Here you will find detail on special events associated with the Fife and Drum community.

The National Civil War Field Music School [CANCELED]

Due to to the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, the June 2020 Field Music School has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for more information concerning June 2021's event.


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
National Muster [CANCELED]

The National Muster for 2020 has been canceled. Col John Chester Fife and Drum Corps will host the National Muster event in 2021. 

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