster Fundraiser Jam!

Saturday, June 20, 2020 Warehouse Point will be hosting the Second Annual “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Muster” Fundraiser Jam at the historic Powder Mill Barn in Enfield CT.

Jamming, food, friends, raffles, bonfire, and camping available... you know, kind of like a muster, without uniforms. Suggested donation $10. Proceeds to benefit the Powder Mill Barn and the upcoming repairs and renovations needed.

Event Date 06/20/2020 4:00 pm
Event End Date 06/20/2020 11:00 pm
Individual Price $10.00
Location Powder Mill Barn
National Muster

The National Muster will be hosted by The Col John Chester Fife and Drum Corps at Cove Park in Wethersfield CT from Friday, July, 10th through Saturday the 11th to celebrate the group’s 80th Anniversary. 

 

Event Date 07/10/2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07/11/2020 11:00 pm
Location Terryville Fairgrounds
Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Reunion

To all current and former members of The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, “Fall In”!

The Old Guard will be having a reunion of all current and former Fife and Drum Corps members July 31st through August 2nd, 2020 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington Virginia.

Event Date 07/31/2020
Event End Date 08/02/2020
Location Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel